A Collection of Color Adventures. Celebrate Mickey Mouse's career in color cartoons with 26 original shorts released between 1935 and 1938 - a timeless collection chronicling Mickey's first steps out of the world of black and white, ushering in a new era of animation. This classic uncensored compilation includes a wide array of special features, including an inside look at the creation of selected cartoons through pencil animation and initial audio tracks. Browse the gallery to see original concept art and theatrical posters, and enjoy an interview featurette with the animators and vintage television clips of Walt Disney himself, discussing the mouse that started it all. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
In this final volume, the homage to Mickey's early career is completed with these shorts. From 1928's The Barn Dance to his very last black-and-white short, 1935's Mickey's Kangaroo, his colorful antics in a black-and-white world propelled his stardom to that of a superstar. The Mickey craze touch everybody and everything. In this volume hear Leonard Maltin and Disney Legend John Hench talk about Mickey's official birthday portraits. Visit and unbelievable collection of Mickey collectibles and rare artifacts. Enjoy period photos, publicity and animation art from the archives. It's all here plus more in this celebration of the mouse who became a global icon. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
Witness the birth of an American icon. This historic compilation chronicles Mickey Mouse's early career, from his landmark debut in 1928's Steamboat Willie to the last of his black and white shorts, Mickey's Service Station, in 1935. Gain insights into Mickey's beginnings in new interviews with legendary Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. See the earliest visuals on record showing the creative birth of animation's most historically significant cartoon as well as the only black and white cartoon pencil footage known to exist. all of this and more is revealed in this homage to the mouse who captured the imagination of the world. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
Be whoever you want to be! Share the fun and excitement of playing dress-up with Minnie, Daisy and the whole Clubhouse gang! You're invited to Minnie's Masquerade, a costume party where everyone wins a prize! Help Minnie and Mickey put the finishing touches on their royal crowns, search for ''Sir Goofsalot's'' missing shoe and much more. All it takes is a heaping helping of imagination and the right Mouseketools! So get up on your feet and join the costume parade at the ultimate ''mousekerade'' ball!
The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney's Comics continues here with some of the greatest Mickey Mouse stories ever told! Modern Mickey master Byron Erickson, the creator that fans have been clamoring for, gives us two stories, 'Catch as Cat Can' and 'Pocketful of Miracles,' both printed here for the first time in the United States! Featuring a brand-new cover by celebrated Mickey Mouse artist Paco Rodriguez! --