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Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Vol. 2: "Trapped on Treasure Island"

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“PLEASE NOTE: Our Disney books are only available to customers within the US and Canada. Orders placed to countries outside North America will not be processed.

Oh, for gosh sakes!” Floyd Gottfredson'’s classic 1930s Mickey Mouse is back for another round of thrills, chills, and epic quests —— taking him from the depths of teeming jungles to the halls of spooky Blaggard Castle. Mickey'’s classic Disney bad guys are here, too, with arch-enemy Pegleg Pete joined by the mysterious “Bill Shakespeare” and hypnosis-happy Professors Ecks, Doublex, and Triplex!

Floyd Gottfredson, artist of Mickey Mouse from 1930-1975, made it the most popular cartoon-based comic of its time. Unafraid to tackle social satire and grown-up action-adventure, Gottfredson produced a Mouse for all ages —— truly popular in a way that Mickey’'s blander 1950s image could never be.

In this book you'’ll relive Mickey's fight with pirates on desolate Treasure Island; his quest with Goofy to catch ruthless counterfeiters; and his battles to save windy Horace Horsecollar from mad scientists, a robbery frame-up —— and himself!

Lovingly restored from Disney'’s original negatives and proof sheets, “Mickey Mouse: Trapped on Treasure Island” also includes more than 50 pages of fascinating supplementary features. You’'ll enjoy rare behind-the-scenes art, vintage publicity material, and vivid commentary by a full team of seasoned Disney scholars.

Walt Disney often said that his studio'’s success “all started with a mouse” —— and today Mickey is among the world'’s most recognizable icons in the world. Now it’'s time to rediscover the wild, unforgettable personality behind the icon: Floyd Gottfredson'’s Mickey Mouse.

Download and read a 19-page PDF excerpt (3.1 MB) which includes the full Table of Contents, David Gerstein's first chapter introduction, and 15 pages of strips!

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Format:
Hardcover
Dimensions:
10.5" x 8.75"
ISBN-13:
978-1-60699-495-5

“Anyone who ventures into this gorgeous tome will come away with a fresh appreciation for just what made Mickey an all-American comic-strip hero.” — Time Out New York

“Gottfredson’s comics are energized with a loopy energy that matches the spunky determination of Mickey himself. Running pell-mell from one dangerous escapade to the next, Mickey is all spit and fire as he confronts louts like Pegleg Pete and protects Minnie.” — Publishers Weekly

“Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse is a treasure of modern American culture — a reminder that, once in a while, the most popular thing is the best thing.” — SF Weekly

“This Mickey is a feisty, wisecracking daredevil. Gottfredson’s charmingly old-fashioned drawings accentuate the gags and briskly propel the plotlines.” — Booklist

   

“PLEASE NOTE: Our Disney books are only available to customers within the US and Canada. Orders placed to countries outside North America will not be processed.

Oh, for gosh sakes!” Floyd Gottfredson'’s classic 1930s Mickey Mouse is back for another round of thrills, chills, and epic quests —— taking him from the depths of teeming jungles to the halls of spooky Blaggard Castle. Mickey'’s classic Disney bad guys are here, too, with arch-enemy Pegleg Pete joined by the mysterious “Bill Shakespeare” and hypnosis-happy Professors Ecks, Doublex, and Triplex!

Floyd Gottfredson, artist of Mickey Mouse from 1930-1975, made it the most popular cartoon-based comic of its time. Unafraid to tackle social satire and grown-up action-adventure, Gottfredson produced a Mouse for all ages —— truly popular in a way that Mickey’'s blander 1950s image could never be.

In this book you'’ll relive Mickey's fight with pirates on desolate Treasure Island; his quest with Goofy to catch ruthless counterfeiters; and his battles to save windy Horace Horsecollar from mad scientists, a robbery frame-up —— and himself!

Lovingly restored from Disney'’s original negatives and proof sheets, “Mickey Mouse: Trapped on Treasure Island” also includes more than 50 pages of fascinating supplementary features. You’'ll enjoy rare behind-the-scenes art, vintage publicity material, and vivid commentary by a full team of seasoned Disney scholars.

Walt Disney often said that his studio'’s success “all started with a mouse” —— and today Mickey is among the world'’s most recognizable icons in the world. Now it’'s time to rediscover the wild, unforgettable personality behind the icon: Floyd Gottfredson'’s Mickey Mouse.

Download and read a 19-page PDF excerpt (3.1 MB) which includes the full Table of Contents, David Gerstein's first chapter introduction, and 15 pages of strips!

Video & Photo Slideshow Preview (view in new window):

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