"Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" To Arrive on DVD

by on March 13, 2007
Warner Home Video has announced that the first season of the classic Hanna-Barbara cartoon Wait Till Your Father Gets Home will be released onto DVD June 5, 2007. Wait Till Your Father Gets Home: The Complete First Season will include two featurettes. “Animation for the Nation” is a retrospective which highlights the unique time period […]

PR: Warner Home Video Releases "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" On DVD

by on March 13, 2007
Warner Home Video Releases Hanna-Barbera’s Animated Classic TV Comedy Wait Till Your Father Gets Home on DVD for the First Time June 5, 2007 Just in Time for Father’s Day… Wait Till Your Father Gets Home: The Complete First Season Will Include 24 Episodes and Bonus Material BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Home Video (WHV) will take […]

Ron Perlman on Being Hellboy

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2007
Newsarama has spoken to actor Ron Perlman about the role of Hellboy, focusing on the direct-to-video animated movies. Perlman discusses his favorite aspects of the role, the differences he sees between the live-action Hellboy and the animated Hellboy, and some of his other voice acting roles. Hellboy: Blood and Iron, the second Hellboy Animated movie, […]

Cartoonist Sues SpongeBob

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2007
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

by SB20xxon March 13, 2007
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

by on March 13, 2007
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

by on March 13, 2007
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

by on March 13, 2007
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

by on March 13, 2007
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

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2007
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 […]