Disney Comics title
The first Mickey Mouse Adventures title was published by Disney Comics from 1990, to 1991. It was based on the continuity of earlier print material starring Mickey, mainly Floyd Gottfredson's stories in the comic strip. The first half of each issue was usually devoted a cover story with Mickey, usually accompanied by either Minnie or Goofy, having adventures both in or out of Mouseton, often going up against various adversaries such as the Phantom Blot, Big Bad Pete, Emil Eagle, and even newcomer villains like Wiley Wildbeest, Ms. Vixen, and Prince Penguin. These stories were written by contemporary writers such as Michael T. Gilbert, Marv Wolfman, and others.
The back-up features of each issue were reprints of classic Mickey Mouse comic stories. Occasionally, issues would be devoted to a full-length story that did not seem to be set in the continuity of the main stories in other issues, such as a new comic adaptation of The Sorcerer's Apprentice (made in commemoration of Fantasia's 50th anniversary) in issue #9, or a reprint of Bill Wright's remake of Island in the Sky in issue #10.
The title ran for 18 issues from April 1990 to September 1991. According to the "next issue" blurb at the end of issue #18, Issue #19 was planned to feature a reprint of "The Phantom Fires" by Carl Fallberg and Paul Murry.
The cover stories from issues #11-14 were reprinted in the Cartoon Tales trade paperback, Mickey & Minnie: Mystery in Mouseton. In addition, the cover stories from issues #7 and #8 were reprinted in Walt Disney's Vacation Parade #5 by Gemstone Publishing.
Gemstone Publishing title
From August 2004 to October 2006, Gemstone Publishing published a smaller, digest-sized series of Mickey Mouse Adventures, alongside their new Donald Duck Adventures title. The bi-monthly book was 128 pages and usually contained three or more longer stories that featured Mickey and various other Disney characters. The issue numbering of the original Disney Comics series was ignored, the digests being numbered issue 1 through 12 (issues 13 and 14 were announced, but cancelled).
Mickey Mouse Adventures was the only comic book title that was originally published by Disney Comics that was published again by Gemstone but was never published by Gladstone.
Disney Comics issues
- Mickey Mouse Adventures on Disney Comics Worldwide (DCW)