CLASSICS ARE BACK AT BOOM!
70TH ANNIVERSARY OF
WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES
WITH CLASSIC STORIES
BY PAST MASTERS BEGINNING IN
COMICS AND STORIES #715 &
MICKEY MOUSE #304
Barks, Rosa, Gottfredson, Van Horn, Jippes, Scarpa, and many more
Some stories not reprinted in almost 50 years!
Classic stories to continue in both titles thereafter
November 1, 2010 – Los Angeles, CA – In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories, “Classics are back at BOOM!” Beginning in January, WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES #715 and MICKEY MOUSE #304 will feature some of the greatest Disney comic book stories ever told, including some that have not seen print in almost 50 years. The new initiative is the latest stage of “BOOM Kids! 2.0″ which was previously announced at the New York Comic Con.
Shipping as an oversized anniversary issue, WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES #715 features:
- Life Savers,” a Carl Barks-written story from 1969 newly illustrated by Dutch master Daan Jippes in the Barks style and starring the Junior Woodchucks – published for the first time in the U.S.!
- Writer Ruud Straatman and American master artist Don Rosa’s Daisy Duck story “Forget Me Not” from 1989.
- “70th Heaven!” by Dutch master artist Daan Jippes in its American publishing debut.
- A previously untitled Li’l Bad Wolf/Donald Duck tale by Gill Turner in its first appearance since 1950!
Bursting at the seams with 40 pages, WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES #715 ships with A and B covers by beloved classic Disney comics artists William Van Horn and Daan Jippes respectively.