D23 2017 highlights

D23’s 2017 Year in Review

By D23 Team

It’s been an exciting year to be a Disney fan, and an even more awesome year to be a D23 Member! Take a look at a few 2017 D23 highlights below––we’ll see you in the new year with even more magic!

January: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men
After taking D23 Gold Members behind the desk of Walt Disney in 2016, the 2017 D23 Gold Member gift…

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Disney Afternoon quiz

Which Disney Afternoon Character Are You?

By D23 Team

Anyone who grew up waiting for their favorite Disney Afternoon show to air on TV has probably had a dream or two of becoming one of those cartoon heroes themselves. It’s why shows like DuckTales, Goof Troop, and Darkwing Duck are so well-loved: We can’t help but admire the brave, clever, and oh-so-silly characters who gave us new adventures to enjoy…

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Disney Afternoon

This Disney Afternoon Art Gallery Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

By D23 Team

The best part about coming home from school was turning on your television and seeing your favorite Disney characters embark on another amazing adventure in the Disney Afternoon programming block. Whether your destination was Duckburg, St. Canard, Spoonerville, Cape Suzette, or the dark rooftops of New York City, you knew you were going to be in for a…

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News Briefs - Coco, D23 Expo Japan, Star Wars Rebels

Coco, Star Wars, and Chip ‘n’ Dale—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Meet Miguel and Dante in Disney•Pixar’s Coco, and get a glimpse at construction for Disney Parks’ new Star Wars-themed lands… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Colorful Coco Teaser Trailer Debuts

Disney•Pixar’s next animated film, Coco, doesn’t debut ‘til later this fall……

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Disney Afternoon Collection

Relive Your Childhood with Capcom’s The Disney Afternoon Collection

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Video game publisher Capcom just announced The Disney Afternoon Collection, a compilation of six games featuring classic characters from your favorite ’80s and ’90s cartoon shows! The games are fully restored and in 1080p HD. The Disney Afternoon Collection will be available for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Windows PC on April 18,…

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Darkwing Duck villains

We’re Getting Dangerous with Darkwing Duck Villains

By Beth Deitchman

On April 6, 1991, mild-mannered every-duck Drake Mallard donned his hat, mask, and cape for the first time and assumed an alter ego—the “daring duck of mystery,” Darkwing Duck. We can’t believe that the series that bears his name, Darkwing Duck, made its Disney Channel debut 25 years ago today.

Throughout the series’ 91 episodes,…

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still from DuckTales cartoon episode featuring Scrooge McDuck with Huey Louie Dewey reading a treasure map as they charge into a cave together while a helicopter swoops past outside

Woo-Hoo! A New DuckTales is Coming to Disney XD in 2017!

Dateline: Duckburg. Oh, how happy it makes us to say that!

Whether you grew up on the Disney Afternoon, or you’re just a fan of iconic Disney animation, we think you’ll be excited to learn that an all-new DuckTales, an animated comedy series based on the Emmy® Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, has been ordered for launch in 2017 on Disney…

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Darkwing Duck Thunder Quack

Epic Darkwing Duck Concept Art

Dreamed up in the minds of the animators at Disney Television Animation and brought to life on television, the city of St. Canard was filled with dark corners, fast cars, and lots and lots of bad guys. We recently came across some of the original concept art for the television series and just had to share with you. The concept art shows the beginnings of some of the…

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Sketch of TaleSpin Characters

Oh-ee-yeah! Oh-ee-yoh! – TaleSpin Art

Hey Disney Afternoon fans! Boy do we have a treat for you. D23 uncovered the mother lode of TaleSpin concept, line, title card, and background art in the Disney Television Animation archives. Enjoy the beautiful depiction of an artist’s imagining of the cockpit of the Sea Duck and the cold interior of Shere Kahn’s office. Those and the beautiful line art of our…

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