News archive 2011

November 2, 2011

We have added seven new watercolors to our artwork gallery.

Many thanks to William Corbeil and John Lustig for providing the images!

September 23, 2011

Bill’s Donald story “The Life Of The Party” (D2010-076, 10 pages) is waiting in Egmont’s wings. Plagued by a cold, Donald has to accompany Daisy to a ball …

The first publication worldwide is scheduled for issue no. 47 of the Scandinavian weeklies. The story will be translated into German by Gerd Syllwasschy.

August 28, 2011

Egmont has cleared Bill’s comic “Nose Job” (D2008-307, 9 pages) for publication. Donald is spying after several illustrious persons …

The first publication of the story can be expected for issue no. 42 of the Scandinavian weeklies. Gerd Syllwasschy will do the translation into German.

July 24, 2011

Two new WVH comics are going to be released in Europe in the next months.

In “Coff It Up” (D2008-349, 10 pages), neighbor Jones shows very atypical behavior, and in “As The Snail Trails” (D2010-031, 7 pages), Donald tries to find Daisy’s pet snail …

Both stories will be translated into German by Gerd Syllwasschy.

May 1, 2011

Walt Disney’s Comics 718 features the first American publication of “Just In Time” (D2007-305, 10 pages). Bill also made a cover illustrating this story.

His story “Scrooge For A Day” (D2007-304, 8 pages) was already published in WDC 717.

April 1, 2011

Bill has finished his Donald Duck comic “The Life Of The Party” (D2010-076, 10 pages).

He already has two new scripts ready:

“Chairman Of The Bored” (D2011-024 – 9 pages – Donald Duck)

“Pull The Other One” (D2011-025 – 8 pages – Uncle Rumpus)

The June issue of Donald Duck no. 367 will include a reprint of “Trees A Crowd” (AR140, 8 pages).

February 27, 2011

BOOM has scheduled another comic by Bill for publication: WDC 719 will feature the Donald Duck story “The Heat Of The Moment” (D2008-122, 9 pages).

February 22, 2011

Egmont is preparing the publication of another comic by Bill. “From Dawn ’Til Dusk” (D2009-123, 10 pages) tells the strange tale of the Ducks’ search for a rock on Knobknocker Flats. The story was written by Peter Kowalewski nearly two years ago.

German and Scandinavian releases are scheduled for May.

February 15, 2011

William Van Horn is turning 72 today. Happy Birthday, Bill!

The first to congratulate was David Kops from the Netherlands.

February 1, 2011

Walt Disney’s Comics 715 features a new cover by William Van Horn which parodies the very first WDC cover from 1940. Originally, this cover had been intended for WDC 700.

As it looks, the Van Horn comic “Just In Time” (D2007-305, 10 pages) will already be published in April in WDC 718. Bill also made a cover illustrating this story.

January 2, 2011

Good news for the new year: in 2011, several Van Horn stories will be published in English for the first time.

The first to come is WDC 717 with “Scrooge For A Day” (D2007-304, 8 pages). is a non-commercial fansite. Suggestions are always welcome.