Carl Barks

1901 - 2000

Carl Barks

Carl Barks (March 27, 1901 – August 25, 2000) was an American cartoonist, author, and painter. He is best known for his work in Disney comic books, as the writer and artist of the first Donald Duck stories and as the creator of Scrooge McDuck. He worked anonymously until late in his career; fans dubbed him The Duck Man and The Good Duck Artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Barks has received more than 414,810 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular comic artist.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among comic artists, Carl Barks ranks 7 out of 155Before him are Stan Lee, Osamu Tezuka, Hergé, René Goscinny, Jack Kirby, and Albert Uderzo. After him are Joseph Barbera, Akira Toriyama, Peyo, Jean Giraud, Hugo Pratt, and Matt Groening.

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Among people born in 1901, Carl Barks ranks 32Before him are Milton H. Erickson, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Margaret Mead, Ricardo Zamora, Simon Kuznets, and Jean Dubuffet. After him are Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Robert Bresson, Andrey Vlasov, Arthur Liebehenschel, Mohamed Naguib, and Nadezhda Alliluyeva. Among people deceased in 2000, Carl Barks ranks 14Before him are Roger Vadim, Victor Borge, René Favaloro, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Lída Baarová, and Stanley Matthews. After him are Alec Guinness, Gherman Titov, Vittorio Gassman, Arkan, Walter Matthau, and Louis Néel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl Barks ranks 541 out of 12,171Before him are Goldie Hawn (1945), Ellen G. White (1827), Willis Lamb (1913), Richard Kiel (1939), Francis Fukuyama (1952), and Lana Turner (1921). After him are Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Jodie Foster (1962), Alice Cooper (1948), Emily Greene Balch (1867), William T. G. Morton (1819), and Gena Rowlands (1930).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Carl Barks ranks 3Before him are Stan Lee (1922) and Jack Kirby (1917). After him are Joseph Barbera (1911), Matt Groening (1954), Bob Kane (1915), Steve Ditko (1927), Winsor McCay (1867), Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Bill Finger (1914), and Charles M. Schulz (1922).

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