Most people remember Mickey as a sweet, lovable creature but the early version showed a range of emotions, including disgust, rage, etc.
Why did Mickey change?
The years have dulled Mickey’s personality, a result of him becoming the corporate face of a multibillion-dollar entertainment empire. In the process, Mickey also has become a cultural Rorschach test – a symbol of American optimism, resourcefulness, and energy or an icon of cultural commodification and corporate imperialism.
Mickey’s personality became less edgy, duller and less subversive #mickeyMouse http://bit.ly/2lSLVny