TWINSANITY!

Where Cartoons and Comedy Collide!

Tag Archives: superheroes

Talkin’ Nerdy: Hey, Nonny-Nonny!

If you’re a Tiny Toons fan, you’ve no doubt seen the short from the Special Classes Day episode, The Just-Us League of Supertoons. In the short, Plucky Duck (once again in the role of superhero Batduck)  and his sidekick Hamton J. Pig as Decoy the Pig Hostage (I love how on-the-nose that name is) get …

Continue reading

Beyond the Background: Funnyman

Today Beyond the Background looks at a superhero character created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel. No, not the one with the blue tights and the big red ‘S’, the one with the polka-dotted clown pants and the big comedy mallet. Today’s Beyond the Background is all about Siegel and Shuster’s other superhero creation…Funnyman. Who’s …

Continue reading

Talkin’ Nerdy: Super Powers or Stupid Powers?

As Goldstar noted earlier in Six Ridiculous Super Powers, there are some superheroes whose powers, personas and skill sets are just lame and can never be considered cool no matter how artists, writers and directors try to dress them up. I’m looking at you, Battling Bantam. While I don’t dispute that, there are some super …

Continue reading

Toons & Tunes: The Super 6 Intro

Today’s Toons & Tunes is the intro to The Super 6, an animated cartoon series which was produced by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in 1966, and shown on NBC from 1966 to 1969. The series was DePatie-Freleng’s first vehicle for Saturday morning. For those who don’t know, The Super 6 was a superhero spoof which featured half a dozen …

Continue reading

Cartoon Country: Superhero City – A Visitor’s Guide

Inspired by Jason (Goldstar)’s recent Cartoon Country on The Super Hero Squad Show, I’ve decided to pay homage to one of my personal favorite aspects of SHS, its’ setting of Superhero City. First, let’s get the boring expository stuff out of the way: Although this article was indeed inspired by the Superhero City on Super …

Continue reading