([November] 2012)

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Price:
29.99 USD
Pages:
288
On-sale date:
2012-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
FB
ISBN:
978-1-60699-575-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978160699575452999
Editing:
David Gerstein; Gary Groth
Color:
Black and White with some Color
Dimensions:
26.5 × 22.8 cm
Paper Stock:
White Matte
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Goofy

[Goofy the Appetiser] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Romana Scarpa
Inks:
Romana Scarpa
Colors:
Romana Scarpa

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Gaffy
Synopsis:
Goofy makes a sudden, painful realization that he's being boiled in a stew pot by cannibals.

Indexer Notes

Illustration is a recreation of a scene from the Floyd Gottfredson continuity "In Search of Jungle Treasure" by Romana Scarpa, with Scarpa's original creation Gaffy included, done in 1998.

Of Mouse & Man: Troubled Times (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Thomas Andrae; David Gerstein
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson; Tom Wood; Hank Porter
Inks:
Floyd Gottfredson; Tom Wood; Hank Porter
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview and context of the years 1936 to 1938 and their effect on the Mickey Mouse comic strip.

Remembering Floyd Gottfredson (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carson Van Osten
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson; ? (photo)
Inks:
Floyd Gottfredson; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The author shares anecdotes about his time with Floyd Gottfredson.

All You Can Eat (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stefano Priarone
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "Oscar the Ostrich".

Oscar the Ostrich (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Horace Horsecollar; Goofy
Synopsis:
A runaway ostrich adopts Mickey as his new guardian and Mickey is forced to assume responsibility for the bird's innocent destruction until the real owner can be found.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1936.01.06 to 1936.03.21

Indexer Notes

First continuity in which Goofy is no longer referred to as Dippy Dawg.

From Victim to Victor (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Francesco Stajano; Leonardo Gori
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "Mickey Mouse Joins the Foreign Legion".

Mickey Mouse Joins the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Peg-Leg Pete; Minnie Mouse; Captain Doberman; Major Beagle; "Trigger" Hawkes; Sheik Yussuf Aiper
Synopsis:
Mickey is recruited by the War Department to track down and intercept stolen armament plans before they can be sold to foreign powers. This leads to him entering the French Foreign Legion and enduring the cruelties of his Sergeant, Peg-Leg Pete.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1936.03.23 to 1936.08.08

The Last Plantation of Mouseton (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Thad Komorowski
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "The Seven Ghosts".

The Seven Ghosts (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; Colonel Bassett
Synopsis:
Mickey and his detective associates Goofy and Donald are hired by a reclusive gentleman to rid his estate of ghosts.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1936.08.10 to 1936.11.28

No Man's Island (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Francesco Stajano; Leonardo Gori
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "Island in the Sky".

Island in the Sky (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Peg-Leg Pete; Dr. Einmug; Captain Doberman
Synopsis:
While trying out his new plane, Mickey and Goofy run across a car flying in the stratosphere. Investigation leads the pair to an island suspended in the clouds and the amazing inventions of a reticent genius.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1936.11.30 to 1937.04.03

The Water Cure (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "In Search of Jungle Treasure".

In Search of Jungle Treasure (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Captain Churchmouse; Peg-Leg Pete; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; Eli Squinch; Timmons
Synopsis:
Mickey, Minnie and Goofy are recruited by Captain Churchmouse to travel to the jungles of Africa in search of a treasure he lost over twenty years prior, not knowing that Pete and Eli Squinch have learned of their plans and are following them.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1937.04.05 to 1937.08.07

When Optimism Fails (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Overview of the story "Monarch of Medioka".

Monarch of Medioka (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 49 pages (report information)

Script:
Floyd Gottfredson (plot); Ted Osborne
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Al Taliaferro (pgs 1-2); Ted Thwaites (pgs 3-49)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Horace Horsecollar; King Michael XIV; Duke de la Puche; Count de Sheckels; Duke Varlott; Princess Phylline; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis:
Mickey is recruited by members of the government of Medioka to double for their wastrel playboy king in order to secure a loan to keep the country from insolvency.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1937.08.09 to 1938.02.05

The Cast (Table of Contents)

character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro; Gina Esposito; Wilfred Houghton; Art Babbitt
Inks:
Al Taliaferro; Gina Esposito; Wilfred Houghton; Art Babbitt
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Character profiles of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Dr. Einmug.

Gottfredson's World (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Pencils:
Daan Jippes; Antonio Rubino; Manuel Gonzales; Michel Nadorp; Hank Porter; Romana Scarpa
Inks:
Daan Jippes; Antonio Rubino; Manuel Gonzales; Michel Nadorp; Hank Porter; Romana Scarpa
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
Examples of how the stories included in this volume have been previously reprinted.

[The Reproductions] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson (signed)
Inks:
Floyd Gottfredson (signed)
Colors:
Floyd Gottfredson (signed)

Synopsis:
Recreations of famous scenes from Mickey Mouse continuity commissioned from Floyd Gottfredson.

Behind the Scenes: Legionnaires (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Pencils:
Ferdinand Horvath; Walt Kelly; Joe Sabo
Inks:
Ferdinand Horvath; Walt Kelly; Joe Sabo
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Discussion of the shelved Mickey Mouse short "Legionnaires", illustrated with surviving storyboard drawings, which formed the basis for part of the plot of "Mickey Mouse Joins the Foreign Legion".

To Arms! Our Mickey Mouse Has Been Insulted! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Dorr
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Reprint of a column in the Bridgeport (Ct) Sunday Herald from December 19,1937, detailing the censorship of the "Monarch of Medioka" sequence in Yugoslavia.

The Heirs of Gottfredson: Cesar Ferioli (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Gerstein
Pencils:
Cesar Ferioli
Inks:
Cesar Ferioli
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Profile of Egmont Disney artist Cesar Ferioli.

The Mystery of Freefer Hall, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Markstein
Pencils:
Cesar Ferioli
Inks:
Cesar Ferioli
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Susie Lee

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck; Colonel Bassett
Synopsis:
Mickey, Donald and Goofy are invited to a party being held by Colonel Bassett, in which a phony crime will be staged using actors planted among the guests. But one of the guests isn't play-acting.
Reprints:

The Mystery of Freefer Hall, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Markstein
Pencils:
Cesar Ferioli
Inks:
Cesar Ferioli
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Susie Lee

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck; Colonel Bassett; Chief O'Hara
Synopsis:
Mickey and Donald track down the real reason behind the mystery.
Reprints: