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Archive for April, 2010


Eric Robles in the Interview Chair

April 30th, 2010

Fanboy Art from big news
Fan art from big news

Animation Insider has just put online an in-depth interview with your hero and mine, Eric Robles. Conducted by Aaron H. Bynum, the piece covers all things Robles as he gabs about the past, present, and future of Fanboy and Chum Chum.

[W]hat are you most proud of so far, with the first season?

The whole thing. [laughs]

I think the thing I’m really proud of is everything that I’ve learned. A lot of times, for a lot of new creators of shows, sometimes if they’re straight out of school or if it’s their first kind of job, it’s a lot to take in, you know? And one of the key things of having this position is really learning to work with people.

You’ve gotta be open for ideas and open to changes. You can’t be one of those guys who just says, “This is my art…. and it [Read more…]

Brad Breeck and “Fan vs Wild” Music

April 29th, 2010

Brad Breeck's Studio
Brad’s recording studio

My guess is you already know he’s doing an awesome job, so awesome you’d forget Fanboy and Chum Chum is composer Brad Breeck’s first regular series gig. Actually, excluding the not one but two shorts for us at Random! Cartoons, Brad’s cartoon credentials were altogether slim before becoming the unanimous choice to handle music duties on Fanboy, the series. However, he’s done a banner job and we’re glad he’s coming back for season two (enjoy the break while you can, Brad). (Oh. And the very popular theme song? Brad wrote it and performs the song with the L.A. band, The Mae-Shi.)

Take a listen to his score for the episode “Fan vs Wild” right here and you’ll immediately realize what gives Brad the edge in the cartoon composing world (answer: it’s his yodeling).

– Eric

“Saving Private Chum Chum” Title Cards

April 27th, 2010

Episode #142. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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“Cold War” Animatic

April 26th, 2010

Episode #131.

David Hornsby as Fanboy, and Nika Futterman as Chum Chum.

– Eric

37 seconds of Fanboy bliss.

April 21st, 2010

37 seconds of Fanboy bliss.
Thanks!

“Norse Code” Title Cards

April 20th, 2010

Episode #141. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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“Moppy Dearest” Animatic

April 19th, 2010


David Hornsby
as Fanboy and Nika Futterman as Chum Chum.

– Eric

Party Time For Aiden and You

April 16th, 2010

Aiden Turns Three

So when Aiden turned three recently, what do you think he wanted? Well, like any red-blooded American boy, he asked for a Fanboy and Chum Chum-themed birthday party. Thanks to his mom, Giselle, he got one.

Thanks for the pictures, Giselle, and Happy Birthday, Aiden!

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“Cold War” Storyboard

April 15th, 2010

131 Conform

Howie Perry’s board for “Cold War.”

– Eric

“The Tell-Tale Toy” Title Cards

April 13th, 2010

Episode #140. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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