Gladstone Gander is Donald Duck`s cousin. Gladstone was created by Carl Barks and first appeared in the story Wintertime wager in Walt Disney`s comics and stories #88 (January 1948). Gladstone Gander is a very lucky duck. He wins everything he is on. He is a rival of Donald`s girlfriend Dolly Duck. He is also considered among the prime candidates for Scrooge McDuck`s succession. Hi is a very lazy man. Gladstone Gander trusts always on his lucky.