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Shaggy Voice Actor Casey Kasem Reported Missing

by Dan Collinson May 13, 2014
Fox News reports that a judge ordered an investigation on Monday on the whereabouts of former radio personality Casey Kasem after his wife’s attorney said that he left the country. The court order is the latest news in an ongoing family dispute. The man who was best known for hosting the original American Top 40 […]
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Lee Marshall, Voice Actor for Tony the Tiger, 1949-2014

by Dan Collinson May 9, 2014
E! Online reports that radio announcer Marshall Aaron Mayer aka “Stagger” Lee Marshall died on April 26th, 2014 of esophageal cancer. He was 64. Marshall started as a radio announcer at KRIZ in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 14, when he lied about his age with his deep voice.  He later did radio in […]

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More 60's Superman and Batman Cartoons Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson February 6, 2014
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 […]
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Trailer and Cast Announced for "Son of Batman"

by Dan Collinson January 20, 2014
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 […]

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James Avery 1948-2013

by Dan Collinson January 2, 2014
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 […]

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Lou Scheimer, Filmation Co-Founder, 1928 - 2013

by Dan Collinson October 18, 2013
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 […]
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"Superman 75" Short to Premiere at NYCC, Airs Next Week on Cartoon Network

by Dan Collinson October 11, 2013
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 […]

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"Space Stars" Coming to DVD from Warner Archives

by Dan Collinson September 27, 2013
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 […]
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Michael Ansara, Actor, 1922 - 2013

by Dan Collinson August 4, 2013
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 […]