Circa 1950's Walt Disney's Donald Duck newspaper comic strip2017
Donald Duck, a cartoon character created by the Walt Disney Company, is today the star of dozens of comic-book and comic-strip stories published each month in certain parts of the world, each week around the world. Donald may well have made another early printed appearance in Mickey Mouse Annual 3 published ; the annual for , a page British hardback. Besides the name, however, there is little similarity between this character and the one introduced in The Wise Little Hen during Mickey Mouse Annual 3 was drawn entirely by Wilfred Haughton. The Donald of The Wise Little Hen made his printed debut in the newspaper comic strip adaptation of that cartoon.
Donald regularly graced the cover of Walt Disney's Comics and Stories as early as its first issue. Donald Duck has starred in dozens of comic-book and comic-strip stories published each month in certain parts of the world, each week around the world. Donald may well have made his first printed appearance in Mickey Mouse Annual 3 published ; the annual for , a page British hardback. This book included the poem Mickey's Hoozoo, Witswitch and Wotswot , which listed all of Mickey's then-current barnyard animal friends most of Disney's major characters developed out of this barnyard scenario. Among them was a duckling named Donald Duck. Besides the name, however, there is little similarity between this character and the one introduced in The Wise Little Hen during
Donald Duck: The Complete Daily Newspaper Comics is a series of hardcover books collecting the complete run of the Disney Donald Duck comic strip , a daily newspaper comic strip drawn by the American comic artist Al Taliaferro. The comic strip debuted on February 7, , and within eight weeks became the fastest growing syndicated comic strip worldwide. The first book of the series was released on September 2, The books come in a hardcover format, which includes a sewn binding, linen bookmark and dust jacket. Each page accommodates three daily strips. Only the supplementary material appears in full colour since the daily comic strips were first published in black-and-white in the newspapers. The strips are scanned from the original syndicate proofs of the Disney archives.
The first daily Donald Duck strip debuted in American newspapers on February 7, On December 10, , the strip expanded to a Sunday page as well. Writer Bob Karp and artist Al Taliaferro worked together on the strip for more than 30 years. The strip ended in May In , Taliaferro drew the Silly Symphony story arc based on the cartoon The Wise Little Hen , which featured the first appearance of Donald Duck as a secondary character.
Donald Duck: The Complete Newspaper Comics
Donald Duck comic strip- Monday March 1, 1943