Tag: Disney Comics

Bucky Bug: Disney’s Lesser-Known Hero

After talking about Disney comics in class, it was interesting to learn that Disney comics range much further than just the standard characters that have come to epitomize the very Disney franchise. For seven decades, Disney has been producing comics for the masses and even managed to create specific protagonists solely for the comic realm. One of the most famous… Read more →

Osamu Tezuka: Walt Disney on the Other Side of the World

While reading through Scott Mcloud’s second chapter, “The Vocabulary of Comics” in his work, Understanding Comics, I came across an interesting parallel Scott made between early Disney cartoons and Japanese “cartoons” from the same time period. Mcloud tells us that while we got Mickey Mouse here in the western world, the eastern world experienced the birth of a popular modern… Read more →