Proposed artwork for the "Archie" comics re-launch, by Fiona Staples.

Archie’s 75th Anniversary Makeover to Include New Comics, TV Cartoon, and More

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2014
The New York Times covers plans for a makeover of the renowned perpetual comic book teenager Archie Andrews, with parent company Archie Comic Publications using the character’s 75th anniversary in print as an opportunity to update the character. A new comic book will be launched with writer Mark Waid pairing with artist Fiona Staples, building […]

2015 Golden Globe Animated Nominees: LEGO, Robots, Dragons, Boxtrolls, and Dead People

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2014
The 72nd annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are: The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros) Big Hero 6 (Disney) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation) The Boxtrolls (LAIKA/Focus Features) The Book of Life (Reel FX Creative Studios/20th Century Fox) In […]


Inspired by the Muse – Toonzone Interviews Actor Sunday Muse

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2014
The multi-talented Sunday Muse wears many hats in her career, with the first being an actor on stage, on-camera, and in voiceover. She also claims credits as an author (of the book You Can Do Cartoon Voices, Too!), a stand-up comedian (with Toronto Life naming her ‘one of the funniest ladies in Toronto’), and an […]

PR: MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2014
MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda Three brand new shows, record-breaking attendance figures and a first foray into mainland Europe; 2014 has proved to be a milestone year for MCM Expo Group; unquestionably the most successful to date. Overall, 401,000 visitors came to MCM events throughout 2014, compared to […]


Review: “Batman ’66” Blu-ray Limited Edition – The Bright Knight Returns

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2014
Like many of its fans, I seem to have gone through three distinct phases with the 1966 Batman TV series. As a kid, I loved it unironically, since I had no idea what “camp” meant and had precious little basis for live-action superhero comparison. As a teenager, discovering Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns and […]

Thor Actor Chris Hemsworth Named Sexiest Man Alive by “People”

by Dan Collinson November 20, 2014
E! Online reports that Thor actor Chris Hemsworth was named the “Sexiest Man Alive” in the upcoming issue of People magazine which hits newsstands on Friday.  The 31 year old actor will join the honor that include past winners like Mel Gibson, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, and Hugh Jackman. Hemsworth will don the Thor […]

Adam West

Adam West on Not Being Adam West

by Ed Liuon November 19, 2014
For most comic book superhero fans, Adam West is an actor who needs no introduction. The native of Walla Walla, WA, moved to Hollywood in 1959, appearing on stage and screens large and small, with a number of roles in Westerns and police procedurals and a guest spot on The Outer Limits. His career changed […]
Dora and Friends Into the City Mystery of the Magic Horses

Nickelodeon Announces New Thanksgiving Content Starting November 24, 2014

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2014
NICKELODEON SERVES HUGE HELPINGS OF BRAND-NEW CONTENT THIS THANKSGIVING BEGINNING MONDAY, NOV. 24 Line-up Includes Dora and Friends Special, Original TV Movie Santa Hunters and the Star-Studded Nickelodeon HALO Awards NEW YORK – Nov. 11, 2014 – Nickelodeon offers a super-stuffed Thanksgiving week with new episodes of the network’s hit preschool and live-action series; Santa […]

Big Hero 6 Hiro and Baymax There There

“Big Hero 6” Conquers Box Office with $56.2M in Ticket Sales for Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2014
Disney’s Big Hero 6 won the box office race in its premiere weekend, selling $56.21M in tickets (estimated) to beat out Paramount’s science fiction epic Interstellar, whose second place finish meant $47.51M in ticket sales. The strong opening weekend handily beat out Wreck-It Ralph‘s $49M premiere from 2012, although it’s short of the $67M opening […]