“Jay Ward’s Animated Cereal Capers”, a new Cartoon Research mini-book, explores the Cap’n’s story and the men behind his creation in 1962.
A bit of a ‘cheater’ for the studio, and a bizarre one at that. At first glance, it doesn’t really look like a Terrytoon in it’s design, humor and even backgrounds.
This week, we remember the late animator/writer/Imagineer X Atencio with a look at his cover art for Disneyland Records – along with a few stories behind the grooves.
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]