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Amazing Stories from Burny Mattinson and Mark Henn about Mickey’s Christmas Carol

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This holiday season, we’ve been celebrating 35 years of Mickey’s Christmas Carol throughout all of D23 Days of Christmas. As a special merry celebration of this milestone anniversary, we asked director and Disney Legend Burny Mattinson and legendary Walt Disney Animation animator Mark Henn to share some favorite memories from the creation of…

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The Winter Issue of Disney twenty-three Is Practically Perfect in Every Way

If you can’t wait until December, when the world’s most beloved nanny will fly back into our lives, we have just the spoonful of sugar you need: an early look at Mary Poppins Returns in our winter issue of Disney twenty-three, the quarterly publication exclusive to D23 Gold Members. While visiting the London set of the Rob Marshall-helmed movie musical, we spoke…

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Mark Henn and his Mickey portrait

You Need to See Mark Henn Create His Amazing Mickey Portrait

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Walt Disney Animation Studios animator Mark Henn created this year’s stunning birthday portrait of Mickey Mouse. We share a stunning time-lapse of the portrait’s entire progression from sketch to finished painting, and hear from Henn about what inspired the portrait design. He researched everything from past…

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Disney twenty-three Fall 2018 issue cover

Heartfelt Celebrity Tributes for Mickey and Minnie’s 90th and More in the Latest Issue of Disney twenty-three

By D23 Team

Since his debut on November 18, 1928, Mickey Mouse has been bringing the world joy through his adventures in movies, animated shorts, video games, theme parks, and more. There’s no better tribute to the mouse that started it all than a star-studded celebratory issue of Disney twenty-three, coming to D23 Gold Members this August.

The celebration…

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Mickey Mouse Comic Con recap

D23 Brings 90 Years of Mickey to San Diego Comic-Con!

By Justin Arthur

Yesterday, D23 made its San Diego Comic-Con panel debut with Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the world’s favorite mouse, with plenty of surprises!

Michael Vargo, head of D23, welcomed a packed room of fans—many of them D23 Members—a sea of mouse ears,…

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Mickey Mouse Portrait "Spreading Happiness around the World"

The Brand-New Mickey Mouse Portrait Brings Happiness to Everyone

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We made our debut at San Diego Comic-Con today, and it’s only appropriate that our very first panel would honor the mouse that started it all. Fans who gathered in Room 6A came to celebrate Mickey Mouse himself, but also to witness the unveiling of a brand-new work of art: Mickey’s new birthday portrait! Titled “Spreading Happiness Around…

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2017 Member Gift

Drawing from the Masters | D23 2017 Gold Member Gift: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men

In this final installment of the Nine Old Men video series, discover how Walt’s legendary artists inspired a new generation of animators to lead Disney filmmaking into the future. Join directors Pete Docter, John Musker, Ron Clements, and Chris Buck; animators Mark Henn and Dale Baer; and Disney Legends Burny Mattinson and Andreas Deja as they recall memories about…

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