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Sagendorf’s Popeye
Reviews
October 7, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Sagendorf’s Popeye

Artist and editor Craig Yoe – current president of the secret “Society of Sagendorks” and perennial keeper-of-the-flame that continues to light Popeye’s pipe – has a new book and a…

More Indian Animation
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
October 6, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

More Indian Animation

Ho hum. Remember my report of the Indian CGI feature Koochie Koochie Hota Hai, about a romance between three anthropomorphized dogs (actually a funny-animal remake of the 1998 Indian live-action…

Animation Anecdotes #130
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 4, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #130

Mort Drucker on Animation. Artist Mort Drucker has been one of my favorite cartoonists for decades, not just because of his work for MAD magazine but his work in DC…

BOOK REVIEW: “Walt’s People” Vol. 13
Reviews
October 1, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

BOOK REVIEW: “Walt’s People” Vol. 13

Once or twice a year, animation historians receive a special gift – in black & white text, printed and bound, containing several hundred pages of pure bliss. That day has…

Vintage Cartoon Flip Books
Animation History
September 30, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Vintage Cartoon Flip Books

In an age of DVDs and You Tube videos – serving up moving pictures and animation at a tap of a finger – I’m still a nut for classic cartoon…