MICKEY RAT

Introduced to the world of “underground” publishing in the early ’70s by comic artist Robert Armstrong, Mickey Rat never clawed his way to the heights of Hollywood rodentry. (With his distinctive features, he easily could have become the Shemp Howard of animated cartoons.)

Here, in a nod to what might have been, I present my own modest animation of Mickey:

Check these links for more information about artist/musician Robert Armstrong:

Armstrong’s Art and Novelty Hut

R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders

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One Response to MICKEY RAT

  1. William Tippery says:

    Don’t know why but this made me think of “Big Daddy” Dan Garlits nad the RAT engines he used in his dragsters and street rods.

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