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"Loonatics Unleashed": As Bad as You Feared

by Javeon September 14, 2005
Don’t see it. That was the short review. Now to the real stuff. I just saw twenty and a half minutes of this new show called Loonatics Unleashed, and I am still scratching my head. Its premise has futuristic versions of classic Looney Tunes characters fighting evil in the year 2772. I suppose that if […]

"Thundercats" DVD to get Disc Replacement

by Javeon September 1, 2005
People who bought Season 1, Volume 1 of Thundercats will get the chance to call for a replacement disc since one of the episodes was released without background music. Source: Warner Bros.

"Magical DoReMi" Joins 4Kids TV Schedule

by Javeon August 1, 2005
Anime series Ojamajo Doremi (known in America as Magical DoReMi) will premiere in the US on September 10, at 8:00am. A special preview episode will be shown on August 13, at 9:30am. The series is about three girls that transform into witch apprentices and use music and magic to make their wishes come true. More […]

Jerry Beck: Animation Maven

by Javeon July 18, 2005
Animation historian Jerry Beck has written several books about cartoons, including Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide and Outlaw Animation. He was also part of the production of such compilation shows, such as Toonheads and Totally Tooned In, and DVD releases, including the Looney Tunes Golden Collections. He is also the founder […]

"Camp Lazlo" Falls Short of the Bar Set By "Rocko"

by Javeon July 7, 2005
Javeman: Camp Lazlo is the latest series from Joe Murray, and it follows the antics of Lazlo, Raj and Clam, three kids spending a never-ending summer at Camp Kidney, who drive their scoutmaster, Lumpus, crazy, compete against the girl scouts on the other side of the lake, and that’s it. Though the setting is a […]

Latin American Voice Cast of "The Simpsons" Will Go Through Drastic Changes

by Javeon June 7, 2005
When the 16th season of The Simpsons premieres in Latin America in July, there will be several changes to the voice cast — due to conflicts between two dubbing companies. More details, including quotes from Humberto Velez (dubbed voice of Homer Simpson) and Laura Torres (dubbed voice of Martin Prince and Ralph Wiggum), are available […]

R.I.P. Frank Gorshin

by Javeon May 18, 2005
Frank Gorshin, the actor who was known as the impressionist of 100 faces including the role of The Riddler in the Batman series starring Adam West, has passed away at the age of 72. He also had an ocassional career in voice acting, incuding Yosemite Sam in some modern Looney Tunes shorts. [Source: Yahoo! News]

"Wild Cats: The Complete Series" Now Available for Pre-Order

by Javeon May 13, 2005
The DVD boxset containing all 13 episodes of the animated series Wild CATS is now available to pre-order at The set will be released on July 19, 2005. [Source:]

DVDToons Interviews Fred Grandinetti

by Javeon May 12, 2005
Fred Grandinetti, a contributor to the International Popeye Fan Club and author of Popeye: An Illustrated Cultural History, has done an exclusive interview with The interview features some info on his book, Grandinetti’s take on the recent Popeye CGI special, and the possibilities of getting classic Popeye released on DVD. The full interview is […]

Plot to "Shrek 3" Revealed

by Javeon May 7, 2005
The Animation Head of Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katsenberg, has revealed what appears to be the full-plot synopsis of Shrek 3, which is scheduled for release in May 2007. More info and spoilers are available from the Herald Sun.