Monday, 23 May 2011
FIRST COLOR EDITION OF MICKEY MOUSE IN TURKEY (1941)
Above scan is from the no. 257 (dated March 29th, 1941) of Turkish weekly children's magazine Yavrutürk, featuring the first installement of 'Miki Fare ve Lambası [Mickey Mouse and His Lamp]' which happens to be the first color edition of a Mickey Mouse strip in Turkey. 'Miki Fare ve Lambası' is an abridged and colorized Turkish edition of a US daily newspaper continuity from 1939-40 known as 'the Miracle Master'. It was serialized in Yavrutürk till (including) no. 286 in a total of 30 parts with one page each issue.