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Collecting the two classic Scrooge adventures. Highly Recommended. By Carl Barks. A double dose of Duck adventure for the holidays, two volumes snugged into a sturdy slipcase — at a special price. This season’s Carl Barks Library 440-page gift box collects “The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan,” in which Genghis Khan’s missing crown, an expedition underground, and pirate treasure are to be found. And: “The Mines of King Solomon,” which includes a rip-roaring adventure to locate the lost treasure of King Solomon! Fantagraphics, 2021. Due: Nov.

Not yet published. Expected 11/30/21

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A double dose of Duck adventure for the holidays, two volumes snugged into a sturdy slipcase — at a special price. This season’s Carl Barks Library 440-page gift box collects “The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan,” in which Genghis Khan’s missing crown, an expedition underground, and pirate treasure are to be found. And: “The Mines of King Solomon,” which includes a rip-roaring adventure to locate the lost treasure of King Solomon!

More about Volume 16: When Uncle Scrooge decides to takes Donald and the nephews on a world tour to inspect the many businesses in his far-flung empire, he never dreamed he’d wind up uncovering the fabled lost treasure of the even-more fabled King Solomon! Then Scrooge and Donald wind up in Southeast Asia in “City of Golden Roofs.” And the Beagle Boys come calling again with a devious scheme to drill Scrooge’s money right out from under him! Plus an amazing TWELVE Gyro Gearloose shorts, each a gem! Collects Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge #13-22, #31,#33,#37, 1956-62; Walt Disney’s Christmas Parade #8, 1956; Walt Disney’s Picnic Party #8, 1957; Mickey Mouse Almanac #1, 1957; Potato Donald #345, 1958; Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge 1952-58.

More about Volume 20:

Here are many of Barks’ most beloved long adventure stories. Worried an earthquake might swallow his money bin, Scrooge discovers an underground civilization: the Terries and Fermies. Then, Scrooge shanghais Donald and the kids to the Himalayas to help him recover “The Lost Crown of Genghis Kahn.” And when Scrooge is hypnotized to go back in time and learn the location of a pirate’s buried treasure, he thinks he’s got a clear shot. Sure he does. 21 great stories.

The Terries and the Fermies are great fun — the subterranean critters who make earthquakes! Of special note, the presentation of this story restores two pages that were cut from its original publication.

This also includes the classic “The Fantastic River Race” where Scrooge, Donald and the kids are in a riverboat race with the Beagle Boys, with special aid from Gyro Gearloose! This first appeared in Uncle Scroogge Goes to Disneyland in 1957.

This is all Barks writing and all Barks artwork, from his prime creative period. Great comics for all ages. Bonus: includes 26 pages of story notes, an article on Barks by Donald Ault, “Back to What Should Have Been” by Mike Catron, describing restoring the original stories before editing, plus all covers and special artwork. Collects Uncle Scrooge #13-18, 31, 33, Donald Duck #51 et al,  1956-61.

“Enormously well crafted and equally enormously entertaining, timeless comedy adventures … the perfect gift for just about any reader of comics, regardless of age, background, or experience.” — School Library Journal

“A priceless part of our literary heritage.” — George Lucas

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