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Cartoonist Sues SpongeBob

Cartoonist Troy Walker has filed a lawsuit against Nickelodeon, Viacom, Paramount Studios and Stephen Hillenberg, claiming that SpongeBob SquarePants was stolen from his Bob Spongee character created in 1991. Walker claims that his cartoons and dolls Spongee must have fallen into the hands of one of the producers of SpongeBob. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat […]

"Walt Disney's It's a Small World of Fun!" Vol. 3 & 4: Cartoons For Fans on a Budget

I’ll confess: Despite considering myself an animation aficionado, I really haven’t seen too many Walt Disney theatrical shorts. My forte as a kid was Looney Tunes, which I watched religiously on Nickelodeon and The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show, and the series still remains one of my favorites. So watching It’s a Small World of […]

Marvel Names Rollman, Kyle to Animation Posts

Marvel Studio has promoted Eric Rollman to the post of executive vice president of animation and TV and Craig Kyle to the post of senior vice president of animation, Variety reports. The promotions were two of nearly a dozen personnel moves recently announced by the studio. Marvel has also named David Maisel as its chairman […]

DreamWorks' 2009 Slate To Be All 3-D

DreamWorks Animation will release its entire slate of 2009 pictures in 3-D, ” target=”_blank”>Variety says. The studio’s Monsters vs. Aliens will be originated in the new digital 3-D process, but will be released in two versions, including a standard version for nondigital screens, DVD, and TV. James Cameron’s Avatar and Disney’s Meet the Robinsons will […]

Anime Network Launches in Five Texas Cities

Anime Network will be available to digital cable customers in five Texas cities, thanks to a new distribution deal between Anime Network and Grande Communications, the network said yesterday. The agreement will bring the network to digital cable customers in Austin (channel 171), Corpus Christi (174), Dallas (170), San Antonio (171) and Waco (174). [Source: […]

PR: Anime Network Racks Up 24/7 Linear Carriage in Texas

HOUSTON, TX – March 12, 2007 – As the result of a new distribution deal with Grande Communications, Anime Network is now available to Grande customers in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, San Antonio and Waco. “Anime Network has been one of the most highly requested channels among our customers,” said Grande Senior Vice President of […]

Darwyn Cooke, Ty Templeton, Ian Boothby Nominated for 2007 Shuster Awards

The full list of 2007’s Shuster Award nominees has been released. Created in 2004 to recognize the contributions of Canadian comic book artists and named in honor of Superman’s co-creator Joe Shuster, this year’s list of nominees involves a number of creators affiliated with animation or animated tie-in comics. Darwyn Cooke received multiple nominations for […]

"Mosaic": What if Mary Jane Got Super Powers

One of the iconic Marvel Comics titles of the late 1970’s was What If…?, which spun out hypothetical stories or altered existing comics continuity to see how events would change. There was never one that worked off the idea “What if Mary Jane Watson, not Peter Parker, had gotten super-powers?” but if there had been, […]

PR: WB Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' ''Speed Racer'' Will Change Date

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ ”Speed Racer” Will Get the Green Flag on May 9, 2008 The live-action feature “Speed Racer” will start its engines to open on May 9, 2008, two weeks earlier than previously slated. In addition to opening wide domestically, the actioner will be released day-and-date in a majority of […]

Third Hellboy Animation Project in Planning

Mr. Tad Stones revealed on the official Hellboy Animated blog that the title of the third Hellboy Animated project would be The Phantom Claw. “I was going to wait until the production has a green light but the script for the next Hellboy Animated is headed into the climax and I wanted to talk about […]

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