Kant-1

French illustrator, designer and 2D animator Quentin Tavernier (aka Kant-1) has a cool new website worth checking out. It’s as much fun …

PandaPanther

Animation producer Lydia Holness has teamed with directors Jonathan Garin and Naomi Nishimura to launch a new design/animation studio, …

Glenn Barr’s Haunted Paradise

Forget the fact that Glenn Barr did backgrounds for Ren & Stimpy, or The New Woody Woodpecker Show, or has contributed to Mad Magazine …

Noir Nouar

One of the pleasures of my monthly cartoon screening gig with Janet Klein at the Steve Allen Theatre (first Thursday of every month at …

More Disney Insignia

A bit of a follow-up to all the recent posts about Disney insignia from WWII (here and here). There is currently an exhibition at the …

Not-Quite-Animation Books

A roundup of recent non-animation books that have caught my attention: I don’t know how Lane Smith does it, but every one of his …

T. Hee Book Cover

Film composer Alex Rannie emailed over this great book jacket with a caricature of MUSIC MAN writer/composer Meredith Willson drawn by …

Mark Newgarden’s WE ALL DIE ALONE

I’ve been meaning to write about cartoonist/animation artist Mark Newgarden’s new book WE ALL DIE ALONE (Fantagraphics), a beautifully …

“Remixing the Magic” in LA TIMES

Alex Chun has been writing some excellent animation/pop culture-related pieces for the LA TIMES in recent months, and his most recent …

Incredibles Golden Book by Tony Fucile

Fans of THE INCREDIBLES will want to check out the new Golden Book, JACK-JACK ATTACK, based on the Pixar short of the same name. The book …

Craig Yoe’s ARF

MODERN ARF (Fantagraphics) is one of the most inspiring collections of cartoon artwork I’ve run across in a long time. I bought the book …

Help Save Tony the Tiger

Nate Pacheco’s blog deserves a second mention in as many days. A couple years back, he tried to convince the Leo Burnett ad agency to …

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