DC Comics to reboot Hanna-Barbera characters

The Flintstones

Last week came the surprising news—from DC Comics heads Dan DiDio and Jim Lee no less—that DC Comics will be rebooting Hanna-Barbera characters in comic form. Hanna-Barbera, like DC Comics, is owned by the Time Warner media empire. The reboot focuses on making a handful of characters more contemporary. The characters/books include: Scooby Apocalypse. The … Read more

Top 10 1960s TV cartoon theme songs

The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Show

Similar to my posts on top superhero theme songs, I thought I’d create lists of my favorite TV cartoon theme songs by decade. This list is ranked in no particular order, and is focused on American TV cartoons—I’m not knowledgeable enough about Japanese animation to include such, though “Speed Racer” had a catchy theme. The Flintstones The longest … Read more

The next cartoon crossover: Jonny Quest meets…Tom and Jerry?

Tom and Jerry

On the heels of WWE crossing over with Scooby-Doo and the Flintstones comes news of the latest cartoon crossover. This time, it’s classic 60s adventure cartoon Jonny Quest teaming up with… Tom and Jerry?! While it’s an all-Hanna-Barbera crossover, it’s still one that sounds as bizarre as “Archie vs. Predator.” “Jonny Quest” was the first major … Read more