News archive 2010

December 22, 2010

Egmont is preparing Bill’s Scrooge comic “Woe Is He!” (D2010-077, 8 pages) for publication in Europe. Scrooge has a very strange encounter with Magica De Spell …

The translation into German will be done by Gerd Syllwasschy.

November 14, 2010

The new Uncle Scrooge 397 includes the Ducktales comic “A Dolt From The Blue” (D92208, 2 pages). This story was originally published in Walt Disney’s Comics 618.

November 2, 2010

American Disney licensee Boom!, who has focused mainly on modern Italian material so far, intends to present more classic Disney comics in its flagship titles Walt Disney’s Comics and Mickey Mouse starting in January 2011.

Walt Disney’s Comics 715 will feature an unpublished cover by William Van Horn which was originally intended for WDC 700 by Gemstone Publishing. Part of the print run will sport a variant cover by Daan Jippes.

Let’s hope that the issues to follow will finally make Bill’s newer stories available to the American public!

October 21, 2010

As promised, we present you a new interview with Bill today.

Many thanks to John Iatrou for the kind collaboration!

September 28, 2010

Today we finish the update of our section “The other side”.

This time you can see the 14 newest paintings from 2010.

The next thing we’ll present will be a recent interview with William Van Horn. More in mid-October!

September 27, 2010

In part two of the update of our section “The other side” you can view 22 paintings from 2009.

To be continued …

September 26, 2010

Bill sent us 51 color copies of his private paintings for our section “The other side”.

We will present these pictures in several installments. For starters we show you the paintings from 2008.

Besides, we added two older pictures:

To be continued …

August 27, 2010

During the last months, Bill worked on three new Disney stories:

As The Snail Trails

Woe Is He

The Life Of The Party

The first two comics are already finished. He still has to draw the last one.

May 15, 2010

Bill’s comic “The Heat Of The Moment” (D2008-122, 9 pages) is being prepared for publication in Europe now. Donald and Mr. Jones join a contest as emission inspectors …

The translation into German will be done by Gerd Syllwasschy.

March 7, 2010

Bill has finished his Donald story “Coff It Up” (D2008-349, 10 pages). The artwork is in Copenhagen now, awaiting further processing.

February 15, 2010

William Van Horn celebrates his 71st birthday today. Happy birthday, Bill!

January 24, 2010

After taking several months off to pursue his own projects, Bill has now returned to his Disney work.

Currently he is finishing the art of “Coff It Up” (D2008-349), a ten-pager featuring Donald and Mr. Jones. is a non-commercial fansite. Suggestions are always welcome.