Tag Archives: Mighty Mouse

Animation Anecdotes #269
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 1, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #269

“Spider-Man On The Move” was a half hour special, narrated by Stan Lee (“The only problem with comic books is that they don’t move… until NOW!”), that shows how an TV cartoon is put together from initial idea to final animation.

Animation Anecdotes #264
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 27, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #264

Hanna-Barbera head honcho Joe Barbera was not thrilled at the idea of hiring the still living Bud Abbott to provide the voice for his animated doppleganger.

Top Ten Cartoon Single Records (Part 1)
ANIMATION SPIN
May 3, 2016 posted by

Top Ten Cartoon Single Records (Part 1)

This week, we look at the first five out of my personal ten best cartoon-related 78 and 45 RPM singles of all time. Feel free to differ with the subjective musings of your humble Animation Spinner.

Animation Anecdotes #240
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 4, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #240

“He comes over to my house, pounds on my door on Saturday morning like at seven o’clock in the morning, yelling ‘Johnny, get out of bed! I sold Mighty Mouse! We gotta have a studio next week!”

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
March 15, 2015 posted by

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post

My columns on French theatrical animated features have ended just in time to celebrate my second anniversary on Jerry’s Cartoon Research. My first column appeared here on March 14, 2013;…

“Dead End Cats” (1947)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
February 26, 2015 posted by

“Dead End Cats” (1947)

Note: I wanted to start today’s article with an apology to the cover artist on Van Beuren Classics, Milton Knight. In designing the cover for the set, we altered the…

Paul Terry’s Terryscope
Animation History
September 17, 2014 posted by

Paul Terry’s Terryscope

My friend Eric Kurland, visual effects animator (Osmosis Jones) and 3D consultant (Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare), recently came into ownership of a very strange 3-D/Cartoon item. It appears…