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Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Christmas on Bear Mountain by Carl Barks - Photoset Preview
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under previewsnew releasesDisneyCarl Barks 23 Oct 2013 6:12 PM

"One of comics' revered masters gets a fresh new reprinting worthy of his work and accessible to kids.... Despite the dark undertones, the comic expressions and dialogue is still laugh-out-loud funny. A wonderful project that should put Barks’s name in front of new generations of admirers." – Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"Even the silliest premise, when executed by an artist in perfect control of his gifts, can land with deftness and grace — that's something that strikes you again and again as you read Barks' work. And it's a lesson that won't get lost on any kid with whom you might choose to share it, which is convenient, as this collection makes a perfect introduction to one of the greatest all-ages comics artists of all time." – NPR - Monkey See

"Even now, Barks’ stories are clever and funny, as he leads the ducks into impossible situations and then gives them unexpected ways out. And they’re poignant in their own way, too.... What’s impressive about Fantagraphics’ [edition] is that it encourages both a fannish and an intellectual approach to the material." – The A.V. Club

"Barks, the artist, is a master cartoonist, drawing lively, expressive characters with a graceful sense of movement. His beautiful, detailed backgrounds plant the ducks in a fully realized world that adds weight to his storytelling.... But besides the entertaining plots, Barks’ appeal is in his characters. He gives his ducks many human frailties and while they usually try to do the right thing, they make mistakes, get angry, frustrated, and even fail. Fantagraphics Books... does its usual high quality work here as well.... For both newcomers to Barks' work and diehard fans, this is a book that any comic book reader would love..." – The Christian Science Monitor

"...the best collection series that any comic company is doing today! ... Funny, smart and just plain fun... Fantagraphics treats each and every panel on the page with care and detail." – Comics Bulletin

Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Christmas on Bear Mountain
(The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library Vol. 5)
by Carl Barks

216-page full-color 7.5" x 10.25" hardcover • $28.99
ISBN: 978-1-60699-697-3

Available now! Click the thumbnails for larger versions; get more info, see more previews and pre-order your copy here:

http://www.fantagraphics.com/christmasonbearmountain