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 »

Disney studios get twenty Oscar nominations

Posted by Arthur in Disney movies & television

CarsDisney/Pixar’s Cars was nominated for two oscars today, in the categories best animated feature film and original song for Randy Newman’s “Our Town”. Two of Disney’s animated shorts were also nominated: Pixar’s ‘Lifted’ and Roger Allers’ The Little Matchgirl (view on YouTube). More »

January 23rd 2007 | 6:22 pm CET | No Comments »

The incredible INDUCKS database

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Websites

If you’re a fan of Disney comics you must know about the INDUCKS project, a worldwide database aiming to index all Disney comics ever printed in the world. Since 1994, dozens of fans around the world have been recording information about the thousands of original Disney comic stories that appear in comics, magazines and newspapers around the world, such as who wrote it, who drew it, which characters appear in it. You can search through the (figures of today) 118,291 stories and 66,911 issues at http://coa.inducks.org. More »

January 23rd 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

Mickey Mouse and Blotman in Blotman Returns

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Disney comics

By popular demand, fan favorite writers Pat and Carol McGreal reteam with artist Joaquin Sanchez for another alternate universe Disney adventure! Once again Mickey Mouse battles alongside Blotman – the otherworldly superhero equivalent of Mouseton’s evil Phantom Blot! Goofy, too, gets wrapped up in things when his own otherworldly double, billionaire Goofus D. Dawg, is imperiled by the evil Doctor Stat! Mickey Mouse and Blotman: Blotman Returns from Gemstone Publishing is available for $5.99.

January 22nd 2007 | 3:13 am CET | No Comments »

New Disney.com to launch this month

Posted by Arthur in Disney products

A new version of the official Disney.com website will be launched later this month. The broadband centerpiece, called Disney XD, will feature both free and premium Disney video and games. Users will be able to share videos, chat with friends in a social networking environment, listen to music, create playlists and play games.

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January 21st 2007 | 11:59 am CET | No Comments »

Duck Out, new soccer magazine in the Netherlands

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Duck OutDuck Out, een vrolijk voetbalblad (‘a happy soccer magazine’), was launched in the Netherlands this week. The 52-page magazine features comic stories and editorials about soccer, such as games, player profiles, posters and contests. The first issue, which sells for €2.99, has 32 pages of comics. More »

January 20th 2007 | 3:27 pm CET | No Comments »

New ‘articulated faces’ debut at Walt Disney World

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks

New character heads with blinking eyes and movable mouths have debuted at the “Dream Along with Mickey” show at the Magic Kingdom Castle this week. The eyes and mouth are moved by the puppeteer’s hand motions, which control the mechanics inside the rubber head. Check out this video of the new Mickey, Daisy, Goofy and Donald in action. More »

January 19th 2007 | 12:34 pm CET | No 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 »

Ehapa Verlag revives 1970s Goofy history stories

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Ehapa Verlag in Germany launched a new series of hardcover books this month reprinting the Goofy history stories that were produced by the Jaime Diaz Studios in the late 1970s. These stories feature Goofy as a famous historical person. Each book prints five of these long 44-page stories. More »

December 29th 2006 | 10:52 pm CET | 3 Comments »
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