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Gundam UK Fan Convention ‘G-Con’ Catapults Into Action This September

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
After much preparation the fan run Gundam convention G-Con is set to launch in the UK this September. Celebrating the popular Japanese sci-fi war drama, G-Con is the first UK fan convention for the franchise. Organised by model kit importer Japan:Cool the event will include panels discussing the hobby of Gunpla (Gundam plastic models), a […]

5th Annual NICE Comic Con In Bedford, UK This September Brings Star Comic Talent

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
3rd-4th September will see the 5th outing for NICE, the Bedford based comics convention organised by local comic shop Close Encounters. The event will give fans the chance to meet a range of star talent from the comic book industry including Andi Ewington, Greg Tocchini, John Bolton and Guillem March. The event will be held […]

Two Strings Tuesday: From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience

by Christopher Glennonon August 23, 2016
Welcome to the last entry in Toonzone’s “Two Strings Tuesdays,” the day dedicated to special content posted a week in conjunction with the upcoming release of LAIKA Animation Studio’s latest feature film Kubo and the Two Strings (now in theaters). For our earlier installments, check out: Roundtable interview with director Travis Knight and producer Arianne Sutner On the set […]

SDCC2016: The Marvel Animation Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 18, 2016
Kicking off this year’s Marvel Animation Panel was the first part of a never before seen episode of Ultimate Spider-Man. Returning to the Spider-Verse, and this time taking Miles Morales aka Kid Arachnid with him, Spider-Man journeyed to a pirate-themed world, teaming up with Web-Beard the Pirate. Played by Will Friedle, Web-Beard brought along a […]

Star vs. the Forces of Evil

SDCC 2016: I’m From Another Dimension – Disney XD’s “Star vs. The Forces of Evil”

by slaion August 14, 2016
After the huge reception at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con as well as stellar viewing ratings, Star vs. The Forces of Evil got its very own panel at this year’s con in a room about 3 times the size as last year’s room, with twice as many guests from the show. The panel was headed […]

SDCC 2016: “Batman: The Killing Joke” Interviews – Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Ray Wise, Brian Azzarello, Sam Liu, and Bruce Timm

by Christopher Glennonon August 12, 2016
San Diego Comic Con 2016 premiered latest DC Animated Film Batman: The Killing Joke. Toonzone News and other members of the press was able to sit down for round table interviews with Kevin Conroy (Batman), Tara Strong (Batgirl), Ray Wise (Commissioner Gordon), director Sam Liu, screenwriter Brian Azzarello, and executive producer Bruce Timm. TARA STRONG […]

Steven Universe Marble Madness

SDCC 2016: “Steven Universe” Interviews with Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Zach Callison, and the Crystal Gems

by Christopher Glennonon August 12, 2016
Steven Universe, the show of a boy named Steven with a magical Gem in his bellybutton and the adventures he has with the Crystal Gems Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl, is not only airing new episodes all summer but also had a huge musical panel at San Diego Comic Con 2016. Toonzone News, along with other […]
Steven Universe Mr. Greg

SDCC 2016: The Cartoon Network “Steven Universe” Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 11, 2016
Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has been steadily gaining popularity since it premiered in 2013. The fact that Comic Con devoted an entire panel to it in the massive Indigo Ballroom is a testament to the show’s power and strong fan base. One of the things the show has come to be known for is its […]

Real Dream Team Gets The Job Done In NBA 2K17

by Alex Beanon August 11, 2016
You can watch the 2016 version of the USA men’s basketball team in the 2016 Rio Olympics fool around with Australia for a full game or you can pretend you are the real Dream Team [the 1992 version] – which would have taken about a quarter and a half to dismantle the Aussies and not […]
Voltron Legendary Defender

SDCC 2016: Dreamworks’s “Voltron Legendary Defender” Netflix Original Series Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 10, 2016
DreamWorks’ Voltron revival, Voltron Legendary Defender, presented a panel of the cast and crew at Comic Con. Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, and head writer Tim Hedrick were joined by surprise guest Steven Yeun (Keith), to discuss the series. The panelists discussed how they were introduced to Voltron, whether vague memories […]