Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #166
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 13, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #166

It Pays To Advertise. At the beginning of Wet Blanket Policy (1948) is an advertisment for the DELL comic book New Funnies that featured stories of the Walter Lantz characters….

Animation Anecdotes #165
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 6, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #165

Coonskin. “Everyone’s so terrified of the name (Coonskin). I feel a slight pain in me. Coonskin (1975) was the first “Bakshi Production”. Before that, I had worked with Steve Krantz….

Animation Anecdotes #164
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 30, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #164

Animated Barbarella. In 1998, Nelvana, the Canadian animation studio was looking to turn the 1968 Jane Fonda live action movie Barbarella based on the Jean-Claude Forest comic story into an…

Animation Anecdotes #163
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 23, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #163

The Voice of Dynomutt. Voice artist Frank Welker in 1997 talked about doing the original voice for the Hanna-Barbera character Dynomutt in 1976. “I remember they originally wanted an Art…

Animation Anecdotes #162
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 16, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #162

The Universal Animation Studio Tour That Never Was. In 1966, Grantray-Lawrence studios produced 195 six minute shorts featuring the Marvel superheroes Iron Man, Hulk, Sub-Mariner, Captain America and Thor. (Previously…

Animation Anecdotes #161
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 9, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #161

Robert Crumb on Disney. In 2011, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb sat down with Alex Wood who runs the official Crumb website to give his commentary on important people in art,…

Animation Anecdotes #158
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 2, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #158

Vegetarian Shaggy. Casey Kasem did the voice of Shaggy Rogers in Scooby-Doo series from 1968-1990. In the 1970s, Kasem became a vegetarian and by the 1980s refused to do any…