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Is Turkey Anti-Piglet?

A news report from Reuters is claiming that Turkey’s public television network TRT has banned Winnie the Pooh‘s Piglet along with several other cartoon pigs. The explanation provided by the report is that pigs are considered unclean animals by Muslims. However, TRT has denied banning Winnie the Pooh cartoons or Piglet as a character, stating […]

Jeffrey Ross on "Where My Dogs At"

Comedian Jeffrey Ross and his Where My Dogs At show are the subject of a profile at Comicon.com’s PULSE News. The show, which debuted on MTV2 this past weekend, focuses on a dog named Buddy (voiced by Ross) encountering a variety of celebrities while making his way home to New Jersey.

Caricature Artist Unveils "Cartoon of the 21st Century"

Last week at the annual convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists in Denver, editorial cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher unveiled a computer-animated caricature of President George W. Bush that could react in real-time to live performers. The presentation was part of Kallaugher’s efforts in a task force to create “the cartoon of the 21st century.” […]

"Animated Shorts" Column on "Venture Bros." Season 2

Newsarama.com’s latest “Animated Shorts” column interviews The Venture Brothers‘ creator Jackson Publick on season 2 of the cult hit show on Adult Swim. Among other topics, Publick details plans for the new season in the wake of the surprise ending to the first season, praises his creative collaborators, and credits the fans for convincing Adult […]

Patton Oswalt Talks "Justice League Unlimited," "Negative Burn," and "Goon" Comics

Writer and comedian Patton Oswalt has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about several of his comic book projects on stands now or coming in the next few months, including an issue of DC’s Justice League Unlimited, a story in Image Comics’ Negative Burn anthology series, and a special issue of The Goon for Dark […]

Warner Home Video: "JLU" Season 1 DVD in 16x9, More

TheDigitalBits.com has posted the transcript of an online chat held on June 6 with executives from Warner Home Video. The highlight of the chat is the announcement that the first season boxed set of Justice League Unlimited will be presented in 16×9 widescreen, rather than the “matted” 4×3 full-screen format of earlier Justice League DVD […]

Glico Markets "Grave of the Fireflies" Candy

Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog notes that Asian food company Glico is marketing “Shuwa Puccho Can drops retro Candy,” a 130g tin of candy based on Studio Ghibli’s Grave of the Fireflies. In the film, a similar tin of candy serves as one of the lead characters’ few sources of nourishment, with the tin getting […]

Greg Weisman Interviewed About "Gargoyles" Comics

BrokenFrontier.com has interviewed writer Greg Weisman about Gargoyles, both in its original TV incarnation and in the new Gargoyles comic book title, published by Slave Labor Graphics and hitting comic book store shelves today, June 14. Part 1 of the interview was published at the end of May, and part 2 was published yesterday. The […]

Cartoon Network Inks Licensing Deal with Mattel

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Cartoon Network has signed a worldwide licensing deal with Mattel for action figures and other toys based on the network’s shows (free registration required). The first wave of toys to be released under the pact will hit shelves in 2007.

Actor J.K. Simmons on Spidey's JJJ, "JLU"'s Gen. Eiling

Newsarama.com has interviewed actor J.K. Simmons, focusing primarily on his roles as Asst. Police Chief Will Pope in The Closer, as Daily Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man feature films, and as General Wade Eiling in Justice League Unlimited. The latter role arose due to his voice-over work in commercials and has led […]

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