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Origins of Telling Stories: Creator Biographies and Further Reading

There are nine comic book creators interviewed in the Telling Stories DVD. As a aid to those who are not familiar with all nine of them, Toon Zone’s Comic Book Culture staff has assembled these brief biographies of all nine, along with recommendations for further reading and links to relevant websites. Howard Chaykin Howard Chaykin’s […]

"Count Duckula" Coming to DVD

Count Duckula will be released to DVD courtesy of Capital Entertainment, TV Shows on DVD reports. The 26-episode first season will be released on a three-disc set on October 4. It will retail for $39.98.

"Justice League" Coming to Xbox, Playstation2

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will release a Justice League of America video game for the Sony PlayStation2 and Xbox platforms in the fall of 2006, the company said today. The superhero action role-playing game will include Superman, Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, and Zatanna. Each super hero will possess character-specific super […]

ADV Announces Summer, Fall Releases

ADV Films will release Chrono Crusade: Hellfire, Najica Blitz Tactics: Complete Collection and Sister Princess: Brother Where Art Thou? to DVD on August 2, the company said today. Chrono Crusade: Hellfire will feature episodes 22, 23 and 24 in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include “Azmaria’s Extra Classes”; “Chrono Crusade […]

"Evangelion," Other Series Get TV Berth

The original Neon Genesis Evangelion will join the Adult Swim lineup, ADV Films says. The deal is one of several that the company announced last weekend. In addition, Chrono Crusade and Peacemaker will join Showtime, and G4 is set to broadcast Colorful. Launch dates for the series were not announced. [Source: ADV Films]

"Camp Lazlo" Falls Short of the Bar Set By "Rocko"

Javeman: Camp Lazlo is the latest series from Joe Murray, and it follows the antics of Lazlo, Raj and Clam, three kids spending a never-ending summer at Camp Kidney, who drive their scoutmaster, Lumpus, crazy, compete against the girl scouts on the other side of the lake, and that’s it. Though the setting is a […]

Nickelodeon Launches TurboNick

Nickelodeon is launching TurboNick, a broadband video platform available on Nick.com that allows viewers to watch full length shows online at any time. The service features up to 20 hours of new programming each week, allowing viewers to watch programming clips and full length episodes ranging from 30 seconds to 22 minutes in length. TurboNick […]

Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center Announced

Lisa Kirby, daughter of Jack Kirby, has announced the creation of the Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center. The new museum will focus on the study, preservation, and appreciation of Kirby, best known as the co-creator of many of Marvel Comics’ most iconic characters.

Ben Burtt Moves to Pixar; Possible Director for "Chassis"

Academy Award winning sound designer Ben Burtt has left his position at Lucasfilm for Pixar Animation Studios. A recent news item on Comicon.com’s The Beat weblog suggests that Burtt may be directing Chassis, an adaptation of a comic book series from Hurricane Comics that centers around an independent rocket car driver from an alternate history […]

New "Gargoyles" DVD On The Way

Greg Weisman has confirmed for Toon Zone that Gargoyles: The Animated Series – Season Two, Volume One is on the way. Exact number of episodes, extras, release date and price are expected to be announced by Disney in the near future.

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