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SpongeBob Treat Truck to Distribute Free Snacks for World Oceans Day

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2015
EVERYONE’S FAVORITE SPONGE IS COMING ASHORE FOR WORLD OCEANS DAY! Celebrating the Home Entertainment Debut of the New Hit Movie, SpongeBob Treat Truck Will Distribute Free Bikini Bottom Snacks, Plus Reusable Totes And Tips On Helping The World’s Oceans SpongeBob SquarePants is coming ashore in 8 cities across the U.S., bringing laughter, joy, and SpongeBob […]
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How New York City Launched the Animation Industry - An AMPAS Event with Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2015
On May 19, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a screening of some of the earliest animated short films ever made, hosted by early animation archivist, collector, and historian Tommy Stathes with renowned animator J.J. Sedelmaier. Academy director of New York programs and membership Patrick Harrison introduced the event by noting […]

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"Ralph Bakshi: Rotoscope Auteur" Film Series at Trylon Microcinema

by Classic Speedyon May 19, 2015
In the month of August, the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be showing five films from legendary director Ralph Bakshi.  The five films are Wizards (1977), American Pop (1981), Cool World (1992), Heavy Traffic (1973), and The Lord of the Rings (1978).  Wizards, American Pop, and Cool World will be shown in 35mm, while […]
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11 Seconds Of Doom - E3 2015 Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 18, 2015
Bethesda’s video game “Doom” will be showcased at this year’s E3 [Electronic Entertainment Expo] show at the Los Angeles Convention Center next month and Bethesda decided to provide you with an 11-second glimpse of what they will be on about. More complete in-game footage is scheduled to be unveiled at Bethesda’s Showcase on Sunday, at […]

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Toonzone Interviews Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier on Early New York Animation

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2015
Many animation fans have seen and even purchased collections of public domain cartoons on home video, but Tommy José Stathes used those earliest collections (on VHS tapes in the 1990’s) as a springboard to become an early animation historian, archivist, and preservationist, with a focus on the earliest animated cartoons produced from the 1900’s to […]
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Japanese Mecha Designer And Illustrator Hidetaka Tenjin To Attend MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 13, 2015
MCM have announced that Japanese design talent Hidetaka Tenjin will be attending as Anime Guest of Honour for the Friday and Saturday of their May London event, 22-24th. Tenjin’s work includes a long history with the popular mecha classic Macross, Hellsing Ultimate, Glass Fleet and Aquarion. He has also provided the lavish box art for […]

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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 20 City Tour

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2015
BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY CELEBRATES ITS 25th ANNIVERSARY 20-City Tour and Special Performances with New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center and with Los Angeles Philharmonic at Hollywood Bowl May 6, 2015 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today that Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, the record-setting orchestra-and-film concert that invented a whole new genre […]
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"Naruto" Creator Masashi Kishimoto Coming to NY Comic Con 2015; Final Naruto Manga Coming October 2015

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2015
LEGENDARY MANGA ARTIST MASASHI KISHIMOTO TO MAKE FIRST INTERNATIONAL APPEARANCE AT NEW YORK COMIC CON AND NEW YORK SUPER WEEK Creator of Naruto to Participate in Two Panels and Multiple Autograph Sessions at East Coast’s Biggest Pop Culture Convention NORWALK, CT – May 5, 2015 – ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events […]

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New York Comic Con/New York Super Week Tickets On Sale Starting May 13, 2015

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2015
SUPER FANS GET READY – REEDPOP ANNOUNCES TICKET SALES FOR NEW YORK COMIC CON AND NEW YORK SUPER WEEK AVAILABLE ONLINE MAY 13 The East Coast’s Largest Pop Culture Convention Bigger than Ever with Weeklong Celebration Taking Over Streets of NYC October 5-11 NORWALK, CT – April 29, 2015 – ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce May Highlights

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
No need to cry out Mayday, as Cartoon Network UK have a range of animation entertainment airing this May. Continuing on from April up until 17th, Mega Mondays airs new episodes of Clarence (4pm), Regular Show (4:30pm), Adventure Time (5pm) and The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30pm). Comedy is also the focus of the May […]