The Don Rosa Library

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Postby Olivier » Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:57 pm

A pre-order page appeared on amazon.com in March 2008 for
The Don Rosa Library Volume 1: 1987-1988

Book Description [on amazon.com's page]
This is it! Duck fans worldwide, wiggle your webbed feet for joy - the complete, chronological Keno Don Rosa collection is here! Uncle Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck, and Huey, Dewey, and Louie headline a cast of classic Carl Barks bit-players, reinvigorated in fighting trim for Don's first 1987-1988 triumphs: "Son of the Sun," "Nobody's Business," "Mythological Menagerie," "Last Sled to Dawson," "Metaphorically Spanking" and more. Restored, recolored, and furnished with numerous editorial features, here's the first in a cracking, wakking Gemstone multi-volume series!

Hardcover, 208 pages, 11 x 6.5 x 0.8 inches
ISBN-10: 1603600647
ISBN-13: 978-1603600644
Scheduled date (as of March 22, 2008): December 24, 2008
Price (as of March 22, 2008): $26.39 (34% off $39.99 list price)

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(Gemstone's Archival Editor, David Gerstein, warned on the Disney Comics Forum that, while these are indeed plans and projects in the making, anything can happen; the warning goes for any such project, more specifically this and the Gottfredson and Rosa collections.)

"I can't give many details about these projects yet, other than to confirm that for right now they're in the works. Plans have been known to change, though. Lars is correct: Amazon's listings often reflect projects (from all publishers) that may not ultimately come out as originally expected.
But at least you can see what we presently *want* to do.

The cover pictures at this point, by the way, are just quick "Americanizations" of similar volumes already published by Egmont. Our final editions may look very different (and may not be identical to Egmont's equivalents inside, either)."

(2008-03-14 03:23)


"[...] things are pretty durn tentative. Our distribution arm asks us to submit our information for Amazon—and other online retailers—nearly a year in advance. So these early plans are often subject to change."

(2008-03-14 22:56)

"As for our publishing schedule, and the use of Egmont's material, color, etc., all decisions are still up in the air. Sorry not to have more information yet."

(2008-03-19 22:07)


(Barry Branvold copied on the DCML the answer Gemstone Editor-in-Chief Leonard (John) Clark made him)

"It's a reprint of the first Don Rosa Hall of Fame book from Denmark.
Unless something goes wrong, we plan to publish it."

(Thu Mar 20 18:05:04 CET 2008)
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