Monday, April 28, 2008

Thimble Theatre and Popeye comic strips

PopeyePopeye's first appearance in Thimble Theatre, January 17, 1929.Thimble Theatre was created by King Features Syndicate comic writer/artist E.C. Segar, and was his third published strip. The strip first appeared in the New York Journal, a newspaper operated by King Features owner William Randolph Hearst, on December 19, 1919 before later expanding into more papers. In its early years, the

Mickey Mouse Pictures

Mickey Mouse PicturesAccording to the official legend, Mickey Mouse was the result of a brilliant burst of inspiration, which struck Walt Disney during a train ride from New York to Los Angeles. In New York, he'd just seen his popular character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, hijacked by his distributor and farmed out to another animation outfit. By the time he arrived in Hollywood, he was ready to


Bumblebee (known as Bumble in Japan, Moscardo in Portugal, ┼░rdong├│ in Hungarian) is the "little brother" of the heroic Autobot faction, constantly striving to prove himself in the eyes of the taller, stronger robots that he respects - especially his leader, Optimus Prime. So strong is this admiration toward others, he takes risks that put him in danger. Although a bit of a wise-cracker, he is a

Sunday, April 27, 2008

History of Popeye

History of PopeyeJanuary 17, 1929, was the fateful day which would change the comic strip and cartoon worlds forever. Popeye was born and became the most well-known character on the strip. His first words were in response to the question, "Are you a sailor?" Popeye smartly replied, "Ja think I'm a cowboy?" After Popeye's first voyage on Castor Oyl's ship to Dice Island Popeye was brought back by

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Lisa Simpson Picture

Lisa SimpsonLisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons and is voiced by Yeardley Smith. Matt Groening, the creator of the series, named her after his sister. She is the oldest daughter and middle child of Homer and Marge Simpson, and the sister of Bart and Maggie.Lisa SimpsonLisa Simpson PictureLisa is an extremely intelligent 8 year old girl, one

Saturday, April 19, 2008

About SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants has been called "goofy," "nerdy," and "lovable." He's also been called the most popular animated sitcom on TV and the top TV series on Nickelodeon. So just how has this sea sponge soaked up so many viewers from age two to adults since his premiere on Saturday morning, July 17, 1999?Perhaps it's the intelligence and sophistication of the writing and the

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Popeyes Chicken

Popeyes ChickenPopeye is not your typical superhero: He is old. He is bald. He is short. He only has one eye. He constantly smokes his corncob pipe. He does not have teeth. He has tattooed, bulging forearms. He is illiterate and unrefined. Yet, these oddly unique qualities have helped this simple straight-talking, hard-hitting sailor win the hearts of many generations around the world.Popeye was

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Popeye Statues

Popeye StatuesnbspMany statues have been erected in honor of this "man." In the mid-1970's, the Chester Sorority Ladies raised ten thousand dollars in order to create a statue of Popeye. They were successful, and a statue was made. The statue stands six feet tall and weighs nine hundred pounds. It was unveiled in the summer of 1977 in Segar Memorial Park in Chester, Illinois.The statue was

Friday, April 4, 2008

'Scooby-Doo' Animation Process

Scooby-DooAs was the case with all television animation in the late 1960s, "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" was created through a process called "limited" or "planned" animation, which was devised a decade earlier by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera.Unlike full animation, limited animation does not require an entirely new drawing for every frame of film. Only the part of the character that absolutely has

Sherlock Holmes

One of my favourite detective!!!!!The whole Sherlock Holmes series is fabulous.....
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