Monthly Archives: March, 2014

The Retro Bin: Fred and Barney Meet The Thing (1979)

It’s time for another segment of The Retro Bin. Saturday mornings in the 1970s has brought us some pretty way out concepts. Marvel Comics owned the rights to several Hanna-Barbera franchises at the time and was publishing comic books based on them, including The Flintstones. This in turn lead to one of the What-the-what-est titles …

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Beyond the Background: Elmyra’s Family

By now, most of us are familiar with the famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) star of Tiny Toon Adventures, Elmyra Duff….. Relax. It’s because Elmyra is so well known that we won’t be profiling her here. Beyond the Background is for shining the spotlight on the more obscure, lesser-known and forgotten …

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Peeks: First Impressions of Disney’s "The 7D"

It looks like Disney beloved short people, the Seven Dwarfs, will be the next set of classic Disney characters to receive their own show. “Accessing a classic fairytale and finding new ways to bring it to audiences, Disney Television Animation has begun production on the new animated series The 7D, a comedic take on the …

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Why Firestorm is Awesome!

He’s 2, 2, 2 heroes in 1! His nickname is “The Nuclear Man”, but he’s not that lame-o from Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. One of the guys who comprise him is a science whiz. Science rules! Dude can fire nuclear blasts from his hands. He once turned some attacking robots into tricycles. He …

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First Impressions of "Wabbit" and "Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!"

Cartoon Network recently announced their lineup of upcoming new series for 2014-2015. The main (heck, the only) ones which caught our interest were the 2 entries from Warner Brothers, Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production and Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!. Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production: The hilarious, heroic and mischievous Bugs Bunny you love is back! From …

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