Mickey Mouse flees zombie Goofy in Disney's Halloween short

Disney has been releasing a new series of Mickey Mouse shorts online, and in honor of October, they're sharing a spooky silly episode featuring an undead Goofy. » 10/19/13 8:00am 10/19/13 8:00am

Mickey wields his lightsaber in the first official Disney-Star Wars…

I have bad news for the five people who believe that Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm would lead to the destruction of the perfect and completely unspoiled Star Wars franchise. It's happened! » 3/15/13 11:30am 3/15/13 11:30am

These are the probably the most terrifying Mickey Mouse costumes ever…

Between 1930-1960, there was an unspoken law that whenever people dressed up as Disney characters, their costumes had to be downright ghastly. » 10/15/12 8:30am 10/15/12 8:30am

When a vampire bootleg Mickey Mouse tried to invade Japan before World…

Continuing right along with our unofficial exploration of all things simultaneously insane, horrific, and Disney-related comes "Toybox Series #3: Picture Book 1936,″ a 1934 Japanese propaganda cartoon by Komatsuzawa Hajime. » 5/22/12 4:00pm 5/22/12 4:00pm

Vintage Disneyland character costumes were the fabric of nightmares

There's something immensely jarring about pictures of retro Disneyland character costumes. Between the blank soulless eyes, rumpled fabric, and yellowing photographs, every one of these snapshots would not be out of place in a scrapbook bound with human bones. The park looks not unlike the underworld for fursuit… » 5/21/12 1:45pm 5/21/12 1:45pm

When they can't get crimefighting work, superheroes turn to menial jobs

When times are tough, they affect everyone — even superheroes. In this photo series, superheroes and Disney characters find themselves destitute and in unexpected jobs — pumping gas, washing windows, and walking the streets. » 2/26/12 10:00am 2/26/12 10:00am

Behold, the Mickey Mouse gas mask from World War II

During World War II, the American military began investigating methods to protect the civilian population from domestic saboteurs. One solution the military devised was this extremely eerie Mickey Mouse gas mask. » 2/24/12 8:35am 2/24/12 8:35am

Mickey Mouse and Pluto get the Frank Frazetta treatment

If fantasy artist Frank Frazetta had ever worked for Disney, perhaps we would have seen Mickey Mouse on a distant sand and sandals world plagued by ferocious monsters. This Frazetta-inspired painting gives us a glimpse of the Micky fantasy adventure that never was, but ignores one important question: What would Minnie… » 12/31/11 9:35am 12/31/11 9:35am

Disney cosplay in the 1930s was unadulterated horror

Here are two photos seemingly ripped out of the scrapbook of the Overlook Hotel's amorous canine monster. These two photos of enthusiastic Disney fans were taken in Serbia sometime in the 1930s. » 10/16/11 7:30am 10/16/11 7:30am

In Suriname, you can visit the Mickey Mouse wicker man

Well, it's not made of wicker and nobody's donning a bee helmet in its presence, but this wooden Mickey effigy in Moengo, Suriname certainly looks like it should be burnt in a fertility ritual, jam-packed with talking forest fauna. » 5/17/11 12:15pm 5/17/11 12:15pm

In the 1950s, Mickey Mouse shilled amphetamines to Africa

In the 1950s, the recreational use of amphetamines like Benzedrine and Dexedrine was legal, and even Disney characters got in on the uppers game. In the following comic, Mickey and Goofy go to Africa to sell crank. It transcends wrong. The comic, which was available for 15 cents and one Wheaties box top, depicts… » 6/20/10 9:00am 6/20/10 9:00am

Mickey Mouse Vs. Science Fiction: Round 1

Tron Legacy isn't Disney's only foray into science fiction this year; longtime corporate icon Mickey Mouse is also headed into tomorrow in new comic strip Mickey Mouse And The World Yet To Come. Here's a peek at what to expect. » 2/07/10 2:00pm 2/07/10 2:00pm

Transformers Make Everything More Than Meets The Eye

You may have already seen the awesome prototype for an upcoming Mickey Mouse Transformer figure (above) and the equally awesome Star Wars Transformers - but did you know about the Marvel Comics Transformers? We have images of all of them, and also a simple question: What is it about Transformers » 10/18/08 11:00am 10/18/08 11:00am that they can make…