An anthropomorphic mouse who typically wears red shorts, large yellow shoes, and white gloves, Mickey is one of the world's most recognizable fictional characters. Created as a replacement for a prior Disney character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit , Mickey first appeared in the short Plane Crazy , debuting publicly in the short film Steamboat Willie , one of the first sound cartoons. Mickey appeared primarily in short films, but also occasionally in feature-length films. In , Mickey became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Beginning in , Mickey has also been featured extensively in comic strips and comic books.