Redesigning a beloved icon is always a bit terrifying. Redesigning Mickey Mouse was a step above that. I struggled a lot with this one, but luckily we had one Mr. Jason Kim, who seemed to really understand what Mickey was all about, and who pushed his design to the point where I just had to figure out forms and edges. He really deserves most of the credit on this but my guess is that he won't brag about it so I can do it for him.
We went with a different pose in the end, and Jason made some further adjustments to the design along the way, as you can see with the final figure design (this is a marketing image, but pretty close to the figure):