Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
Originally black and white fur. Later gray and white or brown and white.
National Periodical Publications
Cartoons: Poor Papa (1927)
Comics: New Fun Comics #1 (1935)
Country of origin:
When Oswald was created the first cartoon Poor Papa
in 1927, Disney and Iwerks made him old, unruly and slovenly. However, Universal wanted a younger character and Disney and Iwerks were pressed into changing Oswald into a younger and slimmer version with the personality of a naughty boy. This resulted in the cartoon Trolley Troubles
being released July 4, 1927 as the first cartoon. Poor Papa
was released more than a later on August 8, 1928.
Oswald's first appearance in comics was New Fun Comics
#1 from 1935. It is presently unknown if his appearance in the first comics looked like his cartoon appearance, but by his next appearances in Four Color Comics
, starting with #102 in 1946, his appearance was more like Disney's rabbits i.e. fluffy and cute.