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David Shepard (1940-2017)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
February 2, 2017 posted by

David Shepard (1940-2017)

On Tuesday, we all lost a giant in the preservation of film history: David Shepard. Here is just a little about how this one person’s life helped preserve the work of many filmmakers.

Weird “Woody Woodpecker” Records
ANIMATION SPIN
January 31, 2017 posted by

Weird “Woody Woodpecker” Records

Take a look at two “studio cast” LP’s from the late 1950’s featuring Walter Lantz Car-Tune songs that filled out their track lists with previously released recordings.

Animation Anecdotes #298
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 27, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #298

In 1959, Jack Miller claimed that he had drawn at least thirty-five daily newspaper strips featuring the characters from the Crusader Rabbit series. Sadly, they’ve never been found.

Comics by Michael Maltese
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
January 25, 2017 posted by

Comics by Michael Maltese

Maltese freelanced in writing “funny animal” comic stories for the Sangor/Davis shop published between 1945-48 – and for Western Publishing (Dell and Gold Key) in the ‘60s and ‘70s