Today we mark the passing of the man Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga, dubbed “the Godfather of Astro Boy”!
While researching for my latest book, I discovered some fascinating facts about Disney Legend Claude Coats.
I spent part of the afternoon today working on lining up elements from various Iwerks Comi-Color cartoons.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is currently on the faculty of Cal Arts in Valencia, UCLA in Westwood and Woodbury University in Burbank – teaching animation history. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]