Tag Archives: Animation

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Exhibition

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Black Character Revolution Firsts – An Exhibition Featuring A Timeline Of The First Appearances Of Positive Black Animation Characters In Television History

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition At The Schomburg

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition At The Schomburg

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture

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Valerie Smith In Comic Books

Valerie Smith In Comic Books

The Museum Of UnCut Funk presents A Josie and The Pussycats Comic Book Retrospective featuring Valerie Smith.

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Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk 2

Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk 2

Back in June, Collector’s Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot featuring our collection for their new website. We posted pictures from the shoot in the pix section of the Museum. We posted the first two videos from the shoot in the Funky Stuff section of the Museum. Here are the next three videos from the shoot. Again, we were very excited about the opportunity to talk to Collector’s Quest because they are one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Back in June, Collector’s Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot featuring our collection for their new website. We posted pictures from the shoot in the pix section of the Museum. We were very excited about the opportunity to talk to Collector’s Quest because they are one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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Finally, The Black Dynamite Animated Series

Finally, The Black Dynamite Animated Series

The Black Dynamite Animated Series will finally premiere on July 15 at 11:30 on Adult Swim. I say finally because I attended a session at NY Comic Con, a couple of years ago, where the series was announced. I got my copy of the Black Dynamite comic book at the same time. I have been waiting for this series to air every since…

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Collectors Quest Video Shoot At The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Collectors Quest Video Shoot At The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Today, Collectors Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot for their website. It was an awesome experience. Our collection will be showcased on one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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The Aleem Brothers Interview – Parts 1 and 2

The Aleem Brothers Interview – Parts 1 and 2

About a month ago, The Museum of UnCut Funk paid a visit to the Aleem Brothers in Brooklyn.

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The Museum Of UnCut Funk Black Animation Collection

The Museum Of UnCut Funk Black Animation Collection
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Pale Fragment and Wayne Robinson

Pale Fragment and Wayne Robinson

An upcoming comic and animated release, Pale Fragment brings nanotechnology and espionage together in the not too distant future. As a firm believer that science-fiction provides more than entertainment, Wayne Robinson, the illustrator and creator, hopes to explore “how nanotechnology affects us biologically as well as sociologically.”

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Jimi Hendrix & The Ghetto Fighters – MOJO MAN

Jimi Hendrix & The Ghetto Fighters – MOJO MAN

Ok ok…I know I’m a little late to this party but this is TIGHT!!! I am talking about the new Jimi Hendrix motion comic Mojo Man, created by The Aleem Brothers. You know you want to read more about this!!!

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Artist Spotlight – Fábio Biondo

Artist Spotlight – Fábio Biondo

 

Fabio Biondo is a Brazilian cat I friended on Facebook about a year or so ago. He had expressed his passion for animation and really dug what the Museum of UnCut Funk was doing with it’s collection. After some communication Fabio presented his art to the museum and I thought it would really be kool to highlight his work on our site.

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Fat Albert And The Cosby Kids Cartoon

Fat Albert And The Cosby Kids Cartoon

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids the animated series was created, produced, and hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. Filmation was the production company for the series. The show premiered on September 9, 1972 and ran until 1985. The show, based on Bill Cosby’s remembrances of his childhood gang, focused on the lovable, oversized Albert, with his signature rumbling exclamation “Hey hey hey!”, and his friends.

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I Am The Greatest Cartoon

I Am The Greatest Cartoon

 

I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali was an animated series featuring heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The short-lived series was broadcast Saturday mornings on NBC, starting on September 10, 1977. The series was cancelled after 13 episodes, by January 1978.

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Kid Power Cartoon

Kid Power Cartoon

 

“Red, yellow, black or white…
White, yellow, black or red…
It’s up to Kid Power, Kid Power!
All the color’s in your head”

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Black Manta – Black Cartoon Villain

Black Manta – Black Cartoon Villain

First appearing in “Aquaman” (vol. 1) #35 in 1967, Black Manta was created by Bob Haney and Nick Cardy, and has since become the Sea King’s primary foe. What might make Black Manta unique is that he’s probably the most well-known Black supervillain in comics and among the general public, thanks to the character’s other-media appearances (particularly on “Super Friends).

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Black Animation Collection

Black Animation Collection

The Museum Of UnCut Funk owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive collections of Original Animation Production Cels and Drawings from 1970‘s Saturday morning cartoons that feature Black characters.

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Black Sports Collection

Black Sports Collection

Our sports collection is definitely different than what most people would expect and unique compared to the rest of our museum collection categories in that it encompasses a broad range of items, including: animation, board games, lunch boxes, posters, art, coins, stamps and comic books, as well as a few traditional pieces of autographed sports memorabilia. But we like it because different is what we do…

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Oxymoronic Art – Animation Collection Review By Christopher P. Lehman

Oxymoronic Art – Animation Collection Review By Christopher P. Lehman

The Museum Of UnCut Funk has an impressive collection of oxymoronic art. Why oxymoronic? Animation is an art form with caricature as its foundation. However, nearly all of the cartoons represented in this collection, which feature African American and African caricatures, attempt to negotiate the entertainment value of the characters’ designs with accuracy in depicting African American performance.

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Disney Legend Floyd Norman

Disney Legend Floyd Norman

Born in Santa Barbara, California, the 75-year-old cartoonist/animator/writer studied illustration at Art Center College of Art and Design. Floyd began his Disney career fresh out of art school, as an animator and in-betweener (an artist who creates intermediate frames for smooth transitions between two images).

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