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Joanna Priestley: Cartoons as Cultural Seminar

Joanna Priestley’s oeuvre, recently self-released and self-distributed on the two DVD volumes Relative Orbits and Fighting Gravity, comprises some of the most boring animation I have ever seen. These shorts are so dull they are almost restful: you will feel suspense or engagement only when wondering if their perfect and undifferentiated tedium could possibly be […]

Ringo Starr: Superhero?

An article on CNN.com reports that former Beatle Ringo Starr will become an animated superhero in direct-to-DVD animated movies, courtesy of a team-up with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. In a departure from prior animated projects, Starr will provide his own voice as well as original songs and incidental music. (via Comicon.com’s PULSE News)

Updated: "Futurama" One-Disc Collection Due in May

Fox will release four Futurama episodes to DVD on the Futurama: Monster Robot Maniac Fun Collection on May 10, according to TVShowsOnDVD (citing Video Business). Details have not been announced. Update: TVShowsOnDVD has the episode list for the new disc: “Hell is Other Robots,” “Anthology of Interest I,” “Roswell That Ends Well,” and “The Sting.”

New "B:TAS," "S:TAS" Box Sets On Shelves Today

Batman: The Animated Series and Superman: The Animated Series return on two multi-disc sets, both hitting shelves today. Offering more bang for your buck, both sets include a hefty collection of episodes and extensive extras. Batman: The Animated Series – Volume TwoFor more information on these individual DVD releases, click on the links below: -Superman: […]

"Stripperella" Box Art Revealed

DVDtoons has interior artwork from the upcoming Stripperella DVD set.

"Mr. Magoo - The Complete Series" DVD Pulled

The Mr. Magoo Show – The Complete Collection DVD, which was originally scheduled for release on February 8, has now been taken off the schedule, TVShowsOnDVD reports. Sony Music has given no other release date or any information on if the DVD will even be released.

Review, Images, of "BTAS Vol. 2" DVD Set Online

DVD Toons has a review for the upcoming Batman: The Animated Series – Volume One DVD set now online. Also, over thirty detailed images from the box artwork for the DVD set are online, viewable here, courtesy of Superhero Times. Discuss this news here on The DC Animation Forum. Stay tuned for more updates on […]

"Petite Princess Yucie Vol.1": FLCL for the Kids

Gainax, the long-time mavericks of the anime industry, have done it again. This is a company whose series have rewritten the playbook for anime (Nadia, Evangelion, FLCL and Ebichu) and radically changed the Japanese game industry with its daughter-raising simulator Princess Maker, which effectively launched bishoujo (pretty girl) games into the mainstream in Japan. Now […]

'Superman' DVD Set Gives Super Treatment To Classic Series

After years and years filled with innumerable petitions and online ranting and raving, Warner Bros. has finally given us what we’ve been demanding: a nice, big, box set of DVDs collecting episodes of Superman: The Animated Series. The series, which ran in the late 1990s on Kids WB! before moving into reruns on Cartoon Network, […]

Geneon Announces Five DVD Releases

Geneon Entertainment has announced five DVD releases for the first quarter of 2005. * Stellvia: Foudation III will be released on February 8 with a retail price of $24.98. * Saiyuki Reload: Volume 1 will be released on February 8 with a retail price of $29.98. An edition with collector’s box will retail for $39.98. […]

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