Carl Barks An Astronomical Predicament Oil Painting Original Art (1990). The way-out sixties found Uncle Scrooge and Donald taking part in the space race. This oil painting on masonite, numbered by fans as CB OIL 138, is based on the yarn "Island in the Sky" from Uncle Scrooge #29 (1960), and shows Uncle Scrooge, Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie as they are confronted by the hungry inhabitants of a barren asteroid. The image area of this masterwork measures 19" x 25.5", and it's been framed to an overall size of 24.5" x 31". This piece is in Excellent condition.