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Animation Anecdotes #180
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #180

Seeger’s Koko the Clown. “Out of the inkwell, comes Koko the Clown. He’s so gay and he’s so jolly. He will make you laugh, by golly” went the theme song…

More Animated Pilots
LOST PLANET ANIME
September 18, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

More Animated Pilots

Today I continue with more cartoon pilots that never went anywhere. Hang on tight, because there are more of these than you thought lying around. Here’s a fresh crop. Samson…

Paul Terry’s Terryscope
Animation History
September 17, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

Paul Terry’s Terryscope

My friend Eric Kurland, visual effects animator (Osmosis Jones) and 3D consultant (Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare), recently came into ownership of a very strange 3-D/Cartoon item. It appears…

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”
ANIMATION SPIN
September 16, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”

Groovin’ through Paul Frees and June Foray’s steeped-in-the-‘60s spoof of the fairy tale that is, like, for non-squares, you know? PIXIE & DIXIE WITH MR. JINKS TELL THE STORY OF…

Animation Anecdotes #179
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #179

Happy the Humbug. Many animators tried to create their own comic strip and some were more successful than others. The character “Happy The Humbug” was first developed in 1940 by…

Long-Overdue New Book Round-Up
Reviews
September 10, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

Long-Overdue New Book Round-Up

A few months have gone by and its time once again to weed through the books piling up from various publishers. These are the good ones. First up, an anthology…