For those of you who don’t spend your free time memorizing everything involved with The Walt Disney Company, your probably not familiar with David Gerstein. Mr. Gerstein is a animation historian, researcher and Disney comic writer who among other things has provided assistance with finding the ‘Oswald the Lucky Rabbit’ cartoons for the Walt Disney Treasure set featuring the character, as well as serving as the editor for Fantagraphic’s Floyd Gottfredson Mickey Mouse Library (Volume three of which is released next week). When he’s not editing comics for Disney’s European comic licensees , and working with various classic animation projects, Mr.Gerstein keeps a blog, which has recently published a guide to identifying a fake Oswald poster sketch.
For those interested you can order some of the products Mr. Gerstein has contributed to, a portion of which will go to running Open Vault Disney:
ORDER Walt Disney Treasures: The Adventures of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit DVD set.
PRE-ORDER Mickey Mouse: High Noon at Inferno Gulch (Volume 3 in the series)
PRE-ORDER Mickey Mouse: House of Seven Haunts (Volume 4 in the series, due in October)
(You may also order the above volumes in a box set, available to pre-order HERE.)
ORDER Mickey Mouse: Race to Death Valley (Volume 1 in the series)
ORDER Mickey Mouse:Trapped on Treasure Island (Volume 2 in the series)
(You may also order the above Volumes in a box set, available to order HERE.)