It's Saturday Morning! A Look Back at Four Decades of Animation, Pop Culture, and Tradition

Author(s): Joe Garner; Michael Ashley


With concept art, archival images, and all-new interviews, Saturday Morning Cartoons celebrates the shows, characters, songs, and commercials that made Saturday mornings a pop culture event. Broadcasting into family living rooms from the 1960s to the 1990s, this wildly creative art form wrought a beloved rite of passage. From the hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., parents could sleep in while their children plopped on the couch to consume cartoons galore. From The Bugs Bunny Show, The Jetsons, and Jonny Quest to The Smurfs, He-Man, and Animaniacs, this window of time promised pure entertainment and an experience that united generations. With concept art, archival images, and all-new interviews, this collection is a celebration and exploration of the shows, characters, songs, and TV commercials that made Saturday morning cartoons a pop culture event. This highly produced package is perfect for artists and illustrators, pop culture fanatics, or anyone who loves a heaping portion of nostalgia.


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General Fields

  • : 9780760362945
  • : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • : Walter Foster Jr
  • : September 2018
  • : ---length:- '11'width:- '10'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joe Garner; Michael Ashley
  • : Hardback
  • : 1018
  • : English
  • : 791.4534
  • : 224