Mickey Mouse as a Speed Pusher

From All that’s Interesting which has the full strip.

The following comic book ‘Mickey Mouse and the Medicine Man’ was released by Disney in 1951. In the strip, Mickey and Goofy discover a new medicine called ‘Peppo’ that represents amphetamine (speed). Their enthusiasm for the chemical pick-me-up leads them to become salesman for the product in Africa:

(Thanks PVC)

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  1. Wow. Nothing like the ‘Africans’ being monkey/ape-like. No siree! Not anything veiled with Disney at all is there? And meth heads to boot, geeze.

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  2. Montesquieu,

    Now we know that it wasn’t Ronald Reagan and the CIA but Disney and Mickey Mouse that distributed crack into the underprivileged inner city areas.

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