Disney Comics IDW July 2017 Solicitations

Hello Mouseketeers

July will be an exciting month for Disney fans as two new series join the ever growing list of IDW published Disney comics, first up is Duck Tales, based on the upcoming animated series which will feature stunning artwork from the artists at Disney Italia. Next up is a graphic novel based on the Tangled animated series featuring several new stories.

In terms of returning classics, Scrooge is once again after the treasure map bug but danger is looming nearby as the villainous Beagle Boys might have the lead this time around in Uncle Scrooge #28. Donald is once again involved in some TNT shenanigans in the next larger than usual issue of Walt Disney Comics and Stories. In terms of trades, we have the Darkenblot epic saga in one collection.

Finally, its Christmas in July as the rare Disney Christmas newspaper strip finally gets a long awaited release in September’s Walt Disney Christmas Classics. If you can’t wait, one of its stories is included in the Disney Princess Comics Collection from Joe Books for a little sneak peek.

Happy Comics Hunting

-Mat

 

SINGLE ISSUES 

Uncle Scrooge #28
Romano Scarpa, Thad Komorowski (w) • Romano Scarpa (a) • John Loter (c)
“The Bodacious Butterfly Trail,” Part 2 of 2! A centuries-old bug with a built-in treasure map is leading Scrooge McDuck to fortunes untold—but now the terrible Beagle Boys might be one step ahead!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #739
Lars Jensen, David Gerstein (w) • Flemming Andersen, Daan Jippes (a) • Massimo Fecchi (c)
“Nest of the Demonbirds!” By popular demand, Donald Duck is yanked back into the Tamers of Nonhuman Threats—just in time for a hideous (and slightly hilarious) battle with feathered, ferocious freaks of nature!
FC • 48 pages • $5.99

DuckTales #0
Joe Caramagna (w) • Gianfranco Florio, Paolo Campinoti, Andrea Greppi, Roberta Zanotta (a) • Marco Ghiglione (c)
DuckTales (woo-hoo) returns! Featuring beloved characters like Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck, and Huey, Dewey and Louie, this new #0 issue is the perfect jumping on point for fans old and new in anticipation of the brand-new series coming Summer 2017!
Experience the wackiest, quackiest hijinks in two brand-new (Duck) Tales!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TRADES AND HARDCOVERS

Mickey Mouse: Darkenblot
Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Jonathan Gray, Lorenzo Pastrovicchio (w & a) • Lorenzo Pastrovicchio (c)
The future is now! The high-tech city of Avantgarde has a cutting-edge robot police force–but it’s just become the Phantom Blot’s deadly private army! Can Mickey brave high-tech horrors to stop his old foe? Or will Avantgarde decide Mickey is part of the problem? Omigosh!
Collects IDW’s Mickey Mouse issues #16–18.
TPB • FC • $12.99 • 124 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-932-5
Advance solicited for August release!
“These stories are great at showcasing characters we don’t see much of in America.” —Bleeding Cool

Walt Disney’s Christmas Classics
Frank Reilly (w) • Floyd Gottfredson; Manuel Gonzales; Floyd Norman; John Ushler (a) • Various (c)
A delightful book for Disney fans of all ages. The Disney Christmas newspaper strip debuted in 1960 with “Peter Pan’s Christmas Story,” in which Captain Hook tries to sabotage Christmas. It was such a success that new stories were created yearly, each self-contained, each featuring characters from another animated movie, and each leading up to Christmas Eve and Santa off to deliver his presents. The “Disney-villain-wants-to-spoil-Christmas” plot was exploited with inventive variations each year. Stories include “Cruella’s Very Furry Christmas,” “Snow White’s Christmas Surprise,” “Dumbo and the Christmas Mystery,” “Cinderella’s Christmas Party,” “The Three Little Pigs’ Christmas Story,” and many more. All 28 special holiday stories are collected in a book for the first time.
HC • FC • $39.99 • 228 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-006-2
Advance solicited for September release!
A new perennial classic! Disney holiday newspaper strips to enjoy every year!

Tangled: The Series: Adventure is Calling
Scott Peterson & Various (w) • Ivan Sharvin, Ludmila Steblianko, Aleaya Baarsukova & Various (a) • Diogo Saito (c)
Heed the call for adventure, with all your favorites from Disney’s hit animated show! Gorgeously illustrated stories starring Rapunzel, still finding her way in the kingdom of Corona, with Eugene at her side! But will she be able to be a princess, make her family happy, and ALSO follow her adventurous heart?
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 72 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-198-4
Featuring original stories, plus one adaptation of the hit television show!
Tangled: The Series airing regularly on the Disney Channel, with Mandy Moore as Rapunzel and Zachary Levi as Eugene—the same cast as the feature film!
Advance solicited for August release!

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