You Know, for Kids!


Screen capture from "Super Friends," which ran from 1973 to 1986. Screen capture by Stuff Media.

Cartoons have gone through a number of identity shifts in terms of their intended audience. How did a medium initially aimed at adults become such an essential part of childhood, and then blossom again as a medium full of adult-oriented content?

Special Thanks:

Thanks to our amazing guests: Jerry Beck, Mark McCray, Eddy Von Mueller, Linda Simensky. Mike Lazzo, Michael Ouweleen

If you’d like to check out Jerry Beck’s site about animation history, you can find it here: http://cartoonresearch.com/

Mark McCray’s book is titled “The Best Saturdays of Our Lives” and is available on Amazon.