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Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]
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Vegeta Action Figure Will Appear At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Vegeta as he originally appeared – with brown hair and a green-and-orange Saiyan combat suit – will be available as an action figure from Tamashii Nations at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego. The action figure features four hand parts – including a special scouter crusher hand part – and three face parts. Vegeta […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Joy” Recap

by on June 21, 2014
When the boys show up to school in an unusually happy mood, Miss Simian begins to suspect that they are infected with some sort of virus. I’ve always preferred comedy over horror. I can appreciate the classics, but most forms of media that are meant to be scary just try too hard. Fortunately, I am […]
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Zagtoon Expands Into the United States, Pitches New Properties

by Todd DuBoison June 20, 2014
There will be a new big player in America’s animation business soon, if the folks at Zag Studios have anything to say about it. Founded by Jeremy Zag and Saban Entertainment co-founder Jacqueline Tordjman, Zag is an entertainment firm based in France that has expanded into a global enterprise with offices in Paris, Brussels, Seoul, […]

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Star Wars VIII And IX Has A Director And It’s Not J.J. Abrams

by Alex Beanon June 20, 2014
Getting a jump on the next trilogy in the series, Disney is being proactive in naming its “Star Wars” films directors and the director for the next film in the series will not be J.J. Abrams, but rather, Rian Johnson, who recently directed “Looper”. Abrams is currently helming the seventh episode of the mega-franchise but […]
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Her Universe Fangirl Apparel Coming To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 19, 2014
In a collaboration with Disney and Marvel, a line of fangirl apparel called “The Marvel by Her Universe” will be offered at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego next month. The female and superhero-themed gear was announced this week and includes an assortment of Captain America fashion items along with fan favorite Marvel characters […]

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Secrets Of LEGO Design Unlocked For Masses

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
“The LEGO Movie” is one of the top five grossing movies worldwide in 2014 but the popularity of the LEGO toy bricks existed long before the movie came along to remind you that “everything is awesome”. For those who have always wondered how they built such intricate creations out of the interlocking plastic toy bricks, […]
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Hansel And Gretel By Tim Burton [Circa 1982]

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
Before “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure”, “Beetlejuice”, “Batman”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “James and the Giant Peach” and, yes, even before “Frankenweenie” – there was Tim Burton’s first short television movie appearing on the then-fledgling Disney Channel re-telling the classic “Hansel and Gretel” fairy tale only with an all-Japanese cast, some hand puppets and some stop-motion animation…

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Art For 2014 Comic Con Souvenir Book Released

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
The 2014 Comic Con is nearly upon us – only a little over a month to go – and the art work for the official souvenir book of the annual industry convention has been released. This year, the official 2014 Comic Con Souvenir Book honors the 75th anniversary of Batman by featuring the pencil-and-ink Batman-themed […]
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New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
There isn’t too much in the newest trailer for the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] that will give away the plot details of the film, but the new trailer does give a glimpse of Glenn Close as Nova Commander Rael with her funky hairdo…