Save the (other) mouse!

The (other) mouse that roared. From Court News and Monster Weirdo come this report by DeVon Nolt of a lawsuit against Pixar and Disney on the part of Stanley “Mouse” Miller:

The lead characters of the movie Monsters, Inc. were illegally copied from characters drawn by cartoonist Stanley Miller in the early 1960’s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Pixar Animation Studios, Inc., the producers of the movie. … Disney and Pixar allegedly came into contact with Miller’s work in 1997, when they reviewed a treatment for an animated movie Miller had proposed.