Sat
Jul 16 2011 10:26am

Saturday Morning Cartoons: “The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9” and “Unicorn in the Garden”

The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9: A terrifying alien creature on an alien planet, a courageous spaceman armed to the teeth with modern technology, what could possibly go wrong?. (5:58 minutes)

The Unicorn in the Garden: Based on the story by James Thurber, this is one of the best shorts made by UPA. (6:42 minutes)

The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9
by Jake Armstrong

 

The Unicorn in the Garden
by William T. Hurtz

For more animation, visit our Saturday Morning Cartoon Index.


René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade, write reviews of francophone short fiction for The Portal, and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.

3 comments
Bruce Southworth
1. Bruce Southworth
Not the Saturday morning cartoons of my childhood, but both are excellent. A great way to start THIS Saturday morning! Thanks!
Bruce Southworth
2. sillama
Delightful! Nope, Sat. Morn. cartoons in the benighted woods of Maine were much more violent and silly.
Unique Molecule
3. Molecule
Great collection, I can see myself wasting quite a bit of time on this page.

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