"Metalocalypse: Season Two" to DVD on December 2, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced that Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse: Season Two will be released on December 2, 2008. The 2-disc set will include 18 episodes and carry a suggested retail price of $29.98. The episodes on the disc will be: 1 DETHECUTION 2 DETHLESSONS 3 DETHVENGANCE 4 DETHDOUBLE 5 DETHFASION 6 CLEANZO 7 DETHWEDDING 8 […]

Time Magazine Examines Islamic Superheroes "The 99"

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Time magazine has taken a look at the Islamic superhero team comic book The 99, which takes Islamic mythology to create 99 heroes, each of whom personifies one of the 99 traits that the Koran attributes to Allah. The comic is the brainchild of Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, and the title has been successful enough in […]

"Emma: A Victorian Romance" Season 2 DVD Coming October 28, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2008
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has announced the second season of Emma: A Victorian Romance, coming in a DVD boxed set on October 28, 2008. The boxed set will include 12 episodes of the series, a recap/preview that aired before the second season debuted in Japan, and a 48-page “Victorian Gazette” featuring artwork and illustrations from […]

PR: Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Announces "Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season 2

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2008
RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces the EMMA: A VICTORIAN ROMANCE – Season 2 DVD CollectionSecond box set for critically acclaimed series scheduled for October 28, 2008; includes 48-page “Victorian Gazette” book. GRIMES, IA, August 5, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the release of the […]

SDCC2008: "The Saga Continues – Star Wars 2008" Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon August 6, 2008
Toon Zone sat in on the Star Wars panel focusing on the upcoming CGI Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie. In attendance were director Dave Filoni, producer Catherine Winder, co-writer Henry Gilroy, and editor Jason Tucker. The panel was moderated by Steve Sansweet, Lucasfilm’s Director of Content Management and Head of Fan Relations. Steve began […]

SDCC2008: "Spectacular Spider-Man" Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon August 6, 2008
A panel dedicated to the new hit show The Spectacular Spider-Man convened on Friday afternoon at the San Diego Comic-Con. The panel attendees were supervising producer Greg Weisman, supervising producer/director Vic Cook, character designer Sean “Cheeks” Galloway, voice director Jamie Thomason, and voice actors Josh Keaton, Vanessa Marshall, Ben Diskin, and Robert Englund. The panel […]

Get Ready To "Rumble"! An "Extra Class" Worth Attending!

by on August 6, 2008
“Never judge a book by its cover,” my wise great-grandmother once told me. Sage, self-serving words from such a sagged old crone, but very applicable. As with so many astute observations, they tend to get lost under the mountain of rubbish ones, forgotten under a stinky pile of knee-jerk phrases and cack-handed euphemisms. Before I […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2008: Complete On-Site Coverage (UPDATED Aug 6 @ 09:41 AM)

by Ed Liuon August 5, 2008
San Diego Comic-Con 2008 is underway in sunny San Diego, California and Toon Zone News’ Matt Hazuda, Eileen Cruz, and Karl Olson are on the scene. Stay tuned for continuing coverage live from San Diego Comic-Con all weekend long. Links to all of Toon Zone News’ coverage so far can be found here: THURSDAY AND […]

Viz Media Announces New December Titles Including "Hunter X Hunter"

by SB20xxon August 5, 2008
Hunter X Hunter will make its U.S. debut with the first box set on 12/9/08 for $49.98. Viz plans to release the sixth season of Inu-Yasha on 12/2/08 in both regular ($99.98) and deluxe editions with a watch ($119.98). Speaking of boxes, Naruto will also be getting a December release, with the 11th uncut box […]

"Futurama: Bender’s Game" Announced

by SB20xxon August 5, 2008
Bender’s Game, the third Futurama direct-to-video film, will be released on 11/4/08 for both DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($39.98). Special features include a commentary track, a storyboard animatic, Futurama Genetics Lab, Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama featurette, How to Draw Futurama in 83 Easy Steps, 3D models featurette, a deleted scene, bloopers, Bender’s Anti-Piracy warning, […]