09.10.12 by Jeff

Pictoplasma NYC Event / Ticket and Book Giveaway

Pictoplasma Character Compendium
The Pictoplasma NYC conference is less than a month away! It’s gonna be incredible! I’ve got tickets to the event for someone who really wants ’em! You’ll have to be in the New York area (or be able to drive there) to snag ’em, but for everyone else I’ve got a copy of Pictoplasma’s new “Character Compendium” book! Take a look at the book below!

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

Pictoplasma Character Compendium

If you want to snag the book or the tickets leave a comment below! Tell me the name of your favourite cartoon character when you were growing up.

If you are in the New York area please put (NEW YORK) after your comment to be eligible to win the tickets to the event!

This giveaway is now closed!

Congrats to Simone Bataille and Terrah Bretherton! Please check your inboxes!!!

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • Bram van der Giessen

    Timmy Turner from Fairly Odd Parents

  • Gianina

    Felix the Cat (New York)

  • Bob Biddlestone

    velma from scooby do

  • Dogtanian from “Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds”.

  • Eve.m

    I’d like so much to have this book ♥.♥ ! My favorite character was Felix the cat.

  • thales

    Wakko from Animaniacs

  • Seb

    I had a love/hate relationship with the fuzzy felt Moomins. They scared the shit out of me but I was compelled to watch. 

  • Donatello from the Ninja Turtles (New York)

  • Roboticdeathhawk

    he was very vocal, and had a crew of rock ladies….
    (New York)

  • Frida

    i want the book soooo baaaaaaaad! & when i was young(er) i LOVED darkwing duck!

  • in the end Bart Simpson, still buying toys now :-)

  • Bernii

    Rocky from Rocky and Bullwinkle (New York).

  • Small bear from Pojdte pane, budeme si hrát (aka
    Hey, Mister, let’s play aka Who threw that, gentlemen?) created by Bretislav Pojar.

  • Samantha Walker

    Pebbles from The Flintstones

  • Ada

     the mole of Zdeněk Miler :)

  • norl0065

    Bugs Bunny in drag a la Carmen Miranda

  • Diogo Bessa

    MUTTLEY ! The dog from the series ” Wacky Races”.

  • stefan

    Sport Billy with the great timetravelling alarmclock!

  • Hattifatteners from Moomins!!

  • Casper Sormani

    Stimpson J. Cat!

  • Zai

    bubbles from the powerpuff girls

  • Tyler Hurd

    Powdered Toast Man (New York)

  • yaqui

    I’m from Germany, but I’d love to have this book!! I was in love with Donald Duck… really! :o)

  • kiddo katsu

    Cringer – more than Battlecat even! (NEW YORK)

  • Adrammlech

    I’m not from the USA, but I think people from outside USA can still participate?
    Anyway, one of my favourite characters is Ickis from AAHH!!! Real Monsters.

  • Loren Whitaker

    Krumm from Ahhh!!! Real Monsters (New York)

  • sara

    arnold from hey arnold was the coolest (new york)

  • James Kwan

    totoro! (new york

  • Shin-chan that little kid has some jokes! I’m telling you!

  • Kathryn Jones

    Dexter from Dexter’s Laboratory!

  • stephanie v

    Gumby!! (NEW YORK)

    -stephanie v

  • Arale Norimaki from Dr. Plump

  • Gimme that book, I want it NOW!

  • That book is miiiiine! =:o)

  • chrissy

    Sailor Moon!

  • chrissy

    Sailor Moon!

  • Ozzie46135

    I am not able to travel buy the book looks delicious my favorite cartoon character was the willed coyote the poor guy never got an even break like many of us

  • sus


  • Ozzie46135

    Wille coyote from merry melodies

  • scott stanley

    Michelangelo is a party dude!

  • scott stanley

    Michelangelo is a party dude!

  • scott stanley

    Michelangelo is a party dude!

  • scott stanley

    Michelangelo is a party dude!

  • Glaubeliebehoffmann

    hong kong phooey

  • nadnadnad

    During the communist time in Bulgaria we didn’t had animations or movies from abroad. The only thing my parents could find was old classics from the USSR, Cheburashka (from “Cheburashka & Krokodila Gena”, 1969). I still love it, also the book :)

  • Something92etc

    Robin Hood (the Fox from the Disney version)

  • بوجي و طمطم from طمطم

  • jaycie

    felix the cat is by far the best. 

  • jaycie

    felix the cat is by far the best. 

  • jaycie

    felix the cat is by far the best. 

  • jaycie

    felix the cat is by far the best. 

  • Gareth

    Has to be Penny Crayon!  (http://www.toonhound.com/penny.htm)

  • Zoë Williams

    I’m in NYC and I would love to have those tickets! Unico was my favorite when I was a kid and his squeaky voice in the English dub annoyed the crap out of my poor parents. 

    • Zoë Williams

      I don’t know why the sign in didn’t seem to work. My email is zoe@zoewilliams.net if by chance I win.

  • Ryan Meikle

    It has to be Top Cat.

  • Lowri-best

    Earthworm Jim! …He’s such a groovy guy

  • Julia

    Sabrina the teenage witch! (New York)

  • NosE

    I would like one of those books!
    they look amazing

    I went to their conferences last year and was Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!

  • NosE

    I would like one of those books!
    they look amazing

    I went to their conferences last year and was Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!

  • NosE

    ups I forgot the name of the character…

    mazinger z

  • Couk

    Cyril Sneer… I oiked the cut of his jib

  • Hannah Kuo

    Chibi Maruko-chan(New York)

  • catdog! (New York)

  • catdog! (New York)

  • GABE

    Samurai Jack was my absolute favorite cartoon character! so dashing!

  • Ada

    I absolutely loved the mole of Zdenek Miler. To this day the most adorable!

  • Edabecco


  • Contrscout

    Bill the Cat (a la Bloom County) He was stinky

  • Paulhmull

    Ulysses from Ulysses 31

  • Peter King

    Barbapapa. Oh to be able to change into any shape huh.

  • sus

    The Groke (original Swedish name Mårran)

  • Alex

    definitively “la linea”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skb2gKR7rOk

  • Danishsocks

    Omi, from Xiaolin Showndown!

  • Shalemar

    Bubbles of the Powderpuff Girls

  • timgorichanaz

    Mine was definitely Batman. I never read the comic books as a kid (a shame), but I watched the cartoons every day! (I’m not in NYC, but that book looks AMAZING!)

  • I loved Woodstock from Peanuts ( snoopy’s little yellow bird friend) and Angela Anaconda. Rugrats were pretty much my favorites. 

  • Captain Bucky O’Hare from Captain Bucky O’Hare.

  • Guillaume CARRENO

    Itchy & Scratchy from The Simpsons

  • Nolanillustration

    I just bought a werewolf mask, so pumped. (New York)

  • chris scott

    i always dreamt of being Tarzan. 
    So he would be my favourite. 

  • phayy

    the dust bunnies from The Big Comfy Couch

  • Niallkillough

    Jessica Rabbit!

  • Robyn

    I really loved Garfield growing up! I would be SO honoured to win a Pictoplasma book – it’s actually the book that inspired me to want to create my very own characters :)

  • Esther

    Hong Kong Phooey

  • Laura

    Gromit from Wallace and Gromit! (NEW YORK)

  • Willoliverthomas

    Doug Funny.

    all the best,
    will thomas

  • onlyponyoni

    stimpy! (NEW YORK)

  • Mariana

    Jake from Adventure Time.

  • Russian Winnie the Pooh (Vinni Puh) – way cuter than the original 

  • Stunning artwork! Would love their new book!

  • zeynep763

    Snufkin from the Moomins

  • Piotrek Chuchla

    Calvin & Hobbes

  • Oh man! This book is better than a cupcake buffet! My faves were and really still are: Krazy Kat

  • Info

    Bugs Bunny!  I am an Art teacher/artist would so love the book!!!

  • Zack Wilks

    The guy that always yells “Ahhh my spleen!” from Spongebob Squarepants (NEW YORK)

  • Paola Bagna

    arale norimaki

  • Luke

    Dexter from Dexter’s Laboratory (New York) 

  • Zuzanna

    Little My from Moomins! She was as spiteful on the outside and tender in the inside as I still am. (New York)

  • Carla


  • Pink panther!

  • Joost Meeuwissen

    Donky Kong!

  • Blubluv

    Cheburashka – soviet cartoon (NEW YORK)

  • Little Bear – still a favorite of mine. Beautiful show.

  • Nieann

    gimme one pls

  • Bucky O’Hare 

    Would love to have a copy of the book, I’m in England so cannot make it to the conference as amazing as it would be.

  • Gossamer, that fuzzy orange monster dude from Looney Tunes (NEW YORK)

  • Thepaintedpisces

    Fave cartoon character: Slimer from Ghostbusters cartoons.

  • Terrah Bretherton

    I wanted, so badly, for cartoon Spiderman to be my boyfriend. (NEW YORK)

  • She-Ra.. Princess of Power!

  • Sharda

    Ariel – The Little Mermaid. I would watch it and then rewind it and then watch it again ALL DAY LONG! lol

  • jmoe

    Jerry from Tom and Jerry.

  • Kalli

    sailor moon (NEW YORK)

  • chrkcheung

    samurai pizza cats!

  • varenkilla

    Eeyore!! the depressed donkey who always looses his tail. New York!!! 



  • 1ericolivier


  • Tenchis66

    I would love to have the precious book… Mr. Vitalis!!! the traveling artist from Nobody’s Boy-Remi. I still remember the episode when he died… 
    Oh! BTW New York!!

  • cookiecalcano

    the copper kid from silverhawks, i loved the end when he’d teach u stuff about the universe..NEW YORK

  • Linkedjb

    Teen Titans and Captain Planet


  • Matthewglennbrinkley

    Aquaman from the old old Justice League show (NEW YORK)

  • Jeremiak

    Michelangelo – TMNT

  • darkwing duck!

  •  Marvin the Martian! I still repeat his line about the “Illudium PQ38 Space Modulator.”

  • Samurai Jack. 

  • Sarah_Vegetarian

    I loved all the Loony Tunes!
    especially Wile E. Coyote

  • Caroline

    powerpuff girls.

  • Walkirinia

    mazinger Z!!!

  • Domestica

    Bill the Cat was awesome. Favorite, tho as little kid, probably good ol’ Snoopy.

  • Simon

    My favorite cartoon character was the Susuwatari or soot sprites in “Spirited Away”. 

  • Timothyy
  • Liamalfred

    Captain Hazel “Hank” Murphy (New York)

  • Irit Caspi

    Chip and Dale

  • Michelle M

    Spinelli (Ashley Spinelli) from Recess was my idol.

  • Mokasi

    Earth Worm Jim!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • Sam

    Henry’s cat!

  • Simone Bataille

    penfold, the sidekick on the british show Danger Mouse. He was a naive mole and paranoid, and he went around muttering mild food-related expletives (Oh crumbs! Oh carrots!)

  • Jssc Swt


  • greg kuchmek

    barney rubble. he was easy to draw! (New York)

  • Angel W

     Invader Zim (NEW YORK)

  • nckrste

    Stimpy from Ren and Stimpy!

  • Barry

    So hard to choose! Has to be Tintin (though for many years my pencil case was adorned by biro drawings of the Pathetic Sharks from Viz)

  • Anna

    Henry’s Cat

  • Anna

    or tidyup from ‘stoppit and tidyup’

  • Chantal N

    Inspector Gadget, with all these tools coming out of his hat!

  • Laurawynne

    pepe le pew
    (new york)

  • Rafilchak

    Mighty Mouse , the original defender and Ralph Bakshi’s re-imagined hero.

  • Charlie

    Michelangelo from TMNT

  • taryn

    spunky! from rocko’s modern life. although it was the combo of rocko and spunky that was really the best, their neuroticism and bemusedness.

  • Madeline Chmielinski


  • pwillins

     Paddington Bear, although I still dislike marmalade to this day.

  • Annette

    Mulan from he Disney Movie (New York)

  • SJP

    Borris and Natasha. So good! 

  • Fabulousrice

    Space adventure Cobra!

  • Tin Tin was always my favorite! (New York)

  • Dark Wing Duck! Oh man I loved that guy!

  • RF16

    Bugs Bunny, (New York)

  • Sailor Moon

  • niki

    frieza – dragon ball z

  • Cycliac

     Betty Boop – even though now in hindsight I think she looks like a hooker!

  • Laura

     I loved the moomins! x

  • Mikayla Soward

    Velma Dinkley!

  • Fievel Mousekewitz

  • Camz

    It’s a tie between Little Lulu and Rocko from Rocko’s modern Life

  • Philspector

    Ivor the Engine

  • Erika Anna Woudstra

    Bubbles from the Powerpuff Girls!

  • freakazoid!!

  • steven

    tino’s mom on “the weekenders.”  She always chatted with him after school. Also tried to feed him tofu.


  • ev liberato

    Captain Tsubasa!

  • Hayley

    Rainbow Bright! (New York) 

  • Annika

    My favorite was Misty from Pokemon because she was a girl and had the cute lil Tokepi! 

  • arthur was my favourite cartoon character and still is! :P

  • Krumm from aaahh!!! real monsters :)

  • Antonyz

    Cheburashka – creature looking like ape midget from Crocodile Gana and Cheburashka (the soviet one)

  • Miri D’Oro

    “Der kleine Maulwurf” (New York)

  • Ulysses from Ulysses 31, what a dude.

  • I used to love Shin-chan by Yoshito Usui!

  • Vernie

    Mrs. Pepperpot, oh she was amazing. 

  • Joemenage

    Ed from ‘Ed, Edd n Eddy’

  • Jules

    The Power Puff Girls! :) (NEW YORK)

  • Unico! : )

    P.S. I’d love to win this book. Pictomlasma is awesome!!


  • Robert Moon

    Jack in Samurai Jack. (New York)

  • jerry from tom and jerry.

  • Drsalter


  • Rupert The Bear. I really wanted to go adventuring with that bear. Plus he had a right some wicked scarf.

  • Rupert the Bear. Holy imagination!

  • Bryenne K


  • Yeongju Seo

    Doraemon! (NEW YORK)

  • CaliNico

    Darkwing Duck! (New York)

  • Matt Angell

    max from beyblades. so good yet so bad.

  • Nelsonduartee

    myself i guess.

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