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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Wrestler and Actor, 1954 – 2015

by Dan Collinson August 3, 2015
Variety reports that WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died on Friday of a heart attack in his home in Hollywood. He was 61. Known as the Hot Rod for his fiery Scottish temper, Piper who was born Roderick Toombs started wrestling in the National Wrestling Alliance in the 1970s and mostly wrestled in […]
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Review: “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F'” – New Uses For Old Toys

by Chad Boninon August 3, 2015
Decades ago, the fate of the Saiyans, ruthless planet-conquering mercenaries, was sealed. Their employer, the maleveolent Lord Frieza, had learned that their survival would lead to his ultimate downfall, and wiped out their planet and its entire population. A few survivors would work under him for a time, most notably Prince Vegeta of the Saiyans; […]


SDCC2015: “Justice League: Gods and Monsters” Roundtable Interviews

by 90'sCartoonManon July 29, 2015
Released on July 28, 2015, Justice League: Gods and Monsters is the most recent addition to the DC Universe Animated Original Movies line-up . During San Diego Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News and other members of the press sat down with executive producer Bruce Timm, co-producer/screenwriter Alan Burnett, director Sam Liu, dialogue director Andrea Romano, […]

Cast Confirmed for "Batman: Bad Blood"

Cast Confirmed for “Batman: Bad Blood”

by Dan Collinson July 27, 2015
TV Insider reports the cast is confirmed for the upcoming DC Comics Animated Movie Batman: Bad Blood. The film deals with the disappearance of Bruce Wayne, and the Bat family coming together to try to save Gotham City from a new gang lead by a new villain, the Heretic. Jason O’Mara, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher, David […]

Review: “Justice League: Gods and Monsters” – Mostly Harmless

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2015
Take one part Alan Davis’ Justice League: The Nail, one part Doug Moench and Kelley Jones’ Batman: Red Rain, one part Jack Kirby’s The New Gods; add a dash of Watchmen murder mystery, shake well with a twist of lemon, and you’ll get something like Justice League: Gods and Monsters. The latest direct-to-video movie from […]


Anime Limited Announce Return Of “Mobile Suit Gundam” Franchise To UK With Blu-ray Releases

by Grant Whiteon July 26, 2015
UK Anime Network News have provided round ups of announcements for both Anime Limited and Manga Entertainment/Animatsu at this past weekend’s MCM Manchester Comic Con. Chief among these is that Anime Limited will be bringing Gundam back to the UK in an arrangement similar to that of Right Stuf in America. The first title planned […]
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These Extreme Closeups May Be Captain America: Civil War Props

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2015
We know Captain America: Civil War is currently filming in Atlanta. We also know the Russo brothers are working on it. What we don’t know is if these closeups are actually movie props. The photos began appearing on a Twitter account labeled “Russo Brothers” a few days ago, and among the account’s followers are a […]


Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]