It’s the time once again for another fabulous issue Disney twenty-three magazine with the Fall 2023 issue with a full cover takeover featuring Mickey Mouse in celebration of the Disney 100 Years of Wonder celebration!
Plus, find exclusive content include interviews with the cast and creators of HAUNTED MANSION plus historical looks at Disney historicy including pieces on the Sherman Brothers, Disney technology through the years, and more!
The magazine is delivered directly to fans’ doorsteps and offered exclusively to D23 Gold and Gold Duo Members as a benefit of their membership. Here’s a deeper look at what to expect very soon!
The special commemorative issue—a meaningful keepsake as part of the Disney100 celebration—will feature an original and exclusive cover of Mickey Mouse from artist and “Mickey” voiceover performer Bret Iwan, and a letter of gratitude to the passionate fans from the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger.
- WISH is the cover story and the Winter 2023 issue of Disney twenty-three showcases the gorgeous new musical comedy with original, exclusive images on the front and back covers featuring Asha and her lovable sidekick Valentino, as well as the magical wishing Star, and the formidable King Magnifico. Before the film’s release on November 22, learn more about how the filmmakers paid tribute to Disney’s storytelling legacy, as well as the intricate details behind the creation of the characters, the music, and the kingdom of Rosas. Directors Chris Buck and Fawn Veerasunthorn as well as members of their production team spoke with the magazine for this special cover story.
- ONE UPON A STUDIO from Walt Disney Animation Studios continues the Disney100 celebration with the new animated short film now streaming on Disney+—featuring a one-of-a-kind reunion of characters from throughout Disney Animation’s storytelling history. Disney twenty-three goes behind the scenes with directors Dan Abraham and Trent Correy.
- Restoration: The Winter issue also highlights interviews with the film preservationists and Disney Animation artists who restore the studios’ classic films—such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Cinderella (1950)—to their original colorful brilliance, the way audiences of that time would have experienced these beloved stories.
- THE MARVELS: Travel higher, further, faster into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel), Iman Vellani (Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel), and director Nia DaCosta, in exclusive interviews revealing the making of the upcoming Marvel Studios feature, The Marvels*, due out November 10.
- Marvel Comics: Plus, Marvel comic fans can “assemble” to celebrate two other Super Hero teams with a look back at the unexpected origins of the Avengers and X-Men in honor of their 60th anniversaries.
- Muppets: It’s time to play the music, light the lights, and meet renowned designer and puppeteer Dave Goelz as he shares his 50-year journey with The Muppets. During an extensive one-on-one interview,* Goelz reminisces on highlights from his career bringing classic Muppets characters to life and working with The Muppets founder Jim Henson.
- THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS: In honor of the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, readers can learn frighteningly fun facts about the poetic origin of the film, the inspiration for Sally, and the process behind creating and preserving the original stop-motion puppets.
- More to uncover including: DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW which is releasing on Hulu on November 17, as well as a closer look at what’s happening at the Disney Parks, including the transformation of EPCOT and the 10th anniversary of Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Disneyland® Resort.
More to Explore
Also included in the Winter 2023 issue of Disney twenty-three:
- Read a special By the Numbers: Disney100 looking back at The Walt Disney Company from 1999–2023—the final segment in a four-part series.
- Compare the finished, full-color characters from Robin Hood with original story sketches, animation drawings, and concept art in a special Character Analysis in honor of the film’s 50th anniversary.
- Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventures with a look back at the origins of the nature documentary series, and how the films created a new kind of moviemaking that continues today.
- Hear from the authors of must-read books perfect for any holiday wish list.
- Regular features including Ask the Walt Disney Archives and a special D Society celebrating Disney fans.
See it for Yourself
Disney twenty-three magazine latest issue will begin shipping soon! The latest issue will begin arriving before the end of November.
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