Wizards of Mickey and Disney’s Hero Squad get ongoing series in January
Enchantment and excitement are around every corner as two new Disney comics debut this January, WIZARDS OF MICKEY and DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD: ULTRAHEROES.
WIZARDS OF MICKEY #1 continues the epic tale of magical adventure that will finish its first arc in MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS issues #296 – #299. Popular enough to garner its own stand alone series, the WIZARDS OF MICKEY serial continues the adventures of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy as they compete in the Grand Wizardâ€™s tournament, determined to win all the pieces of the Sorcerer Supremeâ€™s crown and free Mickeyâ€™s master from the clutches of the evil Phantom Blot!
With WIZARDS OF MICKEY spinning off into its own series, MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS takes a break with issue #299, while we prepare the next wave of amazing Mickey adventures.
DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD: ULTRAHEROES bursts from the pages of WALT DISNEYâ€™S COMICS AND STORIES, where the first arc of the story is featured in WALT DISNEYâ€™S COMICS AND STORIES #699 – #702. DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD: ULTRAHEROES follows Super Goof, The Duck Avenger, Eega Beeva, The Red Bat and more coming together as Disneyâ€™s mightiest band of heroes, ready to stomp out the bad guys wherever they may lurk!
With DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD spinning off into its own series, WALT DISNEYâ€™S COMICS AND STORIES #703 will see the debut of a new serial entitled, â€œMickey Mouse and The World to Comeâ€ by internationally renowned Disney writer and artist Casty.
â€œThe fan response to WIZARDS OF MICKEY and DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD has been completely insane,â€ says BOOM! Disney Editor Aaron Sparrow. â€œThese characters have reached a whole new audience, and fans, old and new, have clamored to have these stories in their own dedicated series. Well, you demanded it and we delivered. WIZARDS OF MICKEY & DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD will be their own series starting this January!â€
WIZARDS OF MICKEY is an ongoing series written by Stefano Ambrosio, with delightful interior art by Lorenzo Pastrovicchio. Issue one ships with two covers in a 50/50 split, and a 1/10 incentive cover. The series features fantastic cover art by Magic Eye Studios and has a Diamond Code of NOV090699.
DISNEYâ€™S HERO SQUAD: ULTRAHEROES is an ongoing series written by Riccardo Secchi, with amazing interior art by Stefano Turconi. Issue one ships with two covers in a 50/50 split, and a 1/10 incentive cover. The series features fantastic cover art by Magic Eye Studios and DWITT, and has a Diamond Code of NOV090686.
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