Not surprised at all. Disney Comics are HUGE there. In fact there was a media blitz there for Don Rosa's epic The Quest For Kalevala that was almost a love letter to the country's mythology.
Ironic that Walt Disney's comic books are more popular overseas than the country Carl Barks and Don Rosa are actually from.
"I'm not Smiley! I'm a real cow! Moo! Think I'll chew me some cud!"-- Smiley Bone a.k.a. the Mystery Cow in Bone: The Great Cow Race.
"I knew we made a mistake the minute I saw that little bologna loaf in the hospital bassinet," Calvin's Dad from Calvin and Hobbes.