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, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. 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 “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.