The New Laird of Castle McDuck is a comic story written and drawn by Don Rosa. It features Scrooge McDuck, Matilda McDuck, Hortense McDuck, Fergus McDuck, Downy O'Drake, Jake McDuck, the Whiskervilles, Sir Quackly McDuck, Seafoam McDuck, Sir Stuft McDuck, Sir Swamphole McDuck, Sir Eider McDuck, Malcolm McDuck and several unnamed other McDuck ghosts.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Scrooge comes back to Scotland at his parents' call for help. The Whiskervilles have found a way to get hold of the McDucks' castle (which they plan to burn to make way for new sheep pastures). Helped by the ghosts of his ancesotrs (including Sir Quackly), he manages to fight them back, but looses all the money he made at Copper Hill in the process.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

This story is Chapter Five of The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. It was first printed in March of 1993 in Andrés Önd #1993-11 in Island. It was first published in English in the British Mickey and Friends #1993-12 in 1993, and was then printed in Uncle Scrooge #289 in 1994.

List of episodes of The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck
By Don Rosa
Side-Steps and Precursors
Of Ducks, Dimes and DestiniesLast Sled to DawsonThe Dream of a Lifetime
The Original Saga
I: The Last of the Clan McDuckII: The Master of the MississippiIII: The Buckaroo of the BadlandsIV: The King of the Copper Hill
V: The New Laird of Castle McDuckVI: The Terror of the TransvaalVII: Dreamtime Duck of the Never NeverVIII: King of the Klondike
IX: The Billionaire of Dismal DownsX: The Invader of Fort DuckburgXI: The Empire-Builder from CalisotaXII: The Richest Duck in the World
Bonus Chapters
III-B: The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty SarkVI-B: The Vigilante of Pizen Bluff
VIII-B: The Prisoner Of White Agony CreekVIII-C: Hearts of the Yukon
Deleted Scenes & Other Bonus Content
0: The History of the Clan McDuckIII: Cattle WarsVIII: The Phoenix of White Agony CreekX: Teddy's CampaignXI: The Girls Can't Help It
By Others
Bonus Chapters
I-XB: The Orphan's ChristmasVIII-XB: Dime NovelsVIII-XC: Clues of the KlondikeVIII-XD: Christmas on Wheels
Side-Steps & Homages
The Time VortexScrooge vs. Scrooge
Precursors & Inspirations
Christmas on Bear MountainThe Old Castle's SecretOnly a Poor Old ManBack to the KlondikeThe Fantastic River RaceMush!
Black WednesdayNorth of the YukonThe Invisible IntruderThe Secret of the GlacierChairman of the Bored
An Informal Biography of Scrooge McDuckMark Worden's Duck Family TreeOnce Upon a Dime
Adaptations
Music
The Life ands Times of Scrooge McDuck: The Official Score
DuckTales 2017
The Golden Lagoon of White Agony PlainsThe Outlaw Scrooge McDuckThe Richest Duck in the World
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