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Oswald the Lucky Rabbit HC (2017 Disney Editions) The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit HC (2017 Disney Editions) The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By David A. Bossert.

    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons is an in-depth look at the origins of the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio and their first major fully animated success in 1927 with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit series.

    The narrative explores the historical importance of this character within The Walt Disney Company and recounts, first, the rejection of the first Oswald short, "Poor Papa," followed by the overwhelmingly positive reception of second short, "Trolley Troubles," and the ultimate loss of Disney's rights to the character and the company's modern-day journey to reclaim Disney's films.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #1SP-1ST
    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit HC (2017 Disney Editions) The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons 1SP-1ST
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    Revised Special Edition - Includes 6 Lithographs - 1st printing.

    By David A. Bossert.

    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was created in 1927 by Walt Disney and his team through twenty-six cartoon shorts. At the end of that initial run, Walt lost the contract to Oswald, which prompted the creation of Mickey Mouse. Over the years, Oswald became a footnote in the Disney story, until 2006 when The Walt Disney Company recovered rights to Walt's twenty-six shorts. For anyone interested in Disney origins, fascinated by early cinema, or entertained by a feisty little rabbit, this engaging and accessible volume delivers an in-depth look at Walt's first major animated success and the journey to reclaim the lost Disney films.

    This volume features updates on newly discovered film prints and a foreword by Disney CEO, Bob Iger.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $80.00.