Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 14 items for :

  • "Mickey Mouse" x
  • All content x
Clear All
Restricted access

A Transtextual Hermeneutic Journey

Horst Rosenthal's Mickey au camp de Gurs (1942)

Yaakova Sacerdoti

’ ( Figure 1 ). The illustration alongside the title has an image of Mickey Mouse in what seems to be an illuminated circle projected on the wall of a tumbledown shack with barbwire in the background. These three elements on the cover – the title, note and

Free access

Editorial

Comics and Transnational Exchanges

Lawrence Grove, Anne Magnussen, and Ann Miller

investigate the meanings created by this intrusion of an American comic-strip character, Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse, into a Holocaust narrative set in France. At the level of the paratext, she suggests, the reader is already confronted with the disconcerting

Restricted access

Instrumentalising Media Memories

The Second World War According to Achtung Zelig! (2004)

Maaheen Ahmed

hand protectively behind Nadja, who cradles a Mickey Mouse toy and looks directly at the viewer. Such direct eye contact makes the viewer even more aware of the young mouse's vulnerability. The girl's cuteness, further underscored by her toy and

Restricted access

Sanne van der Hout and Martin Drenthen

about the apprentice Mickey Mouse is the only one retained. Following the story from Goethe’s poem closely, Disney introduced the tale to a worldwide audience. The dialogue-free cartoon is introduced by a narrator, who gives a description of the

Restricted access

The Bunker and the Desert

On the Motif of the Cube-panel in Inside Mœbius

Renaud Chavanne

-Michel, ressemblant un peu à Mickey, c'est une alliance de l'enfant avec la bande dessinée ’ [Michel is Mickey Mouse, Jean is me, so Jean-Michel, who looks a bit like Mickey Mouse, is an alliance between the child and comics], explains Giraud in the conversation with

Restricted access

Fresh off the Boat and Off to the Presses

The Origins of Argentine Comics between the United States and Europe (1907–1945)

Amadeo Gandolfo and Pablo Turnes

Jorge Luis Borges and Petit Ulysses de Murat and combined them both with US comics strips such as Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse , Rudolph Dirks's The Captain and the Kids , Burne Hogarth's Tarzan and V. T. Hamlin's Alley Oop (the latter's speech

Restricted access

Harriet Kennedy, Elizabeth (Biz) Nijdam, Logan Labrune, and Chris Reyns-Chikuma

of German comics from an author who not only diligently researched this post-war moment but also lived it. Introduced by vivid recollections of exchanging piccolos in the ruins of Berlin and the description of full-colour covers of Mickey Mouse and

Restricted access

Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

specifically, the memory of Karen Carpenter? What was it about Karen, marketed as wholesome, innocent, and virginal someone who, according to biographer Randy Schmidt, “was addicted to needlepoint … loved Disneyland and collected Mickey Mouse memorabilia … [and

Restricted access

Pierre Fresnault-Deruelle

). This title is a portmanteau word that merges the name ‘Topor’ with ‘Topolino’ (Mickey Mouse in Italian). The self-denigrating artist, founder member of the Panic Movement, turns the Disney mouse into an unmistakable rat, which is lodged in his brain

Restricted access

Nicholas Robinette

unknowingly be preceded by a sharp popular writer. In the pages of Ally Sloper , Frank Bellamy was the cartoonist intended to bridge the historical tradition with the present of English comics. Bellamy had worked for Mickey Mouse Weekly and Swift before