Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Cartoon Not So Modern

This week I prepared a whole set of Flintstones for you to enjoy, from some of the earliest to some form ten years later.


Kari Puikkonen said...

Who's the artist(s)?

Diego Cordoba said...

Gene Hazelton and Roger Armstrong were the artists.

There could have been others later. The strips shown here are from the 70s.

Strangely the colorists didn't care about the actual colors from the TV show, as Fred wears a blue leopard(?) skin suit. The comic books did better (in the color department I mean), at least as far back as I can remember.

rodineisilveira said...

I'm also recognizing the Gene Hazleton's artwork on these Flintstones Sunday pages.
And in the Flintstones Sunday pages which Gene Hazelton produced in the 70s, I could notice that the Gene Hazleton's artwork is looking like the Mort Walker's modern designs in the Beetle Bailey comic strip.

rodineisilveira said...

The two first Flintstones Sunday pages (both drawn by Gene Hazelton in 1961) are included in the Yowp-Yowp's blog (http://yowpyowp.blogspot.com).
Among them, the Flintstones Sunday page from December 3, 1961 brings references of Jaqueline Kennedy and Brigitte Bardot on it.

rodineisilveira said...

Flintstones Sunday page from January 6, 1974 (drawn by Gene Hazleton): "That's my Wilma!"
Doesn't this Fred's speech remind the speech of Spike the bulldog in the Tom & Jerry shorts, about his son Tyke ("That's my son!")?