This story was first printed in August of 2005 in ''Topolino'' #2593. It was printed in English in 2015 in ''Mickey Mouse'' #319, and reprinted in ''Mickey Mouse: Timeless Tales'' #2. As per the American tradition, the dialogue was not only translated, but also [[Localization|reworked]], by [[Jonathan Gray]].
''Shadow of the Colossus'' is the first story in a [[Casty]]'s "Atlantis cycle". It follows Mickey, Goofy and Eurasia's investigation into the secrets of [[Atlantis]], antagonized by the [[Horde of the Violet Hare]]. ''Shadow of the Colossus'' is followed in chronology by ''[[Dark Mines of the Phantom Metal]]''.