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Archive for February, 2009


“Frosty Bus” Storyboard

February 27th, 2009

Tom King’s boards for episode #129, “Frosty Bus”, written by Scott Kreamer.

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Meet David Hornsby

February 26th, 2009

David Hornsby
David Hornsby

Mr David Hornsby’s lengthy resume includes acting gigs in the feature films Flags of Our Fathers and Christmas with the Kranks. On TV, he’s appeared on Six Feet Under and The Joe Schmo Show (he was ’the Asshole’). He’s played Matthew Mara on Eric Robles’s favorite show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, a project on which he’s also been story editor and supervising producer. While he’s been busy lately on the new FOX pilot Boldly Going Nowhere, David’s destined to be best remembered as the voice of America’s most-beloved cartoon character, Fanboy. Here, we tried his patience with this brief but wildly informative interview.

Frederator: What’s the David Hornsby Story, in 150 words or less?

David: I’m a Southerner. I grew up going to private school in Houston, Texas where, in high school, we’d wear what we call a ‘Texas Tux’ to proms. (Top half tux, cummerbund, bottom half jeans and boots.) At one point when I [Read more…]

“Stinky Suit” Color Scripts

February 24th, 2009

More color scripts by Chad Woods. These are from episode #106, “Stinky Suit”.

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Scampers

February 23rd, 2009

Scampers Color Ruff

Scampers Character Color Key by Steve Lambe

“Fan vs Wild” Storyboard

February 20th, 2009

“Fanboy is trained in the art of snack calls.” — Chum Chum

Written by Itai Grunfeld, storyboard by Lane Lueras.

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Meet Octavio Rodriguez

February 18th, 2009

Octavio Rodriguez
Octavio Rodriguez

Fanboy’s lucky to have Octavio Rodriguez as a storyboard artist. Besides boarding on shows including The Mighty B!, SpongeBob, and Johnny Bravo, Octavio’s publishing Plat & Dave, “the intergalactic space adventures of bounty hunters for hire, brothers who happen to be Platypuses.”

Frederator: What was your favorite cartoon growing up?

Octavio: Disney’s Gummi Bears… just kidding. Robotech, I love the idea of episodic plots.

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Cafeteria

February 17th, 2009

Cafeteria

Designed by Caesar Martinez, colored by Chad Woods.

– Eric (Homan)

“PG Movie” Color Scripts

February 13th, 2009

More Chad Woods color scripts, these from episode #113, “PG Movie”.

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Meet Mairghread Scott

February 12th, 2009

Mairghread Scott and Itai Grunfeld
Mairghread Scott puts the clamp down on writer Itai Grunfeld. TREAD!

Frederator: Describe your chores on Fanboy & Chum Chum, please.

Mairghread: My job is Executive Assistant to Eric (Robles) and Steve (Tompkins), so I’m in charge of making sure the guys know where they’re going, which people asked them for what (and when they need it by), and in general handling the chaos that comes with cartoons. And yes, I do keep a pad of paper by me to write it all down.

Frederator: Where did you grow up?

Mairghread: I grew up in Dearborn, Michigan. It’s a nice town right outside of Detroit where everything is named after the Ford Motor Company. Oh, and I’m told we have the largest Arabic population in the country, so there’s that too.

Frederator: What was your favorite cartoon as a kid?

Mairghread: Batman: The Animated Series (and if no one’s around, Sailor Moon).

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“Refill Madness” Storyboard

February 11th, 2009

Storyboard by Niki Yang, written by Eric Horsted.

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