A Classic Mickey Mouse Tale Comes to BOOM! in April

Sat, February 19th, 2011 at 10:33am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Back in print for the first time in the U.S. since 1948, this April BOOM! Studios brings you a lost Mickey classic no Disney fan can miss, MICKEY MOUSE: THE ATOMBRELLA AND THE RHYMING MAN! Beautifully presented in a squarebound prestige edition, this one-shot features the incomparable talents of premier Mickey writer Bill Walsh and uncontested artistic legend Floyd Gottfredson! This fantastic one-shot will not be collected in the future, so Mickey Mouse fans, be sure reserve your copy today of MICKEY MOUSE: THE ATOMBRELLA AND THE RHYMING MAN!

“Disney fans, this is truly a not-to-be-missed event!” says BOOM! Studios Marketing Director Chip Mosher. “Not only has this classic not been seen in print in over 6 decades, and showcases the talents of legendary Disney comics creators, but this story will not be collected later! Let me reiterate, this one-shot is it. So be sure to get your copy before it's gone!”

Danger is afoot in MICKEY MOUSE: THE ATOMBRELLA AND THE RHYMING MAN as our diminutive mouse hero confronts one of his most memorable foes in this treasured tale! It's an exciting and fun-filled adventure featuring the debut of one of Mickey's craftiest archenemies, The Rhyming Man!

MICKEY MOUSE: THE ATOMBRELLA AND THE RHYMING MAN ships as a 48 page squarebound prestige format one-shot written by the legendary Bill Walsh with art by the incomparable Floyd Gottfredson, featuring a cover by Daan Jippes. This title ships in April and carries a price point of $6.99 and a Diamond Code of FEB110870.

About BOOM! Studios

Award-winning "Best Publisher" BOOM! Studios(www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of bestselling comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including the bestselling Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE, Stan Lee's SOLDIER ZERO, THE TRAVELER, and STARBORN (the first new series in print from the industry icon in 20 years), new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker as well as 20th Century Fox's PLANET OF THE APES, 28 DAYS LATER, and DIE HARD, Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, and The Henson Company's FARSCAPE. BOOM!'s youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, is an undisputed industry leader, publishing Disney/Pixar's THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney's THE MUPPETS, MICKEY MOUSE, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE, and WALT DISNEY'S COMICS AND STORIES.

Disney Publishing WorldwideDisney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines, with over 250 million children’s books sold and around 400 children’s magazines titles published each year. DPW's business units include Global Children's Magazines, Disney Family Fun Group, Disney English, and Disney Global Book Group. Disney Global Books and Global Magazines encompass a tremendous worldwide licensing structure; Disney Book Group consists of vertically integrated publishing imprints in the U.S. which include Disney Editions, Disney-Hyperion, Disney-Jump at the Sun and Disney Press. In addition, Disney Libri, DPW's Italian vertical operation, publishes books for children of all ages. DPW's Disney FamilyFun Group publishes Disney FamilyFun and Disney en Familia. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, Disney Publishing Worldwide publishes books and magazines in 85 languages in 75 countries.

TAGS:  boom! studios, mickey mouse, the atombrella and the rhyming man, bill walsh, floyd gottfredson

 
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