PR: Clancy Brown Voices Rhino in "The Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Maxie Zeuson April 10, 2008
Clancy Brown has crafted an impressive career within both the mainstream and the fanboy arenas. He has balanced acclaimed performances in the Academy Award nominated “The Shawshank Redemption” and HBO’s “Carnivale” with memorable roles in numerous fanboy classics, including “Highlander,” “Starship Troopers” and “The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the 8th Dimension.” Brown’s lengthy list […]

AMC TV Posts Sample of Bob Clampett "John Carter of Mars" Cartoon

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2008
The AMC cable TV network has posted an article and video clip of early animation work by Bob Clampett from an animated adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s novel John Carter of Mars. The footage from the 1930’s was the result of Clampett approaching Burroughs for a serious science fiction adaptation of the novel, but the […]

Comic Book Resources Interviews James Tucker on "Legion of Superheroes," New "Batman"

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2008
Comic Book Resources has posted a lengthy article talking with producer James Tucker about the ending of Legion of Superheroes and teased with some information about the new Batman: The Brave and the Bold series. Tucker discusses some of the plans the production crew had for Brainiac 5 if a third season had been greenlit, […]

PR: Mark Taylor Named Senior VP and General Manager, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

by Matt Hazudaon April 10, 2008
Burbank, Calif. – April 8, 2008 — Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has promoted Mark Taylor to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nickelodeon Animation Studio, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Nickelodeon’s Burbank Animation Studio, the largest producer of television animation in the US. He will report to Brown Johnson, President, Animation and […]

"Blue Gender" Complete: Attachments, Both Emotional and Severed

by Jon Ton April 10, 2008
I recall first seeing some of Blue Gender back in 2002-03, when the UK Sci Fi channel broadcast the series at the height of their experimentation with anime series. I liked what I saw, but the awkward timeslot meant I missed quite a few episodes. I always intended to watch the series in full if […]

Briefly: Bandai Visual Announces "Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars" Vol. 7

by Classic Speedyon April 9, 2008
The street date for Super Robot Wars: OG Divine Wars‘s seventh volume has been set by Bandai Visual. It comes out on 6/10/08 for $49.99 and runs 72 minutes. [Source: ]

"Turok: Son of Stone" Comic Coming in September 2008

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
The latest Dark Horse Comics advance solicitations reveals that a Turok: Son of Stone comic book will be shipping on September 24, 2008. Based on the recent direct-to-video animated movie, the 88-page trade paperback will be written by producer Tad Stones and will retail for $14.95 and be available for pre-order next month. The solicitation […]

Newsarama Interviews "Naruto" Voice Cast (UPDATED April 9, 2008 with Part 2)

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed three members of the voice cast of Naruto: Maile Flanagan, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, and Liam O’Brien. The three discuss their influences and what it’s like to work on the show and with each other. (UPDATED April 9, 2008) Part 2 of the interview with Flanagan, McGlynn, and O’Brien has gone […]

SoundtrackNet Interviews The Track Team About "Avatar"

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
The SoundtrackNet website has interviewed Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn, a.k.a. The Track Team, about their work on Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. The thorough interview with the pair discusses their inspirations for the musical themes and sound design of Avatar, and provides behind-the-scenes information about how they work. Several MP3 files of the musical […]

NY Anime Festival Bumped Back by Two Weeks

by Maxie Zeuson April 9, 2008
The New York Anime Festival will move its 2008 date back by two weeks, from Septermber 12-14 to September 26-28, convention organizers said today. No reason was given for the shift, other than that the NYAF had “discussions” with the Jacob Javits Center, which is hosting the event. [Source: New York Anime Festival] [Read the […]