Egmont’s “Disney Stars” to cover Disney old and new

Disney Stories Issue 1Egmont UK has expanded its Disney magazine portfolio with a new monthly title: Disney Stars.

The first issue, which focuses on the new Monsters University film, was released on 17th July and is still on sale.

The title will be a series of specials, bringing out the magic of Disney, engaging fans with imaginative editorial, taking in depth looks at new characters, celebrating old favourites, and introducing all the latest Disney stories.

“We are really excited to be working with Disney on bringing this new premium magazine to market,” said Laura Adnitt, Publisher. It is fantastic to be able to extend the reach of our Disney portfolio and Disney Stars will be the place for children to immerse themselves in all the top Disney franchises of the moment.”

On sale monthly, priced at £3.99 Disney Stars will be sold inmajor retailers; Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Morrisons, and WHSmith High Street and Travel.

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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