bangfish at cableone.net
Sun Mar 26 20:29:33 CEST 2006
> Perhaps someone could help me with this question. In most of the
> Mickey stories published by Gladstone II by such artists as Noel
> Van Horn, Ferioli, etc., Mickey usually wore some sort of shirt and
> slacks. Since Gemstone has started publishing though, most of the
> times even when drawn by the same artists, he usually is shirtless
> and only has on his red shorts, in other words, his more classic
> look. Can anyone tell me why this change happened? Were some
> artists told by Egmont to start drawing Mickey with a more
> traditional look? Or during Gladstone II were images of Mickey
> redrawn so that he had a shirt and slacks on? I personally like
> the more classic look myself, but mostly am just curious for the
> reason for this change.
My theory is that in recent years Disney's expressed preference for
the "classic" version of their trademark has allowed that preference
- always generally held, I think - to resurface at Egmont.
As for Gladstone II, we never would have even contemplated going to
that kind of trouble.
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