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Clay Martin Croker, Voice of Zorak 1962-2016

by Dan Collinson September 19, 2016
Vulture reports that animator and voice actor Clay Martin Croker passed away on Sunday. He was 54. Croker was best known as the voice of Zorak and Moltar on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, a late night talk show based on the classic 60s cartoon that aired on Cartoon Network. He also reprised the Moltar […]

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Cartoon Network UK Study Finds Children Value Humour And Kindness As Qualities

by Grant Whiteon September 12, 2016
A study undertaken to promote Cartoon Network UK’s continuing Imagination Studios programme reveals that UK children prioritise noble traits such as humour and kindness. The nationwide survey of 6-12 year olds, their parents and teachers found that, whilst 63% of kids prefer to draw over write and the majority would start by designing how their […]
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Archer Snags First Emmy Award

by Alex Beanon September 12, 2016
What is arguably FX’s best show – and definitely its best animated show – “Archer”, won its first Outstanding Animated Series Emmy after having been nominated on three previous occasions. The series, which recently completed its seventh season won the Emmy for its episode titled “The Figgis Agency.” “Archer” defeated some tough competition for their […]

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“Berserk” Producer Reo Kurosu ‘Anime Guest of Honour’ For MCM Scotland Comic Con 2016

by Grant Whiteon August 26, 2016
Producer Reo Kurosu has been announced as the Anime Guest of Honour for MCM Scotland Comic Con, due to be held 24th-25th September at the SECC in Glasgow. Kurosu’s credits include the latest adaptation of Berserk, Fullmetal Alchemist and The Heroic Legend of Arslan. He will present a panel on the Saturday of the event […]
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“The South Park 20 Experience” Premieres at Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2016
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA IN BEVERLY HILLS PRESENTS THE SOUTH PARK 20 EXPERIENCE A FREE, PUBLIC EXHIBIT TO CELEBRATE THE TWENTIETH SEASON OF THE HIT COMEDY CENTRAL SERIES ALL TWENTY SEASONS OF THE ICONIC SERIES WILL JOIN THE EXTENSIVE PALEY ARCHIVE EXHIBIT FEATURES TWENTY LIFE-SIZED ICONIC MOMENTS, TWENTY PIECES OF CURATED ARTWORK, DAILY SCREENINGS, […]

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SDCC 2016: Toonzone Interviews Titmouse Studios’ Chris Prynoski

by Christopher Glennonon August 24, 2016
Titmouse Studios hit San Diego Comic-Con 2016 in a most unusual way, driving around the convention center in its custom RV and picking up people to take a ride and chat with president and co-founder Chris Prynoski. Mr. Prynoski welcomed Toonzone News into the RV, whose interior was wall to wall black light posters, with ice […]
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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 […]

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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 […]
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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 […]