The series premiered in
The title character is a goodnatured but thoroughly
lazy bone-idler with a gluttonous appetite, who lives on
Grandma Duck's farm. He tends to sleep most of the day
instead of working, but he is very alert around the mealtimes.
The stories were/are written by an overwhelming
number of artists. Examples: Carl Robert Fallberg (1915-1996),
Donald 'Don' Ragnvald Christensen (1916-2006), Victor 'Vic'
Lockman (1927-), Abramo Barosso (1931-2013), Ivan Saidenberg
(1940-2009), Nino Russo