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“Variety” in Animation
Animation History
August 10, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

“Variety” in Animation

A friend of mine who works for Variety challenged me to list as many cartoons I can think of that the famed Hollywood trade publication appeared in. After thinking about…

Animation Anecdotes #122
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 9, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #122

Animated Crimes. In 1978, legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby was doing storyboards for The New Fantastic Four show produced by DePatie-Freleng for Saturday morning. Comic book fans were excited…

Today on Stu’s Show
Event
August 7, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Today on Stu’s Show

Today at 7pm Eastern/4pm Pacific I’ll be appearing once again on Stu’s Show, the weekly internet radio show that discusses all sorts of pop culture – but mainly classic television…

Lou Scarborough (1953-2013)
News
August 6, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Lou Scarborough (1953-2013)

Artist, animator, friend Louis Scarborough Jr. passed away last night from cancer (colon, lung and pancreatic). He was 60 years old. Lou was an animator and storyboard artist on countless…

“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray
News
August 6, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray

It’s tough-sledding these days for classic animation collectors with less and less being made available on DVD and Blu-Ray. But here’s some good news. A boutique video producer/distributor, B2MP, Inc….

Fleischer For Sale
Animation History
August 5, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Fleischer For Sale

Super animation art collector Ryan Englade is putting some choice Fleischer Studios pieces up for auction on October 21 and 22. The auction is via S/R Labs with a hard-copy…