Full-color Walt Disney cartoon Mickey Mouse Mini Comic Book, copyright 1976 reprint of a 1960 Disney cartoon, titled "Mobile Dog Homes by Goofy", features Mickey and his dog Pluto. Pluto watches as Mickey tries to build him a new doghouse using plans from Goofy.
Mickey Mouse and his pet dog Pluto, were both cartoon characters created in 1930 by Walt Disney Productions. Officially a mixed-breed dog, Pluto is likely modeled on the English Pointer owned by prominent Disney artist Norm Ferguson. Together with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, Pluto is one of the five biggest stars in the Disney cartoon universe.
Marked "WR - M.M. #158" on the cover. Identified on the first inside page as "Disney Mickey Mouse. No.1, Copyright 1976, 1960, by Walt Disney Productions. World rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. by the Western Publishing Company, Inc." No price is indicated on the cover. In the 1940s and 1950s, Disney mini comics were given away as premiums in Wheaties and Cheerios, and this reprint was probably also given away.
Sixteen full-color pages printed on newsprint, bound together with a single staple; booklet measures 3-1/4 inches high x 6-1/2 inches wide. Cover marked WR-U.S. # 115.
PHOTO NOTE: The grainy texture to some of the images is a photo distortion, which alters the sharper textures of the original material. The scanning process tends to exaggerate the dots from the lithographic process, and mutes the sharper textures of the original material. Scanning also tend to exaggerate the prominence of lightly soiled spots, small creases and flaws, all of which are much less noticeable in person.
CONDITION NOTE: The condition appears to be Excellent. No creases, folds or page wear from use of any kind. Booklet has been well-cared for, and the colors have not faded. Pages are firmly attached, and there is no rust on the single staple. Light aging to the first and last pages. One pencil mark on the last page top margin.
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