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David Perlmutter

David Perlmutter writes history, criticism and speculative fiction when he can find the time to do so.

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David Perlmutter is a freelance writer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is the author of America Toons In: A History of Television Animation (McFarland and Co.), The Singular Adventures Of Jefferson Ball (Amazon Kindle/Smashwords), The Pups (Booklocker.com), Certain Private Conversations and Other Stories (Aurora Publishing), Honey and Salt (Scarlet Leaf Publishing), Orthicon; or, the History of a Bad Idea (multiple platforms in September 2020), and The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows (Rowman and Littlefield)). 

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"The Princess Murder Case"

Published Jan 21, 2019 · 8,960 words (33 minutes) · 320 views

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Despotic rulers rarely get what's coming to them, but this bunch will-in an entirely unexpected way.

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"Game Night"

Published Jan 20, 2019 · 6,489 words (24 minutes) · 292 views

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The International League of Girls With Guns, the world's mightiest super-heroines, are interrupted during one of their weekly game nights when the enemy of one of them plots their destruction. Can they escape the trap they become imprisoned in-without killing each or other or damaging their friendship in the process?

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"Chairman Of The Bored"

Published Jan 19, 2019 · 3,227 words (12 minutes) · 324 views

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Physically imposing and intelligent, but extremely shy, Dinsdale Dog just wants to fit in with his fellow students at Jack Kinney College. His first efforts fail, but eventually he gets his chance to shine.

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"A Hole Lotta Trouble"

Published Jan 7, 2019 · 3,863 words (15 minutes) · 317 views

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The International League of Girls With Guns, the world's mightiest female superheroes, finds their powers and their personal relationships put to the ultimate test when they are imprisoned beneath the Earth by a fragile coalition of their enemies.

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"Closing Time"

Published Jan 1, 2019 · 1,374 words (5 minutes) · 276 views

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The words of an animated cartoon character standing up to a potential destruction of the world in which her series is set by throwing a bash with her friends.

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"Dinny Gets Dinged"

Published Dec 28, 2018 · 5,968 words (22 minutes) · 382 views

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In order to prevent him from flunking a test that will affect his grade negatively, Dinsdale "Dinny" Dog is prepared to undergo a re-do of his assignment. But whether he is prepared to deal with the rigours of daily life in Gennett, Anthropomorph, to do it is another matter entirely.

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"Gentle Men"

Published Dec 8, 2018 · 2,960 words (11 minutes) · 336 views

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Characters in animated television programs do not die after their programs end. In fact, they have lives of their own, far beyond those depicted within their individual series, which are barely touched by their programs. After their series come to ends, they are often at odds as to what they are to do next. Penn, whose own series has come to an end, finds himself in this position, until he meets and befriends a support group for those whose concerns are not unlike his own.

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"A Terrible Thing To Waste"

Published Dec 7, 2018 · 3,218 words (12 minutes) · 325 views

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Cerberus, the mightiest puppy in the universe, values her vast intelligence above all her other mighty powers. So what will she do when one of her enemies actually tries to destroy her by trying to destroy her intelligence?

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"F Is For-"

Published Nov 7, 2018 · 4,052 words (15 minutes) · 292 views

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Three of the most powerful female superheroes try to stop the threat of interplanetary right-wing politics from invading Earth. But can even they do it in time?

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