Archive for February, 2006

Free Comic Book Day 2006external link

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Publishers

This year’s contribution from Gemstone Publishing to Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May 6th 2006 will be this issue of Donald Duck.

It will feature three classic reprints by some of the most respected modern creators in the business: Don Rosa’s Metaphorically Spanking, Pat and Shelly Block’s Queen of the Ant Farm, and William Van Horn’s Their Loaded Forebear. A Carl Barks cover wraps the book. Read more in Scoop.

February 4th 2006 | 3:39 pm CET | 1 Comment »

Pirates of the Caribbean gets movie make-over

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks

Disney announced that it will be updating its classic theme park adventure Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland and Walt Disney World with scenes and characters from the movie trilogy that was inspired by the ride. More »

February 3rd 2006 | 9:50 pm CET | No 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 »

Uproar at closed gates of HK Disneylandexternal link

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks

When Hong Kong Disneyland was filled to capacity by 11:30am today, an angry mob of parents tried to force their way into the park after the gates were closed. Furious crowds pushed and grabbed on to fences. Some lifted their children over the fences into the park and others climbed over themselves.

February 3rd 2006 | 8:26 am CET | No Comments »
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