The Big Book of Barney the Bear

The Big Book of Barney the Bear Carl Barks tops the list of greatest comic book artists of many devoted fans around the world He has often been called The Good Duck Artist by avid readers of all ages of his Disney Donald Duck and Un

  • Title: The Big Book of Barney the Bear
  • Author: Carl Barks Craig Yoe Jeff Smith
  • ISBN: 9781600109294
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Carl Barks tops the list of greatest comic book artists of many devoted fans around the world He has often been called The Good Duck Artist by avid readers of all ages of his Disney Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics Those Duck stories have been reprinted and loved again and again by millions But, while the Duck oeuvre is easily obtainable, only a few elite fans havCarl Barks tops the list of greatest comic book artists of many devoted fans around the world He has often been called The Good Duck Artist by avid readers of all ages of his Disney Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics Those Duck stories have been reprinted and loved again and again by millions But, while the Duck oeuvre is easily obtainable, only a few elite fans have gotten rare glimpses of yet another fabulous, alternate universe that Barks created around the classic animation characters Barney Bear and Benny Burro Hidden in rare, Golden Age comics only Scrooge McDuck could afford are wonderful, full color fantasy and fun stories as only Barks can write and draw em Collected for the first time in a deluxe, hardcover, full color tome, are all of these masterpieces, meticulously restored The Barks Bear Book is edited and designed by Eisner Award winning comics historian Craig Yoe, with a fascinating introduction and special cover is by Barks devotee Jeff Smith, the best selling graphic novelist of the Bone comics series As with the entire line of Yoe Books, the reproduction techniques employed strive to preserve the look and feel of expensive vintage comics Painstakingly remastered, enjoy the closest possible recreation of reading these comics when first released.

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    1. This is fun stuff. Barks's art is typically expressive and dynamic. Despite the fairly formulaic nature of the stories and the repetitiveness of the sort of gags and situations (how many times, exactly, does Barney take some sort of shot to his derriere?), it's pretty consistently funny stuff. I'd say the quality compares to that of Barks's Donald Duck ten-pagers (heck, Barney even has an obnixious neighbour with whom he has several run-ins, just like Donald and Jones!), though neither Barney no [...]

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