Fantasia, as it exists in my memory. DOB:-and one of the frog's has a knife and, f****n', there's blood everywhere, like, everywhere and Mickey's still smiling like he didn't just help mow down that entire family of brooms. Iger: No, I got it, Dan, but that didn't happen, that's not how that movie went. DOB: I'm almost positive it is. Iger: It's not fu- Forget it, we're getting off topic here. The point is, we're rebooting Mickey, and I want you to be the man to help us do it. Apparently, Iger was impressed with my gritty, in-your-mouth writing style and wanted me to take a swipe at the Mickey reboot. Even though I was kind of busy, both with the site and Agents of Cracked a hot new web series that's going to debut all over your face this Monday, November 9, 2009, I decided to take him up on his offer. The prospect of reinterpreting one of pop culture's most endearing figures was too enticing to pass up. Plus, that whole heart exploding, thing. I got right to work. Sketches My rough draft of "New Mickey" possibilities didn't exactly resonate with Iger in the way I hoped it would.
-May 3rd, 2009- Iger: No. No, no, absolutely not. DOB: No to what? The Hitler one? Is your frozen boss still sensitive about that? Iger: Those are just rumors, and "No" to all of it. DOB: There's really a lot of good stuff on that page, I think if you'll take a second and just stop being such a giant puss- Iger: "A lot of good stuff"? To what does that refer, exactly? The barely legible scribbling or the completely unusable character sketches? Am I to understand that you thought you could reboot the Mickey franchise simply by drawing Mickey Mouse naked? DOB: You don't like Steamboat HugeCock? Man, I thought that was a homerun. He tested really well with people who weren't dripping, close-minded puss-