Winning Lion-O fan art piece: Lion-O Mania by Wilycub

By |October 7th, 2014|

Well the votes are in, and our Facebook Page competition for user submitted Lion-O art pieces has determined the winner.

This wonderful piece by resident Staff Artist, Wilycub earned the majority of votes and is a tantalizing celebration of Lion-O crossing over into 18 other favourite cartoon properties.

How many of them can you name?

To see some […]

Flashback – 1986 ThunderCats Burger King ad

By |October 6th, 2014|

ThunderCats flashback – 1986 Burger King Kids Meal Pack commercial. Who remembers these?

Lion-O concept pitch for WB movie (Dave Rapoza)

By |October 1st, 2014|

Here is a fantastic Lion-O concept that was made up for (we think) the abandoned 2010 movie, by artist Dave Rapoza.

Quoting Dave: “A while ago I was asked to create a piece for a Thundercats pitch. They wanted a realistic Lion-O in the traditional cartoon design. Unfortunately the pitch never got picked up and I […]

ThunderCats Art Poll – Facebook

By |September 30th, 2014|

ThunderCats poll – Favourite Lion-O artwork. Poll runs until Oct 7, 2014. The top artwork will be featured on the front page of ThunderCatsLair.org

Go to the facebook page to upload and like your favourites!

Lynx-O almost looked like this…

By |September 29th, 2014|

This early draft model cel of Lynx-O reveals a possible direction that the animators and character designers were taking his final look. This was more in line with Lion-O’s lotsa legs look.

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 […]