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    Walt Disney’s WW1 Sketchbook and Photos Up for Sale

    A scrapbook containing legendary cartoonist Walt Disney’s earliest drawings that hint at the origins of Mickey Mouse has emerged for sale for a staggering $200,000. The notebook features five pages of patriotic artwork drawn by Disney in 1918 when he was a 17-year-old amateur cartoonist visiting war-torn France. Disney drew the sketches in a scrapbook handed […]

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    New Star Wars Stamps to be Released in UK

    The UK’s Royal Mail has just announced its soon to be issued Star Wars themed stamps. There are 18 first class stamps in the set, which will go on sale on 20 October. The character stamps have been illustrated by British artist Malcolm Tween. These stamps feature Chewbacca and Han Solo as well as favorites […]

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    Epcot Removes Starbuck’s Mugs

    A Disney World spokesman confirmed that the Epcot ­themed Starbucks mug has been removed from Fountain View’s shelves. The design of the recently introduced mug included a purple­-striped monorail, a color that was retired after the 2009 fatal accident involving two monorail trains. Cast member Austin Wuennenberg was piloting the purple vehicle when the pink monorail collided […]

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    New Zealand to Mint Disney Coins

    New coins from Niue, New Zealand have Disney characters on one side and Queen Elizabeth on the other. The gold and silver coins produced by the New Zealand Mint are legal tender in the Polynesian island state, though don’t expect any to be used for commerce. The target market are collectors always seeking something different. […]

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    Rare 1989 Tokyo Disneyland English Guidebook

    This special English overview of TDL was large by guidebook standards at 11 3/4″ x 8 1/4″. It only gave a summary of the attractions, shows, shops and restaurants that would have been detailed in other guidebooks. It was published to be distributed at high-end hotel concierge services. When published there were 35 attractions and 29 restaurants […]

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    Get Ready to Shop – September Merchandise Events

    By Christa Ryan: Did you know there are approximately 106 days until Hanukkah and 114 days until Christmas?!  It’s time to start planning now, and Disney is going to help you find the perfect gift with these upcoming merchandise events in September.  We have listings for Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Epcot.  If you have […]

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    The Disneyana Convention Collectible Expo

    The Disneyana Fan Club’s Disneyana Collectible Expo is the place where you will find the best mix of Disney collectibles and products, old and new, anywhere on the planet. The expo took place on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Wyndham Anaheim – Garden Grove (formerly the Crowne Plaza Resort), California. This is a great […]

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    Disney Holiday Cards

    Well, It’s getting to look a lot like x-mas! Here are some holiday cards our friends at D23 sent DbM today. They are great snapshots of how the company’s artistic style changed through the years. 1936 1968 1935 1956 1966 Tweet

  • Disney “Synergy” 1967

    This fun chart shows how all the different groups within Walt Disney Productions interfaced with each other. If you didn’t know, “Synergy” means two or more things functioning together to produce a result not independently obtainable! Disney used this term “Synergy” to remind everyone that they had to share ideas and to work together, everyday. […]

  • Disneyland Pre-Opening Postcards

    Here is a wonderful group of concept art postcards made for Disneyland. I really enjoy the different artistic styles used for each land. I think I’ll call this group “Entrances to Imagination.” Main Entrance – I guess all the open white space on the bottom of the card was for you to write on after you ran […]