This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Elena of Avalor,” a CGI animated series that airs on Disney Junior. The series debuted in 2016.
A look at the top 10 grossing animated films (both domestic and globally) for 2016, from Pixar’s “Finding Dory” to Warner Bros.’ “Storks.”
A look at examples and depictions of the winter solstice in cartoons, from PBS’ “Dinosaur Train” to Disney’s “The Weekenders.”
This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Star vs. the Forces of Evil,” a Disney XD series. The show debuted in 2015.
A recent study by research firm IHS Markit states that Amazon and Netflix spent a combined total of $7.5 billion on programming in 2015. $4.9 billion of that was by Netflix, while $2.6 billion was by Amazon.
A list of various non-Marvel/DC independent comics, graphic novels, and manga I recommend, from “Lumberjanes” to “Uncle Scrooge.” As usual, I favor trade paperbacks/graphic novels over single-issue comics, though many of these are also available in that format.
The various Marvel movies have been a success despite Marvel not owning all the film rights for their characters. But who can appear in what studio’s films? Here’s an infographic outlining where the studio rights for Marvel’s characters lie.
1996’s “Space Jam” has, despite its mixed reception by animation fans, gone on to become the most prominent animated (mixed with live-action) production centering around basketball. It’s prominent enough that Warner Bros. even plans to produce a sequel.
But what other cartoons referencing basketball have been made? Here’s a list of some noteworthy references to basketball in cartoons besides “Space Jam.”