The 42cast Episode 99: The Larry Houston Interview

Houston Cartoons

The 42cast is proud to welcome Larry Houston for an interview. This interview was recorded back in 2019, but we are now able to bring you all the cool information we gleaned from talking with this industry legend. Larry Houston was the first person-of-color to work on storyboards for Saturday morning cartoons. Since then he has worked on many animated series as both a storyboard artist and a director, most prominently on the X-Men and Fantastic Four animated series. He was the first person to bring animated representations of The Black Panther to the small screen – first with a cameo on X-Men and later with an episode of The Fantastic Four in which the hero was voiced by fan-favorite, Keith David. Although retired, Larry still works in entertainment, drawing comics such as his series, The Enforcers. We sat down with Larry to talk about his beginnings in the industry, his volume of work, his mindset when adapting properties, working with Stan Lee, and so much more.

As this is an interview episode there is no five-minute controversy.

Show Notes:
Larry’s website
Larry’s The Enforcers on Comixology
Print copy of Larry’s The Enforcers

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