Category Archives: Animation Trails

How Grim Was My Pilgrim (Part 1)
Animation Trails
November 27, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

How Grim Was My Pilgrim (Part 1)

I thought it might be interesting to de-emphasize the turkey in cartoon importance, and concentrate on the guys and gals who got the whole holiday started in the first place – the Pilgrims.

Spacey Invaders I: Wars of the Worlds
Animation Trails
October 30, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

Spacey Invaders I: Wars of the Worlds

One of the most memorable Halloween “tricks” of all time – from the classic roots of broadcast media, and further immortalized in animated cartoon form – Invaders from Mars!

Let Me Pick Your Brain!  (Part 2)
Animation Trails
October 16, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

Let Me Pick Your Brain! (Part 2)

More spooky, and not-so-spooky, doings this week, as we follow more animated instances of personality flip-flops between some of our favorite characters.

Let Me Pick Your Brain!  (Part 1)
Animation Trails
October 9, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

Let Me Pick Your Brain! (Part 1)

Aside from the usual array of supernatural spooks so common to the season, a more Earthbound villain is also a frequent inhabitant of the Halloween scene: the evil scientist.

The INVISIBLE Article (Part 2)
Animation Trails
October 2, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

The INVISIBLE Article (Part 2)

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of invisible men? Maybe not the Shadow – but animation fans certainly do! More invisibility feats that need to be ‘not-seen’ to be believed.

The INVISIBLE Article (Part 1)
Animation Trails
September 25, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

The INVISIBLE Article (Part 1)

Invisibility is a subject which has instant appeal to an animator. Imagine the “line mileage” saved when you don’t even have to draw your featured character!