Round soccer ball-shaped comic book released in Germany

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Lustiges Taschenbuch ExtraThis month Ehapa released a a special edition of their popular Lustiges Taschenbuch pocket series: a round-shaped 353-page comic book titled Lustiges Taschenbuch Extra Fussball-Fieber! The book is shaped like a soccer ball, for the World Cup Soccer in Germany this year. More »

May 13th 2006 | 8:28 pm CET | No Comments »

Swedish 1948 Kalle Anka sells for US$ 4,000

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On Saturday, the first edition of the Swedish Kalle Anka (“Donald Duck”) magazine was sold for SEK 30,000 (or approximately US$ 4,000) at an auction in Göteborg. More »

May 10th 2006 | 7:33 pm CET | No Comments »

Disney-style Sudoku Magazine in France: Picsoudoku

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PicsoudukoThis month saw the release of a new title in France, filled with 182 sudoku puzzles and 16 meters of comics: Picsoudoku, a special edition of the popular monthly Picsou Magazine.

The sudoku puzzles come in all shapes and sizes, and the magazine also includes some alternative sudoku puzzles. The comic stories run in one row of panels along the bottom of each page. More »

April 21st 2006 | 2:29 pm CET | No Comments »

Voting for Disney comic stories added to I.N.D.U.C.K.S.

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A new feature was added to the completest database of Disney comic stories in the world: I.N.D.U.C.K.S.. For each of the 170,000+ stories in the database you can now cast your vote of 1 to 10. You can already view a top 100 of stories, similar to the top 100 of titles, here at Disney Comics Worldwide. More »

April 19th 2006 | 5:35 pm CET | 1 Comment »

New park rumor: Disneyland in Spain?

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This weekend, the Sunday Times reported that Disney is talking with Spanish officials about building on farmland near the Spanish town of Manilva, on the Costa del Sol, a popular tourist area. Disney said it was investigating various possibilities, from a summer camp for children, to a full-scale theme park. More »

April 17th 2006 | 6:25 pm CET | 14 Comments »

Coming from Gemstone Publishing in the United States in May

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Here is a line up of the May 2006 Disney comics from Gemstone Publishing in the United States, featuring a new trade paperback: Carl Barks’ Greatest DuckTales Stories Volume 1. More »

April 17th 2006 | 12:48 am CET | No Comments »

Coming from Sanoma Uitgevers in the Netherlands in April and May

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Here is a list of the albums and pockets from Sanoma Uitgevers that will be released in April and May 2006 in the Netherlands. More »

April 15th 2006 | 8:28 pm CET | No Comments »

Carl Barks’ Greatest DuckTales Stories, coming this summer from Gemstone

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Carl Barks' Greatest DuckTales StoriesFollowing the DVD release of Disney’s DuckTales television series, Gemstone Publishing in the United States is releasing two special trade paperbacks titled Carl Barks’ Greatest DuckTales Stories.

The two 144-page books collect the vintage Carl Barks Uncle Scrooge adventures that were adapted to animation for DuckTales. More »

April 14th 2006 | 7:00 pm CET | No Comments »

Dutch publisher Sanoma to ramp up pocket book production

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Due to the tremendous success of the 256-page Donald Duck Pocket and 512-page Donald Duck Dubbel Pocket, Dutch publisher Sanoma Uitgevers has decided to increase the number of books published each year.

Until now, Sanoma published 8 issues of the regular pockets, and 2 issues of the double-sized pockets per year. These numbers will soon be increased to 12 and 4 respectively, bringing the total to 16 pocket books per year, encompassing over 5,000 comic book pages! More »

April 13th 2006 | 6:30 pm CET | No Comments »

Sanoma brings Super Donald back to the Netherlands

Posted by Arthur in Disney comics, Europe, New Titles

Sanoma Uitgevers in the Netherlands will revive the popular Italian PK stories this year, with a new series titled Super Duck starting later this month. A second issue of Super Duck featuring Donald Duck as a superhero is scheduled for October. The publisher had originally introduced PK in the Netherlands in 1997, with Duck Power, but that series was cancelled from poor sales after just two issues. More »

April 11th 2006 | 6:53 pm CET | No Comments »
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