Uncle Scrooge: The meanest, wealthiest duck in town by Romano Scarpa
In 1957 Scarpa was contacted by the Disney Britain publisher in order to realize some one page stories for the weekly magazine Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse. Scarpa realized three stories: Morty and Ferdy in Twin Trouble, The Last of the Mohigoof and this one, that was published on the 54th number of the magazine.
Source: romanoscarpa.net (it)
Dickie Duck, Goldie’s granddaughter.
Model sheet by Romano Scarpa
Magica De Spell and the un-scheduled trip by Silvia Gianatti (plot) and Carlo Limido (pencil)
I recovered the little article, published in 1965 by Popular Science, about the refloating of a ship in Kuwait Bay. One engineer from the team leaded by Karl Kroeyer designed a method that it seems very similar to the one used by Carl Barks in a story published about 15 years before, The sunken yacth (1949).
Kroyer try to registered the patent for his method, obtaining it in the United Kingdom and Germany, but the Ducth Patent Office refused it because the Barks’ story!
Read the PopSci article on my wordpress blog
Image caption: Freighter comes right-side-up along its Persian Gulf dock, as was planned. Mud marks on superstructure indicate stages of bubble pumping. Refloating job required 150 tons of foam