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Those MGM Jazz Frog Cartoons
Christopher P. Lehman
January 14, 2017 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Those MGM Jazz Frog Cartoons

Beyond producing cartoons starring humanoid versions of Bosko and Honey at MGM, Harman and Ising also specialized in films starring caricatures of black jazz musicians – as frogs.

Animation Anecdotes #296
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 13, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #296

Reason and Emotion (1943) was a wartime short made by the Disney, depicting emotions as cartoon personas. The character of Emotion was modeled after animator Ward Kimball.

Comics by Phil Monroe
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
January 11, 2017 posted by Devon Baxter

Comics by Phil Monroe

One of Chuck Jones top animators, Phil Monroe, joined his colleagues, picking up a few extra bucks by drawing funny animal comics – with several written by Michael Maltese!

Animation Anecdotes #295
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 6, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #295

The episode ‘Mighty’s Benefit Plan’ of Bakshi’s Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures, featuring Elvy and the Tree Weasels is filled with hidden surprises.