AW: CGC + Mickey Mouse In Color
cord at wiljes.de
Mon May 31 10:29:39 CEST 2004
Chris Hilbig wrote:
> I bought a copy of Mickey Mouse in Color about a year ago off of
> Amazon and I still pull it out to read. (...) I recommend it.
I never understood why this beautiful did not sell out immediately. My
highest recommendation! Anybody who does not yet own a copy: Sell your
family's porcelaine and get this!
> In fact it makes me want to get that
> collected Egmont released of Gottfredson's strips. I believe they
> published his entire run. I'd have to looking it up again to be sure.
I fear the status is this:
- No publisher is interested in reprinting the whole Gottfredson run
because it would be a financial desaster.
- Disney would not allow the reprint because many of these early strips
are not considered politically correct today.
But there has in fact been a complete reprint. You can find the whole,
exciting story about this project here:
> I hope they add another story or two or possibly a second book. But
> even if they don't do any of that, it'll still be a great addition to
> any mouse-fan's collection. :)
The soon to be re-released "Mickey Mouse in Color" will definitely be
the same book you own: The original, 1st edition 1988 release, at its
original price (!), signed by Floyd Gottfredson and Carl Barks !!!
There also was a standard edition, which is sold out but can be found in
You can find some more info here:
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