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Encyclopedia > Scott Shaw (artist)

Scott Shaw (often spelled Scott Shaw!) is a United States cartoonist and animator. Among Scott's comic-book work is Hanna Barbera's The Flintstones (for Marvel Comics and Harvey Comics), Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew (for DC Comics), and Simpsons Comics (for Bongo Comics). He was also the first artist for the Archie Sonic the Hedgehog comic. Currently he also maintains a regular column for Comic Book Resources.com called Oddball Comics, which spotlights the many "oddball" comic-book covers published over the years. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... The Flintstones, an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, is one of the most successful animated television series of all time. ... Marvel Comics is an American comic book line published by Marvel Entertainment, Inc. ... Casper the Friendly Ghost in Theres Good Boos To-Night (1948). ... For the Discworld character, see Carrot Ironfoundersson. ... DC Comics (originally called Detective Comics, Inc. ... The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox network. ... Examples of comic book titles published by Bongo Comics Bongo Comics is a comic book publishing company founded in 1993 by Steve and Cindy Vance, Bill Morrison, and Simpsons creator Matt Groening. ... The cover of Sonic the Hedgehog #1, published by Archie Comics Sonic the Hedgehog is an ongoing series of comic books published by Archie Comics, featuring Segas mascot video game character Sonic. ...


Scott has been a fan of cartoons and comic-books since he was a child. Among his favorite cartoons were Popeye, The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, The Ruff & Reddy Show, and The Flintstones. He enjoyed comics by Carl Barks, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, and Mort Walker. Many of these cartoons and comics went on to influence his own artistic style. A Popeye comic book cover shows Popeye, with his characteristic corncob pipe and single good eye, and his girlfriend Olive Oyl. ... The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (also known as Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show) was a television animated series created and produced in the USA by Jay Ward. ... The Ruff & Reddy Show was a Hanna-Barbera animated series starring Ruff, a cat voiced by Don Messick, and Reddy, a dog voiced by Daws Butler. ... Carl Barks in 1942 Carl Barks (March 27, 1901 – August 25, 2000) was a famous Disney Studio illustrator and comic book creator, who invented Duckburg and many of its inhabitants, such as Scrooge McDuck (1947), Gladstone Gander (1948), the Beagle Boys (1951) and Gyro Gearloose (1952). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924 - February 21, 1993) was a U.S. cartoonist and magazine editor. ... Mort Walker (Addison Morton Walker) (born September 3, 1923) is a U.S. comic artist, best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954. ...


He began selling his artwork while still in his teens after choosing a career as a cartoonist. Throughout the 1970s he contributed several stories to various underground comix. He also found work as an inker and then as a writer and penciller for a line of Hanna-Barbera comics which were originally published by Marvel Comics. Eventually he was hired to the Hanna-Barbera staff and became layout supervisor and character designer on The Flintstones comic-book series. Mr. ...


Scott's work in TV animation includes Richie Rich, Popeye, The Smurfs, and The Bungle Brothers segments for The Kwicky Koala Show. The cover of Richie Rich #73. ... A Popeye comic book cover shows Popeye, with his characteristic corncob pipe and single good eye, and his girlfriend Olive Oyl. ... The Smurfs (les Schtroumpfs in French)are a fictional group of small sky blue creatures who live somewhere in the forests of Europe. ... The Kwicky Koala Show was a Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1981 for CBS. The program is notable for being among cartoon director Tex Averys final works (Avery died during production in 1980). ...


For 10 years, Shaw wrote a column on the Comic Book Resources website titled "Oddball Comics" were he selected comic and magazine issues noted for their strangeness and provided facts and commentary on them. As of April 1st, 2006, Shaw moved this column to its own website (also called Oddball Comics) that continues this format, expanded to include other "oddball" topics as well. Originally, an oddball was any ball that had an offset center of gravity, thus preventing it from being thrown in a wobble-free arc. ...


Scott attended Anthrocon in June of 2006 as a guest of honor. Anthrocon is the largest furry fandom convention, taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania each July. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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