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Rebooting DC: Worth It?

DC Comics loves changing the status quo, in a big way. Ever since 1985′s Crisis on Infinite Earths, they’ve been constantly trying to outdo themselves with huge universe-wide crossover events like Infinite Crisis and Final Crisis that guarantee that “nothing will ever be the same”. But the more things change, the more they stay the […]

Recommendations for Sufferers of Portal Withdrawal

Illustrations by Emmy C. Used with permission. If you haven’t played Portal 2 yet, you need to get on that. If you’re the kind of person who would read a site like this, you’re the kind of person who would enjoy a game like this. In fact if you don’t own an XBox 360, PS3, […]

A New Way To Engage Fans

When I interviewed Ben Bocquelet, the creator of The Amazing World Of Gumball, he mentioned that he was fond of his cartoon’s live-action backgrounds because it gave him hope that children would watch the show and wonder, even ever so slightly, if the quaint little town of Elmore could be real; if somewhere in the […]

toonzone goes to MCM Expo May 2011: The Cat Came Back

Back in October last year, I made my first convention pilgrimage to MCM Expo London. Fun was had and I concluded my thoughts by saying I was keen to go again. Luckily for me, the event is held twice a year.               In general, things were setup much the same […]

"Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters" Video Game Round-Up

Just in case you haven’t heard yet, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters, which is inspired by the upcoming film, is coming to all major video game systems on June 7th. We decided to do a round-up of the existing trailers, press releases and previews.  Here we go! The game will have players taking on […]

"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" Xbox 360 Multiplayer Mode Trailer and New Screenshots

A new multiplayer mode trailer and screenshots are available for Transformers: Dark of the Moon for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The game will be released to the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and 3DS stores on June 14, 2011.   Previous Coverage:  Transformers: Dark of the Moon for the 3DS – Toonzone talks with […]

"Batman: Year One" Animated Movie Thoughts

Comparison between the currently released screen grabs and  the closest matching panel from the graphic novel. Batman: Year One will be debuting at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and I’m very anxious to see what those in attendance will think of it. The story, according to Bruce Timm, is a straight-forward retelling of the story, […]

Transformers: Dark of the Moon for the 3DS - Toonzone talks with Behaviour Interactive

Toonzone was recently able to speak over e-mail with Dominick Meissner (Creative Director) and Stephanie Marchand (Producer) of Behaviour Interactive, Inc., the studio behind Transformers: Dark of the Moon for the 3DS. The game will act as a prologue to the upcoming Transformers film and will feature vehicular combat, in the spirit of games such as […]

"Thor: God of Thunder" Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 Review

Bottom Line: After having played the DS and Wii releases of Thor: God of Thunder, I wanted the PS3/Xbox release to bring my journey through the Thor games to an awesome conclusion. Unfortunately, the game falls well short of it’s potential. Camera tracking issues and unresponsive controls make this game a “Collectors Only” purchase. Review: The […]

Reading Room: Top 5 Reasons Why Walt Simonson's "Thor" Rules All Midgard

One idea we had for Thor Week was a Reading Room blog entry documenting the top 5 Marvel Comics Thor stories worth checking out. The only problem is that I hit the original Stan & Jack comics (Jack’s sci-fi/fantasy Asgard is really something to behold), and then the Walt Simonson run on Thor…and that was […]

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