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Exhibition Geppi Gems

Walt Disney. Mickey Mouse and the Haunted House, W4, 1947. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00, 005.01.00, 006.01.00, and 007.01.00) © Walt Disney Productions
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Walt Disney. Donald Duck Pilots a Jet Plane, Z1, 1947. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00, 005.01.00, 006.01.00, and 007.01.00) © Walt Disney Productions
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Walt Disney. Mickey Mouse at the Rodeo, X4, 1947. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00, 005.01.00, 006.01.00, and 007.01.00) © Walt Disney Productions
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Walt Disney. Pluto Joins the FBI, W3 1947. Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00, 005.01.00, 006.01.00, and 007.01.00) © Walt Disney Productions
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Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse

These pocket-sized color Disney comics, printed as giveaways or premiums, for mail-in purchase along with a Cheerios® cereal box top, each featured a different Disney character and story in a small newsprint mini-comic. Originally released as four lettered series (W, X, Y, Z) of four comics each, the Geppi Collection includes comics from three of the series (W, X, and Z), and highlight two of Mr. Geppi’s particular areas of interest—Disney comics and comic ephemera.