Tag Archives: Art Davis

A Letter From Bill Melendez
Christopher P. Lehman
March 26, 2016 posted by

A Letter From Bill Melendez

When I was working on my dissertation and future book The Colored Cartoon almost twenty years ago, I wrote to several animators to see what memories they would share about…

DePatie-Freleng’s “The Blue Racer”
LOST PLANET ANIME
November 5, 2014 posted by

DePatie-Freleng’s “The Blue Racer”

Here I will continue with DePatie-Freleng’s obscure theatrical shorts. By 1972, DFE had stopped producing The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads, and Roland and Rattfink shorts. In addition, they…

Animation Anecdotes #179
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 12, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #179

Happy the Humbug. Many animators tried to create their own comic strip and some were more successful than others. The character “Happy The Humbug” was first developed in 1940 by…