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Gemstone Publishing is a U.S. company that is the current publisher of licensed Disney comic books, starting in June 2003. Image File history File links Gemstone_Publishing. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Disney comics are comic books and comic strips featuring Walt Disney characters. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for June, 2003. ...


The core of the experienced editorial staff (John Clark, Gary Leach and Susan Daigle-Leach) previously worked at Gladstone Publishing. Archival editor David Gerstein previously worked at Egmont and is author of a collection of 1930s Felix the Cat comic strips published by Fantagraphics Books. Gladstone Publishing is an American company that published Disney comics from 1986 to 1990 and from 1993 to 1998. ... Egmont is one of the leading media industry groups of Scandinavia. ... The famous Felix pace as seen in Oceantics (1930) Felix the Cat is a cartoon character from the silent-film era. ... Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, graphic novels, and the adult-oriented Eros Comix imprint. ...


Their current titles include:

Walt Disney's Comics and Stories and Uncle Scrooge are in prestige format; Donald Duck and Friends and Mickey Mouse and Friends are standard titles; Donald Duck Adventures and Mickey Mouse Adventures are digest sized. It also issues annual editions of Christmas Parade, Vacation Parade and a giveaway for Free Comic Book Day plus occasional special editions. Its first book Mickey And The Gang: Classic Stories In Verse, a lavish compilation edited by David Gerstein of Disney cartoon story pages published from 1934 to 1944 in Good Housekeeping Magazine, was issued Nov. 2005 Walt Disneys Comics and Stories is a comic book that has an assortment of Disney characters, including Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Chip n Dale, Lil Bad Wolf, Scamp, Bucky Bug, Grandma Duck, Brer Rabbit, Winnie the Pooh, and others. ... Uncle Scrooge #21 cover. ... Donald Duck Adventures is a comic book featuring the adventures of Donald Duck and his nephews. ... Mickey Mouse Adventures is a comic book published by Disney Comics which features Mickey Mouse as the main character and features characters from the Mickey Mouse universe. ... Donald Duck is an animated cartoon and comic-book character from Walt Disney Productions. ... Mickey Mouse is a comic animal cartoon character who has become a symbol for The Walt Disney Company. ... Donald Duck Adventures is a comic book featuring the adventures of Donald Duck and his nephews. ... Mickey Mouse Adventures is a comic book published by Disney Comics which features Mickey Mouse as the main character and features characters from the Mickey Mouse universe. ... Digest size is a standard magazine size, smaller than a conventional bedsheet size magazine but larger than a standard paperback book, approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. ... Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional effort by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. ... Good Housekeeping is a womens magazine owned by the Hearst Corporation, featuring articles about home economics as well as literary articles. ...


External links

  • Gemstone Publishing's Official Disney Comics site
  • Gemstone Publishing's Monthly Titles (Squidoo Lens)
  • interview with editor John Clark on the launch of Gemstone's Disney comics line

  Results from FactBites:
 
Gemstone Publishing To Unveil Disney Comics In June 2003 (494 words)
Gemstone Publishing and Disney Publishing Worldwide plan to bring back a variety of comic books featuring many of the classic Disney characters.
Gemstone Publishing will introduce two monthly comics starting in the Summer and will follow-up with two additional monthlies later in the year.
Gemstone has already assembled a team of Disney comic veterans to preserve the quality of these classic comics.
Disney and Gemstone Relaunch Disney Comic Books (390 words)
Gemstone Publishing will introduce the first two monthly comics, Walt Disney Comics and Stories and Uncle Scrooge, in June at $6.95.
Gemstone has assembled a team of Disney comic veterans to preserve the quality of these classic comics.
Disney Publishing Worldwide is the largest children's publisher in the world, with 274 children's magazines and 120 million children's books sold each year.
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