Okay, I've been reading a lot of Romano Scarpa stories lately. I know I've been very critical
of the man in the past (and I maintain that "Anti-Dollarosis" is a really poorly-conceived/realized piece of work), but there's no question that the man could turn out a quality mouse story. So, I decided to go back and check out some of his duckwork that I had previously dismissed, to see whether my sensibilities had changed. I propose, here, to look at a number of his stories, starting with this 1960 effort,
currently ranked twenty-four (!) on inducks, his second-highest-rated thing after "The Blot's Double Mystery," which was written by my old nemesis Guido Martina, and therefore is not really a fair measuring stick for how good the man is or isn't.
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