Walt Disney talks Mickey Mouse

Concept art of Mickey from early 1928; the ske...
Concept art of Mickey from early 1928; the sketches are the earliest known drawings of the character. From the collection of The Walt Disney Family Museum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years    ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when    business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest    ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” Walt Disney