Carl Barks and Peg-leg-Pete
DGE at ECN.egmont.com
Tue Jan 9 12:08:31 CET 2001
>Carl Barks drew Peg-leg Pete (the villain in Mickey Mouse stories) quite a
>But did Barks ever officially "declare" him to be Peg-leg-Pete?
>My opinion is that no, he never called him "Peg-leg-Pete", in no story.
>While (for instance) Luca Boschi suggests that he did so in the following
>W US 28-02
>Gyro Gearloose and "The Inventor's Contest"
Gyro *does* call him Black Pete in that story.
Quite a surprise to have Barks, in a story that he wrote and drew
completely on his own (to the best of my knowledge), independently decide to
just use Pete out of the blue. But he did...
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