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Comic Con Finds
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July 22, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Comic Con Finds

Just got back from the San Diego Comic Con, and thought I share a few of things I came across that I liked. If you can put up with my…

The Ursa Major Awards
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
July 21, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

The Ursa Major Awards

Probably most of you know that I am one of the founders and the longstanding Secretary of the Anthropomorphic Literature and Arts Association (ALAA), which administers the annual Ursa Major…

Fleischer’s Animated News #7
FLEISCHER'S ANIMATED NEWS
July 20, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Fleischer’s Animated News #7

Another edition of Fleischer’s Animated News, the Paramount cartoon studio in-house newsletter from 1935 (click thumbnails below to enlarge). This time, a new editor and an issue highlighting a wedding…

Animation Anecdotes #119
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 19, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #119

Where’s Porky Pig? The National Stuttering Project complained when Disney’s animated feature The Fox and the Hound was first released on videotape in March 1994. According to the NSP, the…

Comic Con 2013
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July 17, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Comic Con 2013

I’m traveling down to Comic Con today for another five days of insanity. I’ll be there the entire time, mainly walking around the “dealers room” (exhibit hall), or hanging out…

Outrageous Anime – Part 2
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
July 14, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Outrageous Anime – Part 2

My previous column on “Outrageous Anime” was popular enough that here is a followup on more jaw-dropping anime – deliberate or not. Excel Saga. Heppoko Jikken Anime Excel Saga (Quack…