Disney Magic Artist Online Goes Live

Disney Online, part of the Walt Disney Internet Group, has launched Disney Magic Artist online. Powered by HP, the new site lets guests design and print their own coloring pages, greeting cards, calendars, play sets, and personalized, color-printed pages for scrapbooks and photo albums. "Printables have always ranked among our most popular online attractions," said Ken Goldstein, executive vice president and general manager of Disney Online. "We see this as a unique way for kids and parents to interact while creating something truly memorable. Bringing together all of our creativity tools in an integrated experience is something we have wanted to do for a long time, and HP technology offers our guests even greater advantages in making printing fun. "

It's A Long Way From M-I-C-K-E-Y

Disney Publishing Worldwide, part of the Walt Disney Company, plans to introduce a United States edition of W.i.t.c.h. magazine, aimed at girls ages 9 to 14. The magazine, already published in 26 countries, will compete against American publications like Cosmo Girl, Elle Girl, J-14, Seventeen, Twist and YM. Disney Publishing also owns magazines like Family Fun, Discover and Disney Adventures; W.i.t.c.h. is an acronym formed from various girl names including Irma and Cornelia.