Friday, May 04, 2018

Pop Culture Roundup: Studio Ghibli theme park; J.R.R. Tolkien's disdain for Disney; Jim Henson; John Buscema; TV 21

Via Open Culture: Studio Ghibli is opening a theme park in 2022 dedicated to its anime classics.


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Also from Open Culture: J.R.R. Tolkien's altogether not fond thoughts of Walt Disney.

…I recognize his talent, but it has always seemed to me hopelessly corrupted. Though in most of the ‘pictures’ proceeding from his studios there are admirable or charming passages, the effect of all of them is to me disgusting. Some have given me nausea… 

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Via BoingBoing: A new font is inspired by the work of Muppets creator Jim Henson.

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Davy Crockett presents "The Ferocious Feathers," an early work by comic book great John Buscema.

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Via Crivens! A nice gallery of the 1960s British pop culture mag, TV 21.

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Via Diversions of the Groovy Kind: Spider-Man and Hell-Cat battle Thanos in Spidey Super Stories, 1978.



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