Ooh, I've found the answer! I did some digging around on Maxwell Atoms's Tumblr, and on the day he released the pilot online, he posted this:
"For those who were expecting this old cel to be what you got when you watched Trepanation, I’ve solved the mystery for you!
This cel was drawn the year after the short was made. I think I was considering doing another Billy & Mandy thing for my senior thesis. Instead, I did something else. So the character designs had developed a little bit more by this point. Milkshakes existed, more or less. But this cel was never meant to translate into a finished film. For one thing, I never would have been able to paint all of the cells needed to make a cartoon that looked like this in 1996. And 16mm color film ain’t cheap for a college student.
So think of it more as a “missing link” that bridged the gap between my short at UARTS and the CN pilot."
Post by forlornjackalope on Jul 26, 2019 22:04:13 GMT
Probably Innie & Outie.
I spent years thinking I had it somewhere on some old VHS tapes I used to record episodes of Rugrats, Legends of the Hidden Temple, and Blue's Clues in the 90s. So, the prospect that I had this sought after piece of history excited me. But then I actually got to see it in full last year or so, and while I think I did see it back then, it was so...lackluster. It wasn't worth trying to find on my part.
For me it's gotta be Cracks/Crackmaster. I learned about it and saw it long after the search was over, but I would have been disappointed as (for me) it's rushed and awkward with that singing-talking thing the narrator does. No wonder Sesame Street never rereleased it.
I loved Cracks. It's a charming little short taken on its own merit.
I'd say Cry Baby Lane. The hunt was thrilling, as was the hype when FireSaladPeach told us she had a copy and shared those two legit creepy clips. I remember watching the film as a kid and being traumatized by it. Like, legit paralyzed with fear, afraid to turn around type scared. It was all I thought about the next day and left a big impression on me for a long time afterward. And then the film was released, and not only was it not scary, but it flat out sucked as a story. I wasn't expecting to be terrified again, but I figured there would be some genuine creepy moments. There was even one notable commercial I recall from the first airing which I remember being scary...but since her copy had no commercials, that was lost and will never be found again. We didn't even get a satisfying conclusion from Nick, they just callously tried to profit from the event when they'd brushed off its existence as a hoax for years. In the end, the legend of the film and the search for it was far more interesting than the actual movie. I can't think of anything else where that's the case.
Oh my god, yes! But I suppose that most kids who did watch it were kids at the time and much more impressionable. As adults, however, it's not much scarier than your average Goosebumps/Are You Afraid Of The Dark? episode. I feel like it would have been better with a slightly shorter run-time.
For me, it's the Pink Crows manga that appeared in Newtype magazine. I was hoping that the manga would be in the 4-koma format with two columns per page, and that it would be well-drawn and interesting. The actual manga hardly lived up to my expectations and seemed like a very half-hearted attempt at advertising the singles. Especially the last two pages, which were so lazily-made that they might as well have not been made at all. The music video, if it is ever found, hopefully will not leave me with a similar feeling.
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