Comics

  • The Original Mickey, Volume One
    The Original Mickey, Volume One

    According to an article recently posted by the Christian Science Monitor, Mickey Mouse is about to have a “new” series released about his life as an action hero. This series is a comic strip, started in the 1930’s, that depicts Mickey’s mischievous on-screen nature in a method that Disney had…

  • Mickey Mouse takes on the Nazis
    Mickey Mouse takes on the Nazis

    I think a lot of people, myself included, forget that Mickey Mouse was once as big a comic book and cartoon strip star as he was a silver screen celebrity. Check out these 1940s era comics Where Mickey Mouse became a Nazi fighter. http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2011/01/07/comic-book-legends-revealed-294/ Speaking of comics, I’m looking for…

  • Whither Disney Comics?
    Whither Disney Comics?

    Jeff Pepper has a great piece up this week. He looks at the state of Disney Comics (not Marvel comics) and what went wrong: The younger generation of today has largely abandoned the medium.  Let me clarify just slightly–the younger generation defined primarily as kids aged 6-16; the medium being…

  • Princess Superheroes
    Princess Superheroes

    Brodie is a illustrator, comedy writer, and Disney fan. He runs the excellent tribute site WorldFamousJungleCruise.com. Brodie has decided to take on Disney’s Princess divas and re-imagine them as superheroes drawing inspiration from super-fashions of around the same time their animated movies came out. The result, excellent covers like these:…

  • Marvel Acquisition Official
    Marvel Acquisition Official

    Disney fans, pull on your Spidey Underoos. The following release from Marvel announced that the deal for the Walt Disney Company to purchase Marvel Entertainment is now complete. Deal expected to strengthen Disney’s position as a leading global provider of high-quality branded entertainment and build long-term shareholder value. Advancing its…

  • A Foolish view on Marvel and Disney
    A Foolish view on Marvel and Disney

    The Moteley Fool‘s Ric Munarriz has a look at how Disney can spin some gold from its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. First, understand that the big Marvel names are all spoken for with long term contracts. So Disney won’t be able to get its hands on Spiderman or Iron Man…

  • Comic moves by Disney
    Comic moves by Disney

    Two interesting Comic book stories about Disney in the news today. In an article that mostly rehashes previous coverage the AP writes about Disney’s acquisition of the Marvel brand of comics and how any value opportunities will have to come from the marginal characters. Of course, taking lesser known characters…

Posts navigation