Review: Uncle Scrooge #28 “The Bodacious Butterfly Trail” Part 2 of 2
The boys are tricked by Uncle Scrooge as part of a Mardi Gras prank and they decide to get even with the help of Donald Duck by sending Scrooge on a wild goose chase for treasure. Will the boys succeed in tricking their Uncle Scrooge?
Uncle Scrooge #28 opens on an angry Huey, Dewey, and Louie, who have just discovered that their Uncle Scrooge has sent them on a fake treasure hunt as part of a Mardi Gras prank. The boys plan on sending Scrooge on the same treasure hunt with the help of Donald Duck. Back in Duckburg, the Beagle Boys attempt to steal Scrooge McDuck’s fortune. Scrooge, the master of tricks, fools the Beagle Boys, leaving them cold and shirtless. Scrooge receives word from Donald about the treasure and after authenticating the map he travels to Central America to find the treasure. Little does Scrooge know, the newly clothed Beagle Boys follow him.
There are a lot of twists and turns in Uncle Scrooge #28 that keeps the reader guessing. The story is chock-full of physical humor and outlandish schemes.
Uncle Scrooge is feeding off of the nostalgia of DuckTales while still, a fun read for anyone new to the Disney Duck Universe. This comic is perfect for all ages. Its target audience is kids, but adults can enjoy reading it just as much.
Writer and artist Romano Scarpa and Rodolfo Cimino were a famous Disney creators and provide the funny illustrations to go along with this well thought out comic. Digikore Studios does its magic, bringing Uncle Scrooge into the modern age.
Uncle Scrooge #28 was originally published in Italian Topolino 328, 1962.
Writer: Romano Scarpa
Art: Romano Scarpa
Inker: Rodolfo Cimino
Colors: Digikore Studios
Cover: John Loter
Publisher: IDW Publishing