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Bringing X-Rated to Cartoons: Ralph Bakshi

Juxtapoz // Friday, 09 Apr 2010

Ralph Bakshi sustained a long career pissing off movie studio heads, tearing his employees new assholes, and largely eviscerating the notion that animation was entertainment for children. So we did a feature article on him for our current April issue.


He worked at Terrytoons on Heckle and Jeckle, Mighty Mouse, and Deputy Dawg. He brought psychadelia to Spider-Man. And then, in 1972, he released Fritz the Cat, full of dope tits, and famously, the fiist X-rated cartoon.


This guy is more than interesting…he literally changed the global face of animation.


Read our full-length feature on Ralph Bakshi in this month’s April 2010 issue of Juxtapoz by picking up the edition in any store…or if you’re a smart cookie, you already have it because you own a subscription!




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