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Fourth chapter of Mickey Mouse Joins the Foreign Legion in WDC&S 678

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This month’s issue #678 of Gemstone’s Walt Disney Comics & Stories (buy for $7.50) features the fourth and final chapter of Eisner Hall of Fame artist Floyd Gottfredson’s “Mickey Mouse Joins the Foreign Legion”. Crooked sergeant Pegleg Pete and his accomplice, Trigger Hawkes, plot to desert Mickey’s squad at Sikh Abed oasis. How can Mickey outwit a mob of 250 gun-toting robbers? Don’t miss this red-hot Gottfredson classic! More »

March 17th 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Disney Comics Search Engine

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Check out DCW’s new Disney Comics Search Engine that searches dozens of Disney comics-related websites using Google’s Custom Search. Now if you want to search the web for information on Disney comics you don’t have to sift through hundreds of unrelated websites. This page searches only websites that are 100% about Disney and mostly about Disney comics. More »

March 16th 2007 | 5:02 pm CET | No Comments »

Lustiges Taschenbuch’s official website renewed

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe

This week Egmont Ehapa Verlag in Germany launched a new website for its immensely popular 256-page monthly Lustiges Taschenbuch. The colorful new site promises to bring background information on the artists and writers behind the magazine’s Disney comic stories. This March the artist of the month is Massimo Fecchi, who drew the opening story, “Unter Rittern!”, in this month’s issue number 361. More »

March 14th 2007 | 9:46 pm CET | No Comments »

Long lost Marco Rota story published in Uncle Scrooge this month

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This month Gemstone’s Uncle Scrooge #363 (buy for $7.50) features a long lost Italian story from 1983: Marco Rota’s Paperino e la notte del saraceno (“Night of the Saracen”). The 35-page story’s photostats, necessary to print the story at high-quality, had apparently been lost for a decade, so that by the time it could be printed in an American comic, printing material could not be found. Now, the art has been recovered and the story is available in its full splendor. More »

March 13th 2007 | 7:50 pm CET | No Comments »

Editora Abril celebrates 500th issue of Tio Patinhas

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Disney comics, Events

This month marks the anniversary of Brazilian monthly magazine Tio Patinhas (‘Uncle Scrooge’), as publisher Editora Abril publishes the popular series’ 500th issue. The commemorative issue of Tio Patinhas will feature stories by several classic Disney masters, including Carl Barks, Tony Strobl, Marco Rota, William van Horn and Don Rosa.

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March 12th 2007 | 11:02 am CET | 1 Comment »

Special Lustiges Taschenbuch released exclusively to German subscribers

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe

LTB ExclusivSubscribers to the monthly 256-page Lustiges Taschenbuch in Germany were offered the unique opportunity to order a copy of Lustiges Taschenbuch Exclusiv, a special edition of the popular series of pocket books, with ten Italian comic stories never-before-published in Germany. Subscribers received a newsletter with their Lustiges Taschenbuch issue #360 at the end of January, that included a form allowing them to order the ‘Exclusiv’ edition for €6,90. The special comic book is a limited edition and will not be available in stores. More »

February 17th 2007 | 9:55 pm CET | No Comments »

Walt Disney’s Comics #677 celebrates 75 years of Bucky Bug

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This week’s Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #677 celebrates Bucky Bug’s 75th birthday, with a collection of new and classic adventures featuring this famous bug, who first appeared in a Silly Symphony Sunday Strip on 10 January 1932. From there it was on to decades of original comic stories produced around the world, most of them told in verse. More »

February 2nd 2007 | 10:33 pm CET | No Comments »

The incredible INDUCKS database

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Websites

If you’re a fan of Disney comics you must know about the INDUCKS project, a worldwide database aiming to index all Disney comics ever printed in the world. Since 1994, dozens of fans around the world have been recording information about the thousands of original Disney comic stories that appear in comics, magazines and newspapers around the world, such as who wrote it, who drew it, which characters appear in it. You can search through the (figures of today) 118,291 stories and 66,911 issues at http://coa.inducks.org. More »

January 23rd 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Mickey Mouse and Blotman in Blotman Returns

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Disney comics

By popular demand, fan favorite writers Pat and Carol McGreal reteam with artist Joaquin Sanchez for another alternate universe Disney adventure! Once again Mickey Mouse battles alongside Blotman – the otherworldly superhero equivalent of Mouseton’s evil Phantom Blot! Goofy, too, gets wrapped up in things when his own otherworldly double, billionaire Goofus D. Dawg, is imperiled by the evil Doctor Stat! Mickey Mouse and Blotman: Blotman Returns from Gemstone Publishing is available for $5.99.

January 22nd 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Duck Out, new soccer magazine in the Netherlands

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Duck OutDuck Out, een vrolijk voetbalblad (‘a happy soccer magazine’), was launched in the Netherlands this week. The 52-page magazine features comic stories and editorials about soccer, such as games, player profiles, posters and contests. The first issue, which sells for €2.99, has 32 pages of comics. More »

January 20th 2007 | 3:27 pm CET | No Comments »
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