Max Fleischer

Betty Boop #1 from Dynamite Entertainment On Sale Now!

Betty Boop #1, the first in Dynamite Entertainment’s all-new comic book series, is out today for the opening of New York Comic Con and it’s getting rave reviews from the comics community. Award-winning writer Roger Langridge (The Muppets) and artist Gisèle Lagacé (Archie) bring Betty, her pals. Koko the Clown and  Bimbo, and her irrepressible […]

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Happy Birthday, Uncle Max!

Hi, Everyone, I’m sure all the animation buffs out there know my Uncle Max Fleischer as a pioneer, inventor and innovator in the film industry. He was responsible for many “firsts” during the Golden Age of Animation. Did you know… In 1921, Uncle Max and his brother Dave established their own company which became Fleischer […]

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Love Me, Love My Dogs

Hi, everybody, There’s an old saying: “A dog is a man’s best friend.” Well, it’s true. Dogs are loving and caring and oh-so loyal. They know if you’re sad and, because they love to play, they can always make you happy. Dogs are everything a good friend should be. I think a dog is a […]

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Betty Boop and the…First Woman Animator!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer It’s no coincidence that in 1933 Max Fleischer, the man who created the “liberated” Betty Boop, was also the person who hired the FIRST female animator. Max was often ahead of his time! Although hiring a woman animator may not seem like […]

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