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YouTube Art School: The Precise & Brilliantly Animated Slapstick Comic Timing of Tom & Jerry

 

aug15-tomandjerryNEW YORK, NY – Thursday, August 15, 2013

I’ve long thought that the back and forth slapstick violence of the Hanna-Barbera Tom & Jerry cartoons of the 1940s and 50s have yet to be rivaled by modern animators.

In a recent video editorial by The Nostalgia Critic he painstakingly breaks down what it is that they got exactly right, and why other animators have yet to hit their high-water mark.

Written by Cojo “Art Juggernaut”

About Cojo Art Juggernaut

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Artiholics, Art Sucks, and the soon to be launched podcast Artist In Repose, Cojo "Art Juggernaut" (Colin C. Jorgensen) is a NYC based artist, art writer, and occasional photographer.

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