A selection of the best animation articles including news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week beginning the 29th of March, 2020.
The revelation that the Powerpuff Girls have a sister is certainly surprising. Bliss adds a new dimension to the long-established franchise that arguably is nonetheless long in the tooth. Yet why did it happen now? What is the bigger meaning behind the move? And why is Bliss a product of circumstance?
This week saw the announcement of not one, but three reboots to popular old shows. The Powerpuff Girls are being trotted out again, ReBoot gets well, rebooted, and even the Three Stooges refuse to die with a new animated show in the works. It’s all too much for me to bear!
If the thirteen episodes mentioned in the title seems a bit short, just imagine how the Simpsons would be viewed today if the original order was all that was made. Would it still be viewed as a classic, or be relegated to a footnote of television history? Regardless of what would have happened 25 years […]
Time for a quick and really simply quiz, and yes, it’s on that Powerpuff Girls comic cover that was yanked last week.
The groundbreaking Powerpuff Girls garnered legions of fans, but why did they very nature of the show itself pigeonhole male fans?
With the recently announced Powerpuff Girls special, the A.V. Club commentators let loose with some though-provoking comments on the show and its appeal.
A while back, I talked about the idea of the Re-Write (RW) Culture that’s discussed by Lawrence Lessig in his book, Remix. RW culture when it relates to animation is, for all intent and purposes, going to cover pretty much anything made by fans, One of the most common things that fans like to make […]