On sale date: May 2, 2014
Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie go to catch a unicorn for Uncle Scrooge in one of the stories in this collection of world-famous comics.
It's off to Shangri-Lala for Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, on a perilous expedition to bring back a rare unicorn for Uncle Scrooge! But it's not as easy as it sounds, with a mysterious stowaway, intrigue, and double-crosses in this land of many secrets. But once you do catch a unicorn, what, exactly, do you do with him? Then, in a trio of frigid challenges—"Luck of the North," "Land of the Totem Poles," and "Serum to Codfish Cove"—the Ducks must face the perils of the north. Each story has been meticulously restored and re-colored. Insightful story notes by an international panel of Barks experts. Introduction by Jeff Kinney, best-selling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid.Walt Disney's Donald Duck "Trail of the Unicorn": The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library Vol. 8 is part of the The Complete Carl Barks Library series.
"This book contains many more examples of the sorts of stories that made [Barks] so rightly famous, including a couple of epic globe-trotting adventures, plenty of swiftly swelling domestic comedies, and two Christmas comics, which Barks seems to have specialized in." — J. Caleb Mozzocco - School Library Journal
"These stories are now being presented in, arguably, their finest editions ever (at least in English), and they deserve the appreciation of every reader. ... The adventure stories are some of the best ever created. ...[J]ust open the book at random and read to be convinced of Barks' singular indispensability." — Tim O'Neil - The A.V. Club
"If there's one person you want illustrating Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, it's the magnificent Carl Barks. In this restored and recolored collection from Fantagraphics, Barks continues telling delightful tales starring Donald and company... The coloring, the attention to detail, all wonderful; making Barks' work worth re-reading." — Cameron Hatheway - Bleeding Cool
"The colors are vibrant... and the larger print-size highlights Barks's unmatched virtuosity as a comics storyteller. ... In short, another stunning installment of impeccable — and much needed — color reprints of the work of a comics master." — Eric Hoffman - Comics Bulletin
- 7.6" × 10.3"