Tag Archives: Michael Maltese

Warner Club News (1946)
Animation History
February 19, 2018 posted by Jerry Beck

Warner Club News (1946)

First the bad news – USC only has three months of Warner Club News for us in 1946. The good news: there’s lots of odd stuff for us to decipher among these few pages.

Warner Club News (1945)
Animation History
February 12, 2018 posted by Jerry Beck

Warner Club News (1945)

Once again we present another six months of columns devoted to the Warner Bros. Cartoon Department, written by either Warren Foster, Tedd Pierce or Michael Maltese back in the day.

Comics by Michael Maltese
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
January 25, 2017 posted by

Comics by Michael Maltese

Maltese freelanced in writing “funny animal” comic stories for the Sangor/Davis shop published between 1945-48 – and for Western Publishing (Dell and Gold Key) in the ‘60s and ‘70s

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

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!

Witch Crafty for Halloween, 1955
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 31, 2015 posted by

Witch Crafty for Halloween, 1955

For Halloween, a cartoon that makes us SCREAM: it marks the moment when the Walter Lantz cartoons take a precipitous turn for the worse, commencing a nosedive from which they never recovered.