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FROM: Joe Kubert and Paul E. Fitzgerald
BlogPost 24 – “PS Magazine” Characters and Animation
Interest in the presence (or absence) of animated film involving “PS Magazine” characters is addressed in this twenty-fourth BlogPost in our ongoing, year-long salute to the U.S. Army’s acclaimed sequential art success during its Sixtieth Anniversary Year.
Joe and Fitz discuss Will Eisner’s reluctance and doubts regarding the first such film venture, involving a motivational short for a Force-wide “readiness” campaign in the early 1960s.
The image below shows a frame from a sixty-second, black-and-white, 16-mm, television spot promoting “PS” that was part of a series produced in the late 1960s. The entire spot is available on this BlogPost.
¶ Murphy Anderson’s Best “PS” Continuity
¶ Best of Zeke Zekely in “PS”
¶ Early Covers Put Eisner, “PS” in Hot Water
¶ A Covey of Connies: World War II to Today
By BOB ANDELMAN
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Bob Andelman is the author or co-author of 12 books, including ‘The Consulate’ with Thomas R. Stutler, ‘The Profiler’ with Pat Brown, ‘Built From Scratch’ with the founders of The Home Depot, ‘The Profit Zone’ with Adrian Slywotzky, ‘Mean Business’ with Albert J. Dunlap, and ‘Will Eisner: A Spirited Life.’
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