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“Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a hang what the Joneses do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of contentment with what life has brought - sometimes it isn’t much, either.”      

-Walt Disney

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Hollywood Cartoons go to color (1930-1938)
It should be noted that between 1932 and 1935, Walt Disney had exclusive rights to the 3-strip Technicolor process, thus everyone else had to settle for a two-color process for the time. Animator Ted Eshbaugh made a 3-strip Technicolor adaptation of The Wizard Of Oz in 1933, but since it wasn’t properly licensed by the Technicolor company, it was released in black and white.

Damage Control

Barbara and Walter have a moment.

Setting: While Jim is out taking a much-needed weekend trip with his friends, Walter and Barbara have the house to themselves. A conversation happens that was long overdue.

Timeline: Hypothetically Season 2-ish. Some time in the future-ish. That’s not very helpful, is it?

Spoilers: YES

[I just had to write a scene for the two of them, because they’re the death of me. I had this idea of Walt bringing up his identity on his own terms, with some insecurity, like in a dark room.]

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Here’s six unpublished comic strips from 1936 featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, illustrated by Walter Lantz. Lantz produced over 140 cartoons featuring Oswald for Universal, as well as numerous comic strips. This is one of many times that Lantz redesigned Oswald. You’re probably more familiar with this version: