Category Archives: Cartoons

Classic Movies and Cartoons like Superman, Batman, Popeye, Betty Boop


Tick, The (2001)

The Tick is a fictional character created by cartoonist Ben Edlund in 1986 as a newsletter mascot. He is an absurdist spoof of comic book superheroes. After its creation, the character spun off into an independent comic book series in 1988, and gained mainstream popularity through an animated TV series on Fox Broadcasting in 1994. A short-lived live-action TV series, video game and various merchandise have also been based on the character.


Superman (1941)

This is the first episode of the Max Fleischer Superman series in 1941. I love the visual style.


Superman – Jungle Drums (1943)

Deep in the jungle, a tribe of aboriginal warriors is having a celebration. Their leader is a tall man in a white cloak. Secretly, he’s really a Nazi commander, and the tribe’s sacred temple is really an underground Nazi outpost.


Superman – The Magnetic Telescope (1942)

A mad scientist creates a giant magnet that brings celestial bodies down from the sky. The police try to destroy it just as he is in the process of bringing down a comet. This causes the comet to spin out of control and threaten to destroy the earth! Superman comes to the rescue.


Superman – Electric Earthquake (1942)

Superman must stop a madman from destroying Manhattan with electronically controlled earthquakes.


Superman – Showdown (1942)

Superman gets bad press because an imposter is committing crimes in a Superman outfit.


Superman – Secret Agent (1943)

Clark Kent helps a Federal agent escape a gang of Nazi saboteurs, and lets himself be captured to learn their plans. This is the last and 17th of the Max Fleischer Superman series.


Gullivers Travels (1939)

Gulliver’s Travels is a 1939 cel-animated Technicolor feature film, directed by Dave Fleischer and produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. The film was released during the holiday season of 1939 by Paramount Pictures, who had the feature produced as an answer to the success of Walt Disney’s huge box-office hit Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.


Popeye For President (1956)

Popeye runs for President. Where is Popeye when you need him? Can I write in Popeye?


Popeye – I don’t scare (1956)

Popeye is a tough guy when you try to scare him.


Popeye – Spree Lunch (1957)

Popeye runs a diner and has Wimpy for a customer.


Popeye – Shut Eye Popeye (1952)

Popeye has it out with a house pest. This is probably my favorite Popeye cartoon.