Tag Archives: Garfield

Hearts and Flowers – Part 5
Animation Trails
March 4, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 5

A new movement among America’s youth briefly gave some theatrical animators a chance to express modern commentary, by spotlighting the signature personality of the 60’s – the flower child.

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)
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August 6, 2015 posted by

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)

In 1980, CBS aired a one-hour special called “The Fantastic Funnies”, produced by Lee Mendelson in association with the National Cartoonists Society. Over a dozen cartoonists were interviewed, talking about their work.

Animation Anecdotes #198
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 6, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #198

Garfield’s Judgement Day. Even at the height of Garfield the cat’s popularity in the late 1980s, creator Jim Davis couldn’t interest animation studios in his feature length animated script, “Garfield’s…