July 29th, 2014


Inbetweens: Eddie Fitzgerald on German Cartoonists

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“Cartooning is in trouble, not just animation. Look at what’s in the newspapers these days. Where are the comic books, the mass market sports and theater caricatures, book illustrations, etc.?

I simply refuse to let cartooning die on my watch. An artform that’s roughly 160 years old, that has a great tradition, and which is so artistically satisfying and so cheap and accessible to the common man, shouldn’t be allowed to wither on the vine. Losing cartoons and cartooning is like losing dance or music or architecture.

Cartoonists who came before us kept the industry alive and healthy for us, now it’s our responsibility to keep it alive and healthy for the people who come after us.” –Eddie Fitzgerald

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At his blog Uncle Eddie’s Theory Corner cartoonist Eddie Fitzgerald delves into the history of cartooning to bring us important names that should be part of every artists reference pool.

Uncle Eddie: Funny German Cartoonists

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July 29th, 2014


Inbetweens: Jo-Jo Shares His Treasures

Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby

Every year at Comic-Con, my pal JoJo Baptista busts his bankroll on old moldy newsprint. He’s generously offered to share his treasures with all of us. Thanks, JoJo!

Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby

As I always say… if you’re one of those folks who don’t click on the images because you don’t think it’s worth the time it takes to read… YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE MISSING!

First off, here are some of the backsides of one of his best Comic-Con hoardes…

Mutt And Jeff
Moon Mullins
Reglar Fellers
Mr and Mrs
Tillie the Toiler
Tillie the Toiler

And here are the fronts- some prime Milt Gross

Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby
Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby
Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby
Milt Gross Count Screwloose Nize Baby

Stephen Worth
Director
Animation Resources

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July 28th, 2014


Inbetweens: George Pal’s “Philips Cavalcade”

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Here is a cartoon produced by stop motion animator George Pal, “Philips Cavalcade” (1934).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_088MQeIbU

-Nicholas John Pozega

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