Sunday, November 18th marked the 90th birthday of Disney’s lovable mascot, Mickey Mouse. What better way to celebrate the birthday of the big cheese than with a new Mickey Mouse short and a variety of fan art!
Mickey Mouse, who just turned 90 yesterday, was the very first character I learned to draw. I think he’s definitely become the most identifiable pop culture icon on the planet for the past nine decades. I’m more of a fan of the classic Depression-era ver… https://t.co/pBF85K9RrM pic.twitter.com/HgV3uPUyMb
— Robb Mommaerts (@robbmommaerts1) November 19, 2018
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I spent all day yesterday at Disneyland with my bae @janicesung It really is a magical place. I got inspired to draw Mickey. Oh that gun slinging rodent is just so cute. Sorry for the vid skipping nearly all of the colouring stage, that happens almost all the time with procreate. • • #disney #disneyland #mickeymouse #kingsofnowhere #kon #art #drawing #sketch #illustration #digitalart #doodle #manga #comic #artist #procreate #comicartist
Super Muerto Mouse Design by Jorge Gutierrez
Street Art by Mr. Brainwash
Also worth noting is that Mickey Mouse’s first cartoon, Steamboat Willie becomes public domain on January 1, 2024. This short holds an important place in animation history as it was the first cartoon with synchronized sound. One little mouse sure made a big impact on Pop-culture.