Carson Van Osten
|Carson Van Osten|
|Born||September 24, 1945|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||December 22, 2015 (aged 70)|
Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.
Carson Van Osten (September 24, 1945 – December 22, 2015) was an American comics creator and musician.
Van Osten studied at the Philadelphia College of Art.
Later, Van Osten became a writer and artist of Disney comics. From 1969 to 1976, he created Mickey Mouse and Goofy comics for the publisher Disney Studio, which produced comics for the European market. Starting in 1976, he was art director for Disney's comic strips department in the 1980s. After that, he sporadically worked on new Disney comics, including some covers and the adaptation of the Atlantis: The Lost Empire film. He also created The Wuzzles for Disney Television Animation which was based on an idea pitched by then Disney CEO Michael Eisner.
He died on December 22, 2015.
- "Disney Legend Carson Van Osten Passes Away". Laughing Place. December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
- "The Wuzzles Production Cel Setup with Master Production Background | Lot #97396". Heritage Auctions. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
- Carson Van Osten – Disney Legends Ceremony – 2015 D23 Expo. 19 August 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015 – via YouTube.