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"Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther" Website Online

by screw on headon June 20, 2006
UltimateAvengers2.com, the official website for Lionsgate’s direct-to-DVD feature Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther, is now online. The site features a trailer for this direct sequel to the first animated film, as well as wallpaper, AIM icons, and a gallery of images from the sequel. Ultimate Avengers 2 hits stores on August 8.

Superman Volume 3: Bow Down To The King

by on June 19, 2006
If you don’t know the story of Superman by now, prepare yourself. In the upcoming weeks you’re going to see him everywhere. With Superman Returns only days away from hitting theatres, Supermania is sweeping the nation, and if you’re into your DVDs, expect to see Superman’s square jaw plastered everywhere. For now is the time […]

The Best There Is at What He Does: Frank Paur Talks X-Men Evolution

by on June 17, 2006
Frank Paur has served as a Director on some of the most popular and critically accalimed cartoons ever, including Batman: The Animated Series, Gargoyles and Spawn. Frank is currently hard at work bringing another Marvel Superhero back to animation with an all new Iron Man Direct To DVD feature arriving in the fall. The Marvel […]

"G.I. Joe: Sigma 6" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the first five episodes of G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 will be re-cut, revised, and re-voiced as a 90-minute movie. The DVD will be in stores on October 3rd.

"Justice League: Season Two" – The DCU Strikes Back!

by on June 17, 2006
Warner Bros Home Video has once again dipped into its vast animation well and has treated us to a full season set of Justice League: Season Two, mere months after the opening season was released. After an incredibly lack luster initial season, I remember being anxious and I’ll admit, nervous, to see how how/if the […]

"Brainiac Attacks," and the Audience Loses

by on June 16, 2006
Superman: Brainiac Attacks is the kind of thing that makes you believe in parallel dimensions: places where Batman is evil, Spock wears a beard, and mullets are thought stylish. This new and appalling direct-to-DVD movie looks like a feature-length spin-off of the much-esteemed Superman: The Animated Series (STAS), but everything in it is creepily “off.” […]

"Animated Shorts" Column on "Venture Bros." Season 2

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2006
Newsarama.com’s latest “Animated Shorts” column interviews The Venture Brothers‘ creator Jackson Publick on season 2 of the cult hit show on Adult Swim. Among other topics, Publick details plans for the new season in the wake of the surprise ending to the first season, praises his creative collaborators, and credits the fans for convincing Adult […]

Warner Home Video: "JLU" Season 1 DVD in 16×9, More

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2006
TheDigitalBits.com has posted the transcript of an online chat held on June 6 with executives from Warner Home Video. The highlight of the chat is the announcement that the first season boxed set of Justice League Unlimited will be presented in 16×9 widescreen, rather than the “matted” 4×3 full-screen format of earlier Justice League DVD […]

Anime Boston 2006

by Weathermanon June 14, 2006
Anime Boston, now based out of the Hines Convention center in the Prudential Center (a.k.a. The Pru) in the Back Bay area of Boston, is what all great conventions should aspire to be in most ways. It was decidedly different being a member of the press, rather than a regular attendee who would have been […]

Anime Boston 2006: ADV Films

by Weathermanon June 14, 2006
ADV announced at Anime Boston 2006 the licensing of a new property, Jinki: Extend. The show, based on a manga by Sirou Tunasima, tells the story of a young, somewhat flighty middle-school aged girl named Aoba who lives in near future Japan with her grandmother and has a knack of model kits and other things […]