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PR: Mission: Magic! Coming to DVD on May 8, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
Tune In, Turn On, But Don’t Drop Out! On May 8, 2007, join rocker Rick Springfield as he takes you on a magical mystery tour back to the ’70s. Mission: Magic! is the colorful Saturday morning kids’ show that introduced cuddly Aussie Springfield to an American audience and made him into a teen idol. This […]

Animated Shorts at Superanimecon, Chuck McCann Pt. 4

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007’s Animated Shorts column paid a visit to the Superanimecon last weekend in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Highlights included a panel with the team behind Aqua Teen Hunger Force, where details were revealed for the DVDs of the theatrical movie and volume 5 of the TV series. The column also includes the fourth and final section […]

Aliens to Invade Multiple Cartoon Network Shows in May

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2007
A press release from Cartoon Network details an upcoming alien invasion across several of the network’s shows, starting in May. On each Friday in May at 7:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific Time), Cartoon Network will debut a new, alien-themed episode for Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends (May 4), Ed, Edd, n Eddy (May 11), My Gym Partner […]

PR: Aliens Take Over Popular Series in "Cartoon Network Invaded"

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2007
They’re Coming in May on Cartoon Network! Aliens Take Over Popular Original Series in “Cartoon Network Invaded,” an Out-of-this-World Event The invasion begins in May when Bloo from Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends sends a message to deep space and ends up letting aliens loose on Earth and in several popular Cartoon Network original series […]

Dana Snyder, "Master Shake," on "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Movie; Chuck McCann Pt. 3

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken to voice actor Dana Snyder about Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. Snyder, the voice of Master Shake, discusses where he gets his character inspiration from and why the movie took so long to make. The column also includes part 3 of the Chuck McCann interview, […]

Roscoe Lee Browne 1925 – 2007

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2007
Actor Roscoe Lee Browne (sometimes credited as Roscoe Lee Brown or Roscoe Brown) passed away on April 11, 2007, at the age of 81. Browne’s long career on stage and screen was peppered with several prominent voice acting roles, including Mr. Arrow in Treasure Planet, the Kingpin in the late 1990’s Spider-Man animated series, and […]

Alan Burnett on His "Superman/Batman" Story Arc

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2007
Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by’s PULSE News about his upcoming six-issue story arc on DC Comics’ Superman/Batman, starting with issue #37. In addition to details about his story (including the tantalizing hint of “Zebra Batman”), Burnett briefly discusses his career in animation from SuperFriends to The Batman.

Nick Jr’s Wonder Pets Need Saving in Latest TV Special

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2007
Nickelodeon has issued a press release announcing Save the Wonder Pets!, a new musical special on Nick Jr. debuting on Monday, April 23, 2007 at 11:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific). The episode follows the classroom pets Linny, Tuck, and Ming-Ming down the gullet of a humpback whale, and the efforts of a wide swath of sea creatures […]

Pixar Backdated Stock Options Deeper than First Reported

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2007
Variety is reporting that backdated stock options were more pervasive at Pixar than was initially reported. While initial statements by Pixar and Disney representatives focused on options offered to Pixar executive officers, the latest filing with the SEC by Disney indicates that many mid- and lower-level Pixar employees received backdated options as well, and that […]

Kevin Munroe on "TMNT," Possible Sequels

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2007
The Animated Views website has interviewed director Kevin Munroe about TMNT, the hit CGI animated movie that returned the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the pop culture spotlight. The interview delves deeper into the involvement of Turtles creator Peter Laird in the movie, casting decisions, and the future of the franchise, including Munroe’s off-the-cuff ideas […]