Holiday Gift Ideas: Cartoon Retro

Billed as “home to the world’s largest online archive of vintage illustration, animation, comics and cartoons,” Cartoon Retro is the creation of character designer Shane Glines (Spumco, Batman Beyond, Superman). With over two years of daily updates, the site now boasts thousands of images that are guaranteed to inspire and educate any artist. Best of all, a mere $5 a month offers access to all the material, while a year-long subscription runs $50. More details at

Sometimes it’s better to just let the pictures do the talking so here’s a small selection of artwork recently posted to the site:

Cartoon Retro