Carl Barks Illustration In Disney

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Illustration in Disney
In this essay I am going to be talking about illustration in Disney. I am mainly going to be writing about Carl Barks (the creator of Disney’s Scrooge McDuck) and Paul Murry (a co-creator of Goofy (along with Walt Disney and Art Babbitt) Both of these artists created famous Disney classic characters and they also are both Disney comic artists. I have chosen these two artists because I am very interested in the field of illustration, Disney and these specific characters.
Carl Barks (March 27th 1901 - August 25th 2000) was an American cartoonist, author and painter. Banks was the creator of Scrooge McDuck (Donald Duck’s uncle) and is famous for his Donald Duck comics (which where Scrooge made his debut) the artist was an anonymous worker until the late 1950s, until then his art was recognised by a small dog
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A famous Scrooge McDuck quote usually said to Huey, Dewey and Louie (Donald Duck’s three nephews) was “tougher than the toughies and smarter than the smarties”. Scrooge was similar to Barks with his secrecy.
Carl Barks inspired Steven Spielberg and George Lucas with the rolling-boulder scene in Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark which was originally in the 1954 Carl Barks Uncle Scrooge comic “The Seven Cities of Cibola” (The 7th Uncle Scrooge comic). Some of Bark’s stories on space travel also inspired George Lucas. Carl Barks has a street named after him in Almere in the Netherlands called “Carl Barksweg”
Barks quit the Walt Disney Company in 1942 because he was unhappy with working during World War II and he was suffering from a sinus problem caused by the buildings air conditioning. It was only shorting before he quit that he became a comic book artist, by creating half of the artwork for “Donald Duck finds Pirate Gold” (the other half being done by his

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