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D23 2009: “The Princess And The Frog” Presentation

by Jeffrey Harrison September 13, 2009
Attendees and fans alike on hand for Saturday of the D23 Convention were treated to a special presentation for the new movie, The Princess And The Frog, due in theatres this December. The presentation began with a finished sequence of one of the songs early in the movie where the story’s villain, Dr. Facilier (Keith […]

D23 2009: What’s Going On At Disney’s First Ever D23 Convention?

by Jeffrey Harrison September 13, 2009
For better or worse, the brand of Disney has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon, all stemming from the mind and vision of Walt E. Disney who created the character of Mickey Mouse in the 1920’s.  Bob Iger, President and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, decided to organize this first ever fan convention for the […]

SDCC2009: Toon Zone News Interviews Greg Johnson on "Wolverine and the X-Men"

by Jeffrey Harrison August 3, 2009
At the San Diego Comic-Con 2009, we caught up with one of the Marvel Animation’s main writers, Greg Johnson, after the Marvel Animation panel. Johnson has been a driving story force for Marvel Animation, having worked on Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers II, Iron Man, and X-Men Evolution, and is currently one of the driving forces […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Doc Hammer And Jackson Publick Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 31, 2009
Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick are the creators, writers, and voice talent for the greatest show running on Cartoon Network, The Venture Bros., which will soon begin its 4th season.  Toon Zone caught up with Hammer and Publick outside the convention hall right before The Venture Bros. convention panel.  Questions asked by Toon Zone are […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Marvel Animation Frank Paur and Craig Kyle Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 31, 2009
For our second session with the Marvel Animation team in San Diego, Toon Zone participated in a round table including writers Greg Johnson and Craig Kyle, the writers of the Wolverine And The X-Men show.  Craig Kyle has also written many of the Marvel Studios/Lionsgate direct to DVD animated features with Johnson and also Chris […]

San Diego Comic Con 2009: Marvel Animation – Steve Blum And Chris Yost Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
Following the Marvel Animation panel showcasing some excellent looking upcoming animated projects from the House of Ideas, Toon Zone was able to catch up with superstar voice actor, Steven Blum, and Marvel Animation writer, Chris Yost.  Steven Blum currently voices Wolverine in just about every Marvel animation or video game project.  Chris Yost is one […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
On Friday of the Comic Con, Toon Zone was given the chance to speak with the cast and crew of the hit animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold, which will soon begin its second season. The roundtable press sessions took place following the panel for the show. Please note a minor spoiler warning […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Green Lantern: First Flight” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 29, 2009
Following the sneak preview of Green Lantern:  First Flight on Thursday at Comic-Con, the following day, members of the press were given access to select members of the cast and crew in attendance at the convention including the movie’s director Lauren Montgomery, voice over director Andrea Romano, voice actress , and producer Bruce Timm.  Please […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: IMAGI Convention Breakfast

by Jeffrey Harrison July 28, 2009
After waiting in line for hours for the chance to get into an early convention only screening of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds, Toon Zone headed over to the Ivy Hotel for food and discussion with the executives and filmmakers at IMAGI for a special Con breakfast.  In October, Summit will be releasing the new IMAGI […]

SDCC2009: Bone Movie Still Being Developed At Warner Bros. Says Jeff Smith

by Jeffrey Harrison July 28, 2009
Right before preview night started at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con, ICv2 held a mini-conference featuring guest attendees, writers, and producers. Bone and RASL creator, Jeff Smith, was featured in the How To Say No to Hollywood panel, where Smith discussed his troubles in adapting Bone to become a feature film. Despite Smith’s troubles […]