Feb 2, 2012

Easter Eggs in Comics: Phoney Bone in DONALD DUCK!

Welcome to another installment of Easter Eggs in Comics! Click here for the archive!

Today's Easter Egg is rather unusual, as it's the first time that an Easter Egg preceded the thing that it is reminiscent of. This comes from the really excellent DONALD DUCK: LOST IN THE ANDES, which I just reviewed earlier this week.

Barks' influence comes through in one of the 10-pagers, specifically the one entitled "Truant Officer Donald," where Donald tries to make the nephews go to school. Huey, Dewey, and Louie are constantly a step ahead of him and take to mocking him, at one point with a snowman:

Look familiar? 'Cause it sure as hell looks like Jeff Smith's Phoney Bone to me!

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