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Disney Adventures was a children's entertainment and educational magazine published ten times per year by The Walt Disney Company. It should not be confused with the defunct Disney Magazine. The magazine also contained the latest news concerning the Disney Channel. Image File history File links Da_logo. ... Disney redirects here. ... The Disney Magazine was an official Disney magazine that ceased in April 2005. ...


On August 21, 2007, Disney announced that Disney Adventures would be discontinued with the last issue cover dated November 2007, which was the magazine's 17th "birthday".[1] The October 2007 edition contained a "Cool Christmas" subscription gift order form. Subscription readers were notified in January 2008 that their subscriptions will be transferred to Sports Illustrated for Kids on a 1 to 1 ratio. Disney expects to process subscription refunds in late February or March 2008. is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Andruw Jones on the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids. ...

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History

The magazine was first published in 1990 and featured a wide assortment of educational material, entertainment news, user contributions, and puzzle games. Regular features included a guide to television, movies, books, and music called “Ticket”, factoids about unusual yet actual things under the title “Weird Yet True”, and a sports guide that appeared during the late 1990s called “ESPN Action.”


In the early years of the magazine, the comics usually featured in the magazine were standard Disney-based comics such as DuckTales, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, TaleSpin, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Gargoyles, Bonkers, and various adaptations of Disney feature films. DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. ... Rescue Rangers redirects here. ... TaleSpin is a half-hour American animated television series spin-off of The Jungle Book that first aired as part of The Disney Afternoon. ... Darkwing Duck is an Emmy-nominated American animated television series produced by The Walt Disney Company that ran from 1991-1995 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon and Saturday mornings on ABC. It featured an eponymous superhero anthropomorphic duck with the alter ego of Drake Mallard (voiced... Pete laughing at Goofy. ... Gargoyles is an American fantasy superhero animated series created by Greg Weisman. ... For other uses of the term Bonkers, please see Bonkers (disambiguation). ...


As the magazine evolved, non-Disney material from artists such as Sergio Aragonés, Evan Dorkin, Matt Groening, William Van Horn and Jeff Smith began appearing with some regularity. In addition, well known comic book industry names such as Marv Wolfman and Heidi MacDonald worked as comics editor for the magazine at various times during the mid-to-late 1990s. Sergio self-portrait from Groo the Wanderer comic Issue #84 Sergio Aragonés Domenech (born 1937) is a cartoonist and writer probably best-known for his contributions to Mad Magazine. ... Evan Dorkin is an American comics artist. ... Matthew Abram Groening is an American cartoonist (Life in Hell) and the Emmy Award-winning creator of the animated series, The Simpsons and Futurama. ... William Van Horn (born February 15, 1939) has been a Disney comics artist since 1988. ... Jeff Smith is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the self-published comic book series Bone. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... Cover to Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, which was written by Wolfman. ...


Since 1998, Disney Adventures held the Annual Cool Pets Contest. The contest featured five of the "coolest" and most talented pets along with their owners.


In recent years, Disney Adventures included information on the Disney Channel and featured articles on current movies especially from Walt Disney Pictures. The magazine brings the features information on Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and features on music, movies, trends, science, travel, games, puzzles, heroes, explorers and real life adventures. For the Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel around the world. ... Old logo from 1985-2006 Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of the... Disney Parks Worldwide logo Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the division of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds and manages the companys theme parks and vacation resorts, as well as a variety of additional family-oriented leisure enterprises. ...


The Disney Adventures ceased publication ending with the November 2007 issue. For those with subscriptions, the Disney Adventures magazine is being replaced with Sports Illustrated Kids for the remainder of the subscription period. Some subscriptions have been proactively converted to Boys' Life magazine subscriptions, without any option for pro-rated refunds.

The September 2007 issue of Disney Adventures, which features the logo introduced in 2007 and the cast of High School Musical.
The September 2007 issue of Disney Adventures, which features the logo introduced in 2007 and the cast of High School Musical.

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Disney Adventures All-Stars

"Disney Adventures All-Stars" is a feature of the magazine that rewards the act of volunteering in your community. It is held once a year and all participants are awarded a prize, but after judging, one winner is selected to participate in a volunteer project with the hosts of that particular year. In 2007, the hosts were the cast of High School Musical. Past hosts included the cast of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and other Disney Channel stars. For other uses, see High School Musical (disambiguation). ... The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, is an American childrens television series that airs on the Disney Channel. ...


Comics

In the last few years of its existence, Disney Adventures expanded its publication to include an all comics magazine. Comic material regularly seen in these two publications included:

Over the course of publication, a wide variety of comics professionals contributed to Disney Adventures Comic Zone section. Frequent contributors included: Garry Black, Alt Baltazar, Eric Jones, Matt Feazell, Landry Walker, Rick Geary, Evan Dorkin, John Green, Bob Fingerman, Elizabeth Watsin and Jeff Smith. Kid Gravity is a comic that regularly appears in Disney Adventures Magizine. ... Trade paperback collecting the first four issues of the Little Gloomy comic series. ... This article is about Disneys 1994 film. ... For other uses, see Aladdin (disambiguation). ... The Incredibles is a 2004 American Academy Award winning computer-animated feature film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures, centering around a family of superheroes. ... This article is about the franchise. ... The Scarecrow is one of the many supervillains of Gotham City, home of Batman in the DC Comics series. ... This article relates to the theme-park attraction. ... The Last Laugh (Der Letzte Mann) is a 1924 silent film by German director F. W. Murnau and based on a Broadway play by Charles W. Goddard. ... Sir Eric Malcolm Jones, British intelligence officer Eric Jones (NASCAR driver) Eric Jones (Road Rules) Eric Jones (cartoonist and writer) Category: ... Matt Feazell is a Hamtramck, Michigan comics artist, primarily working in minicomics. ... Landry Walker (born September 1, 1971), is a writer living in El Sobrante, California. ... Rick Geary is an artist who is known primarily for his non-fiction comic book series, A Treasury of Victorian Murder. ... Evan Dorkin is an American comics artist. ... For others with the same name, see: John Green (disambiguation). ... Bob Fingerman is an American comic book artist born in Queens, New York. ... Jeff Smith can refer to: Jeff Smith, TV chef. ...


Collected volumes

Disney Press released several collected volumes of Disney Adventures comics, two of which are Disney Adventures original creations. Each book is approximately 96 pages in length.

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International

Disney Adventures was also published outside of America, notably in Australia, where the magazine had now been published for over 10 years by ACP Magazines Limited and was distributed to nearby Asia Pacific Islands and New Zealand. During 1994 to 1996, the magazine had its own edition in Mexico. In December 2006, an Indian edition began its publication.


References

  1. ^ RIP Disney Adventures. Publishers Weekly (August 24, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-11-02. “Ad Age reports that after 17 years, Disney has cancelled Disney Adventures magazine”

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