Uncle Scrooge
A Cold Bargain

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Story code: W US   17-02
Origin: US comic books
Title: A Cold Bargain
Hero(es): Uncle Scrooge
Pages: 26 3/4
Layout: 4 rows per page
Appearances: Brutopian representative (1st), Donald Duck, Huey Dewey and Louie, Uncle Scrooge [show character portraits]
Writing: Carl Barks
Art: Carl Barks
Date of first publication:
Date the story was created:
External link: Carl Barks guidebook

Referred to in
  cover: ARC GCA 24, ARC LICU 17, ARC US 215, DC AA1998B15, GC LTBN 53, IC ZP 86, IC ZP 86B
  article: Qde/MBIB 25H, Qdk/CBSV 15K, Qdk/GB 4, Qfi/ALP 4J, Qfi/ALP 19C, Qfi/RS2002-10C, Qfi/RS2011-11C, Qfi/SI1976-01B, Qfi/SI1984-03B, Qfr/PM 265A, Qgr/KX 101C, Qgr/KX 296E, Qgr/KX 302F, Qit/CART100A, Qit/CTS 2K, Qit/CTS 9E, Qit/CTS 17F, Qit/CTS 23C, Qit/DPCS 13A, Qit/DPCS 13B, Qit/DPCS 28D, Qit/GCD 219A, Qit/PM 222d, Qit/UACK 7D, Qit/ZP 7A, Qit/ZP 149C, Qus/CBL 3Y, Qus/LICU 17A, Qus/LICU 17B, Qus/US 215B
  illustration: ARC LICU 17C, ARC US 300A, ARC US 300B, D 22796, FC PM 384D, XFC RS1999-11C, XFC RS2002-10B
  various: IC UACK 7 (enlarged panel), Qit/IDI 1N (article;panels)

This story is rated 8/10 and ranked 23/31372 according to COA users. There have been about 140 votes for this story.

en   Uncle Scrooge goes to an auction where he buys the world's entire supply of bombastium. It has to be kept frozen or it will melt. He goes to the south pole, the only safe place for it, to keep it there until scientists find a use for it. (by 194...67, history)
en   US takes a mysterious frozen ball to the South Pole
da   Ænderne bringer en kugle af et mystisk, frossent grundstof, bombastium, til Antarktis
nl   Dagobert neemt een extreem waardevolle bal meer naar de Zuidpool, omdat dat de enige plek is waar het koud blijft. (by CPnieuws, history)
fr   Picsou entre par hasard dans une salle des ventes où les prix s'envolent pour acheter le stock mondial de bombonium qui tient dans une petite boule convoitée notamment par un homme venant de Brutopie (by duckstories, history)
de   Dagobert ersteigert das Weltvorkommen an Bombastium, das er am Südpol sicher verwahren möchte. (by Furukama, history)
it   Zio Paperone a un'asta acquista per errore una palla di Bombastium, un elemento di cui non se ne conosce le proprietà. Si sa solo che si scioglie facilmente se non è tenuto al freddo. Paperone tenta di risolvere il problema portando il Bombastium al Polo Sud; dovrà però vedersela con i Brutopiani, anche loro interessati a possedere il misterioso elemento. Ma gli scienziati, analizzandolo, scopriranno qualcosa di inaspettato... (by spacequack, history)
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Countries: 15
Publications: 108

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United Kingdom

Italy, TL 173

Brazil, PD 343

Belgium, MM 448

Germany, MMB 3

Chile, TR 8

Italy, CD 5

Germany, LTB 53

Netherlands, DD1983-07

Netherlands, DD1983-08

Netherlands, DD1983-09

USA, US 215

Greece, KX 9

Netherlands, BV 60

France, PM 265
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