Dragons of Disney – Maleficent

Dragons of Disney – Maleficent

Today, Disney’s feature film library offers a wide variety of worlds, characters, and stories. When the first of Disney’s Dragons made his “reluctant” appearance, that library consisted of only four films, with two being made up of short vignettes. Before reaching their second iteration of the majestic beasts, the studios added quite a bit more to that library. The twentieth animated feature, and fortieth overall Disney feature, brought us to meet the second of the great Disney Dragons- Maleficent. And…

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Dragons of Disney: The Reluctant Dragon

Dragons of Disney: The Reluctant Dragon

A wide variety of wondrous stories fill the Disney library. The one type of story that fills more of those catalogs than any other is by far that of magical fantasy. Filled with powerful and courageous beings and hallmarked with majestic castles, these types of stories have enthralled the minds of so many well before Walt drew his first cartoon or built his first theme park. Today, we begin taking a look at Disney’s take on one of those most…

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Stan Lee’s Zodiac Legacy

Stan Lee’s Zodiac Legacy

At 93 years young, Stan Lee has left an incomparable impression into the world of popular culture. Though he has told many great stories and crafted many great characters over the years, over this past year he’s broken some new ground with his novel trilogy, The Zodiac Legacy. Releasing under the Disney Books brand, the creator of Spider-Man and the Avengers, has brought a new team of young heroes to the world through his very first prose novels. That’s right,…

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The Disney Fab Five: Of Dawgs and Ducks

The Disney Fab Five: Of Dawgs and Ducks

The Disney Fab Five Like Mickey Mouse himself, the last two characters to make up the Disney Fab Five had to evolve a bit before they found their regular place. Goofy arrived first, but he wasn’t quite Goofy yet. Then Donald Duck graced the screen somewhere else before meeting up with his pal Mickey and beat the mouse to the punch of a milestone while he was at it! Today we’ll check out the arrival of these two and the…

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The Disney Fab Five: Musical Minnie and Plotting Pluto

The Disney Fab Five: Musical Minnie and Plotting Pluto

Stalwart companions are an asset to any great man, or in this case mouse, and Mickey sure has a great cast of them. Two of his earliest companions, Minnie Mouse and Pluto the Dog, helped the main mouse along his earliest adventures and solidified themselves among the Disney Fab Five we continue to see captivating imaginations around the world. “I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing, that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt…

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