Walt Peregoy, ‘101 Dalmatians’ Color Stylist, RIP

Walt Peregoy, the influential animation artist who was the color stylist of Disney’s “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” and headed up Hanna-Barbera’s background department for a time during the late-Sixties, has passed away at the age 89.

7 Quirky Animation and Comic-Related Programs At This Year’s San Diego Comic-Con

Comic-Con International: San Diego is almost upon us, and the organizers have released the event’s mammoth program schedule. The madness, taking place from July 24-27, includes hundreds of panels, discussions, art demos, and screenings, with everyone from Buzz Aldrin to Betty White getting their moment to shine.

“Wacky Races” Peugeot Ad by Partizan

http://vimeo.com/64647462 Here’s a recent car commercial for the Peugeot 208 produced by Partizan and commmissioned by Y&R Brazil, …

Dick Clark is Selling His Flintstones Home

File this one under “Things I Did Not Know About Dick Clark.” Apparently, he owns a one-bedroom Flintstones-inspired home in Malibu, and …

Popular Mechanics on Hanna Barbera (1960)

Here’s another one of those wonderful articles from Popular Mechanics magazine (September 1960) explaining the tricks behind creating …

Buy Joe Barbera’s Studio City Estate

Sheila Barbera, the wife of the late Hanna-Barbera co-founder Joe Barbera, has listed their Studio City estate for $6.795 million …

‘Wacky Races Forever’ unaired pilot

Here’s an unaired pilot from a few years back for an update to Hanna Barbera’s 1968 series, Wacky Races. Produced at Six Point Harness, …

Hanna Barbera’s Lost “Rock Odyssey”

Michael Sporn led me to a new blog by Frank Forte solely devoted to Hanna-Barbera’s oddest and rarest production: Rock Odyssey (1987). …

“The Dukes” on DVD

How’s this for a merchandising ploy? This came in today’s email: “Warner Archives is offering the first 400 pre-orders for Hanna …

Hanna Barbera size chart

Check this out: A size chart of about 600 different Hanna-Barbara characters – from Ruff and Reddy (1957) to The Powerpuff Girls (1998) – …