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New Disney.com launched!

Posted by Arthur in Disney products, Events

Disney has just launched its new Disney.com. It was supposed to go live in January, but it is here today. There is a lot of videos, TV shows, games and music to explore. The revamped website allows users to share content, create playlists and simultaneously play games and engage with friends within a virtual world of Disney characters. The site is very heavy on your bandwidth and requires Flash 9. Be aware that the site may not work immediately when you view it from outside the United States (for me it redirected to Disneyinternational.com at first, but after several tries I got through). So go check it out and have fun! More »

February 6th 2007 | 6:59 pm CET | 1 Comment »

Celebrating 60 years of Scrooge McDuck with 12 posters by Don Rosa

Posted by Arthur in Artists, Events

Don Rosa's February Uncle Scrooge poster, thumbnailThis year is Uncle Scrooge’s 60th anniversary (he first appeared in 1947’s comic story ‘Christmas on Bear Mountain’ by Carl Barks), and for this occasion American Disney comic artist Don Rosa is creating twelve beautiful posters for the Egmont company in Denmark. Egmont publishes Disney comics and magazines in many countries around the world, and the posters will be featured in their magazines. In Germany the first one has come out in the January issue of Donald Duck Sonderheft. More »

January 24th 2007 | 6:52 pm CET | 4 Comments »

Happy 70th birthday to Daisy

Posted by Arthur in Events

9 January 1937 saw the premiere of Don Donald, Donald Duck’s first headliner cartoon and introducing Donna Duck for the first time as Donald’s girlfriend. Donna Duck served as a precursor for Daisy in both animation and comics. On paper, she first appeared in a one-page illustration titled “Don Donald” and published in Good Housekeeping #3701 (January, 1937). More »

January 9th 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Happy New Year from DCW

Posted by Arthur in Events

I wish everyone a magical 2007 full of Disney comics fun. 2006 had many anniversaries: the Money Bin’s 55th, Pluto’s 75th, Winnie the Pooh’s 80th, German Micky Maus Magazin’s 55th and Junior Woodchucks’ 55th. John Frost at The Disney Blog has a nice list of the 10 biggest Disney moments in 2006; it was the year that Disney bought Pixar, Pirates Of The Caribbean 2 had a record breaking opening day and Expedition Everest opened at Walt Disney World.

January 1st 2007 | 12:34 am CET | No Comments »

The Duckburg Money Bin, a monetary monument for 55 years

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Events

Money BinThere is no building on the Duckburg skyline as recognizable as Scrooge McDuck’s money bin, a twelve storey building first introduced in the Uncle Scrooge comic stories by Carl Barks in 1951. Behind dozens of booby traps and a strong safe door, the richest duck in the world (listed third on The Forbes Fictional 15 list this year) holds here a sea of money, a total of three cubic acres, in which the old miser likes to dive like a dolphin and burrow through like a gopher. More »

December 8th 2006 | 2:08 am CET | No Comments »

Brazil celebrates 75 years of Pluto with special edition

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Disney comics, Events

Disney Aventuras, BrazilBrazil’s publisher of Disney comics, Editorial Abril, celebrates the 75th anniversary of Mickey’s dog Pluto with a special edition of Aventuras Disney. The magazine is dedicated to the character and contains “Pluto the Pup”, the first Pluto comic story from 1931 by Floyd Gottfredson. More »

December 6th 2006 | 9:18 am CET | No Comments »

Winnie the Pooh turns 80 today

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Events

The first book of Winnie the Pooh, by writer Alan Alexander Milne, came out in England on 14 October 1926, which makes the bear 80-years-old today. Winnie the Pooh soon became popular with children and adults alike, and when Walt Disney acquired the rights to the Pooh universe in 1961, the adventures of the chubby little bear were captured forever on film. More »

October 14th 2006 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Rembrandt’s Nightwatch in Duckburg

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Events

This year’s 400th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn is celebrated with exhibits and special events throughout Amsterdam, Leiden, and of course Duckburg! Last week’s issue of Dutch Donald Duck Weekly was centered around the Dutch painter, with its own version of one of Rembrandt’s most famous works, The Nightwatch. More »

May 29th 2006 | 8:44 am CET | 3 Comments »

Pixar exhibit in London

Posted by Arthur in Disney movies & television, Events

This Saturday the Science Museum in London sees the opening of Pixar: 20 years of animation, with hundreds of artworks, models and digital paintings from the Pixar studios, as well as two amazing audiovisual experiences unique to the exhibition, which will run from 1 April to 10 June 2006. More »

March 30th 2006 | 9:37 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 »
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