Walt Disney's Donald Duck: The Daily Newspaper Comics Volume 5 (DONALD DUCK Daily Newspaper #5) (Hardcover)

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By Bob Karp, Al Taliaferro (Illustrator)
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This is book number 5 in the DONALD DUCK Daily Newspaper series.


Collect all of the original Donald Duck daily comic strips in deluxe editions for the first time ever!

From the Disney Vaults! This fifth volume includes 750 sequential daily comic strips from January 1, 1948, through the middle of 1950 drawn by Al Taliaferro and reproduced from original material in the Disney files! It's time to laugh again with Donald, Daisy, and those impetuous nephews: Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

About the Author

Robert Louis "Bob" Karp was an American comics writer. He began working for the Walt Disney Company in the 1930s, and from 1938 to 1974 he wrote the scripts for the daily Donald Duck newspaper strips which were illustrated by Al Taliaferro and, after Taliaferro's death in 1969, by Frank Grundeen.

Charles Alfred Taliaferro was born in Montrose, Colorado in 1905 and moved with his family to Glendale, California in 1918. "I knew I was going to be a cartoonist," he told interviewer Jim Korkis in 1968. "I've always believed that if you want anything bad enough and you work hard enough for it, eventually you'll get it." In the middle of the Great Depression in 1931 he learned that the Walt Disney Studio had jobs available. "I went in and was hired on the spot: January 5, 1931," he recalled.

At first he inked Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse newspaper strip. He then went on to draw the Silly Symphonies Sunday page, where on September 16, 1934 he first drew Donald Duck, the character with whom he would become forever associated.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781684054626
ISBN-10: 1684054621
Publisher: Library of American Comics
Publication Date: March 26th, 2019
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: DONALD DUCK Daily Newspaper