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HBO Max Releases Full Episode Looney Tunes

The New Looney Tunes Cartoons will be released with the premiere of HBO Max on May 27. HBO Max has released a full episode prior to the debut. From SlashFilm: A full episode of Looney Tunes cartoons runs somewhere between 11-12 minutes long, comprised of two shorts that run between four and seven minutes, as […]

Posted on: May 26, 2020,  Section: Animation, Comments: 0 Comments

Cartoonists at the Video Shop

Cartoonists are interviewed and/or showcase drawing skills, recorded on video. Last Week a Today show segment discussed historic events as seen in comic strips, highlighting Lalo Alcaraz and La Cucaracha.   Watch as Wisconsin State Journal editorial cartoonist Phil Hands walks viewers through his creative process as he draws his latest Mendota Marsh cartoon.   […]

Posted on: May 19, 2020,  Section: Animation, Cartooning, Comic strips, Interviews, video, Comments: 1 Comment

Animated Baby Blues 2nd Season You’ll Never See

From the Bubble Blabber (“Cartoons Covered”): Last week we wrote a piece with producer Toby Jones Tweeting an inside source claiming to have knowledge about the whereabouts of the second season of the animated series adaptation of Baby Blues. In short, Toby’s source claims that the second season of Baby Blues had never moved beyond pre-production. Baby Blues […]

Posted on: May 18, 2020,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Comments: 0 Comments

Gene Deitch – RIP

Animator Gene Deitch has passed away. From the Expatz Czech notice: Prague, April 17 (CTK) – American director and animated film producer Gene Deitch, living in Prague with his Czech wife, animator and producer Zdenka Najmanova, died there last night at the age of 95 years, Garamond publishing house owner Petr Himel told CTK today. […]

Posted on: Apr 17, 2020,  Section: Animation, Cartooning, Comic strips, Illustration, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Román Arámbula – RIP

Comic strip artist and animator Román Arámbula has passed away. Román V. Arámbula September 18, 1936 (?1935?) – March 19, 2020   animation, comic strips The Lambiek Comiclopedia profile. A brief filmography and comics work outline from I.N.D.U.C.K.S.: Education/training Mexico City University Animated films Television commercials 1960s (no specifics known). – Hanna-Barbera: Layout artist 1970-1975 […]

Posted on: Mar 20, 2020,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Mo Willems and HBO Max in Multiyear Deal

Mo Willems and HBO let The Pigeon do his thing. The Hollywood Reporter reports: HBO Max has made a big commitment to its kids and family programming business, signing beloved children’s author Mo Willems to an exclusive multiyear deal. The streamer won out in a competitive negotiation and will make Willems the first artist in […]

Posted on: Feb 25, 2020,  Section: Animation, Books, Children's Books, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Mo Willems and HBO Max in Multiyear Deal

Big Nate Gets Animated

Lincoln Peirce‘s multimedia success (popular comic strip, best selling comic collections and illustrated novels, musical theatre) is now getting a Nickolodeon animated series. Animation Magazine reports: On Wednesday, Nickelodeon detailed its new, wide-ranging content slate for 2020-21, with a brand-new book-inspired animated series amid several live-action originals… Greenlit for 26 episodes, Big Nate is an […]

Posted on: Feb 20, 2020,  Section: Animation, Books, Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Ed Henderson – RIP

Animator, and vital Astrodome/Astroworld figure, Ed Henderson has passed away. From the opening of the Dome in 1965 through 1983, Ed Henderson’s entertaining animations were featured centerfield on the “Astrolite” screen.   Edgar Baum (Ed) Henderson, Jr. November 14, 1924 – January 25, 2020   From the obituary: Ed returned to Houston in the early […]

Posted on: Feb 3, 2020,  Section: Animation, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Ed Henderson – RIP

Kobe Bryant – RIP

Dear Basketball, I fell in love with you. A love so deep I gave you my all — From my mind & body To my spirit & soul. I want you to know now So we both can savor every moment we have left together. The good and the bad. We have given each other […]

Posted on: Jan 26, 2020,  Section: Animation, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Kobe Bryant – RIP

So, This Happened (Clearing a Backlog of Items)

Lynn Johnston has a new outlet for her licensed products.   What Would Mary Do?   Washington Post on the current Library of Congress comics exihibit.   Perks of Being Short – A Brisa Cartoon and Commentary Gallery.   Who’s the caricaturist?   Kevin Cooley Wins 2020 Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award.   Hollywood’s Lalo […]

Posted on: Jan 26, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on So, This Happened (Clearing a Backlog of Items)

Schiff Hits the Fan – Animated Political Satire Toon

Riffing on the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoons President Trump’s Assistant to the President and Director of Social Media at the White House, Dan Scavino, tweeted a 90-second “Politizoid” cartoon, produced in “Hollywood U.S.A., AKA Adam Schiff’s Back Yard.” pic.twitter.com/zl0F8Efmu7 — Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 22, 2020 Details at the Daily Caller.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Schiff Hits the Fan – Animated Political Satire Toon

Pulitzer Prize…Deadline Imminent! January 24!

Entry deadline: Jan. 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Entry fee: $75 per entry – paid by credit card only (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover). Cartooning category: Cartoons should be uploaded as JPEGs. If they are animated, enter via URLs. For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of […]

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize…Deadline Imminent! January 24!

NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by January 23, 2020 for consideration   The National Cartoonists Society website has the entry forms and details. You DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award.  

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

NCS Divisional Reuben Awards 2019 Call for Entries

December 20, 2019 Letter from the National Cartoonists Society calling for submissions. Note that membership is not a requirement to submit and be considered for the divisional awards and the submissions deadline is January 23, 2020.  

Posted on: Dec 20, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Cartoons, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Syndicates, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Divisional Reuben Awards 2019 Call for Entries

Disney Gets 3 Golden Globes Nominations, But…

Cartoon Brew is reporting the nominations for the Golden Globes Animation category. It’s a stellar result for Disney, which picked up nominations for its three animated releases of the year: Toy Story 4, The Lion King, and Frozen 2. For the first time since 2012, the House of Mouse accounts for a majority of the […]

Posted on: Dec 10, 2019,  Section: Animation, Awards, Controversies, Comments: Comments Off on Disney Gets 3 Golden Globes Nominations, But…