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Furry artist FilthyRotten dies from surgery complications

Apr 16, 2014 3 Comments by

Long-time resident of Atlanta, Georgia, FilthyRotten served as Volunteer Coordinator at Furry Weekend Atlanta from 2008 to 2013. She died at Peace Health Services Hospital from complications arising from an emergency surgery.

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Newly published: Fred Patten’s ‘Funny Animals and More’

Apr 08, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: Fred Funny Animals and More: From Anime to Zoomorphics, based on Fred Patten’s weekly columns from Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Research animation website, was published March 26 by Theme Park Press. It is available in paperback and digital formats, and on Amazon.com. The book is about animation and comic books rather than specifically anthropomorphic animals, but cartoon […]

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March 2014 Newsbytes archive

Apr 06, 2014 2 Comments

Author: crossaffliction Contributors this month include crossaffliction, Dahan, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, Higgs Raccoon, InkyCrow, Kakurady, Patch Packrat, RingtailedFox and Sonious. read more Find the full article here: flayrah – furry food for thought Creative Commons: Full post may be available under a free license.

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Ryan Reynolds listens to ‘The Voices’

Apr 05, 2014 1 Comment

Author: crossaffliction Here’s another movie with furry aspects for 2014 to add to the addendum to the addendum to the addendum; The Voices, a movie that Wikipedia helpfully describes as a “comedy crime horror thriller film”. It features Ryan Reynolds hearing voices from his pets, notably a dog who acts as his conscience, and a […]

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‘Peanuts’ to appear as big-screen movie in 2015

Apr 05, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Higgs Raccoon Peanuts, the much-loved comic strip by the late Charles M. Schulz, is set to become a 3D animated movie. The movie, scheduled for release on November 6, 2015, is being made by 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios. The writer is Brian Schulz (the grandson of Charles), and the producer is […]

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Reviews: Furry, anthro, and animal-related books of 2013

Apr 04, 2014 3 Comments

Author: Martes Roz Gibson reviews fiction of furry interest published in 2013; her favorites included: The Tails from the Upper Kingdom series, by H. Leighton Dickson Sunset of Lantonne by Jim Galford Kavishar: Reflections In A Wolf’s Eyes by Laura Kyle Rise of the Penguins by Steven Hammond Pandemonium by Warren Fahy I Was An […]

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Rocket Raccoon gets his own comic book series

Mar 27, 2014 2 Comments

Author: crossaffliction If you thought the Guardians of the Galaxy comic book series from Marvel sounded interesting, but were disappointed at the gun-toting-raccoon-to-green-skinned-alien ratio, July will see that situation rectified. Rocket Raccoon is getting his own ongoing series. The book will be drawn and written by Skottie Young, best known for his work on Marvel’s comic […]

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Korean cinema: Toilet-paper Merlin turns pianist into cow, who’s saved from incinerator by com-sat in robot girl form

Mar 27, 2014 3 Comments

Author: Fred Korean animation looks enough like Japanese animation that it is usually lumped together as anime. But I don’t think that even the Japanese have made an animated feature like The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow, directed by Jang Hyung-yun and released in February in Seoul. Jerry Beck’s Animation Scoop announces this South Korean […]

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Animation: ‘The Polar Bears’

Mar 27, 2014 3 Comments

Author: Fred A 7’21” movie? Well, they don’t say “feature”. And it is produced by Ridley Scott, directed by John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda), and CGI animated by Animal Logic, the Sydney studio that produced the two Happy Feet movies and Legend of the Guardians: The Guardians of Ga’Hoole. This is supposed to reinvigorate the […]

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Review: ‘Atomcat’, by Osamu Tezuka

Mar 26, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Fred The last time I met Osamu Tezuka was at Daicon V, the 25th Japan National Science Fiction Convention, in Osaka on August 24-25, 1986. He was in a good mood, and told me through a helpful fan interpreter that he had just started a new manga that I was sure to like, considering […]

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Upcoming symposium on Gef the Talking Mongoose

Mar 19, 2014 1 Comment

Author: fenrislorsrai In 1931 on the Isle of Man, the Irving family claimed that their farm was home to a spectral talking mongoose. Many British tabloids carried stories on Gef and various psychic investigators visited, searching for evidence of the creature. Was is a hoax, paranormal activity, or some combination of them? The curious can […]

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‘Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games’ – marks for effort, animation still needs work

Mar 19, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Diamond Man They’re making these sequels fast; I think they’ve been working on them the past three years, ever since the first movie came out. Check out the trailer. [TheChriZ1995] The movie is in stores March 25; the Blu-ray & DVD edition is exclusive to Walmart. It has been on iTunes since March 4. While […]

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Animation: ‘Sonic Boom’ first look

Mar 19, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Fred Jerry Beck’s Animation Scoop has a first look at SEGA’s and OuiDO! Productions’ Sonic Boom CGI TV series, coming to the Cartoon Network (also French TV) later this year. Sonic the Hedgehog is best-known as a SEGA computer game series, but this announcement – with a 2’50” trailer – shows what Sonic, Tails, […]

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Review: ‘Kairos. T.2/3′, by Ulysse Malassagne

Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

Author: Fred Kairos, volume 2 of 3, is out! (My thanks again to Lex Nakashima for making this review possible.) Volume 1 was published in France in April, with an animated cartoon trailer for the whole series by the author at his new Studio La Cachette. Niils and his mysterious girlfriend Anaëlle (whom he is […]

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