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 (, Certain Private Conversations and Other Stories (Aurora Publishing), Honey and Salt (Scarlet Leaf Publishing), Orthicon; or, the History of a Bad Idea (Linkville Press, forthcoming), The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows (Rowman and Littlefield) and Let's Be Buddies (Nexxis Fantasy, forthcoming). He can be reached on Facebook at David Perlmutter-Writer, Twitter at @DKPLJW1, and Tumblr at The Musings of David Perlmutter (yesdavidperlmutterfan).

Stories · Posts · Books

"Peg O' My Heart"

Apr 13, 2019 · 8,251 words (31 minutes) · 36 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

A beloved superhero has been senselessly killed. And her dearest friends won't stop until they find out who did it- and why it happened.

"(Hey, Won't You Play) Another Robot Done Somebody Wrong Song"

Mar 18, 2019 · 1,003 words (4 minutes) · 74 views

Science Fiction

She's going to defend her home, no matter what it costs....

"How Candy Got Her Brother Back"

Mar 6, 2019 · 7,288 words (27 minutes) · 74 views

Fantasy Humor Satire

She thought it was going to be one of those normal look-after-your-younger-brother-days. It wasn't...

"Little Pony Ride"

Mar 1, 2019 · 2,369 words (9 minutes) · 79 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

A collision between fantasy and reality....

"Vox Populi"

Feb 28, 2019 · 2,059 words (8 minutes) · 85 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Satire Science Fiction

Working in animation can come with its own particular, and bizarre, risks....

"The Brat and the Past Blast"

Feb 27, 2019 · 2,692 words (10 minutes) · 72 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Satire Science Fiction

The past is always with us, whether we want it to be or not. Even with superheroes...


Feb 23, 2019 · 6,492 words (24 minutes) · 57 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

A superhero origin story, with a difference....

"Undersea Battle #3549"

Feb 22, 2019 · 476 words (2 minutes) · 49 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

For all the media critics who have to put with all the bad stuff being made nowadays, I salute you...

"A Map Of Misreading"

Feb 21, 2019 · 4,356 words (16 minutes) · 90 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

Jefferson Ball and Hamilton Pomeranian have had a friendship that has survived a lot of things. But even this?

"The Brat And The Other Country"

Feb 19, 2019 · 4,241 words (16 minutes) · 45 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

The Brat vs. Anthropomorph. Who will win?