Flintheart Glomgold & his characterization in the works of Carl Barks


Carl Barks created Flintheart Glomgold, the world’s second richest duck, but only used him in three of his stories.

In Glomgold’s first appearance in the 1956 story The Second-richest Duck he is not a villain. He declares himself the world’s richest duck. Scrooge takes offence to this and travels to South Africa to compare their fortunes to see which one is really the richest.


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