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Animated DVDs Lead October DVD Sales Charts

by Ed Liuon December 2, 2005
Home Video Research is estimating $1.14 billion in DVD sales in October 2005, up 9.3% from the same period a year before. The rise in DVD sales came about due to the success of two animated DVDs, with Disney’s Cinderella Platinum Edition DVD being the top seller for movies and South Park: The Complete Sixth […]

‘X-Men’ Animated Mini-Mates Movie Coming

by on December 2, 2005
According to SuperheroTimes, an animated X-Men minimate movie is currently scheduled for a spring 2006 DVD release. The new DVD will be shipped with a 5 pack of the minimate figures — inch-high, lego-like collectibles created by Art Asylum. A synopsis for the film has been provided: “When Storm goes missing during an undercover mission, […]

The World’s Finest Interviews Stan Berkowitz

by on December 2, 2005
To celebrate the release of Superman: The Animated Series – Volume 2 on DVD next Tuesday, The World’s Finest managed to catch up with series writer Stan Berkowitz to talk about his work on the show. To read the interview, click here.

"Gundam SEED The Rumbling Sky": You Were Almost An Actual Movie, Gundam!

by on December 2, 2005
In case you missed my previous reviews, I haven’t been too impressed with the Gundam SEED “movies”, but with 10 episodes left to fit into one movie, just maybe things will go right this time around. Plus, there’s that “After Phase” special that’s supposed to lead into SEED Destiny too. So, how painful is it […]

4Kids Launches Online Shop

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has launched a new feature — the 4Kids TV Shop — on its 4Kids TV website (www.4Kids.TV). The new 4Kids TV Shop features over 600 products such as toys, cards, books, video games, DVDs and apparel from 4Kids properties and 4Kids TV programs such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Winx Club, Yu-Gi-Oh!, […]

"Family Guy – Volume 4" Timeframe Announced

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
An insert included in the Family Guy – Volume 3 DVD release shows that the Family Guy – Volume 4 DVDs will be released sometime in the spring of 2006. TVShowsOnDVD has a scan of the insert.

"South Park – The Complete 7th Season" Street Date Announced

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
South Park – The Complete 7th Season will street on March 21, 2006, according to DVDPlanet. (via TVShowsOnDVD)

"American Dad" DVD Timeframe Announced

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
An insert included in the Family Guy – Volume 3 DVD release shows that the American Dad DVDs will be released sometime during the spring of 2006. TVShowsOnDVD has a scan of the insert.

Comic Book Guide to "Aeon Flux"

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2005
The Boston Globe has posted a humorous 16-page guide to Aeon Flux, tracing its evolution from animated shorts on MTV’s Liquid Television to a half-hour show to a live-action movie starring Charlize Theron in the title role. The Complete Aeon Flux was just released on DVD, and the movie opens this Friday, December 2. (UPDATED: […]

Toon Zone Podcast Episode 4: Jerry Beck Part 1

by on November 30, 2005
With the combined strength of four men: Ben Applegate, chief editor Karl Olson, staff reviewer and podcast producer Jay Allman, a.k.a. Maxie Zeus, former chief editor Matthew Williams, graphics editor Our targets this week: The end of Teen Titans, and Cartoon Network’s business mentality The independent animation “ghetto” The 60s King Kong on DVD: Whaaaa? […]