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 […]

Puzzling out the best episode order

By |August 4th, 2014|

If you’ve rewatched the classic ThunderCats episodes lately you may have found yourself a bit confused as to the correct order to watch them in. The episodes were produced in a different order to which they were aired. Depending on where you lived the order in which they aired may have been different too. So […]

About the Writers – Classic ThunderCats

By |August 2nd, 2014|

 

A talented stable of writers were brought on board to pen the stories of the ThunderCats. At the head of the Rankin Bass writing team was Leonard Starr (pictured below). Episodes were assigned to writers and we’ve gone to the trouble of listing the episodes by writer and included a short bio of their involvement […]