Guide to Classic Cartoons

Guide to Classic Cartoons

When it comes to entertainment, television shows and movies are among the top choices for many people, and that includes cartoons, too. Cartoons are very popular among kids but are also enjoyed by some adults. The term cartoon originally refers to an illustration, which is sometimes animated, usually in a non-realistic or … Read more

The Delightful Origins of Phineas and Ferb

Phineas and Ferb Logo

Phineas and Ferb are some of the most popular animated characters to date. Created for Disney, the comedy series first premiered in 2008, running till 2015. The program is about Phineas and his stepbrother Ferb Fletcher who are always up for a new project, annoying their little sister Candace.  Even though most … Read more

What We Should Know About Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc posing with the cast of The Jack Benny Program

Almost everyone spends their entire childhood watching cartoons. While playing with friends and family members is one thing, watching fictional characters and later acting as the same is another. Back in the day, such was the excitement of our favorite cartoons turning up that most of us can clearly remember our favorite … Read more

Introduction to Popeye

Popeye black and white

Popeye, otherwise known as Popeye the Sailor, is an iconic cartoon character that first appeared on the Thimble Theatre comic strip published by King Features on January 17, 1929. However, the character’s popularity skyrocketed when he appeared in a series of theatrical cartoon shorts aptly called “Popeye the Sailor,” created by Max … Read more

Introduction to Super Friends

Batman and Robin figures

Super Friends is a cartoon show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and aired on ABC from 1973 to 1985. The main characters that appear on the show are the popular comic book superheroes that teamed up to for the Justice League of America in the DC Comics universe. To emphasize the power of … Read more

Introduction to Fireball XL5

spaceship blasting off into outer space

Fireball XL5 is a science-fiction television series produced by AP Films and aired from October 28, 1962, to October 27, 1968. It is considered as one of the most popular television shows in Britain during the 1960s, and it was also able to become a well-known series in the US thanks to … Read more

Introduction to Space Ghost

cartoon that has a similar concept to Space Ghost

Space Ghost is a cartoon show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and aired from September 10, 1966, to September 16, 1997. The show stars the titular character Space Ghost, who is a superhero that fights villains in outer space alongside his trusty sidekicks Jan and Jace, as well as the money Blip. Even … Read more

Introduction to Jabberjaw

cartoon version of a shark

Jabberjaw is a cartoon show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and ran from September 11 to December 18, 1976. The show is arguably famous for having an anthropomorphic white shark that bears the same name as the title of the cartoon. Because of Jabberjaw’s popularity, he has appeared in numerous forms of entertainment … Read more

Introduction to Josie and the Pussycats

guitar on a car seat

Most people probably know Josie and the Pussycats to be the 2001 live-action film starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, and Rosario Dawson, but what some of them don’t know that it is actually based on a cartoon show, which is also based on an Archie comic book. To know more about … Read more

Introduction to Speed Buggy

a real-life dune buggy that looks like Speed Buggy

Speed Buggy is a short-lived cartoon show that aired from September to December 1973. Although it only ran for one season, its subsequent re-airings allowed it to garner a cult following. To know more about what makes Speed Buggy so interesting among cartoon fans, here is an introduction to the timeless Hanna-Barbera … Read more

The History of Cartoons

the history of cartoons

The term “cartoon” refers to an illustration or a series/sequence of drawings that depict satire, caricature, or humor. It features images drawn in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style. Cartoons appear on many publications, such as comic books, magazines, and newspapers. A cartoon can also be animated. What does the word “cartoon” come … Read more