Top Cat is one of the many cartoons produced by Hanna-Barbera, just like Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones, covered elsewhere in these pages. Top Cat launched a year after The ...
A hundred years ago Krazy Kat was turning the battle between cartoon cats and cartoon mice on its head. Krazy Kat and Ignatz the mouse came from the fevered imagination of ...
Tom & Jerry are the prototypical cat and mouse cartoon characters: Mouse irritates cat. Cat chases mouse. Mouse bests cat. Repeat ad nauseum. Tom & Jerry were created in 1940 by ...
Heckle and Jeckle are 2 wisecracking magpies from Paul Terry, whose Terrytoons also produced Mighty Mouse and Deputy Dawg, among a host of other cartoon characters. Terry — credited with over ...
Little Nemo In Slumberland is not really a Saturday morning cartoon, but a weekly comic strip created by famed artist Winsor McCay, sometimes called The Father of American Animation. If Nemo ...
Forget Mickey Mouse. The earliest cartoon I can remember is Felix The Cat, which premiered on tee vee when I was just a year old. However, Felix The Cat is a ...
The dirty little secret of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is that the animation was outsourced to Mexico. Originally conceived as a cute little group of woodland animals that run a ...
Not every cartoon is safe for Saturday morning kiddie shows.  Here’s a terrific documentary called Cartoons Kick Ass; A History of Subversive Animation. Ironically this doc is NSFW. It’s followed by ...
Strictly speaking the modern stone-age family was not a Saturday morning cartoon. The Flintstones has the distiction of being the very first cartoon to run in prime time. It last 6 ...
Let’s turn our attention to the various antagonists in the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melody cartoons from by Warner Bros. The Warner brothers were Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack, whose parents left ...
An early Thimble Theatre starring an early Popeye Popeye the Sailor Man is, according to the Wiki, a “cartoon fictional character,” in case any of you were confused. He began his fictional ...
When I was growing up in the ’50s and ’60s every tee vee station — all 3 of ’em — played cartoons on Saturday mornings. The Not Now Silly Newsroom ...

(Visited 89 times, 1 visits today)