ThunderCats and He-Man spoofed on Saturday Night Live (Sep 27)

By |September 28th, 2014|

Have you ever wondered if Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) would be a good He-Man… well jury is still out but he gave it a great try on Saturday Night live last night. Watch this chuckle worthy skit from last night’s premiere episode hosted by Chris.

SNL ThunderCats and He-Man toys come to life from […]

The end of Saturday Morning Cartoon broadcasting

By |September 27th, 2014|

Today is the last day that US broadcast TV will air Saturday Morning Cartoon programming. And so ends an era.

This doesn’t mean that you can’t watch cartoons on Saturday morning of course. There are more cartoons than ever available to be watched on cable TV if you choose the right channel package. And of course […]

Dave Wilkins – Featured ThunderCats Artist

By |September 22nd, 2014|

  Dave Wilkins
ThunderCats Lair is featuring Dave Wilkins, a professional Comic Book Artist and an Art Director for the video game industry. He is also a big ThunderCats and Masters of the Universe fan. His fantasy style was sparked by Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer. He’s a long time comic book fan and was further inspired by Simon […]

ThunderCats for homework?!

By |September 15th, 2014|

In July of 1985 Telepictures (the broadcaster for ThunderCats) arranged for kids in 40,000 schools across the United States to be assigned WATCHING THUNDERCATS for homework!

Click the image link to read the newsletter that was sent out to TV stations explaining the details of the promotion. The page has been generously provided to us by […]

Where Lion-O and Mumm-Ra are today

By |September 12th, 2014|

A very well put together animated video went up yesterday by Steve Cutts, a London based artist specialising in animation, illustration, painting and sculpture. Steve checks in with some of our favourite animation stars of the 80s to see how they’re doing. Some are doing better than others!

Where Are They Now? from Steve Cutts on […]

ThunderCats are still roaring – PrototypeZ Studios news

By |September 1st, 2014|

Were you starting to worry that it would be decades before we’d see ThunderCats licensed products hitting shelves again? Never fear, Erick Sosa and the PrototypeZ Studio team are here!

Click on the image of Mumm-Ra that Erick shared with us for the whole update.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classic Episode Guide for Season 1 completed

By |August 24th, 2014|

Our team has been hard at work revitalizing the classic series Episode Guide which was first developed by Chris (He-Fan). We’ve reached a milestone worthy of an update! The first 65 episodes are now complete and available for your enjoyment.

Each review includes the original Rankin-Bass synopsis and morals written by the series staff psychological consultant […]

Snarthro – impressive ThunderCats animation by the cartoon artists

By |August 24th, 2014|

In a recently published review of “The Shifter”, our Staff Writer, Wilycub included a screencap of Snarf (who had switched bodies Panthro) in an action sequence that was an obvious reference to the introduction sequence animation of Panthro. Here are the two poses for you compare.

This very clever and very well animated reference is […]

ThunderCatsLair.ORG Episode Guide re-launches

By |August 10th, 2014|

Welcome back to ThunderCats Lair’s ThunderCats episode guide!  After a long hiatus we’ve reloaded the first 52 episode reviews. I’m please to announce that we’re assembling a brilliant team to complete the other 78 episode reviews. Long term forum member, illustrator and writer, Wilycub has accepted the position of TCL Staff Writer and will be […]