Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Today in Comics History: Marty McFly travels through time to watch the first Merry Melodie cartoon*

Panel from Back to the Future: Citizen Brown #1 (May 2016); adapted from the video game story by Bob Gale, Michael Stemmle, Andy Hartzell, and Jonathan Straw; adapted by Bob Gale and Erik Burnnham; script by Erik Burnham; pencils and inks by Alan Robinson; colors by Maria Santrolalla; letters by Shawn Lee

* "Lady, Play Your Mandolin!" was the first Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon, directed by Rudolf Ising of Harman and Ising. It was originally released in August 1931.

1 comment:

Blam said...

I know the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts were so named as Warner Bros.' answer to Disney's Silly Symphonies, but come on: Harman-Ising?!?