The Invader of Fort Duckburg

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"The Invader of Fort Duckburg"
Life&TimesofSMcD Issue10 cover.jpg
Original cover of The Invader of Fort Duckburg. Art by Don Rosa.
Story code D 93227
Story Don Rosa
Ink Don Rosa
Hero Scrooge McDuck
Pages 15
Layout 4 rows per page
Appearances Scrooge McDuck
Blackheart Beagle
Humperdink Duck
Daphne Duck
Eider Duck
Fulton Gearloose
Grandma Duck
Hortense McDuck
Matilda McDuck
Quackmore Duck
Beagle Boys
The Junior Woodchucks
Theodore Roosevelt

The Invader of Fort Duckburg is a Scrooge McDuck comic by Don Rosa. It is the tenth of the original 12 chapters in the series The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. The story takes place in 1902.


The first three Junior Woodchucks are expelled from their former headquarters, the ruins of Fort Duckburg recently bought by Scrooge. In order to reclaim the Fort, they appeal to "higher authority" by wire, which turns out as an all-ears U. S. President Theodore Roosevelt (Attorney General William Henry Moody: "They say a billionaire from Scotland has seized a military installation on the coast!" - Roosevelt: "Great jumping Jehoshaphat! The three dangers that I campaign strongest against - big business, foreign interference, and military threats to our shores - all rolled into one! Egad!"), who decides to mobilize the entire US Army and Navy against Fort Duckburg. After an enduring battle fought pretty much against Scrooge alone, eventually the President's troops fold against the infamous temper of Scrooge's sister Hortense.

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