RARE MICKEY MOUSE In Color Book SIGNED Floyd Gottfredson CARL BARKS 2569/3000. Vintage 1988 Hardcover Edition of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse In Color. ONLY item ever produced with Both Comic & Animation Masters, Carl Barks & Floyd Gottfredson HAND SIGNATURES. Original owner stated he briefly paged through the book, otherwise it has been in storage for almost 30 years. Audio record disc is included, never removed.
The plastic sleeve holding the disk does have a crack, possibly due to age. The see-through Mylar dust jacket surrounding the front and back covers for protection does have storage wear and scuffing. It is a limited edition, numbered 2569/3000. Huge coffee table book measures 17" x 13", 248 Pages.Publisher: Another Rainbow Publishing; First Edition edition (1988). Six Years in the Making! The Deluxe Edition of Mickey Mouse in Color is strictly limited to 3100 copies, hand signed by both Floyd Gottfredson and Carl Barks! This oversize, hardbound book measures a huge 12 ½ x 16 ½, contains 248 pages (216 of which are in full color), and is over-sewn for lasting strength. The front and back covers are decorated with die-cut foil stamps and four-color silk-screened art. A Mylar dust jacket is include for add protection. 72 pages are devoted to the Mickey Mouse Sunday page by Floyd Gottfredson, the definitive Mickey Mouse artist. Included are many significant gag pages and the following four adventures. "Rumplewatt the Giant" from 1934. Oofgay's Secret Serum from 1934.
"The Case of the Vanishing Coats" (also starring Donald Duck) from 1935. "The Robin Hood Adventure" from 1936. An additional 72 pages feature Mickey Mouse daily strips by Floyd Gottfredson.All strips reproduced their full original published size with magnificent color added using subtle color schemes devised by Mike McCormick and painted by Olyoptics. The daily strips make up the following four complete adventures. "Pluto and the Dogcatcher" from 1933. "The Phantom Blot" from 1939-the most famous Mickey Mouse adventure of all time. Although primarily known as the Duck Man, Carl Barks also tried his hand at Mickey Mouse, especially in the early days of his Disney career. Mickey Mouse In Color collects his most significant Mouse work. Two detailed Mickey Mouse drawings Barks submitted as samples to the Disney Studios in the mid-1930s. Northwest Mounted - 32 pages of color storyboards done by Barks in 1936 for an unproduced cartoon.
Actual animation drawings by Barks used in the Mickey Mouse cartoon Through the Mirror. Riddle of the Red Hat:' the only Mickey Mouse comic book story ever done by Barks, never before reprinted. Rounding out the book are special articles and interviews with the creators, all lavishly illustrated with rare drawings, photographs, and published art. An in-depth look at the Mickey Mouse strip by Disney historian Thomas Andrae. An interview with Floyd Gottfredson conducted by Walt Disney Archivist David Smith.
An interview with both Gottfredson and Carl Barks, in which they reveal many facts for the first time, conducted by Another Rainbow Publisher Bruce Hamilton. Bonus Picture - Disc Record. Bound into all copies of the deluxe edition of Mickey Mouse In Color is a unique 7-inch record, numbered to match each book, featuring a portion of Bruce Hamilton's conversation with Floyd Gottfredson and Carl Barks in which the two creators reveal an interesting fact about their favorite stories.
This is not a cheap flexi-disc but a solid picture-disc with a full-color head of Mickey Mouse under clear vinyl on one side and a full-color photo of Barks and Gottfredson under clear vinyl on the other. EXCELLENT condition besides the slight flaws mentioned above. The item "RARE MICKEY MOUSE In Color Book SIGNED Floyd Gottfredson CARL BARKS 2569/3000" is in sale since Thursday, June 13, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Disneyana\Contemporary (1968-Now)\Books". The seller is "suspend-your-disbelief-inc" and is located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Egypt, Jordan, Cambodia, Sri lanka, Macao, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Reunion.