Archive for the ‘Inbetweens’ Category

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Inbetweens: Bud Fisher’s Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher’s Mutt and Jeff was one of the longest running and most influential comic strips ever created. Comedy teams like Laurel and Hardy and Abbott and Costello followed the Mutt and Jeff model and there were dozens of imitators in the comic pages. Here is a gallery of images dating from the early teens all the way through the late seventies…

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Inbetweens: Jiri Trnka

Jiri Trnka was one of the greatest animators who ever worked with puppets. There is a wealth of information on his art and career on the web. Here is just a small sampling…

PHOTOS

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

FILMS

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

ILLUSTRATION

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

Jiri Trnka Puppet Animation

For more information on this great animator and illustrator, see…

Jiri Trnka DVDJiri Trnka DVD




DVD collections of Trnka’s important puppet films have been very hard to come by in the past. Luckily, there is a really good one available right now… The Puppet Films of Jiri Trnka It’s a bit pricey, but well worth it. Recommended.

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Inbetweens: EC Horror Comics Covers

The EC Horror line (Tales From The Crypt, Haunt of Fear, Vault of Horror) had one of the most talented artistic staffs ever to work in comics… Wally Wood, Jack Davis, Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, John Severin… the list goes on and on. These are among the best drawn comic books ever created. Here is a gallery of covers for you to peruse…

This week, Eddie Fitzgerald has been discussing Wally Wood’s work for EC on his blog, “Uncle Eddie’s Theory Corner”. These two posts are well worth reading…

EC HORROR AT AMAZON