Ted Osborne

 - Famous Disney Comics writer -

* List of the stories he appears in :
- D 97052 : "W.H.A.D.A.L.O.T.T.A.J.A.R.G.O.N.", from 1997, by Don Rosa.


* His biography :
    Ted Osborne was a Disney Comics writer who started in 1933 helping Floyd Gottfredson with his Mickey Mouse comic strips, and later Al Taliaferro with his Donald Duck comic strips. In 1937, Osborne helped Taliaferro to create Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

* His place in the Barks/Rosa stories universe :
    In "W.H.A.D.A.L.O.T.T.A.J.A.R.G.O.N.", a story which commemorated Huey, Dewey and Louie's 60th birthday, which tells how they entered the Junior Woodchucks, Don Rosa, wanting to honor the two great creators Taliaferro and Osborne, drew them as founding members of the Junior Woodchucks organization. On Osborne's merit badge is a typewriter, while on Taliaferro's are a pencil and  a pen. Taliaferro is said to be a "Retired Exhalted Overseer" while Osborne is  "Retired Grand Marshal"and they're both given the title of W.H.A.T.F.O.R.A.N.Y.W.A.Y., which stands for
Woodchucks Honored As The First, Original Recruits And Notable You Will Acclaim Year-round
Unfortunately, their names have been changed in many publications...

Osborne and Taliaferro

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