Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Nine Old Man is coming out



Just received this wonderful book from the Walt Disney Family Museum.  Full review coming soon.  But from what i read so far, it is AMAZING!

Produced in conjunction with The Walt Disney Family Museum's 2018 exhibition of the same name, Walt Disney's Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation features an array of fascinating artwork and family mementos from each of these accomplished gentlemen, such as sketchbooks, caricatures, and snapshots as well as original art from the classic films Pinocchio (1940), Bambi (1942), Peter Pan (1953), Lady and the Tramp (1955), and Sleeping Beauty (1959).

Coming October 16th, 2018

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Has it been pushed back again?



Apparently, the long awaited book by Chuck Snyder might be delayed.  It is still on pre order on Amazon, but the Disney site states taht it will be available august 19th, 2019.  In time for D23.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Volume 10 will be out in october!


Fantagraphics announced that vol 10 of the Don Rosa serie will be out on october 16th, 2018.

In this volume, we will discover that the medieval Knights Templar were a monastic army with a super-rich treasury—and their official treasurers were the Clan McDuck! Now Scrooge is off to his family castle in Scotland to see if an impossible stash is hidden there... but why is his feisty sister, Matilda, out to stop him? Find out in Fantagraphics’ tenth and final volume of Duck adventures by Don Rosa!

And the title story, “The Old Castle’s Other Secret,” is just one of this volume’s legendary tales! In “The Dream of a Lifetime,” Donald and the Beagle Boys take a trip through Scrooge’s subconscious mind, while in “The Prisoner of White Agony Creek,” Scrooge and Glittering Goldie have the ultimate showdown! Presented with brilliant color and a treasure trove of Rosa’s cover art and behind-the-scenes factoids, these Duckburg epics are back in a definitive, comprehensive edition for posterity—at a bargain price worthy of Scrooge himself!


Saturday, September 15, 2018

The entire work from the Italian Master!



After Carl Banks, Flyod Gottefredson and Don Rosa, GlĂ©nat in France present their newest series dedicated to  one of the most famous Disney illustrator, the italian master Tomano Scarpa.

At a rate of three books a year, this french series is definitly worth collecting. The serie started in october 2017.  Volume 4 will be available in october 24, 2018



Release date announced!


Wonderful news this morning, the new book by Todd James Pierce will be available January 15, 2019.  

Here is the complete description of the book:

Besides Walt Disney, no one seemed more key to the development of animation at the Disney Studios than Ward Kimball (1914-2002). Kimball was Disney's friend and confidant.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A book about Kem Weber



Novermber 13th can't arrive fast enough to read this new book from Dave Bossert!

Kem Weber (1889—1960), a well-known mid-century architect, was part of the distinctive West Coast modernism movement that helped shaped the relaxed California lifestyle. He influenced California style during the mid-twentieth century with buildings architecture, interior designs and furniture, including his famed Air Line chair, which is part of many museum furniture collections. As chief designer for the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank in 1939, Kem Weber also designed the specialized animation furniture that went into the then new studio complex. The Disney animation furniture, which has been lauded in recent years, was designed for specific animation disciplines with input from the artists that would be using it. It was all part of Walt Disney’s desire to create an efficient utopian campus for animated film production. This book is a comprehensive overview of the Kem Weber designed Disney animation furniture that takes the reader on a journey from concept sketches and photos to interviews with legendary artists. David A. Bossert celebrates and details the form and function of this unique mid-century furniture and the impact it had on the Disney animation process over the decades.

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