Archive for the ‘Inbetweens’ Category

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Inbetweens: Frederick Opper From The Chicago Examiner

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The other day, Andy Konkykru of Andy’s Early Comics Archive sent me some scans of cartoons from Hearst’s Chicago Examiner. They’re too good not to share with you. First up is a batch of cartoons by Frederick Burr Opper

Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper
Frederick Burr Opper

Stephen Worth
Director
Animation Resources

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.