Comic Review: Uncle Scrooge: My First Millions #2 (IDW)

IDW’s Uncle Scrooge My First Millions issue 2 has Scrooge reminiscing about how he made his second million dollars. You see, it was back in the days of telegraphs and […]

IDW’s Uncle Scrooge My First Millions issue 2 has Scrooge reminiscing about how he made his second million dollars.

You see, it was back in the days of telegraphs and steam trains. The American nation did not have a coast to coast rail line. Enter Scrooge, who ponies up the cash to get a transcontinental railroad underway. It isn’t that easy, of course. and things soon go off the rails….

This is the first US publication of this tale, originally published in Italian in Topolino #2695, in 2007. It’s nicely updated (see a few current word references that would not have been used in 2007) and translated by Erin Brady. Story is written by Fausto Vitaliano, with art by Paulo Mottura.

This story is entertaining, with bright colours, and wonderfully animated looking characters courtesy of Mottura. A pleasure to read and review, and will make for lots of fun reading for younger folk! The story is continued, but still serves as a ‘done in one’.

IDW Uncle Scrooge My First Millions #2, $3.99 for 28 pages of content. All ages.

Alan Spinney

About Alan Spinney

After a career of graphic design, art direction and copywriting, I still have a passion for words and pictures. I love it when a comic book comes together; the story is tight, and the drawings lead me forward. Art with words... the toughest storytelling technique to get right. Was this comic book worth your money? Let's see!!