San Diego Comic Con 2009: Marvel Animation – Steve Blum And Chris Yost Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
Following the Marvel Animation panel showcasing some excellent looking upcoming animated projects from the House of Ideas, Toon Zone was able to catch up with superstar voice actor, Steven Blum, and Marvel Animation writer, Chris Yost.  Steven Blum currently voices Wolverine in just about every Marvel animation or video game project.  Chris Yost is one […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
On Friday of the Comic Con, Toon Zone was given the chance to speak with the cast and crew of the hit animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold, which will soon begin its second season. The roundtable press sessions took place following the panel for the show. Please note a minor spoiler warning […]

"Green Lantern: First Flight" – Code Four on the Outer Space Beat

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2009
Although he’s never had the same degree of name recognition amongst the general public as Superman or Batman, DC Comics’ Green Lantern is still one of the A-list superheroes in the DC stable. At least part of the reason why is the powerful wish-fulfillment aspect of the character: it is easy to imagine being granted […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Green Lantern: First Flight” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 29, 2009
Following the sneak preview of Green Lantern:  First Flight on Thursday at Comic-Con, the following day, members of the press were given access to select members of the cast and crew in attendance at the convention including the movie’s director Lauren Montgomery, voice over director Andrea Romano, voice actress , and producer Bruce Timm.  Please […]

SDCC2009: X-Men and Blade Getting the Marvel Anime Treatment

by Jeffrey Harrison July 28, 2009
For the Marvel Animation panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, Warren Ellis, the leading story and scenario writer for the upcoming Marvel Anime projects being co-produced with Studio Madhouse for Iron Man and Wolverine, also revealed that there would be four total anime co-productions with Studio Madhouse and Marvel and that Iron Man and Wolverine […]

Christopher Meloni on Being Hal Jordan for "Green Lantern: First Flight"

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2009
On the eve of the release of Green Lantern: First Flight, Warner Brothers Animation has released a press release interview with Christopher Meloni, who lends his acting talents to bring lead character Hal Jordan/Green Lantern to life. Among other topics, Meloni discusses how he approached Hal Jordan, the helpful feedback he got from some friends […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Marvel Gets Animated And Some Anime Too

by Jeffrey Harrison July 26, 2009
Marvel Studios proved that they are indeed a well oiled and organized machine during their Animation Panel on Friday of the San Diego Comic-Con.  The event began with a video reel showcasing the latest and more recent Marvel animation such as Wolverine And The X-Men, Spectacular Spider-Man, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, the Marvel/Lionsgate DVD movies, […]

SDCC2009: "Green Lantern: First Flight" Encore on Jul 26; DC Shorts Confirmed

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2009
Green Lantern: First Flight filmmakers were present at Comic-Con International to promote the film’s July 28, 2009 release. From left, screenwriter Alan Burnett, director Lauren Montgomery, executive producer Bruce Timm and casting/voice director Andrea Romano. Due to heavy demand, Warner Home Entertainment has added an encore screening of Green Lantern: First Flight for San Diego […]

SDCC2009: Marvel Anime Trailers for "Wolverine" and "Iron Man"

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2009
Marvel Entertainment has made the images and trailers available for their anime collaborations with the famed Japanese animation studio Madhouse, which were debuted at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International (trailers require QuickTime to play): (click to enlarge) <!– <!– You can also download the trailers directly if the embedded videos above do not play: […]

Marvel’s Joe Quesada on Increased Input for Animation, "Black Panther" Delay

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2009
In his latest “Cup O’ Joe” interview, Marvel Comics’ Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada expanded on earlier comments on his added responsibilities for creative input for Marvel’s animation and movie projects, saying “I suspect that my involvement will be on creating new concepts, reviewing proposals, scripts, art and so on.” He also relayed the news that BET’s […]