Tables - Royal Academy, London Photo: Brian Sibley © 2016
Monday, 2 December 2013
MICKEY MONDAYS: Manifestations of the Mouse
This illustration by Al Gilgore for Film Fan Monthly depicts the FIRST public assassination of Mickey Mouse – as represented by the publication of Richard Schickel's 1968 book The Disney Version. Whilst it pales in comparison to later 'hatchet jobs', it shocked and outraged many Disney fans as can be seen from KIlgore's brilliantly savage cartoon accompanying his very critical review...