Archive for August, 2008

Stan Lee and Disney working on online comic book ‘Time Jumper’

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Websites

Time Jumper by Stan LeeHere’s some exciting Disney comics news: Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Iron Man, is teaming up with Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment to produce a revolutionary new concept in comic book format: Time Jumper. According to the press release: “Time Jumper will become the industry’s most ambitious digital comic book series ever designed to release on multiple platforms.”

Disney also announced an extension of the deal with Stan Lee’s POW Entertainment Inc. that covers all forms of media from movies and television, to publishing, games, the internet and mobile-web.

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August 7th 2008 | 5:45 am CET | No Comments »

Floyd Gottfredson paintings

Posted by Arthur in Artists

Floyd Gottfredson paintingComicrazys has a wonderful collection of paintings by Floyd Gottfredson up on their website. Between 1978 and 1983 the legendary cartoonist made a total of 24 paintings commissioned by collector Malcolm Willits.

Each of the 24 paintings is based on a storyline from one of Gottfredson’s popular comic strips. He wrote and drew hundreds of newspaper strips starring Mickey Mouse and the gang from 1930 up to his retirement in 1975. His work had been printed in newspapers, magazines and comic books around the world, but as a Disney employee he was never allowed to sign it. Gottfredson’s identity was finally revealed in the mid-1960s by fan Malcolm Willits. Subsequently, reprints of his Mickey Mouse strips in the 1970s gave him credit.

August 1st 2008 | 6:34 pm CET | No Comments »
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