illustrated cover of Walt Disney Comics book

Seven Decades of Disney Comic Delights

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories, one of the best-selling and longest-running comic books in history, celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Disney expert Jim Fanning pages through its colorful story.

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Scrooge McDuck and Money is Released

The character of money scavenger Scrooge McDuck was originally created by Carl Barks in a 1947 comic book story, but Scrooge didn’t make his theatrical debut until two decades later on this day in 1967 with the theatrical release of Scrooge McDuck and Money. When Scrooge appeared later in Mickey’s Christmas Carol and the television …

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Le Journal de Mickey

First Issue of Le Journal de Mickey Published in France

Bonjour! On this day, 21 Octobre in 1934, a magazine dedicated to Mickey (pronounced Me-KAY), the world’s most famous “souris,” was first published in France. To this day, every Mercredi—that’s Wednesday in English—readers look forward to the newest issue of Le Journal de Mickey. With paper shortages and other limited resources due to World War …

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