Mickey Mouse Weekly #581 from England - June 30th, 1951
Today we embark upon a new series - the Mickey Mouse Weekly series. Mickey Mouse Weekly is a British comic publication that started in 1936, and continued until 1959, with upwards of 1000 issues published.
Beginning with issue #581 on June 30th, 1951, Alice in Wonderland was previewed in a series of articles, and eventually would be serialized much the same way as we saw in Mickey Magazine from Belgium. The cover above sports a nice little badge advertising that exciting Alice news awaits the reader inside!
In this first issue we see 3 very standard press photos of the time accompanied by a very lightweight article on Alice and its new Disney film. It also mentions that concurrent with the serialization will be a four week 'painting' competition with £100 in prizes.