comics

  • Disney Delivers Fun to Fans at 2011 Comic-Con
    Disney Delivers Fun to Fans at 2011 Comic-Con

    LaughingPlace.com has a pictorial look at Disney’s presence at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con. This is the first year where Disney’s acquisition of Marvel really had an impact. There was the expected comic-book tie-ins and Marvel influence. Disney’s ABC Network and Disney Channel also took advantage of the show to…

  • 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…

  • An Eye on Marvel
    An Eye on Marvel

    Both eyes if I can spare them. Well, things are beginning to slot into place for the growing relationship between Marvel and Disney that began in 2009. The movie contracts are beginning to play out with the end result building strong new franchises for the mouse house. Disney cable has…

  • 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…

  • No Ordinary Family – Episode 1 Recap
    No Ordinary Family – Episode 1 Recap

    Ed Note: Please welcome back Mark Baker who will be recapping No Ordinary Family on ABC the season (or as long as it lasts)…. When the new falls shows were being announced, the first one that caught my attention was ABC’s No Ordinary Family. While I don’t read comic books,…

  • 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:…

  • Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel
    Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel

    When the Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment, they acquired a lot more more than just the 5,000 characters in Marvel’s stable, they also found a slate of lawsuits hiding under that¬† rock. Not only will Disney likely end up suing some of the other studios who have the movie…

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