Awesome as always: background art from Samurai Jack, via here.
I swear, Tiny Toons missed the boat in making Marcia the Martian — this “tiny” version of Marvin the Martian — and then only using her for one episode.
Fun fact: Yosemite Sam was invented because Elmer Fudd had become so dumb that it seemed mean for Bugs Bunny to be screwing with him. (Via here.)
The woman who inspired Josie & The Pussycats has died, and that’s a timely reminder of the fact that the old cartoon show had more worth than just another Scooby-Doo clone by Hanna-Barbera. Why? The music featured on the show — the songs that Josie and her band “played” — were actually pretty damn good, by early 70s standards.