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"Robot Chicken," "Prep & Landing" Split Emmys

by on August 30, 2010
The Simpsons, Robot Chicken, and Disney Prep & Landing shared animation honors at the 2010 Emmy Awards last night. Disney Prep & Landing beat out stalwarts The Simpsons and South Park along with Alien Earths and The Rickky Gervais Show to take the Best Animated Program Trophy, and Robot Chicken took the Best Short-Form Animated […]

"Sym-Bionic Titan" Premieres on Cartoon Network on September 17, 2010

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2010
Cartoon Network has announced that Sym-Bionic Titan will premiere on September 17, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The new series by Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack) focuses on three alien teenagers—space Princess Ilana, soldier Lance, and bio-cybernetic Octus—attempting to blend into the human teen population of Sherman, IL, while hiding Ilana from the evil […]

My Goodness!: Ed Asner on "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse"

by on August 26, 2010
Ed Asner is the first talent to speak about Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, the next in the DC/Warner Premiere line of direct-to-DVD animated movies. In this studio-provided interview, Asner talks about men playing women, why he loves cartoons—and the importance of spunk. SEVEN-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNER ED ANSER REPRISES GRANNY GOODNESS ROLE IN SUPERMAN/BATMAN: APOCALYPSE Seven-time Emmy […]

"Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Season One , Part One": He’s Not My Batman

by on August 26, 2010
The show deals with some pretty serious subject matter as well, such as death. Examples include the episode “Invasion of the Secret Santas!”, which shows the death of Thomas and Martha Wayne, and my personal favorite episode of the collection, “Fall of the Blue Beetle!”, where it’s shown that not every hero always makes it, […]

Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman Reveal More About "Young Justice"

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2010
Comic Book Movie has interviewed Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman about the upcoming animated series Young Justice, which will bring together Robin, Superboy, Kid Flash, Aqualad, and more of DC Comics’ teenaged superheroes in a younger version of the Justice League. Among other topics, the pair discuss how the series was launched at Warner Bros. […]

Complete "Batman Beyond" Coming to DVD on Nov 23 (UPDATED Aug 18 with PR and Box Art)

by Dan Collinson August 18, 2010
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release Batman Beyond: The Complete Series on DVD. The 9-disc set will contain all 52 episodes as well as a special disc containing 4 featurettes. Also includes a booklet featuring artwork from the DC Archives. Batman Beyond: The Complete Series will hit stores in limited quantity on November 23, 2010. […]

Comics Reporter Interviews Actor Kevin Michael Richardson

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2010
The Comics Reporter has posted an interview with actor Kevin Michael Richardson about his many voice-over roles, including Lester Krinklesack and Cleveland Jr. on The Cleveland Show, Nick Fury in The Super Hero Squad Show, and the Joker in The Batman. Among other topics, Richardson discusses how he landed several of the parts discussed and […]

Marvel Announces "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Comic Book Mini-Series

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2010
Marvel Comics has announced an Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes 4-issue mini-series beginning in November 2010, in conjunction with the upcoming animated series of the same name debuting on Disney XD in October. The comics will be written by Christopher Yost with art by Scott Wegener and Patrick Scherberger. The full press release follows: Marvel Announces […]

George DiCenzo, Voice of Blackstar and Hordak 1940-2010

by Dan Collinson August 12, 2010
Variety reports that actor George DiCenzo died on Monday at the age of 70. The actor was best known for playing attorney Vincent Bugliosi, the man who prosecuted serial killer Charles Manson, in the 1976 TV mini-series Helter Skelter. DiCenzo also made guest appearances on such shows as Gunsmoke, The Equalizer, Space Academy, and Law […]

"Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics" Coming to DVD on November 9, 2010

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2010
Warner Home Video has announced Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, a new documentary on the famed comic book publishing company, will be released on DVD on November 9, 2010. The documentary will be written and directed by Mac Carter and narrated by Ryan Reynolds. It will include interviews with numerous influential comic creators, […]