About the cover "Donald the Mighty Duck"
This cover isn't entirely drawn by Don, but the design is all his. In late
summer 1995, Don was working out the idea of making a kind of Duck-parody of
the first Superman-cover. This cover was scheduled for the third issue of
the upcoming new series Uncle Walt's Collectery (which changed name to Walt
Disney Giant in time for the first issue). But a long time Disney fan Don
knew didn't understand the point of making such a cover, and then Don began
to doubt if other would. So the project was abandoned, and for the issue
Don decided to draw a heroic "flying" Donald, and have Gladstone put it over
4 as heroic Barks-pannels he'd always loved instead.
The "Superduck"-cover is actually published in its pencilled form in an
article in the comic book, being the last version carried out. So what
happened to this quite unique piece of art? Don donated it to a charity
auction on a comic book congress in Cleveland in November 1995...
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