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|artist(s)= [[Carl Barks]]
 
|artist(s)= [[Carl Barks]]
 
|dates= April the 18th, 1960 <small>(date of writing)</small><br>February of 1952 <small>(release date)</small>
 
|dates= April the 18th, 1960 <small>(date of writing)</small><br>February of 1952 <small>(release date)</small>
}}'''''Sitting High''''' is a comic story written and drawn by [[Carl Barks]]. It features [[Donald Duck]] and [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck]].
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}}'''''Sitting High''''' is a comic story written and drawn by [[Carl Barks]]. It features [[Donald Duck]] and [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck]], as well as [[Snarlin Grando]], [[Brigitte Van Doren]], [[Tallin De Saddle]], [[Jayne Girlsfield]] and [[Gasmore Gravytrain]].
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
It's almost Christmas. [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck]] and [[Daisy Duck]]'s charity decide to offer a real merry Christmas to the children of the poorest neighborhood of [[Duckburg]], Shacktown. They quickly determine that they need fifty dollars for a toy train and a turkey. [[Scrooge McDuck]], from whom they want to borrow the fifty dollars, immediately throws a fit and informs them that he'll play 25 dollars for the ''turkey'', but will not give a single cent for something so "useless" as a toy train. Moreover, he will only give them the 25 dollars if they manage to gather the other half of the sum on their own. Be it thanks to [[Gladstone Gander|Cousin Gladstone]]'s luck or to [[Donald Duck|Donald]]'s repeated attempts to con the missing 25 dollars out of Scrooge himself, all the cast do their best to find the money.
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[[Donald Duck]], surrounded by the rich and famous, laments that he isn't a proper star, just a laughingstock, his bad luck stopping anyone from truly taking worthy notice of him. [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck|His kindly nephews]] decide to try and ''make'' Donald a star by replicating the way various celebrities started their rise to fame… but of course, it is far from working as expected! After a few misfires, they settle on flagpole sitting as the activity Donald must become a master of…
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
This story was first printed in 1952 in ''One Shot'' #367. It was then reprinted in ''Walt Disney's Christmas Parade'' #2, ''Walt Disney's Christmas Parade'' #8, ''Best Comic Series'' #1, ''Walt Disney's Comic Treasury'' #1, ''Gladstone Comic Album'' #25, ''Donald Duck Adventures'' #30, ''Uncle Scrooge'' #336, ''Walt Disney's Comics in Color 2nd Series'' #4, and, of course, in the ''Carl Barks Library.''
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This story was first printed in 1961 in ''Walt Disney's Comics and Stories'' #245. It was then reprinted in ''Walt Disney's Comics and Stories'' #460, as well, of course, as in the various versions of the ''Carl Barks Library''.
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Revision as of 15:54, November 26, 2017

Sitting High is a comic story written and drawn by Carl Barks. It features Donald Duck and Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck, as well as Snarlin Grando, Brigitte Van Doren, Tallin De Saddle, Jayne Girlsfield and Gasmore Gravytrain.

Plot

Donald Duck, surrounded by the rich and famous, laments that he isn't a proper star, just a laughingstock, his bad luck stopping anyone from truly taking worthy notice of him. His kindly nephews decide to try and make Donald a star by replicating the way various celebrities started their rise to fame… but of course, it is far from working as expected! After a few misfires, they settle on flagpole sitting as the activity Donald must become a master of…

Behind the scenes

This story was first printed in 1961 in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #245. It was then reprinted in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #460, as well, of course, as in the various versions of the Carl Barks Library.

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