Comics

The Mickey Mouse Easter Egg in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

The Mickey Mouse Easter Egg in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

UPDATED: With the digital release of Guardians of the Galaxy, we have a better look at this scene, and I’m still contending this is an intentional Mickey Mouse Easter Egg, and will contend that until James Gunn says I’m wrong.

GotG_Mickey_Mouse

Disney is well known for throwing in a quick little easter egg into most of their films, that of the Classic Mickey image of three properly placed circles, representing the infamous mouse’s silhouette.  That classic shape isn’t just hidden throughout Disney’s films, but also Disney’s parks and resorts, TV series, and their live-action films.  With Disney now owning Marvel, it looks like Guardians of the Galaxy is the next film to make that list of films with Mickey Mouse making an appearance.

I was lucky enough to go back and check the film out for a second time, and this time scouring the each shot for any easter egg or special little nugget I could find, and just happened to catch this one by chance.

The class mickey shape makes an appearance after The Collector’s museum blow up and we see him laying in the floor surrounded by destruction.

vlcsnap-2014-08-17-00h29m17s97

If you look to the left of The Collector, towards his legs, you’ll actually see two shapes that appear to be the classic Mickey.  One where the circles are all separated, and another where the circles actually touch, and make the more traditional and familiar silhouette.

GotG-Mickey

So it looks like you can add yet another easter egg to the growing list that has come out of Marvel’s latest film.  Have you found any that haven’t been pointed out yet?

View Comments (3)

3 Comments

  1. Michael

    August 17, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    I realize the screen grab isn’t the greatest, but I promise that it was clear as day seeing it in the theater. I promise I’m not crazy! (Well, not on this)

  2. Grootgirl

    September 6, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    I spotted this one right away on the third tims I saw the movie. It just popped out at me. I missed it the first two times.

    • Michael

      September 7, 2014 at 2:04 am

      I’m glad I wasn’t the only one that saw it! Just wish the screen shot was better

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Comics
@michael_parsons

Founder and creator of Geekasms and now HaveaGeekasms.com. Co-host of Police Box Paradox and random guest on many other podcasts. A father, a blogger, a geek. My call to fame has been running into a glass door and my goatee. My goatee is glorious.

More in Comics

turtle2

Spoiling Those Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44 Spoilers {Warning: Spoilers}

Geekasms StaffMarch 22, 2015
jla

Schleich Now has Justice League Figurines

Geekasms StaffMarch 3, 2015
10D_08_Cover_A

Titan Comics First Look – DOCTOR WHO: THE TENTH DOCTOR #8

Geekasms StaffFebruary 26, 2015
11D_09_Cover_A

Titan Comics First Look – DOCTOR WHO: THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR #9

Geekasms StaffFebruary 26, 2015
download

Official Team Poster for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Geekasms StaffFebruary 26, 2015
melissa-benoist-blake-jenner-spirit-awards-2015-07

SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist Has Gone Blonde

MichaelFebruary 22, 2015
12D_05_Cover_A.jpg

Titan Comics First Looks – DOCTOR WHO: THE TWELFTH DOCTOR #5

MichaelFebruary 22, 2015
guardians-galaxy-disney-animated-series

Voice Cast Announced for Marvel & Disney XD’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

MichaelFebruary 21, 2015
laura-benanti

SUPERGIRL Finds it’s Alura Zor-El in Laura Benanti

MichaelFebruary 21, 2015

Geekasms is a website dedicated to the love and interest of all geeks. Covering movies, television (especially Doctor Who) comic books, any and all technology, and just about anything you can think of!

Geekasms © 2014 | About | Advertising | Privacy | Submit an Article |Write for Us | Media Kit | Contact Us

Copyright © 2015 Geekasms, All Rights Reserved