Anthony’s Notes has a new home

MacBook Air

As of this past weekend, Anthony’s Notes has a new home. I’ve moved the site to a new web host, Stablehost. Stablehost has received positive online reviews, and is cheaper than my previous host, A Small Orange, where my blog had resided since 2012. For those counting, this marks web host number three for my site … Read more

The top 10 languages Superman would know

Action Comics #507

Superman, of course, is not just an American hero, but the world’s hero at large. As such, there’s been various stories showing his interacting with people all around the world. Of course, not everyone speaks English, so how does Superman interact with the people he’s saving? In Silver and Bronze Age comics, Superman’s super-intelligence is stated … Read more

Comic strips and webcomics I’m reading (fall 2015)

Kyle's Bed and Breakfast

Recently, my comic strip reading’s shifted heavily from newspaper comic strips to webcomics. Of course, I’ve been reading newspaper comics online for years, not having subscribed to a print newspaper in quite awhile. Still, my newspaper strip reading has been on a decline, between a drop in interesting newspaper strips, too many “dinosaur” strips still being … Read more

Package shows: “Fred Flintstone and Friends”

The Flintstones

Today’s package show look is at the series “Fred Flintstone and Friends.” Originally airing in syndication during the 1977-78 TV season, the show stayed available in syndication through the mid-80s. “Friends” was a package shows consisting of several Hanna-Barbera shows from the early to mid-70s. All of these shows were repackaged from their original half-hour … Read more

Favorite tech Twitter accounts


As a followup to my post on my favorite comic and animation Twitter accounts, here’s a post listing my favorite tech related Twitter accounts. General The Digital Reader ( A blog that largely focuses on ebooks and digital media issues. Flickr ( The popular photo-hosting website. Creative Commons ( Engadget ( A popular tech news … Read more

The best of minorities in cartoons: Thanksgiving

Wild Kratts

In this “best of” minorities in cartoons entry, I’ll look at how various minority characters have celebrated or been involved with Thanksgiving. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving This 1972 “Peanuts” special features Franklin. This one’s memorable just for the fight between Snoopy and the lawn chair, plus the snack food Thanksgiving meal. The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t … Read more

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for February 2016

Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from non-Big Two (DC/Marvel) comic companies in February 2016. Archie A full list of solicitations is available here. Archie: Vol. 1 TPB, on sale Mar. 9, $20 Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #241, on sale Feb. 17, $5 Boom! Studios A full list of solicitations is available … Read more

My podcast listening (fall 2015)

Microphone and laptop

Lately, I’ve been listening to a few new podcasts, along with my usual ones. Usually my podcast listening is to NPR ones, but the newer ones are from outside the realm of public radio. As for how I’m listening to podcasts nowadays, I’m still using Stitcher, after trying several web-based podcast players. Google’s announced plans … Read more

Top 10 TV cartoon theme songs

The Flintstones

Yes, I suppose this was inevitable. After all those decade-by-decade posts, here’s one that names my choices for the top 10 TV cartoon theme songs of all time. The choices are drawn from each decade’s top 10 theme songs. For the top 10 theme songs by decade: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s The top … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for February 2016

Spider-Man #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for February 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Spider-Man #1, $4 The Totally Awesome Hulk #3, $4 Captain Marvel #2, $4 A-Force #3, $4 Rocket Raccoon and Groot #2, $4 Howard the Duck #4, $4 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #4, $4 … Read more