Popular Science/Fleischer App

Shields Pictures, the owners of the old Paramount Pictures Popular Science theatrical shorts, just recently released their very first App …

Trailers From Hell: Heavy Traffic

Joe Dante and our friends from Trailers From Hell have just posted the coming attractions preview for Ralph Bakshi’s Heavy Traffic …

Merry Christmas from Harman-Ising

It’s the first day of Summer – and Mike Van Eaton has just shared with me another rare piece of animation history. Click the thumbnails …

Get Well, Martha Sigall

Our friend Martha Sigall has been in Intensive Care for the last few days. According to her son, Lee: She was in ICU for four days …

More Looney Tunes character designs

The photo above is one I snapped of the wall of the Warner Bros. booth at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas last week. The hype for the new …

Craig Yoe’s Krazy Kool Kids Komics

Another week, another amazing book from Craig Yoe. And another enthusiastic plug from me, because these are truly great books. This time …

Quirino Cristiani documentary

A 2008 documentary about pioneer Argentine animator Quirino Cristiani (1896-1984) has just been released on DVD. Cristiani made the first …

Original MGM Cartoon title art

The image above left is the original art, for the original title card of Rudolf Ising’s 1940 MGM Cartoon, The Fishing Bear. The image …

Animated Shorts of Bob Godfrey

Whenever the short films of British animation legend Bob Godfrey have appeared on YouTube, they’ve been quickly removed. But now there’s …

A Lost Fleischer Cartoon

I have friends in the stock footage business. They buy large libraries of old 16mm movies by the ton (usually home movies, travelogues …

Snoopy Flying Ace

I’m not a gamer, so I can’t speak for the playability, but the design work by Peter Wagner for the new Xbox Live Arcade game Snoopy …

The New York Times on the new Looney Tunes

Brooks Barnes recounts the recent history – and uncertain future – of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes franchise in today’s New York Times. The …

Harvey Art Show

Tonight is the opening of The Art of Harvey Comics exhibit over at the Van Eaton Gallery on Ventura Blvd. Many pieces in this exhibit are …

UCLA Preserved Silent Animation website

Last night, Bill Kroyer and I participated in an animation panel at the Hammer Museum, which followed a screening of some newly restored …

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