Tag: Little Nemo

Pioneers of Animation: Winsor McCay

True Classics has a lovely retrospective of vaudevillian, cartoonist and animator, Winsor McCay.  “McCay got his start in entertainment doing “chalk talks” on the vaudeville circuit. Much like J. Stuart Blackton, a groundbreaking figure in early animation in his own right, McCay drew figures on a chalkboard and altered […]

A latter day Windsor McKay?

A latter day Windsor McKay? Maybe not quite, but Peter Blegvad’s strip Leviathan certainly captures the eerie dream-logic quality of Little Nemo in Slumberland, while injecting it with a healthy dose of post-Achewood world that knows “poet is  a four-letter word for not a mogul“.