Disney early history: Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Mickey Mouse is the mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created in 1928. Almost after a century, he’s still a popular culture icon all over the world.

I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing – it was all started by a mouse .

Walter Elias Disney

Ideas set and minifig comparison.

LEGO released an Ideas set depicting the short movie Steamboat Wilie, using a monochromatic colour scheme (certainly not so common). It contains a boat and the minifigs of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Those two minifigs also appear in the new Collectible Disney series with some minor changes. They only lack a few silver highlights. Mickey’s and Minnie’s torso are solid black and they don’t wear white gloves and they have hats. Mickey carries a light bluish grey ship’s wheel while Minnie comes with a white life ring.

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La Divina Commedia

I Promessi Legosi

“La Divina Commedia”, in English The Divine Comedy, is a narrative poem written by Dante Alighieri. Dante is one of the fathers of the Italian language. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature and is well known outside Italian frontiers.
Hi, I am Fabio, and I started to think about LEGO and literature about two years ago when I decided to recreate another Italian masterpiece.
I Promessi Sposi or The Betrothed.  A historical novel by Alessandro Manzoni, which has been called the most famous and widely read book in Italian language.

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