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8mm Cartoon Boxes
Animation History
October 30, 2013 posted by

8mm Cartoon Boxes

In honor of my appearance on today’s live broadcast of Stu’s Show (at 7pm Eastern, 4pm Pacific, if you miss it: archived downloads available here) where we’ll be discussing collecting…

The Jam Handy Building
Animation History
October 28, 2013 posted by

The Jam Handy Building

I had an incredible time last weekend in Detroit Michigan, presenting a screening at the Detroit Institute of Arts and visiting with Steve Stanchfield. Let me say again that if…

Super Sentai Shows
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
October 27, 2013 posted by

Super Sentai Shows

WARNING! This week my column is not about animation! However, all the super sentai (aka super-team) programs I discuss here have a “cartoony” aura about them. When the Cartoon/Fantasy Organization…

Animation Anecdotes # 133
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 25, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes # 133

Mickey’s Friend, Dracula. Actor Bela Lugosi, famed for his portrayal of Dracula, was a fan of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in particular. He had a photo taken with a…

“Kaibutsu Kun” (1968)
LOST PLANET ANIME
October 23, 2013 posted by

“Kaibutsu Kun” (1968)

Cartoons centered on monsters has been a staple for generations. Series such as Milton the Monster and the animated versions of The Addams Family has been produced, and The Flintstones…