Anne K. Easton published an article in Yahoo Voices that touches on the inception of Wander Over Yonder in 2007 and its first manifestations.
The route that “Wander” traveled to appear weekly on television screens is an adventure in and of itself according to McCracken.
“This started as a sketchbook that I gave out at Comi-Con,” clarifies McCracken. “Then it became a 60 page graphic novel,” but then the artist “realized that I needed color and moving parts. So I showed it to Disney and they decided that they wanted a show.”
Read on for more about the creative dynamics in their team and Craig’s personal motivations for creating the show.