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STAS 10th: Monkeys, Shock Jocks, and Supergirl - Evan Dorkin & Sarah Dyer

To commemorate the impending 10th anniversary of Superman the Animated Series, Toon Zone News and the World’s Finest Online have teamed up for an interview series with an assortment of people associated with the show or the tie-in Superman Adventures comic book series. Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer have accumulated an extensive pedigree in the […]

"The Tick vs. Season One": Mighty DVD Justice!

In 1994, Ben Edlund teamed up with Fox Kids to bring The Tick to Saturday morning kid’s animation. Based on his comic book of the same name, The Tick focused on a 7-foot-tall, 300-pound, nigh-invulnerable, and endearingly dense arachnid superhero who fought crime. Along for the ride was his sidekick, Arthur, whose moth suit enabled […]

"Avatar: Secret of the Fire Nation" Special Theatrical Screenings on Sept. 9

As part of a cross-marketing promotion between Nickelodeon, Burger King, and Upper Deck, Avatar: Secret of the Fire Nation will get special theatrical screenings in nine theaters nationwide. The “movie,” which consists of two episodes of the Avatar TV show, will debut on Nickelodeon on September 15, 2006; the theatrical releases will be on September […]

Producer Eric Rollman on F4 and Marvel DVD Movies

Newsarama.com’s Animated Shorts column has interviewed Marvel Animation Supervising Producer Eric Rollman about current and upcoming Marvel Animated programming, such as the Ultimate Avengers direct-to-DVD movies, the Iron Man and Dr. Strange movies, and the new Fantastic 4 animated series.

Genndy Tartakovsky on Animating "Eating Fried Worms"

Animation World Network has spoken to animator Genndy Tartakovsky about his contribution to the feature film How to Eat Fried Worms. The newly formed Orphanage Animation Studio was tapped to “make the mood funnier.” Approximately three minutes of a five-minute animated segment were used in the final cut of the movie. (via TZ member Daikun)

"Simpsons" to Pioneer New "Blink" Radio Ads

New, 2-second advertisements are set to debut on radio networks owned by Clear Channel Communications starting September 10 (registration required). The first advertisements are to be for that evening’s season premiere of The Simpsons.

Marvel Comics US Stamp Characters Named

Next year, the U.S. Post Office will be issuing a collection of postage stamps dedicated to Marvel’s superheroes, joining the DC Comics superhero stamps issued this year. The list of superheroes (which apparently could not include groups or teams) is as follows: Spider-Man The Incredible Hulk The Sub-Mariner The Thing Captain America The Silver Surfer […]

"Little Mermaid" Digital Debut at El Capitan Theatre Sept. 7 - 24

Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be screened at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood from September 7-24. The re-release will be a new digitally restored version of the film that will be released on DVD in October. The opening night’s screening will also feature a panel discussion that will include producer Don Hahn, directors […]

"Whisper of the Heart" Screenings in California Sept. 23 and 24

Nausicaa.net is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Whisper of the Heart will be screened at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California, on September 23, 2006, at 3:00 PM; and again at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California, the next day at 7:30 PM. The screening at the Egyptian Theatre will be part of the “Unshown […]

Now Playing Interviews Tad Stones about "Hellboy" Animated

Now Playing magazine has interviewed director Tad Stones about the series of animated direct-to-DVD movies based on Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. The interview covers the trials Stones went through to get to this point, the plot summaries of the first two movies, the casting of the movies’ voices, and the prospects of more animated Hellboy projects. […]

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