Today is the 75th birthday of Mickey Mouse’s nephews, Morty and Ferdie Fieldmouse. They first appeared in Floyd Gottfredson’s Mickey Mouse Sunday comic titled ‘Mickey’s Nephews’ on 18 September 1932:
Morty and Ferdie’s first film appearance was in the 1934 Mickey Mouse cartoon titled Mickey’s Steamroller. Today they can still be seen in modern Disney comic stories, and on Disney merchandise, from pins to stamps. Happy birthday to these two mischievous mice and here’s to another 75 years!