Mixed Reviews for Fleischer’s Superman

John McElwee over at the Greenbriar Picture Shows blog has posted a fascinating overview of Paramount’s Superman cartoons. Despite the …

Mish-Mish Effendi

About a year ago, Milton Knight sent us a link to a excerpt from a rare series of Egyptian cartoons created in the 1930s by the …

Max Fleischer’s Screen Song Patent

Submitted for your educational pleasure – another historical find from our friends at the Van Eaton Galleries: The patent for Max …

Animation found at The Haggin Museum

The Haggin Museum in Stockton, California is hosting an “animation family day at the museum” this month. To augment the activities, their …

David Gerstein’s Blog

The blurry image above is a frame from the “lost” ending to the early Bugs Bunny cartoon Hare-um Scare-um. David Gerstein found the …

My Favorite “Hurt” Gag

It’s been acknowledged by the creators of The Simpsons that the blood-thirsty antics of Itchy and Scratchy were inspired less by Tom & …

“Yip” Harburg at Fleischer

Did you know songwriter E.Y. “Yip” Harburg (lyricist of The Wizard of Oz, Gay Purr-ee and much else) wrote material for the Max Fleischer …

Coyote catches Road Runner

Speaking of Chuck Jones, an anonymous Argentinian Youtube user called “Lafacukur” recently uploaded a video of an edited version of the …

Homer Jonas on Facebook

Golden Age animation artist Homer Jonas (1928-1979) now has a Facebook fan page courtesy of his son, artist Jeff Jonas. The Facebook page …

Vintage Australian Animated Commercials

“Congobeat” has posted on YouTube several really cool, vintage animated advertisments from Australia. Each one put a smile on my face. …

Pink Panther Magic Eye Stereogram

You know those Magic Eye pictures? The ones that, if you stare at it long enough, you can see 3-D (without glasses). Here’s an attempt to …

Porky statue found!

Here’s a picture of me with a very rare pig (Uhh… I’m the one on the left). Aside from production cels, how many physical props are …

Spider-man (1967)

Love it or hate it – the theme song has become a classic. Marvel.com is posting the entire series of the 1967 ABC Spider-man Saturday …

Radio Barrier

Animation historian Michael Barrier spent 40 minutes today discussing classic cartoons on the radio show RadioWest, originating from The …

Chaotic Tom & Jerry commercial

Tom and Jerry have always represented chaos — but this Indian commercial is mind-numbing in its confusion. Here, Tom & Jerry join forces …

Crumley Cogwheel (1962)

Another week, another oddball adult-skewing Paramount cartoon from the 1960s. Unlike previous films I’ve posted recently, this one was …

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