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Marvel Animation Age Interviews Gary Hartle on "Thor: Tales of Asgard"

by James Harveyon May 18, 2011
Thor: Tales of Asgard Producer and Supervising Director Gary Hartle has been involved with the Marvel Animation Features line since the very beginning. In this Q & A, Hartle gives his thoughts on the final installment of the fan-favorite line from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Marvel Animation. MARVEL ANIMATION AGE: Right off the bat, can […]

PR: How to Do Storyboards for Animation by Stephen DeStefano @ MoCCA NY in June 2011

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2011
HOW TO DO STORYBOARDS FOR ANIMATION Instructor: STEPHEN DeSTEFANO 4 sessions, MONDAYS June 6, 13, 20 and 27 6:30-9:00 pm $255 tuition / $235 for MoCCA members No other pre-production stage of creating animation is lavished with as much time, care and expense as the storyboarding job. Often considered the best and most sought after […]

"Thor: Tales of Asgard": More Sound than Fury or Mightier Than Mjolnir?

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2011
Toonzone News and the Marvel Animation Age have teamed up to present two reviews on Thor: Tales of Asgard, the last direct-to-video animated movie from Marvel/Lionsgate: Christopher Glennon: I Was a Teenage Thunder God Thor is a hot property right now, and it’s about freakin’ time if you ask me. He’s been a Marvel Comics […]

"Thor: Tales of Asgard" – Mighty Adventure Worth the Wait

by James Harveyon May 17, 2011
And here we are…the last Marvel direct-to-video animated feature for the time being. Well, actually, that’s not 100% true. While Thor: Tales of Asgard is the final animated film released in the eight-picture Marvel Animation/Lionsgate Entertainment deal, it is not the last one produced. This is the seventh production, with last year’s Planet Hulk the […]

"Thor: Tales of Asgard’: I Was a Teenage Thunder God

by Christopher Glennonon May 17, 2011
Thor is a hot property right now, and it’s about freakin’ time if you ask me. He’s been a Marvel Comics heavy-hitter since he was created (well, adapted, from Norse myth) by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby back in the 60s, but he hasn’t seen a whole lot of play outside comics until recently. But […]

Marvel Animation Age Interviews "Thor: Tales of Asgard" Associate Producer Josh Fine

by James Harveyon May 16, 2011
Josh Fine is no stranger to bringing the tales of the God of Thunder to animated life. As Associate Producer for the Thor: Tales of Asgard direct-to-video animated movie and Producer for the first season of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!, Fine has spent a lot of time thinking about Marvel’s Thor. Fine took a […]

Who Shall Wield The Hammer? Marvel’s Thor Versus the Thor of Myth

by Shawn Hopkinson May 14, 2011
If you have any familiarity with Marvel comic books, Marvel movies, and Marvel cartoons, you’re probably familiar with Thor. You know the Mighty Thor; imposing, hammer swinging, beardless, blond-haired, talks with sort of a fake Shakespearean accent and says “I say thee nay!” a lot. Thor is … Wait a minute, Shakespeare? Beardless? Isn’t Thor […]

"Super Hero Squad" Vol 4: This DVD, This Season Finale!

by Ed Liuon May 12, 2011
With volume 4, Shout! Factory wraps up season 1 of The Super Hero Squad Show, and if the results don’t quite hit the loopy heights of the previous volume, it’s only because the show has found a comfortable, high-quality groove that mixes up standard super heroics with madcap slapstick. This also means that when surprises […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Your First Look at Uncanny X-Force: Dark Angel Saga

by Grant Whiteon May 6, 2011
Your First Look at UNCANNY X-FORCE: DARK ANGEL SAGA Marvel is pleased to present your first look at chapter one of the Dark Angel Saga – beginning in this June’s Uncanny X-Force #11, from superstars Rick Remender, Mark Brooks and Dean White! Warren Worthington is no more… there is only Archangel! As their leader succumbs […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Your First Look at Fear Itself: The Deep #1

by Grant Whiteon May 6, 2011
Your First Look At FEAR ITSELF: THE DEEP #1! Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Fear Itself: The Deep #1 (of 4), as rising stars Cullen Bunn and Lee Garbett batter the fury of the Worthy against the shores of the Marvel Universe! It’s up to Namor, Dr. Strange, the Savage She-Hulk […]