The Ultimate Ranking of Rankin/Bass Christmas Special Villains
According to the internet, the company founded by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass created more than 680,000 holiday specials over the years. I might need to check the reference on that. These specials air endlessly around the holidays in America and bring beloved characters like Rudolph, Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman to television. They also bring some classic villains along with them. Here is the Ultimate Ranking of these villains according to me.
Patrick Owsley Cartoon Art and More!
Be sure to take a look at my website for more samples of my work. There's a lot of art that I haven't posted here on the blog. You'll see more inking samples, along with my lettering samples. Some lettering samples are from SPUMCO COMIC BOOK. Click here -- http://patrickowsley.com/. The above image is from my website's homepage. The original art is currently for sale on Ebay, along with a few more pieces of my original art. To see the art, click here…
Department 56: Official Site for Christmas Villages, Snowbabies & More
Shop the official website for Department 56 Christmas villages, village accessories, holiday giftware, and collectibles. Since 1976, where timeless stories begin. Includes in-stock, new products, retired products, store locator, collector news and events.
Dec. 2 – The Year Without a Santa Claus
THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS Original Air Date: December 10th, 1974 Santa's calling it quits for a while. Let's see how you deal with that, World! BACKSTORY The 1st name in Christmas Specials Ten years after the debut of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Rankin-Bass was still on a Christmas Special hot streak. As with…
A few faces of HARDROCK from Centaur Productions' THE THREE LITTLE DWARVES The Stop-Motion genius behind CENTAUR Productions! WAH MING CHANG has a list of impressive credits which include making the model for Walt Disney's PINOCCHIO, animating many of the GEORGE PAL films and even making props for the classic TV series STAR TREK. Truly a pioneer in this form of animation. I have been watching his work since I was a small child, growing up in Chicago with HARDROCK, COCO and JOE and SUZY…