Friday, January 13, 2012

Did You Know...

Did you know that the first Mickey Mouse comic strip was published in the New York Mirror and other Randolph Hearst-owned newspapers on January 13, 1930?  It was based on the cartoon short Plane Crazy and was written by Walt Disney, drawn by Ub Iwerks and inked by Win Smith.

Photo Credit The Daily War Drum

Floyd Gottfredson took the comic strip over in May of 1930 on a temporary basis, his first daily strip was published in newspapers on his 25th birthday, May 5, 1930.  His temporary position lasted for the next 45 years.

Have a Magical Day!!
Donna Kay


  1. Donna Kay I just love this Walt history. It is so important for all of us to understand where this all began. Hugs!

    1. Thanks Kelly! I love researching and trying to find things I have never seen before!


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