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Claymation Creator Will Vinton’s Graphic Novel Debut

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Dark Horse Comics has issued a press release about Jack Hightower, a new original graphic novel written by Will Vinton, the Oscar-winning animator and creator of “claymation.” Jack Hightower will center on a secret agent attempting to save the world while shrunk down to action figure size. The book goes on sale on January 17, […]

"Black Jack" and "Detonator Orgun" Get Re-release and New Prices

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Central Park Media has issued a press release announcing re-priced re-releases of Detonator Orgun and the Black Jack Collection 2 DVD set. Detonator Orgun will be repriced at $9.95 and centers on a young high school student whose telepathic powers are the only hope against an invading alien fleet. The four-disc Black Jack set continues […]

Corus Announces Romantic Toons for Valentine’s Day in Canada

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Corus Kids Television has issued a press release detailing their programming for the month of February, with Valentine’s Day cartoons receiving special attention. Highlights include Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, Edgar & Ellen: Crushed, and The Fairly Oddparents: Fairy Idol. Read the full press release here.

"Spider Riders" Debuts on Kids WB! on Jan 20

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Kids WB! has announced that a new animated show titled Spider Riders will debut on Saturday, January 20, 2007, at 11:00 AM. The show focuses on 11-year old Hunter Steele, a transplant to the underground world of Arachna, where knights mounted on giant spiders do battle with the Invectids, a giant insectoid race determined to […]

"My Gym Partner is a Monkey" Film Debuts Jan 14, 2007

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Cartoon Network has issued a press release touting the debut of the My Gym Partner is a Monkey feature movie on Sunday, January 14, at 7:00 PM (Eastern and Pacific). Titled “The Big Field Trip,” the movie will follow the gang from the Charles Darwin Middle School as they get lost in the woods on […]

PR: Will Vinton Makes Graphic Novel Debut with Jack Hightower

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
Oscar winning animator Will Vinton makes his graphic novel debut with Jack Hightower! After many successful years in the world of animation, Will Vinton dives into the two dimensional comic world with Jack Hightower, a thrilling new action-adventure-comedy about a very unique secret agent, spanning 150 pages. To mark his graphic novel debut, Will Vinton […]

PR: “Black Jack DVD Collection 2” To Be Re-released In March

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
“BLACK JACK DVD COLLECTION 2” TO BE RE-RELEASED IN MARCH “Detonator Orgun” Also To Be Re-Released; Both Titles To Be Re-Priced For Release NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2007)  Central Park Media announced that it will be re-releasing and re-pricing Black Jack DVD Collection 2 on March 20, 2007. The remaining 4 volumes of […]

PR: Love Is In The Air This February On Corus Kids Television

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS FEBRUARY ON CORUS KIDS TELEVISION (January 10, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) Get cosy with your crush this February as Corus Kids Television brings viewers an assortment of movies, stunt events, series and Valentine’s specials. Highlights include Edgar & Ellen: Crushed and Stuart Little 3: Call of the […]

Cartoon Network to Air in High-Definition Before Year-End

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
At the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour, it was announced that several Warner Brothers television stations will be broadcasting in high-definition before the end of 2007. Cartoon Network was one of the channels named as getting a high-definition broadcast, but no solid start date was announced. (via Toon Zone member Adam Tyner)

PR: Kids’ WB! Debuts Spider Riders on Jan 20

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
CALLING ALL SPIDER RIDERS! KIDS’ WB! SETS COOKIE JAR ENTERAINMENT’S ANIMÉ SERIES SPIDER RIDERS’ FOR JANUARY 20 OFFICIAL DEBUT SPIDER RIDERS – THE BATTLE SERIES FROM COOKIE JAR ENTERTAINMENT- JOINS THE #1 CHILDREN’S BROADCAST NETWORK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles (January 8, 2007) – KIDS’ WB! – the #1 children’s broadcast network – has tapped […]