maandag 15 december 2014
Just putting up a little notice to say that my computer in momentarily back at the shop being repaired, and by the time I get it back I'll be "busy" with a vacation, followed by Christmas. So there will be no updates on the blog for a while. But don't worry, I've got a little project in mind that I'm currently making preparations for, so check back on January the first for an exiting announcement!
maandag 1 december 2014
Disney and comics. Americans might not have thought the two had much to do with each other, at least not until Disney bought Marvel a couple of years back. Sure, they still produce a few kids comics, but they haven't been a big comic publisher since the 50's, right? Well, that might be true for America, but across the pond...
Over in Europe, Disney comics are still going strong. They are the biggest comic publisher in
, and the weekly Donald Duck
magazine is a well-known institution in the Italy . I'm not sure why, but Disney
comics just seem to click more with Europeans. Keno Don Rosa, the man we'll be
talking about today, might be an American, but his comics sell best in Netherlands Scandinavia. And he's a bonafide celebrity in . Meanwhile back in Finland , according to the man himself, his
own neighbours don't even know what he does for a living. America
|Though surely they'll figure it out if they ever visit his house...|