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Happy 9th birthday ThunderCats.org!

By |December 9th, 2014|

Nine years ago today the website you’re visiting right now launched on the interwebs for the first time. This was hot on the heels of the geocities.com era when html warriors launched  a clutter of high energy websites that might have lacked in design, yet managed to be full of charm and love.

Amidst the colourful […]

Featured Artist: Robert Atkins

By |December 2nd, 2014|

We recently caught up with professional Comic Book Artist, Robert Atkins. Many fans have already have seen Atkins’ explosively powerful ThunderCats illustrations, and for those who haven’t, this post will be a real treat.

Atkins is a child of the 80’s and gravitated towards properties that captured his imagination growing up. He’s illustrated for major publishers […]

ThunderCats appearance on The Big Bang Theory

By |November 27th, 2014|

Did you know that the TV show, The Big Bang Theory, has featured some original ThunderCats artwork by legendary illustrator, Jim Lee? Back in 2011 Leonard meets a woman at a comic book shop, and later shows her the pencilled rendering of himself drawn as Lion-O. The producers of the show actually got original artwork […]

Chilla custom figure in LJN style by Barbarossa / Lulu Berlu

By |November 17th, 2014|

Just over two months ago we ran a story about the exciting line of custom LJN style figures created in partnership between figure maker Barbarossa and producer Reg, of Lulu Berlu. We’ve received an update from Reg who has sent through these images and let us know that Chilla, the third figure produced so far, […]

Our Facebook page just passed 10,000 likes

By |November 16th, 2014|

Today our Facebook page zoomed past 10,000 likes. Thanks to all of you who follow our posts and who share your memories and photos with the community.

If you haven’t yet liked the page, follow the link and join in on the conversation!

 

The LeSean Thomas ThunderCats Project at WB (2006)

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Do you remember in 2006 when news leaked that ThunderCats was under development at Warner Bros? The concept came to be known as the “Rock Band” ThunderCats.

We had a chance to interview LeSean Thomas (Black Dynamite, The Boondocks) about the project. LeSean was the Supervising Character Designer on the project and he’s shared concept art […]

The Lair has a new home

By |November 2nd, 2014|

The ThunderCats Lair has found a new and improved home on the net. We’ve moved to ThunderCats.Org! I’m sure you’ve also noticed the stunningly awesome banner art, which was done up by resident Staff Writer / Artist, Wilycub. This concept of original series and new series Lion-O, both illustrated in the style of the classic […]

Elite’s ThunderCats – a vintage video game tale

By |October 29th, 2014|

ThunderCats fans have been treated to a massive amount of toys and merchandise, both in the 1980s, and again during the 2011 reboot. Every imaginable item a kid could want had a ThunderCats logo slapped on it. That is, except for video games, a product that has been appallingly neglected by ThunderCats licensees for almost […]

ThunderCats (2011) Blu-Ray set available for pre-order

By |October 26th, 2014|

The full season 1 of the ThunderCats (2011) series in 1080p Blu-Ray has just gone up for pre-orders. There is no mention of any special content or added features but we’ve e-mailed Warner Brothers to get confirmation.

You can go here to pre-order on Amazon using our affiliate link for a 30% discount.

Here is the official […]