Everyone loves trivia about their favorite animated features and series, but with over 100 years of animation history behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in cartoons in this continuing video series. You think you know cartoons? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of Image Comics, so this week we're taking a look at the history of cartoons based on comics from America's largest independent comics publisher! Following the meteoric rise of Image in the early '90s, there were several adaptations of some of the earliest books from the publisher. This video takes a look at these various adaptations, including WildCATs, Savage Dragon, Spawn, The Maxx, and even more.

Show notes:

  • You can watch Jim Lee's WildCATs on Amazon Video here.
  • You can buy the entirety of the Maxx animated series on DVD here.
  • You can watch the HBO Todd McFarlane's Spawn series on Amazon Prime here.
  • You can get the complete Witchblade anime on DVD here.
  • You can watch/read the Invincible motion comic on the MTV website here.
  • Unfortunately, no sign of the Savage Dragon cartoon anywhere.

Check out some installments of our other video series below, and let us know which cartoon series you think we should cover next in You Think You Know Cartoons?

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