Steve Bosustow traveled to New Orleans to promote the premiere of UPA’s 1001 Arabian Knights. He spoke at Tulane University, which in 1959 had no African American students – ironic, considering UPA’s earlier work like Brotherhood of Man.
Jim Tyer began drawing stories for the St. John comics in 1948. Unlike the other freelancing animators, Tyer wrote his own stories, which often led to strange but humorous ideas.
Fandora was created by Go Nagai and was obviously aimed at teen anime fandom rather than at children, with brief, mild drunkenness and nudity.
EDITOR: Jerry Beck
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]