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Bolivar, the Ostrich Unspoken
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
January 21, 2017 posted by

Bolivar, the Ostrich Unspoken

How a St. Bernard from a 1936 cartoon and his subsequent Disney comics appearances may trace a path back to a forgotten character created by Pinto Colvig and Walter Lantz.

Animation Anecdotes #297
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 20, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #297

“Cartoonists are unusual people. They are adults who never grow old,” said Bill Hanna. “Our employees’ ages range from the teen-aged to the white-haired, but the atmosphere is that of the young at heart.”

Comics by Warren Foster
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
January 18, 2017 posted by

Comics by Warren Foster

Here are a few of the known comic book stories, that I’m aware of, written by Fleischer-Warner Bros-Hanna Barbera storyman Warren Foster.

Pondering “Go Get The Ax”
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
January 16, 2017 posted by

Pondering “Go Get The Ax”

No one knows much about this song – featured in Oswald’s “Alaska” and strummed by Bugs Bunny in “Hare Trigger”. But I have my own theory as to the origins of this number.