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‘Mickey Outwits The Phantom Blot’ Has The Best And Worst Of Mickey Mouse In A Single Hardcover [Review]

Mickey Outwits the Phantom Blot by Floyd Gottfredson

Ever since Fantagraphics started up their collection of Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse strips, I've been looking forward to finally getting to read "Mickey Outwits The Phantom Blot." This was the story that I'd heard of even when I wasn't paying attention to Disney comics from the '30s, the influential saga that provided Mickey with his most intriguing villain, and one that returned again and again over the years and inspired creators like Osamu Tezuka. It came with a pretty solid reputation, and when I finally got to it in the latest hardcover, I've got to admit that it lived up to it. It's every bit as exciting as I'd hoped it would be.

Unfortunately, it's collected in a book alongside some of the most grotesquely offensive stories that I've ever read. That's the sort of thing that spoils the experience a bit, even when you're making allowances for the time.

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‘Mickey Mouse’ Editor David Gerstein On Bringing Floyd Gottfredson’s Classic Strips To A Modern Audience

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One of my favorite comics of the past year hasn't really been from the past year at all. The new hardcovers from Fantagraphics of Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse strips from the 1930s -- which took this year's E

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Floyd Gottfriedson ‘Mickey Mouse’ Box Set

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Mickey Mouse v.1 and 2: Race to Death Valley and Trapped On Treasure Island
Available From: Fantagraphics
Price: $49.99

When this year's Holiday Gift Guide started, the very first thing I recommended was Fantagraphics

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The Incredible Comedy (and Suicide Attempts) of ‘Mickey Mouse’ by Floyd Gottfredson

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Even when I was a kid, I was never cared much for Mickey Mouse. I was always more into Warner's Looney Tunes -- especially the Chuck Jones cartoons -- and the Disney stuff I liked tended to be revolve around the adventures of Uncle Scrooge or Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers, the latter of which prompted my first and only purchase of an airbrushed t-shirt

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Fantagraphics to Reprint Floyd Gottfredson’s Mickey Mouse Comic Strips

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Today's "Comics Reprint Revolution" panel at Comic-Con provided some pretty exciting news, as Gary Groth of Fantagraphics Books announced that the publisher will be reprinting a complete collection of Floyd Gottfredson's classic Mickey Mouse strips beginning in M

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