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"Mosaic": What if Mary Jane Got Super Powers

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2007
One of the iconic Marvel Comics titles of the late 1970’s was What If…?, which spun out hypothetical stories or altered existing comics continuity to see how events would change. There was never one that worked off the idea “What if Mary Jane Watson, not Peter Parker, had gotten super-powers?” but if there had been, […]

Will the Rise and Fall of Henry Winterstern Affect "Aqua Teen" Movie?

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
The New York Times examines the rapid rise and equally rapid descent of Henry Winterstern of First Look Pictures (registration required), the distributor of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. Winterstern’s tenure as CEO of First Look Pictures came to an end last Friday, March 2, with his resignation in the wake […]

Billy & Mandy’s Feature-Length Movie Debuts on March 30

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Cartoon Network has announced the first feature-length movie based on The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy. Titled Big Boogey Adventure, the movie will follow Billy, Mandy, Grim, and Irwin as they race the Boogey Man to the Hand of Horror to restore Grim to his rightful place as the Grim Reaper. The two-hour movie […]

She-Ra Season 1 Vol. 2 Coming April 3, 2007

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
BCI Eclipse has announced that She-Ra Season 1 Volume 2 will be arriving in a six-DVD set on April 3, 2007. It will be the second of three volumes containing the complete adventures of the Princess of Power and He-Man spinoff show. The set will include 33 digitally remastered episodes of the show and will […]

Jackson Publick on "Venture Bros" Season 3

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Venture Bros creator Jackson Publick has posted a lengthy entry on his weblog confirming that the show has been picked up by Adult Swim for seasons 3 and 4, and also explained where the crew is in season 3’s production and why it will not air until 2008. He also shares several pieces of rejected […]

Springfields Across America Compete for "Simpsons Movie" Premiere

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Sixteen different towns named Springfield have been selected by Fox to compete to host the premiere of the Simpsons Movie in July. The towns will be judged based on short-film entries that profile each town and its links to the animated Simpsons’ home town. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

PR: Premiere of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy’s 1st Full-Length Feature Movie

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Horrors! It’s “Billy & Mandy’s Big Boogey Adventure” Premiere of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy’s First Full-Length Television Movie Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) “Big Boogey Adventure” DVD with Special Features In Stores April 3 Break-dancing monster pirates, assorted cheese jokes and time-traveling robots are just some of the stuff […]

PR: She-Ra Season 1 Volume 2 to be Released

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Los Angeles, CA – Animation’s greatest adventure heroine continues her fight for freedom as BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company and underlying rights owner, Entertainment Rights Plc (“ER”), introduce the next installment of “She-Ra: Princess of Power®.” Season One, Volume Two will be available April 3rd at a suggested retail […]

Greg Weisman on New "Spider-Man" Toon and "Gargoyles" Spin-Off Comic

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Greg Weisman about his work on the recently announced Spider-Man animated series, which will premiere on the Kids WB next year, and also about his Gargoyles and Gargoyles: Bad Guys spin-off comics from Slave Labor Graphics. Weisman discusses the approach he will take to the famous web-spinner, […]

Geena Davis Pushes Entertainment Gender Equality with "See Jane" Organization

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis spoke at the National Conference for Media Reform about her new organization “See Jane,” dedicated to increase female cast members and reduce gender stereotyping in media aimed at children. The Democracy Now! website has posted a transcript and streaming video of her address, where she takes many classic cartoons to task […]