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The “Real” Giant Robots
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
September 8, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

The “Real” Giant Robots

Those waiting for my column on Anime Fandom in North America, part 3, can take this as half of it; the half on “real robots”. The other half, on teenagers…

Animation Anecdotes #126
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 6, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #126

Jay Ward Musicology. Supposedly, Stan Worth and Sheldon Allman got together one Sunday afternoon and churned out the memorable theme songs for George of the Jungle, Super Chicken and Tom…

Sneak Peek at Darrell Van Citters new Jay Ward Book
News
September 3, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Sneak Peek at Darrell Van Citters new Jay Ward Book

Remember these guys? Animator Darrell Van Citters, who put together the must-have Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol book, has been spending the last few years tracking down the rarest of the…

The Jerry Report – Update #2
Events
September 2, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Jerry Report – Update #2

Continuing my running list of upcoming events I’ll be attending and places I gotta go. I do this list more for myself than for any other reason – If I…

More Giant Robots!
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
September 1, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

More Giant Robots!

Don’t think that all of the giant robot TV cartoons were created by Go Nagai. He may have invented them, but others quickly jumped onto the, er, giant robots. The…

Edgar Kennedy In Cartoons
Animation History
August 31, 2013 posted by Ron Hall

Edgar Kennedy In Cartoons

Editor’s Note: I’m delighted today to post a guest column by my longtime friend – film historian Ron Hall. Ron presides over his own classic movie blog, Cafe Roxy and…