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IDW Teams with Cartoon Network for Comics Based on “Dexter’s Lab,” “Powerpuff Girls,” “Ben 10,” and More

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2013
IDW Publishing has announced a partnership with Cartoon Network to turn several shows from the network’s stable of TV shows into comic books. Titles named in the press release include The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Johnny Bravo, and Generator Rex. Announcements on specific titles and creative teams are forthcoming.
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Review: “Strawberry Shortcake”: This Scratch and Sniff Doesn’t Smell Like Berries

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2013
In defending My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic from detractors, show creator Lauren Faust wrote: On TV, though, I couldn’t tell one girl character from another and they just had endless tea parties, giggled over nothing and defeated villains by either sharing with them or crying–which miraculously inspired the villain to turn nice…Some of the […]

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PR: Unique Hand-Crafted Props from “ParaNorman” to be Auctioned for Charity Starting February 22, 2013

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2013
UNIQUE HAND-CRAFTED PROPS FROM ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED ANIMATED FEATURE PARANORMAN TO BE AUCTIONED NEXT WEEK Proceeds to benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES, February 15th, 2013 – Animation buffs, movie fans, and memorabilia collectors will all have the chance to own unique hand-crafted materials from one of this […]
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PR: Shaun The Sheep 3 Returns With 20 Brand New Adventures!

by Grant Whiteon February 21, 2013
Bristol UK, Thursday 21st February – Shaun the Sheep makes his highly anticipated return to the UK small screen this month with twenty brand new episodes – proving that life is never dull on Mossybottom Farm. Shaun and the gang return at the end of February, Monday – Friday from 25th February at 3.15pm on […]

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Review: “Slugterra: Return of the Shane Gang”: Saddle Up With This Posse

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2013
I can enjoy the latest incarnations of DC or Marvel superheroes or revivals like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or G.I. Joe, but shows that strike out in new directions and create new properties are going to get a bit more critical slack just because they are creating something new. Disney TV animation has been […]
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New “DC Nation” Clips & Stills for February 23, 2013, Premieres: “DC Nation’s Farm League,” “Green Lantern: TAS,” “Young Justice”

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2013
Warner Bros Animation has released the following new video clips and stills from the DC Nation premiere episodes debuting on February 23, 2013, starting at 10:00 AM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. Click on any thumbnail image to enlarge. DC Nation’s Farm League “Episode 2” GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES “Larfleeze” PLOT SYNOPSIS: The crew of […]

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PR: Superheroes Gather in Asia For Toonami Launch

by on February 19, 2013
SUPERHEROES GATHER IN ASIA FOR TOONAMI LAUNCH Regional campaign features events, competitions and online fan engagement HONG KONG (February 19, 2013) – Toonami, the newest action brand from Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, is ramping up its presence with several marketing initiatives to get pulses racing around the region. As part of the launch campaign, […]
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My Little Pony – Can Alicorns be Magic?

by on February 16, 2013
Well, it finally happened.  After months of speculation, leaks, then an official announcement, we’ve now witnessed Twilight Sparkle become an alicorn princess.  What did I think of how it was pulled off?  Aesthetically not too bad, story-wise exceptionally lifeless and didactic.  It was as if the whole “destiny” part was an afterthought compared to the […]

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My Little Pony: The Alicorn Cometh – A Neigh-Sayers View

by on February 16, 2013
There weren’t a whole lot of us who watched My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic back when it premiered in 2010.  After all, it was a My Little Pony cartoon, and the new network it was premiering on was owned in part by a toy company.  Many believed that it would be just as bad […]
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Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Magical Mystery Cure:” You Say Why, I Say “I Don’t Know”

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the Hub, it’s not going to be much of a surprise that the season finale of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, “Magical Mystery Cure,” promises a big change to the status quo of the show. Ads have been running for at least two weeks and […]