The first recorded conversation between Carl Barks and Floyd Gottfredson provided insights on Donald Duck, Mickey, and Walt.

Last year, on Walt Disney's birthday, a mixed group of fans, publishers, and Disney artists met in Los Angeles to honor Walt. . .and the two honored guests that evening, Carl Barks and Floyd Oottfredson. The pre-eminent Duck and Mouse artists, respectively, met and talked before the microphone for the first time. Following is their conversation, conducted by members of the Disney art publisher, Another Rainbow. Nemo is happy to be celebrating Donald Duck’s 50th birthday in this special issue. […]