This collection is just plain fun to read too.
I also came to learn that the great Mickey Mouse adventure stories by Gottfredson were actually reprints of the daily and Sunday Mickey Mouse comic strips.
From the cover to the binding and the additional material on Gottfredson this is a fantastic book and one that will look lovely on a bookshelf.
My friend lent me a copy of this book and I have to say I was very impressed. My only exposure to Disney Comics in general were the Carl Barks Donald Ducks stories. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Studente Conan
This fine book gives wonderful insight into the early "life" of a beloved character, Mickey Mouse. It shows why Mickey gained and grew to such popularity over the years. Read morePublished 16 months ago by T. O. Breitling
Floyd Gottfredson tutored briefly under Walt himself before taking on this strip. He WAS the printed version of Mickey Mouse for many, many years. Here is his earliest work. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ben Goddard
Growing up I read many Walt Disney Comics. One of my main sources was the great "Walt Disney Comics Digest" put out by Gold Key Comics/Western Publications. Read morePublished on November 28, 2012 by Michael R. Brown
I picked this up at a discount and I'm very impressed by it. It stars a younger version of Micky and Minnie running around in a comic strip. Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Chris Collins
It's common to make excuses for the past, to assume that people who lived and died before we did are therefore lesser, limited beings, stunted by not having been born in the... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by Andrew C Wheeler
Anyone who is considering purchasing this book but who is unfamiliar with Floyd Gottfredson and his work on the daily strip should first understand that there are essentially TWO... Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by Bryan Byrd
While recent comic stories, movies, and games like Epic Mickey are reintroducing a more adventurous Mickey Mouse to audiences more familiar with him as a suburban homeowner, more... Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by A. KAPLAN
Every once in a while, a book comes along that is simply spectacular. This collection of comic strips by Floyd Gottfredson is a perfect example of how to present, analyze and... Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by George H. Taylor Jr.