In this story, Scrooge, who holds the title of the Richest Duck in the World, learns that a businessman from the valley of the Limpopo, South Africa has also claimed this title. Flintheart Glomgold is a South African businessman and one of Scrooge McDuck's main rivals. ", Glomgold grabs onto his rogue shadow, brought to life by Magica De Spell, and is pulled away from his office. Comics: Comic Books (IDW) Glomgold made brief appearances in both of the NES DuckTales video games. He would spend the next fifty years working his way up the financial ladder both by hard efforts and dishonest methods when needed. The boy having a crush on William (Webby). His place of residence was also changed from Limpopo to Duckburg. Flintheart was found and saved by Scrooge. Magica De Spell (sometimes), Beagle Boys, Rockerduck Glomgold's hatred of Scrooge McDuck is his jealousy of Scrooge's wealth and desperately wants to obtain the title, but is usually referred to as "World's Second Richest Duck". As in the episodes, Glomgold hires the Beagle Boys against Scrooge and his nephews, and will constantly try to race Scrooge to the treasure locations, or snatching treasure from other locations. But as Glomgold's name is fake, by their contract, all their combined fortunes go to Louie. He would go on to the scheme and battle Scrooge in several episodes. In DuckTales 2, after Scrooge finds all of the treasures, Glomgold takes Webby hostage and holds her for ransom on the pirate ship in the Bermuda Triangle. Scrooge decides to confront this claimant to his title and travels to South Africa along with his nephew Donald and three grandnephews. Composers: Carl Stalling • Frank Churchill • Oliver Wallace • Paul Smith • Albert Hay Malotte • Jimmie Dodd • Stephen James Taylor • Mark Watters • Christopher Willis He holds the title of "Second Richest Duck in the World" ... Real name for this character. The Second Richest Duck was among the series' most prominent characters, and this helped his introduction to a wider audience. Glomgold! Louie is denied by Della, as she is still angry that his antics … • "A Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!" 40%. Characterized as an unrepentant miser, tycoon, plutocrat, and general villain, he rarely sees any problem with breaking the law, cheating, or using other unfair tactics in order to fulfill his goal of becoming the world's richest duck. System!" Many of Glomgold's appearances are centered around the fact that he is similar to Scrooge in so many ways (even having a Money Bin that is nearly identical to Scrooge's), both in appearance and personality. • "The Secret(s) of Castle McDuck!" Glomgold, now voiced by Keith Ferguson, returns as Scrooge's nemesis in the 2017 reboot of DuckTales. Under Carl Barks comics, Glomgold hailed from South Africa. Louie proposed the villains all contribute their fortunes to Glomgold, making him more wealthier than Scrooge with Louie as a partner. • "The Phantom and the Sorceress!" Notable is the fact that Flintheart Glomgold's first coin could not be a rand, because the South African Rand did not come into existence until 1961. He has since opened up a new amusement park, during which he unveils a new Ferris wheel that he secretly hid a cannon in to destroy McDuck Manor and get rid of Scrooge. Based on the advice Scrooge gives her in exchange for his dime back, Magica steals Flintheart's first rand. When he does Glomgold is revealed to be the final boss the D-1000. He holds the title of "Second Richest Duck in the World" Zootopia: Judy Hopps • Nick Wilde • Flash • Clawhauser • Gazelle • Yax • Bogo • Mayor Lionheart • Bellwether • Doug • Finnick • Mr. Big • Mr. Otterton • Manchas • Gideon • Jerry Jumbeaux Jr. • Nanga • Priscilla • Mr. Hopps • Mrs. Hopps • Business Lemming • Duke Weaselton • Fru Fru • Kozlov • Officer McHorn • Wrangled • Wreck-It Rhino • Pig Hero 6 So I decided to come back and reflect on where it all started, I suppose.” “Okay, so that explains your own little personal journey, but why are we here?” Goldie asked. • "The Lost Harp of Mervana!" In the 1988 DuckTales comic book story "The Smart Nephew" by Bob Gregory, Cosme Quartieri, and Jorge Sanchez, another nephew of Glomgold appears: the smart and brave Junior. Flintheart Glomgold is a ruthless businessman. DuckTalesDuckTales: The Quest for GoldDuckTales 2DuckTales RemasteredDisney Crossy Road It is equipped with machine guns, with which he shoots down Scrooge. • "Beware the B.U.D.D.Y. In John Lustig and Vicar's comic book story "Family of Fore" (2001) it was stated that both he and Scrooge are distantly related to by then deceased Scottish golf enthusiast Bogey McDivot. Glomgold, however, is more of a loner with no family, although eventually he was given his own nephew, Slackjaw Snorehead. Everything he does is to become richer. Voice actors: Walt Disney • Marcellite Garner • Pinto Colvig • Billy Bletcher • Clarence Nash • Jimmy MacDonald • Bill Thompson • Paul Frees • Wayne Allwine • Tony Anselmo • Russi Taylor • Alan Young • Will Ryan • Bill Farmer • Corey Burton • Tress MacNeille • Jim Cummings • Bret Iwan • Kaitlyn Robrock, Sneaky, shady, dishonest, materialistic, ruthless, greedy, mean, cruel, ambitious, envious, arrogant, rapacious, cunning, scheming, rude, disrespectful, boastful, selfish, failure-intolerant, uncaring, stubborn, obsessed, Slender duck, elderly, white feathers, blue eyes with black pupils, both gray/white sideburns and beard (natural black beard in the, Money, glory, besting Scrooge, planning to humiliate Scrooge, sharks, Losing to Scrooge, debts, losing money, incompetence, being humiliated, being second best. The rest of the story concentrates on comparing and contrasting the two rivals during a race through "The Heart of Africa" (a recurring phrase in the story), by seeing who has the largest ball of string, because they are shown equal in everything else, from cash to gold mines to even who has the most pumpkins. • "The Town Where Everyone Was Nice!" Eventually hit on the head while attempting to rescue the kids during a storm, Glomgold recalled his memory and his past: His real name actually was Duke Baloney. The contest is held in the Isle of Macaroon, which is a homage to the four-parter "Catch as Cash Can" episode, except that the contest gives 30 days, not 10. If Glomgold reaches the treasures first, the player loses a life and has to fight Dracula Duck again. ", detailed references to often obscure historical figures and events and strong characterization would later make Rosa fans consider him one of Barks' most popular "successors". Glomgold made the Forbes Fictional 15 list of 2012 as #2 on the list although Scrooge did not make the list that year. In "GlomTales! He crash-lands the plane and finds himself in no better condition than Scrooge. Glomgold teams up with a villain named El Capitan to stop Scrooge and gain the treasure for themselves. ", his birth name is Duke Baloney (a reference to the Duke of Baloni, a different "second richest duck" character that appeared in one of Barks' comics before Barks created Glomgold). Zan Owlson, full name being Suzanne Owlson, is a female owl and a character in the DuckTales reboot. He claims that discovering riches that are already concentrated by others is not that hard and that he could do it better than Scrooge if he decided to try. It's also later revealed that he is the main antagonist alongside Magica. But when the villainous alliance invades McDuck Manor, they find only Louie Duck present, resulting in Glomgold being criticized for failing to check if Scrooge was home. In "The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck", Glomgold first meets Scrooge while Scrooge is prospecting for gold in South Africa. Background information An animated version of the character appeared in the TV series DuckTales, which started airing on September 18, 1987. This was one of the last stories Barks created before his retirement. As a result, he was tied to the horns of a water buffalo and the animal was then sent running. Scrooge and Glomgold made a bet in which each of them would attempt to earn the most money within a certain period of time. 40%. Flintheart Glomgold is a South African businessman and one of Scrooge McDuck's main rivals. In that story, Donald Duck found himself unable to afford a Christmas dinner and decided to trick Scrooge McDuck into paying for dinner for him. In the course of the story Flintheart is shown to be one of Scrooge's most charismatic, resourceful, and ruthless rivals. He is the world's 2nd richest duck, and plans to put Scrooge out of his league, even if it means engineering his rival's death. Losing to Scrooge, debts, losing money, incompetence, being humiliated, being second best Glomgold is also a recurring antagonist in the DuckTales comic book series, notably the series Scrooge's Quest. Secondary characters: Chip and Dale • Pete • Clarabelle Cow • Horace Horsecollar • Huey, Dewey, and Louie • Scrooge McDuck • Ludwig Von Drake Limpopo Valley, South Africa (comics)Duckburg (in DuckTales) The ultimate goal of the game is to collect more money, thus, beating Glomgold and becoming Duck of the Year. Designer While unsuccessfully searching for diamonds, he attempted to steal the findings of more successful fellow miners. • "Maid of the Myth" • "Down and Out in Duckburg" • "Much Ado About Scrooge" • "Top Duck" • "Pearl of Wisdom" • "The Curse of Castle McDuck" • "Launchpad's Civil War" • "Sweet Duck of Youth" • "Earth Quack" • "Home Sweet Homer" • "Bermuda Triangle Tangle" • "Micro Ducks from Outer Space" • "Back to the Klondike" • "Horse Scents" • "Scrooge's Pet" • "Catch as Cash Can" • "Merit-Time Adventure" • "The Golden Fleecing" • "Ducks of the West" • "Time Teasers" • "Back Out in the Outback" • "Raiders of the Lost Harp" • "The Right Duck" • "Scroogerello" • "Double-O-Duck" • "Luck o' the Ducks" • "Duckworth's Revolt" • "Magica's Magic Mirror"/"Take Me Out of the Ballgame" • "Duck to the Future" • "Jungle Duck" • "Launchpad's First Crash" • "Dime Enough for Luck" • "Duck in the Iron Mask" • "The Uncrashable Hindentanic" • "The Status Seekers" • "Nothing to Fear" • "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. McDuck" • "Once Upon a Dime" • "Spies in Their Eyes" • "All Ducks on Deck" • "Ducky Horror Picture Show" • "Till Nephews Do Us Part" Glomgold appeared on the 2012 list of the Forbes Fictional 15, a compilation of the wealthiest characters in fiction. He asked the waiter if the restaurant was for sale and was given a price of one million dollars. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. framing Scrooge for theft and having him arrested, banishing Scrooge to a remote island through the power of a genie, http://coa.inducks.org/character.php?c=Slackjaw+Snorehead, https://coa.inducks.org/character.php?c=FLG%27s+mother, https://coa.inducks.org/story.php?c=D+2012-059, http://coa.inducks.org/character.php?c=Stoneheart+Glomgold. His appearance is deliberately similar to that of Scrooge, but he is usually drawn with a full beard and sideburns as opposed to simple side-whiskers, black or purple frock coat instead of Scrooge's red or blue one, and a dark tam o'shanter instead of Scrooge's top hat. He appears as the central antagonist of Seasons 1 and 2 and a supporting antagonist in Season 3. • "Treasure of the Found Lamp!" 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During the ten years that followed his creator's retirement the character made infrequent appearances, appearing only in four comic book stories. After Scrooge completes all the regular levels, Flintheart challenges him to a race in which the winner will take all of the treasure Scrooge has acquired. The history of Flintheart Glomgold from the 2017 reboot of DuckTales. • "The Ballad of Duke Baloney!" From this experience, the Glomgolds learned that the world was unfair and cruel, and that they had to look out for themselves even if that meant acting outside the law. 1 Pound" and a diamond under a glass dome labelled as "My First Diamond". Slackjaw Snorehead (nephew)Brickheart Glomgold and Mrs. Glomgold (parents)Stoneheart Glomgold (grandfather) Goal • "What Ever Happened to Donald Duck?!" Voice Dislikes  This is confirmed in the second season episode, "The Ballad of Duke Baloney! Quote If he can't do so absolutely, he'll aim to do it relatively by harming the fortune of another, something that brings him no little mirth. The Nightmare Before Christmas: Jack Skellington • Sally • Lock, Shock, and Barrel • Oogie Boogie • Santa Claus This may have been an amalgamation of another one of Scrooge's rivals, Rockerduck, who did not appear in DuckTales. On the other hand, a completely defeated Flintheart vowed that he will work to become so rich that nobody can humiliate him again (see Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck – Part VI: The Terror of the Transvaal). He is two feet tall. Slackjaw is a genial slacker; very friendly and cheerful as well as a genius with a talent for business. In the intro scene, he barges into Scrooge's office, lamenting about he is tired being the second richest duck in the world, and challenges Scrooge to a wealth contest sponsored by Dime Magazine: in the next 30 days, the one who collects the most treasure shall be the Duck of the Year. • "The Duck Knight Returns!" Parade: Main Street Electrical Parade Images of Flintheart Glomgold. • "The Other Bin of Scrooge McDuck!" Glomgold first appeared in The Second-Richest Duck, first published in September 1956. Alignment • "The Depths of Cousin Fethry!" Flintheart Glomgold is a South African businessman and one of Scrooge McDuck's main rivals. Screenshots DuckTales. • "The First Adventure!" Flintheart Glomgold is Scrooge McDuck's arch-nemesis and business rival, primarily because of their long-lasting feud concerning which of the them deserves the title of "World's Richest Duck". • "The Golden Spear!" Scrooge accepted him as a needed companion and friend. To make things worse for Glomgold, Magica takes the Beagle Boys with her to the Valley of Limpopo, where they carry all they can of Flintheart's cash. Flintheart bombards Scrooge and his nephews, but misses. Agent • Mike Wazowski • Celia Mae • Flint • Mr. Waternoose • James P. Sullivan • Randall Boggs • Roz • Phlegm • Charlie • Simulation Kid • Garbage Cube • Harley • Spike Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. His nemesis, Scrooge McDuck (who has appeared in most of the Fictional 15 lists to date), surpassed him in the 2013 list, in which Glomgold did not appear. A spike in the price of gold during the late 2000s and early 2010s allowed Glomgold to become the second-wealthiest fictional character. Flintheart returned to prominence in 1979, when Egmont editors Lars Bergström and Stefan Printz-Påhlson decided to revive the character. While Scrooge finds himself surrounded by an extended family (see Clan McDuck, Duck family, and Coot Kin) and a large number of allies and rivals (see Scrooge McDuck Universe), Flintheart lives a life of solitude and seems to have no family, friends, or for that matter rivals except Scrooge himself. Duke Baloney, better known as his persona Flintheart Glomgold, is one of the main antagonists of the 2017 DuckTales reboot series. In a surprising move, as he had spent the whole last night trying to make sure Donald wouldn't leave and force him to pay the bill, Scrooge quickly pulled the required amount from his pockets and bought the restaurant. Glomgold is one of five characters in the Disney company to make the Forbes Fictional 15 list, with the others being Scrooge. Home • "Raiders of the Doomsday Vault!" Flintheart Glomgold is a South African businessman and one of Scrooge McDuck's main rivals. However, it is situated in the Limpopo Valley in the middle of a South African jungle, as opposed to Scrooge's which is in the center of Duckburg. Monsters, Inc.: Boo • Needleman • Waxford • C.D.A. • "From the Confidential Casefiles of Agent 22!" • "Storkules in Duckburg!" • "The Living Mummies of Toth-Ra!" In the comics, he wears an ascot, a black coat, and a Scottish bonnet. Relatives • "The Dangerous Chemistry of Gandra Dee!" Throughout the first season, it was initially implied that this Glomgold is South African but pretends to be Scottish in order to outdo Scrooge McDuck. I mean, my real name isn’t even Flintheart Glomgold, you know. • "The Outlaw Scrooge McDuck!" In "They Put a Moonlander on the Earth! Glomgold was created by Disney Legend Carl Barks, and made his first appearance in his 1956 comic The Second-Richest Duck (Uncle Scrooge #15). Glomgold is one of Scrooge's main rivals along with the Beagle Boys, Magica De Spell, and John D. Rockerduck, and also holds the title of being the "Second Richest Duck in the World" while Scrooge is the richest. In DuckTales: Remastered, Glomgold is voiced by Brian George (Hal Smith had died in 1994), and his role is greatly expanded. While Scrooge is piloting his private plane over South Africa, with Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie as passengers, Flintheart appears piloting his own plane. However, this is homaged in the 2017 DuckTales animated series, where it is revealed that "Duke Baloney" is Flintheart's birth name. In 1987 Keno Don Rosa created his first Scrooge McDuck story, "The Son of the Sun", first published in July 1987. ", he's still taking credit for defeating Lunaris and has hired a Moonlander named Gibbous as his new assistant. “You could have just met us in Cape Town. 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While Scrooge was a more benevolent businessman, Glomgold is determined to soak the city's people for as much money as he can, charging exorbitant prices for food and services, while keeping their lives as closely regimented as possible. • "Timephoon!" Bad Rosa, who admits to have a soft spot for the character, has used Flintheart in a growing number of stories and has offered him a sort of origin. Appearance In this he reflects much of Scrooge's own philosophy. He holds the title of "Second Richest Duck in the World" In "Moonvasion! Flintheart offered to be the guide of the recently arrived gold miner from Scotland, since he knew the territory. The rest of the story presents Scrooge's and Flintheart's rival efforts to cross the Kalahari and reach the auction. The Incredibles: Bob Parr • Helen Parr • Dash • Violet • Jack-Jack • Lucius Best • Syndrome • Edna Mode • Rick Dicker • Gilbert Huph • Kari McKeen • Bomb Voyage • Rusty McAllister • The Underminer • Omnidroid, Feature Length Films: Fantasia • Saludos Amigos • The Three Caballeros • Fun and Fancy Free • Melody Time • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp • Disney's The Twelve Days of Christmas • A Goofy Movie • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas • Fantasia 2000 • An Extremely Goofy Movie • Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse • Mickey's House of Villains • Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers • Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas Description Edit. • "Terror of the Terra-firmians!" Immediately afterward, he retakes his company, he taunts Scrooge with his personalized money clip that he swiped from him back in South Africa and makes a wager over whoever becomes richer than the other can seize the other's company. Soon, he is following Scrooge and his nephews in their latest treasure hunt, locating a hidden temple of Manco Cápac, who was the legendary founder of the Inca dynasty. Characters belonging to the family of DuckTales 2017’s Flintheart Glomgold (whose real name, unlike the comics version, is not "Flintheart Glomgold" but "Duke Baloney"). 1 Past 2 Season 1 3 Season 2 4 Season 3 In his youth, Glomgold, still using his real name of Duke Baloney, was (much like Scrooge himself) a poor shoe-shiner living in South Africa. • "Last Christmas!" Scrooge cannily uses Glomgold's own paranoia against him, wandering around town, making apparently innocuous inspections of Glomgold's businesses, and causing Glomgold to tear apart his own holdings, looking for Scrooge's sabotage. Characters from comic stories: Phantom Blot • Morty and Ferdie Fieldmouse • Chief O'Hara • Millie and Melody Mouse • Gyro Gearloose • Gus Goose • Beagle Boys • Grandma Duck • Gladstone Gander • Magica De Spell • Flintheart Glomgold • Sylvester Shyster • Trudy Van Tubb • Felicity Fieldmouse • April, May, and June • Della Duck • Clarice Selfish, sneaky and incredibly greedy, Glomgold strive to become the world's richest duck. He's the kind of crook that sails with loopholes and ro… In "Attack of the Metal Mites", Glomgold sends the metal mites to eat whole money from Scrooge's bin. He sports a brown and cream-colored top, a brown tie, a blue jacket with gold buttons and a kilt. Video games Character information He is aggressive, cruel, unhinged, and generally more bumbling than his original 1987 version. Neverrest!" • "The 87 Cent Solution!" The previously unaffiliated Beagle Boys were now depicted as working for him on an occasional basis. • "What Ever Happened to Della Duck?!" Having underestimated Scrooge, he was surprised when Scrooge caught up to him, furious and vengeful. Tokyo Disneyland • World of Color • We Love Mickey! Flintheart Glomgold is a Disney character, the rival of Scrooge McDuck, and is one of the main antagonists of the Disney cartoon Ducktales. • "Friendship Hates Magic!" He was also given John D. Rockerduck's habit of eating his hat when defeated by Scrooge. However, some drastic changes came to the character, mainly, touched on his nationality and design. While he uses the scheme to trick him into returning his company to him, he otherwise doesn't double-cross him, and his scheme actually succeeds in derailing Lunaris' plan to make the Earth revolve around the Moon, which he happily takes credit for afterwards. The story starts with Scrooge planning to participate in an auction for an old South African gold mine. • Celebrate! • "The Trickening!" His only appearance took place in Carl Barks' story "Turkey With All the Schemings". That same year DuckTales premiered and Flintheart was a major character in the series, bringing him fully back into the spotlight. Despite the fact he teamed up with them in that story against Scrooge, he still dares to ask what did he do to deserve that. His Scottish ancestry was emphasised over his adopted South African nationality, which is never mentioned. He first appears in "Woo-oo! Tied! • "The Forbidden Fountain of the Foreverglades!" Like Scrooge, Glomgold also has a love for money and gold, however, unlike him, he is dishonest and often resorts to cheating, or using other unfair tactics to increase his fortune. (Exposition and Spoiler) Flintheart Glomgold is a South-African Duck. • "The Shadow War!" But at night while Scrooge was sleeping, Flintheart stole his ox-cart along with all his equipment and supplies and left him alone in the wilderness. By coincidence, Scrooge had a newspaper article talking about the Duke visiting Duckburg. Flintheart, like Scrooge, keeps a percentage of his fortune in his own Money Bin, identical to that of Scrooge (with the exception of the external logo: a dollar sign on McDuck's and a pound sign on Glomgold's), while the rest of his fortune is invested in a worldwide financial empire of his own that equals that of Scrooge, although Scrooge's main sources of wealth are his industries, while Flintheart's are his diamond mines. However, for the first time, some panels concentrate on Flintheart's thoughts, revealing that his insecurities about his own worth are the driving force behind both his efforts to best Scrooge and his dishonest tactics (since he doubts his ability to win in a direct confrontation), and that Flintheart believes said tactics are betrayals of his "dear old mother's fondest hopes". Glomgold! This time the confrontation takes place in Scrooge's grounds in Duckburg with the city's population witnessing the event, and they only count their wealth in cash and not their investments, so they have to liquidate much of their fortunes. Tier: At least 9-A, likely higher • "New Gods on the Block!" • "The Fight for Castle McDuck!" However, the main difference between them seems to be their way of life. In his stories, Flintheart is a Boer from the province of Transvaal. McDivot has only been mentioned in that story. His appearance is similar to that of Scrooge Mcduck, and like Scrooge he is of Scottish descent. In the intro scene, he barges into Scrooge's office, lamenting about he is tired being the second richest duck in the world, and challenges Scrooge to a wealth contest sponsored by Dime Magazine: in the next 30 days, the one who collects the most treasure shall be the Duck of the Year. 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