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speedycincoWhen pesky Sylvester El Gato crashes the Cinco de Mayo fiesta, our hero has to act quickly to save the party and get the girl. Luckily, our hero is pinche Speedy Gonzalez, Mexico’s fastest mouse. You’ll his excellent singing voice, too, as he croons Cielito Lindo to his honey in a canoe on the lake. [Mas…]

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othercharactersanimatedmaidmariaDoes your video animation project need stereotyped cartoon actors?

How about a Latina?

How about we name her “Maria,” oh, and get this, she’s a “housemaid!”

Maria is ready to say “¡Si, Señora!” in all your corporate video, web avatar and/or white privileged productions.

Sure we could have made Maria the “cool girl” character (above), but get real.

This is America!

All this and more from mCharacter. [Windex not included, deviousness available for an additional charge.] [Mas…]

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When country cousin Slowpoke Rodriguez comes to visit Speedy Gonzales, our favorite Mexican meece has to use every tool at his disposal to fight off Sylvester the Cat in this Looney Toons cartoon from 1961, Mexican Boarders. H/t to POCHO amigo Memo Nericcio, who literally wrote the book on Speedy Gonzales.

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Cumbia de Piedra is an abstract chillaxed electro-cumbia video by Benetton’s Fabrica, for MOHS, the second album from violinist Jhon William Castaño Montoya. Animation by by Tomás Pichardo, from the Dominican Republic. [Mas…]

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wherearetheynowSure, they’re older now, but are they obsolete? Our childhood heroes: Where are they now?  Popeye is apparently no longer “strong to the finish,” for example. What’s up with that? Is spinach too expensive for retired sailors on a fixed income? [Mas…]


Dick Tracy’s 1961 TV cartoon partner Go Go Gomez saves the day in The Copy Cat Caper. [Mas…]

La Cucaracha: I have a great idea – let’s build a border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 25, 2014 Cartoons
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She’s a ‘young adult’ now! ‘Dora and Friends: Into the City’

by Memo Nericcio August 20, 2014 Cartoons
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New Young Adult/YA Dora the Explorer on the Horizon: Dora and Friends: Into the City to Debut! What’s Next? Dora, the Sad College Years? Never one to say no to a good thing, Nickelodeon has opted to cash-in on their Latina golden goose! The morning mail finds our old friend Dora the Explorer all grown […]

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Openly-Latino Lalo Alcaraz explains himself and ‘Bordertown’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 15, 2014 Cartoons
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FUSION Live’s host Mariana Atencio came to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz’ studio to get up close and personal with the openly-Latino cartoonist. FUSION’s story is here….

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La Cucaracha: Kid refugees spawn communicable diseases (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Murrieta, CA makes Top Ten list (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 25, 2014 Cartoons
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Nothing in this video is original, except the video: ‘Not Mine’

by CALLE D. CINEMA July 25, 2014 Cartoons
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Creator Guy Trefler writes: Not Mine is my graduate project in Graphic Design at the HIT college in Israel. My thesis is that nothing is original, therefore, none of the materials presented in the project were made by me. All of the 469 photos used in this video were taken out of Google’s image bank.

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Animation 101: Giving your characters ‘The Illusion of Life’ (video)

by HABLO PICASSO May 8, 2014 Cartoons
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How do animators give drawings The Illusion of Life? Cento Lodigiani explains: The 12 basic principles of animation were developed by the ‘old men’ of Walt Disney Studios, amongst them Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, during the 1930s.

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From Los Pochodores to You: May the Fourth Be With You (toon)

by Victor Payan May 4, 2014 Cartoons
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Xapi Star Guars Day!

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Write, shoot, draw for POCHO and become rich and famous*

by Chale Knickerbocker April 9, 2014 Corporate
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You could be rich and famous* That’s right — you sitting there in your PJs, bunny slippers and Frida Kahlo unibrow. After all, you know better than other people on the Internets, and if you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Donut despair! You can turn your Aztlan acumen into fame y fortune in a […]

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Police brutality? What police brutality? (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 3, 2014 Cartoons
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