Donald Fontleroy Duck
Other names (nicknames)
Nephew (called his uncle Scrooge)
Donny (called Gladstone Gander and other relatives)
Brother (called Sister Della)
Uncle Donald (called his nephews) Continue reading
Why the prosecutor’s office, the court and the Justice Ministry recorded the Disney character in the Nazis: Society: Russia
Why the prosecutor’s office, the court and the Justice Ministry recorded the Disney character in the Nazis
Last week, a court in the city of Seversk in the Tomsk Region fined two young people three thousand rubles each for distributing extremist materials. According to the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, the case was opened after the local FSB officers found on their pages on the social network the musical compositions of the right-wing radical group “KhorSS”, as well as … one series of the Disney cartoon about the adventures of the duckling Donald Duck.
The reason, it would seem, lies on the surface: the cartoon continually sounds a Nazi salute, demonstrates the swastika and portraits of Adolf Hitler (albeit caricatured). The absurdity of the Continue reading
Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck know everything. But not everyone knows who invented and painted them as we know them. Many mistakenly think that all Walt Disney characters were invented by Walt Disney. Most screenwriters and artists worked at Disney Studios anonymously. It happened with Karl Barks – a farmer from a poor family who fulfilled his dream and became a comic book artist and a “duck man”.
“How did I manage to become a comic book illustrator?” For me it’s a mystery. There were no artists and writers in my family, my parents were not interested in art. They had no education either. I was born in Oregon into a family of farmers and went to a school where there was only one class and there were no drawing lessons, ”Barks admitted in an interview. Barks’s parents were very busy people, his brother was also not up to him. As a child, he did not read Treasure Island and did not hear the name of Jules Verne. Continue reading