Since it’s Polytiks at the forefront in this convention season, I’ve been thinking a lot about political cartoons – and thought it would be fun to do an HD transfer of my print of ‘I’m Just a Bill’, scratches and all.
Daws Butler plays almost two dozen Hanna-Barbera characters offering three dozen messages to kids about safety in a very strange LP album package.
Today, I will begin posting, in three parts, the official video of the First Golden Awards Banquet. The first banquet honored 41 people and, though only 36 showed up, it was a huge success.
Despite what the Anime News Network says about “Demon Of Steel” – “Objectionable content: Significant” – I found it to be more boring than anything else.
“Itchy and Scratchy came from something I’ve always wanted to do since I was a little kid. Watching cartoons like Tom and Jerry, I thought it would be fun to do a cartoon that really was totally violent.” – Matt Groening
Popeye is my favorite cartoon character – and the Fleischer Popeyes are largely responsible for my love of classic animation.
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]