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80s Cartoons

Jem from ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Posted a COVID-19 PSA

There have even been a huge list of celebrities using their influence to keep their fans informed about the COVID-19 and how to stay safe for friends and family. This past week one of the biggest pop stars from the mid-80’s came out to post a PSA with information to keep safe during the virus. This pop star is the truly outrageous Jem from Jem and the Holograms!

Nerdbot Reviews: ‘Rainbow Brite’ Issue One from Dynamite Entertainment

Hi, my name is Loryn and I can’t stop writing about Rainbow Brite.  I’m not even kidding that I’ll take any opportunity to write about my first superhero. Rainbow Brite was the very first show I actually remember watching. While my older sisters played with Strawberry Shortcake dolls, Moon Dreamers, Jem, Barbie and the Rockers, and My Little […]

Unanswered Questions for 80s Cartoons

Spoiler: These are questions for “girl” cartoons. Enjoy! As kids, we often easily accept the story we’re given, as long as it’s easy to understand and simple to digest. But as we age and we re-watch some of the shows we love…we realize that they sometimes just make no sense. And even worse is when they […]

4 Cartoon Villains (Who Weren’t Actually the Villain)

This is a Nerdbot “Nerd Voices” contributor post from reader Jose Ramos. Follow him on Twitter for more cartoon theories and nostalgia!   The good guy. The bad guy. When you’re a kid, you think it’s pretty cut and dry. But as we get older and become more apathetic and cynical, we realize that maybe […]

How Voltron Killed Nostalgia in 5 Easy Steps

This is a Nerdbot “Nerd Voices” contributor post from reader Jose Ramos. Follow him on Twitter for more cartoon theories and nostalgia!   Nostalgia is a tricky situation for me. My childhood was filled with noble robots who turned into various trucks, other robots who could combine, and various anthropomorphic adventurers who filled my afternoons […]

5 Nostalgic Cartoons We Need as Live Action Movies ASAP

If you are anything like me, your precious little heart is set alight whenever the slightest mention of a cartoon you forgot about pops up in your news feed. Every generation is nostalgic, but the children that grew up in the 80s and early 90s are perhaps the most eager to discuss pop culture from […]

Rainbow Brite Returns In an All-New Comic Series

CBR.com reports that Hallmark’s ’80s icon Rainbow Brite is back, with a brand-new, all-ages comic arriving in stores this fall. Written by Jeremy Whitley with art by Brittney Williams, the series is the latest addition to Dynamite Entertainment’s line of kid-friendly comics. “Rainbow Brite captured the imaginations of kids born in the ’80s (like myself) […]