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More 60's Superman and Batman Cartoons Coming to DVD

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Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release two classic Filmation versions of Superman and Batman with The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3, and The Adventures of Batman: The Complete Series on DVD June 3,2014. The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3 sees the Man of Steel in action with 32 episodes on […]

Trailer and Cast Announced for "Son of Batman"

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Superhero Hype reports that a trailer and cast have been announced for the next DC Animated feature film, Son of Batman.  Based on Grant Morrison’s story, Son of Batman centers on the Caped Crusader’s son Damian, whose mission is to kill Deathstroke for murdering Ra’s Al Ghul.  The Dark Knight must intervene Damian’s mission of […]

Russell Johnson, "Gilligan's Island" Professor, 1924 - 2014

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that Russell Johnson has died earlier this morning in his home in Washington. He was 89. Johnson was known as Roy Hinkley, better known as The Professor, for three years on the classic TV show Gilligan’s Island. He also reprised the role in 3 TV movies and the animated spin-offs The […]

James Avery 1948-2013

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor James Avery died on New Years Eve due to complications from open heart surgery; he was 65.  Avery was best known to TV audiences as Phillip Banks, Will’s uncle on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  He also made appearances on shows like Amen, The Closer, That ’70s Show, and Star […]

Lou Scheimer, Filmation Co-Founder, 1928 - 2013

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Cartoon Brew reports that Filmation Co-Founder and Producer Lou Scheimer passed away on Thursday at the age of 84. Scheimer got his start in animation working for companies like Warner Bros., Larry Harmon, and Hanna-Barbera until he co-founded Filmation Productions in 1962 along with Hal Sutherland and Norm Prescott. The studio produced animated shows like […]

"Superman 75" Short to Premiere at NYCC, Airs Next Week on Cartoon Network

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Superhero Hype reports that the new short honoring the 75th anniversary of Superman will premiere tomorrow at the Superman 75th Celebration panel at the New York Comic Con, and will air on Cartoon Network Wednesday October 16th at 6:58 PM. The short will be conceived as one continuous shot paying homage to the icon throughout […]

"Space Stars" Coming to DVD from Warner Archives

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Tvshowsondvd,com reports that Warner Archives will bring the 80s cartoon series Space Stars on DVD October 8 with Space Stars: The Complete Series. The series brings back the classic heroes Space Ghost and the Herculoids in a series of new adventures and also introduce us to the Teen Force and Astro (Yes, the same Astro […]

Michael Ansara, Actor, 1922 - 2013

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Michael Ansara passed away on July 31st at his home in Calabasas after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Ansara was born in a small village in Syria to American parents. He was known in the TV westerns Broken Arrow and the Rifleman spin-off Law of […]

Cast and Details confirmed for "Justice League: War"

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The World’s Finest reports that the next DC animated film will deal with the New 52 version of the Justice League in Justice League: War.  Based on Geoff Johns’ origin story, the film deals with the beginning of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes as they team up to face a sinister evil threatening Earth. The cast […]

Season 6 of the "Super Friends" Coming to DVD

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With Season 5 of the Super Friends arriving on DVD next week, Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the 6th season of the classic cartoon series will be out on October 8, 2013 in Super Friends – Season 6: Legacy of Super Powers. Season 6 contains 18 short episodes on DVD and features the debut of El Dorado, […]

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