Ralph Bakshi recalls ‘Wizards’ and a controversial career

Groundbreaking animator Ralph Bakshi, who caused a sensation with the first X-rated cartoon feature — 1972’s “Fritz the Cat,” based on Robert Crumb’s comic strip — is 73 now. For the last decade, he has lived in a home on top of a mountain in New Mexico. He has a website created by his daughter, teaches animation and makes a good living selling his paintings.

 Ralph Bakshi is also being honoured at this year's Ottawa International Animation Festival, that I plan on attending.

I missed the year when they honoured John  Kricfalusi. To my eternal regret...

via The Hero Complex