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 […]

Check out the ThunderCatsNOW podcasts

By |July 23rd, 2014|

The ThunderCatsNOW Podcast is where we discuss news and topics related to the ThunderCats. Brought to you by the team at ThunderCatsNOW which includes Manny, Celesta and Brandon. Guests have included Peter Newman (voice of classic Lion-O), Dan Norton (New ThunderCats Art Director and Anthony Giovanniello (classic ThunderCats sound engineer).

You can subscribe to the podcasts […]

The Classic cartoon intro – f.r.a.m.e. b.y. f.r.a.m.e.

By |July 21st, 2014|

Have you ever watched the ThunderCats intro over and over?

I think a lot of us have. But have you ever looked at the individual frames one at a time and marveled at the amount of brilliant artistry and straight up hard work it must have taken to put it together? Lucky for you we’ve assembeled […]