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1942 Comic Book story about Animation

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Courtesy of Marc Schirmeister, The Asifa Hollywood Animation Archive has posted the complete 18-page Crimebuster story from a 1942 issue of Boy Comics. The story, written by Charles Biro and drawn by future stooge-in-law Norman Maurer, uses the fictional Acme Animation Studio as a backdrop. There are references to animators with some familiar sounding names (Gordon, Tyre (sic), Lovey (sic), Foster). Read it here.

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  • My comment isn’t about this post, but I recently received, through my RSS service, a post about the war-time Japanese cartoon, but when I came straight here to find and comment on it, it was gone. Was it removed for any reason, or did it just get lost accidentally?

  • Pedro Nakama

    At one time I worked for Mr. Ames. He didn’t like my animation either.

  • RW

    Ames has a point. That guy’s drawing sucks.