"Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood": Needs More Booty

by Eileen Cruzon March 30, 2009
Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood preserves a place for content from the graphic novel that could not be worked directly into the recent movie release. The main content of the DVD clocks in at a little less than an hour, and despite its virtues it simply doesn’t offer enough to […]

Warner Bros. Animation Hosts Animation Celebration on April 7, 2009

by Ed Liuon March 29, 2009
Warner Bros. Animation will be hosting a special “Animation Celebration” on Tuesday, April 7, 2009, starting at 6:00 PM at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA. The celebration will reveal the first update of the Warner Bros. Animation billboard in nearly 15 years. The event is free and open to the public, and will […]

Newsarama Speaks with Diedrich Bader on Being Batman in "The Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed actor Diedrich Bader about being Batman for Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Bader discusses how the different cast members have developed a solid rapport over time, reveals a few upcoming cast members (including Paul Reubens, a.k.a. Pee-Wee Herman, as Bat-Mite in an upcoming episode), and the best fringe benefit […]

PULSE News Talks with J. Torres on "Batman: Brave & the Bold" Comics

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed J. Torres about his work writing the tie-in comic to Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Torres discusses how he landed the job to write the comic, what he likes best about the show, and the heroes he intends to team Batman with.

Toon Zone News Interviews the Brave and Bold James Tucker!

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2009
In our last interview with James Tucker, Batman: The Brave and the Bold was four months away from its debut on Cartoon Network! Now, just past the halfway point of the initial order of 26 episodes and a triumphant appearance at the 2009 New York Comic Con, we were able to sit down with Tucker […]

New ‘OnLive’ Tech Could Render Consoles Obsolete

by Craig Crumptonon March 25, 2009
Yahoo News reports: Palo Alto startup OnLive…plans to launch a groundbreaking gaming service this winter. OnLive will supply players with a small set-top box, not much bigger than a Nintendo DS, which will plug into your TV and your home broadband connection, [and] start playing games just like those on the Xbox 360, PS3 or […]

PR: Cartoon Network Continues Evolution w/Largest, Most Diverse Slate in Network Hist

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2009
Cartoon Network Continues Its Evolution With Largest, Most Diverse Development Slate in Network History 19 New Programming Ventures: Seven New Animated Series and Four Original Movies (Live-Action/CG-Animated) Network Introduces For the First Time Six Live-Action “Alternative” Series and Two Scripted Live-Action Pilots Sports Partnership with NBA, Recruits Boston Celtics Superstar Eddie House for My Dad’s […]

Animation News from the 2009 Cartoon Network Upfront (UPDATED 12:57 PM with images)

by Eileen Cruzon March 25, 2009
The Cartoon Network 2009 Upfront is finished! Check below for news about all the new and returning shows, with images (click any image to enlarge), or click here to read the Cartoon Network press release for this year’s upfront. UPDATE 11:45 AM Returning series include Star Wars: Clone Wars, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, […]

La-La-Land Records Takes Orders for "Mask of the Phantasm" LE Soundtrack on Mar 24

by Ed Liuon March 23, 2009
La-La-Land Records will begin accepting orders for their Batman: Mask of the Phantasm expanded archival edition soundtrack CD on March 24, 2009, at 12:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time). The CD will include the remastered soundtrack to the movie along with bonus tracks. The CD will be limited to 3,000 copies and will sell for $19.98. […]

Marvel Animation Age & Toon Zone Interview Greg Weisman on "Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon March 22, 2009
Greg Weisman is a veteran of the television animation business with nearly 2 decades of experience under his belt and a resume that includes work for the likes of Disney, DreamWorks, and Warner Brothers. He is best known as supervising producer and story editor for Gargoyles, a television show that still inspires incredible dedication in […]