Nickelodeon UK & SpongeBob SquarePants Team Up With Jeans for Genes Day 2015

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Are you ready, kids? Nickelodeon has once again partnered with Jeans for Genes Day in order for SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends to once again promote the fundraising event which this year is being held on Friday 18th September. The yellow sponge along with Patrick, Gary and Sandy will be appearing on promotional materials for […]
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Comic Con Stays In San Diego Through 2018

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2015
With their contract set to expire after this year, the organizers of the San Diego Comic Con have reached a two-year extension to keep the annual convention in San Diego and not in Anaheim or Los Angeles, the two other major suitors for the event. As part of the deal, the city of San Diego […]


Warner Bros Leads Off With Batman V. Superman At 2015 Comic Con In San Diego

by Alex Beanon July 1, 2015
Warner Bros. will not only be leading off their panel at the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego with their signature superhero movie – “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – but will also be bringing four more stars from the film than they did last year. IN addition to director, Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck […]

DreamWorks Animation Studio Tour With “Dragons: Race to the Edge”

by 90'sCartoonManon June 26, 2015
Headquarted comfortably on a beautiful space of land in Glendale California is DreamWorks Animation Studios, birthplace of dozens of animated movies, many of which have been spun off into television series. This includes the mega-popular How To Train Your Dragon franchise, which released its second feature film last summer and is readying its third television […]


Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Animatsu/Manga UK Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 17, 2015
Hosted by Animatsu COO Jerome Mazandarani and marketing manager Andrew Hewson, Jerome explained that the dual nature of the panel was that Manga (who he had worked for up until last year) were Animatsu’s UK distributor for titles. At the same time he still maintains Manga’s title acquisition and relationships with companies outside the UK. […]

Heroes Reborn For 2015 Comic-Con In San Diego

by Alex Beanon June 17, 2015
NBC will be offering a sneak peek – in the form of an extended trailer – of the 13-episode superhero-themed show, “Heroes Reborn” at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. The studio will be in Hall H on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. showcasing the series that picks up where creator Tim Kring’s […]


Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Live Drawing Session

by Grant Whiteon June 15, 2015
The panel was opened by an introduction by Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge. Tenjin (appearing as a guest on behalf of Viewster) opened the panel by beaming in English “Hello, good afternoon! I’m from Japan. Thanks for coming this session!” before wryly adding “I’m from Japan and I can’t speak English, okay?” The rest of […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 3, 2015
Although popular in his native Japan, the internet has allowed people in many other countries to become fans of the work of Hidetaka Tenjin. Boasting credits in illustration, design and voice acting, he is perhaps most famous for the illustrations he has provided to the world of Macross in addition to box art for Bandai’s […]

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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hynden Walch Roundtable Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
On the Saturday morning of May’s MCM London Comic Con Toonzone News was invited to take part in a roundtable interview with voice actress Hynden Walch. Having risen to fame as Starfire in Teen Titans, she has returned to the animated DC multiverse a few times to play Harley Quinn and is perhaps currently most […]
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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Rocksteady Arkham Knight Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
Promoting Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rocksteady’s hugely popular ‘Batman Arkham’ games, the panel consisted of game director/Rocksteady co-founder Sefton Hill, art director David Hego, character artist Albert Feliu and John Noble, voice of lead antagonist the Scarecrow. The game is set one year after the events of Arkham City. An alliance of villains, led […]