Compiled by Jason Jones and James Fabiano
The men named in the company are Kenneth Spears and Joseph Ruby and started this company in 1977; however, they did not use a logo until September 1978.
Nickname: "Rising RS"
Logo: Over a sky blue background, we see the phrase "A Ruby-Spears Production". There are 4 orange lines that emerge from left and right of the screen. The initials, an robust R-S, slide upward from the stacked lines. Then it reads "A Company of", cutting to the next logo, that of Filmways, their former owner.
FX/Cheesy Factor: The sliding up of the R-S name.
Music: None, although it plays through the end of the show's end theme (ala HB "Rainbow" ID)
Availability: Appears on some Cartoon Network shows on occasion.
Scare Factor: Median, due to the scary font of the logo
Nickname: "Gold R-S"
Logo: 2 gold bars fly from the left and right of the black screen, join together, zoom back, and reveal a stylized "RS" that shines gold and white at different times. When the logo stops, the words "RUBY-SPEARS ENTERPRISES" appears under in an italic, futuristic, blocky font.
FX: The bars joining, the zoom-out
Music: A "whoosh" accompanied by a dreamy synthesized sound effect that has a kind of "shining" effect.
Availability: Can be seen on some Cartoon Network programs. Also seen recently on BKN's rebroadcasts of "Rambo".
Scare Factor: Minimal, the cheesy effects and music are considered comforting.
Logo: Over a spotlight, we see a big flash of light, revealing the company name "RUBY-SPEARS PRODUCTIONS" opposite another company by the name of "ASHI PRODUCTIONS, LTD."
FX: The flashing light.
Music: Generic fanfare.
Availability: Rare, seen only on "Skysurfer Strike Force".
Scare Factor: Minimal.
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