Kids’ WB! on The CW Nets New Spider-Man Animated Series for Early 2008 Premiere

by Bird Boyon March 1, 2007
BURBANK, CA (MARCH 1, 2007) – Spider-Man swings back into television action in early 2008 as an animated series from Culver Entertainment to air on Kids’ WB! on The CW, it was announced today by Kids’ WB! Senior Vice President and General Manager Betsy McGowen and Sony Pictures Television Co-President Zack Van Amburg. Tentatively titled […]

Plot Details on Pixar’s "Wall E"

by Conekilleron March 1, 2007
Jim Hill Media reports on some plot details from Wall E. Among the highlights: – Wall E is the last of a group of robots sent to an uninhabitable Earth by humans hundreds of years ago to clean up the planet. – A sleek new robot shows up and gets the attention of the titular […]

"Happy Tree Friends" Season 1: The Best DVD Menus I’ve Ever Seen

by Karl Olsonon March 1, 2007
You may be wondering why I’ve given this review its headline. Well, it’s because that’s the one redeeming aspect I can find to the Happy Tree Friends Season 1 DVD. Okay, maybe not the one redeeming aspect. I really like the DVD itself. The menus seamlessly transition to the episodes themselves, the encoding is crisp […]

Bandai Announces New May Titles

by Classic Speedyon February 28, 2007
Four new titles from Bandai are expected in May: * Blue Submarine No. 6 Complete Collection (Anime Legends): $19.98 * Eureka Seven vol. 7 (also w/Limited Edition): $24.98 for regular, $59.98 for limited * Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny vol. 8: $24.98 * Tide-Line Blue vol. 1: $24.98 All releases are expected on 5/15/07, and […]

Writer Steve Murphy on "TMNT" Comic Book Tie-ins

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2007
Writer Steve Murphy was interviewed by Newsarama at last weekend’s New York Comic Con about the upcoming tie-in comic books for the TMNT CGI animated movie, which will return the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the big screen in March. Murphy discusses the 4 “prequel” comics — one for each turtle — and the 64-page […]

"Animaniacs" and "Pinky & The Brain" Vol. 3 Coming 6/19/07

by Classic Speedyon February 28, 2007
Warner Home Video will release the third volumes of both Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain on June 19, 2007 for a MSRP of $44.98 each. Animaniacs is five discs and will contain 25 episodes, while Pinky and the Brain is four discs and will contain the remaining 22 episodes. In terms of special features, […]

"Naruto: Clash Of Ninja 3" Announced For Wii

by Chad Boninon February 28, 2007
Naruto: Clash Of Ninja 3, a sequel in the recent line of released-in-America Naruto games, will be coming out for the Wii, a recent issue of Nintendo Power reports. Developed by Eighting, the sequel is most likely an upgraded port of Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen 3 for the Nintendo Gamecube. Nintendo World Report says there […]

"Le Chevalier D’Eon Livre 1": One for All

by Chris Woodon February 28, 2007
Tales of feudal Japanese political intrigue and rampant limb severing have long been popular in anime. Director Kazuhiro Furuhashi’s Rurouni Kenshin is probably the most notable example, and last year Furuhashi returned to historical swordplay, albeit in a distinctly French form, in the spectacular Le Chevalier D’Eon. By Friday, Durand’s three-duel commute had really got […]

NYCC: Toon Zone News Interviews Stan Lee on "Mosaic" and "Condor"

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2007
Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction. To the general public, his name is synonymous with comics, and his frequent cameos in movies and voice-over work in Marvel Comics animation may make him the most recognizable personality in the comic book industry. I can say that the experience of interviewing Stan Lee is […]

Marvel Releases News Regarding Movie and Television Schedule

by Weathermanon February 27, 2007
Marvel Studios head David Maisel confirmed details of the upcoming slate of movies from the company. The Incredible Hulk will be filmed in Toronto starting early summer 2007 with a release date of June 13, 2008. Iron Man begins principal photography on March 12, 2007. Both movies will have a budget of between $100 million […]