Swedish 1948 Kalle Anka sells for US$ 4,000

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On Saturday, the first edition of the Swedish Kalle Anka (“Donald Duck”) magazine was sold for SEK 30,000 (or approximately US$ 4,000) at an auction in Göteborg. More »

May 10th 2006 | 7:33 pm CET | No Comments »

Coming from Sanoma Uitgevers in the Netherlands in April and May

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Here is a list of the albums and pockets from Sanoma Uitgevers that will be released in April and May 2006 in the Netherlands. More »

April 15th 2006 | 8:28 pm CET | No Comments »

Dutch publisher Sanoma to ramp up pocket book production

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe

Due to the tremendous success of the 256-page Donald Duck Pocket and 512-page Donald Duck Dubbel Pocket, Dutch publisher Sanoma Uitgevers has decided to increase the number of books published each year.

Until now, Sanoma published 8 issues of the regular pockets, and 2 issues of the double-sized pockets per year. These numbers will soon be increased to 12 and 4 respectively, bringing the total to 16 pocket books per year, encompassing over 5,000 comic book pages! More »

April 13th 2006 | 6:30 pm CET | No Comments »

Sanoma brings Super Donald back to the Netherlands

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Sanoma Uitgevers in the Netherlands will revive the popular Italian PK stories this year, with a new series titled Super Duck starting later this month. A second issue of Super Duck featuring Donald Duck as a superhero is scheduled for October. The publisher had originally introduced PK in the Netherlands in 1997, with Duck Power, but that series was cancelled from poor sales after just two issues. More »

April 11th 2006 | 6:53 pm CET | No Comments »

Buzz Lightyear blasting off at Disneyland Paris

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks, Europe

This week the brand-new attraction Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast had a surprise soft-opening at the Disneyland Paris park as visitors got a sneak preview at this fifth incarnation of the popular attraction, which first opened in 1998 as Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. There will be shareholder and annual passholder previews this weekend and next week, and the official opening is scheduled for 8 April. More »

March 24th 2006 | 8:03 am CET | No Comments »

Disney Cruise Line coming to Europe

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Disney will be sailing into new territory in 2007. The company announced today that Disney Cruise Lines will sail to Italy, France and Spain from May to August 2007 as part of a larger strategy to ‘chart new waters’. More »

March 22nd 2006 | 5:52 pm CET | No Comments »

55 years of Junior Woodchucksexternal link

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, Events

Lustiges Taschenbuch Enten-Edition #15It was in February 1951 that Carl Barks’ first story with Huey, Duey and Louie as Junior Woodchucks appeared in a story in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #125 titled Test at Frostbite Pass.

Ehapa Verlag in Germany celebrates the anniversary with a special edition Junior Woodchucks anniversary of Lustiges Taschenbuch Enten-Edition

February 19th 2006 | 8:03 pm CET | No Comments »

Mickey Mouse Camp in Germany

Posted by Arthur in Europe, Publishers

This summer German publisher of Micky Maus Magazin, Ehapa Verlag, and travel agency RUF Jugendreisen are organising a Micky Maus Camp for 8-to-12-year-old Junior Woodchucks-wannabees in Walsrode, Germany. More »

February 11th 2006 | 9:51 am CET | 5 Comments »

New FIFA World Cup 2006 comic in Germany

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Tooor! magazine coverEhapa in Germany launched a new magazine in January: Tooor!. It focuses around the FIFA World Cup 2006, which starts in Germany on 9 June.

The 70-page magazine is targeted at 8 to 14-year old Disney and football fans. It has many soccer-related editorials, including player portraits, highlights of the World Cup, tips from football professionals, and much more. More »

February 3rd 2006 | 4:39 pm CET | No Comments »

New ‘Carl Barks Street’ in the Netherlands

Posted by Arthur in Artists, Europe

A new street in a residential area of the city of Almere in the Netherlands has been named after the legendary Donald Duck comic book artist Carl Barks. More »

February 3rd 2006 | 4:14 pm CET | No Comments »
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