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Comics by Hawley Pratt
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
January 4, 2017 posted by Devon Baxter

Comics by Hawley Pratt

Hawley Pratt had a sporadic career in moonlighting for “funny animal” comics for James Davis’ shop, while working as a layout artist at Warners Bros. under Friz Freleng.

Animation Anecdotes #294
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 30, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #294

“Bugs Bunny was a counter revolutionary – not a revolutionary”, said Chuck Jones. “You know, this means war!’ – that was a line of Groucho’s I could not refrain from stealing.”

Comics By Marty Taras – Part 2
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December 28, 2016 posted by Devon Baxter

Comics By Marty Taras – Part 2

Part two of my survey of comic book art by animator Marty Taras – the creator of Baby Huey – who’s specialty of hilariously violent slapstick action made him a perfect artist for Harvey comics of the 1950s.

“Snoopy the Musical” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
December 27, 2016 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Snoopy the Musical” on Records

It was a stage musical and a TV special, but how does the second “Peanuts” musical comedy also connect to David Bowie, Disneyland, Roger Rabbit and The Muppets?