PULSE News Talks with J. Torres on "Batman: Brave & the Bold" Comics

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed J. Torres about his work writing the tie-in comic to Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Torres discusses how he landed the job to write the comic, what he likes best about the show, and the heroes he intends to team Batman with.

New PR Interview with Alex Tse on Writing "Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter"

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
Warner Home Video has released an article where Alex Tse discusses writing the Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter direct-to-video animated movie. Among other topics, Tse discusses how he wrote the screenplay without any real idea of the final format of the film, the role the story plays in the original graphic novel, and how […]

Viz Confirms Plans for New ‘Naruto’ Dubs

by Craig Crumptonon March 26, 2009
Viz Media has confirmed that “fresh dubbed Naruto is most definitely in the works” and says that an official announcement is forthcoming for (Via Anime News Network) Previous news: “Naruto Shippuden” Episode 101 Gets Simultaneous Debut in U.S. & Japan on Mar 26, ’09

Toon Zone News Interviews the Brave and Bold James Tucker!

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
In our last interview with James Tucker, Batman: The Brave and the Bold was four months away from its debut on Cartoon Network! Now, just past the halfway point of the initial order of 26 episodes and a triumphant appearance at the 2009 New York Comic Con, we were able to sit down with Tucker […]

New "Astro Boy" Trailer Available on Yahoo Movies

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
Summit Entertainment and Imagi Animation Studios has made the second theatrical teaser trailer to Astro Boy available in streaming video on Yahoo! Movies. The movie is scheduled for release on October 23, 2009, and features the voice talents of Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, and Nathan Lane in a retelling of Osamu Tezuka’s famous manga.

"Gakuen Alice" DVD Set Coming on June 30, 2009, from Right Stuf’s Nozomi Ent.

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has announced the full Gakuen Alice DVD collection, scheduled for release on June 30, 2009. The series centers on best friends Mikan and Hotaru, who are separated when Hotaru is escorted to a mysterious school called the “Alice Academy.” When Mikan follows her friend, she discovers the Alice Academy is a […]

"Angel Wars: The Messengers" Is Far From Heaven, But Not Earthbound, Either

by Eileen Cruzon March 25, 2009
The Messengers is the latest entry in TeleStoryTOONS’s Angel Wars direct-to-DVD CG-animated series. The DVD contains six short stories that follow the adventures of Eli and Kira, angels-in-training. The supporting cast includes the archangel Michael and the guardian angels Arianna, Paladin, and Swift. These characters live in a world reflecting some odd merger of the […]

New ‘OnLive’ Tech Could Render Consoles Obsolete

by Craig Crumptonon March 25, 2009
Yahoo News reports: Palo Alto startup OnLive…plans to launch a groundbreaking gaming service this winter. OnLive will supply players with a small set-top box, not much bigger than a Nintendo DS, which will plug into your TV and your home broadband connection, [and] start playing games just like those on the Xbox 360, PS3 or […]

Volume 1 of "The Secret Saturdays" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson March 25, 2009 reports that Warner Bros will release Volume 1 of the Cartoon Network series The Secret Saturdays on DVD July 21, 2009. The DVD will include five episodes from the first season: The Kur. Stone Part 1 The Kur. Stone Part 2 The Vengence of Hibagon The Ice Caverns of Ellef Ringnes Guess Who’s Going […]

PR: Cartoon Network Continues Evolution w/Largest, Most Diverse Slate in Network Hist

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2009
Cartoon Network Continues Its Evolution With Largest, Most Diverse Development Slate in Network History 19 New Programming Ventures: Seven New Animated Series and Four Original Movies (Live-Action/CG-Animated) Network Introduces For the First Time Six Live-Action “Alternative” Series and Two Scripted Live-Action Pilots Sports Partnership with NBA, Recruits Boston Celtics Superstar Eddie House for My Dad’s […]