“I still get chills”new

Don Rosa 
Alex Jakubowski
Lois Lammerhuber
27 x 27 cm
296 pages, 183 photographs
English, German
Hardcover,  bound in linen,
„French Fold“-jacket
ISBN 978-3-903101-25-8
Out on 29 June 2017

“I still get chills”


If this has made you want to order this book NOW, which, as a result of Don Rosa‘s involvement in its composition, will include many special surprises which must, of course, remain a secret until its publication on DON ROSA’S 66th BIRTHDAY on 29 June 2017, then you can now order the book “I still get chills” by Don Rosa, Alex Jakubowski and Lois Lammerhuber in a numbered and signed edition – for DOUBLE THE RETAIL PRICE.

For this higher price your name will appear on one of the first pages of the book as an HONORABLE MENTION IN DON ROSA’S HANDWRITING, forming an INTRINSIC link with this very personal story of his life.

The HONOURABLE MENTION will be printed in each copy of the total edition. Anyone ordering the book now thus becomes part of the whole project and will receive, on a first come first served basis, a numbered copy signed by DON ROSA for the price of 99 Euros


In addition there will be a extra special edition of the book in 111 copies which will, in addition to the Honourable Mention,
include a Fine art print of Don Rosa’s favourite photograph from the book, of course in a numbered and signed edition, price 199 Euro.


DON ROSA is one of the world’s most popular cartoonists. For over 20 years he kept up the duck universe of his idol Carl Barks with his stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck and the Beagle Boys Inc. He is adored for his detailed duck adventures. His biography Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck earned him immortality and an Eisner Award, the world’s most important comics prize.

But who is the man behind the ducks, who stopped drawing ten years ago and still attracts a growing fan base? German public broadcast journalist. Alex Jakubowski, and Lois ­Lammerhuber, one of the best photographers of his generation, spent a lot of time with the star cartoonist on his fantastic, remote home in the wide reaches of Kentucky.

Surrounded by one of the largest comics collections in North America, White Castle fast food memorabilia, amazing libraries of books, films and CDs, countless huge monitors, exquisite vintage cars and an enviable pinball collection, they talked for days in the artist’s studio, traced Don Rosa’s childhood on trips to Louisville and discovered the many facets of a man who has become almost as legendary as a passionate collector as he has for his art as a cartoonist. On all fours they crawled with Don through his beloved chili plantation for hours and in the evening enjoyed his sensational skills for barbecuing monster steaks and super chickens. And, of course, the large-format book also reports on their investigations into Don’s t-shirt mania and on his dogs Aggie and Leo.


Alex Jakubowski

was born in Berlin in 1970. He is passionate about collecting and reading comics. For his doctoral thesis he studied election campaign spots on German TV and has worked as a TV journalist in public broadcasting for more than 20 years. After five years as TV correspondent at ARD's capital studio in Berlin he has returned to freelancing for ARD-aktuell in Frankfurt am Main, producing pieces for news formats like Tagesschau and Tagesthemen and for other programmes. He is also an external lecturer and teaches in adult education.

Lois Lammerhuber

is a photographer and publisher. His close collaboration with GEO Magazine started in 1984, continues to this day, and has greatly influenced his approach to photography. His pictures have been published in hundreds of books and magazines and earned him international awards, including three times the Graphis Photo Awards for the world’s best photo report of the year. He joined the Art Directors Club New York in 1994. In 1996 he set up Edition Lammerhuber publishing house. In 2014 he received the Republic of Austria’s Cross of Honour, First Class, for Science and Art.