Two new Disney comic titles in India

Posted on April 17th 2009 in India, New Titles

New Indian Mickey Mouse magazine by Diamond ComicsDisney Publishing Worldwide has announced a licensing agreement with Indian publisher Junior Diamond to publish Disney comic books in India. Two new titles are scheduled to launch this month: Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse will each be available in English and Hindi and the publisher is planning additional versions in regional languages for the south India market. The 32-page monthly comic books, which will sell for Rs. 25 (approximately US$ 0.50) will each have a printrun of 50,000 copies.

This is not the first attempt of Disney comics in India. In 1996 Egmont India launched several titles, including a 36-page monthly Mickey Mouse comic.

Source: Business Standard


Apr 17, 2009
1:17 pm
#1 Amy wrote:

Sounds like a good reason to visit India, yes?

Apr 18, 2009
2:52 am
#2 Art wrote:

Sounds like a ridiculous reason for Diamond to not be able to publish Disney comics in the USA. Wow.

Apr 18, 2009
6:54 am
#3 Arthur wrote:

@Art: I don’t think that Diamond Comics ( in India is the same company as Diamond Comic Distributors ( in the USA.

Apr 20, 2009
1:27 pm
#4 Roger North wrote:

Maybe if Gemstone goes back to publishing their Disney Comics they can bring back Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse along side Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories, and Uncle Scrooge.

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