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"Legion of Superheroes" Vol. 3 DVD Preview Video On-Line

by Ed Liuon August 26, 2008
Warner Home Video has released a video clip preview of the Legion of Superheroes Vol. 3 DVD set. The clip is available in a variety of formats and download sizes QUICKTIME ( High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality ) WINDOWS MEDIA ( High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality ) REAL MEDIA […]

Marvel Teams with Madhouse for Anime of Iconic Superheroes (UPDATED Aug 27, 2008)

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2008
The New York Times is reporting that Marvel Entertainment is teaming up with renowned Japanese animation studio Madhouse to develop four anime series that will re-vision several of Marvel’s iconic superheroes for the Japanese market (free registration required). The characters and back stories will be revamped to “reflect Japanese culture,” and “create an entire parallel […]

Toon Zone's 10th Anniversary: Memories from Staff

by Toon Zone Staffon August 24, 2008
On August 24, 1998, Toon Zone opened its virtual doors to the Internet. To commemorate our 10th anniversary celebrating the art of animation, several Toon Zone staff members have contributed their memories and reminiscences of the site. In alphabetical order by username: Alex Weitzman What first brought me to Toon Zone was a pursuit of […]

Alan Burnett and Greg Rucka on "Gotham Knight" with Comic Book Resources

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
Alan Burnett and Greg Rucka have spoken to Comic Book Resources about Batman Gotham Knight, the direct-to-video animated movie which both of them contributed to. Both discuss how they approached their individual segments and also comment on the final product, since neither one was able to see the entire movie until recently

Toon Zone Interviews Voice Actor Hynden Walch: Alien Girls and Killer Clowns

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
It was a very pleasant discovery to find that voice actor Hynden Walch is as delightfully energetic, outgoing, and endearing as many of the charcters she provides voices for. She may be best known as Starfire on Teen Titans, but in her 10 years in the voice acting business, she has provided voices for projects […]

"Freakazoid": Watch It With Pot Roast and Cola

by Maxie Zeuson August 13, 2008
It’s probably impossible for an old-time Toon Zone staffer like me to give Freakazoid a dispassionate review. I’m not one of the site’s founding members, but I am part of that generational group, and I’m helplessly biased when it comes to silver-age Warner Bros. animation. I mean, I’m one of the few people who liked […]

Hynden Walch Hosts "Animation in the City" Seminar Aug 16-17, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2008
Marla Kirban Voiceover will be hosting actor Hynden Walch as the host for an “Animation in the City” seminar on August 16-17, 2008. Walch provided the voices for Starfire in Teen Titans and Harley Quinn in The Batman, and is also a casting director, writer, and director in her own right. Walch will also be […]

PR: Marla Kirban Voiceover Presents Hynden Walch Seminar

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2008
NEW YORK, NY — Marla Kirban Voiceover is proud to present an unprecedented opportunity. This summer (August 16th & 17th) we will be presenting an animation seminar for those looking to get into the industry. It will be taught by the multi-talented Hynden Walch. Hynden is not only known for her iconic roles in ‘The […]

Toon Disney to Become Disney XD in February 2009 to Snare Boys 6-14

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Disney will be rebranding it’s Toon Disney cable network as Disney XD (free registration required). The move is part of an effort to build a bigger audience in the boys 6-14 demographic, who have tended towards Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. The new network will feature a mix of […]

SDCC2008: "The Saga Continues - Star Wars 2008" Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon August 6, 2008
Toon Zone sat in on the Star Wars panel focusing on the upcoming CGI Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie. In attendance were director Dave Filoni, producer Catherine Winder, co-writer Henry Gilroy, and editor Jason Tucker. The panel was moderated by Steve Sansweet, Lucasfilm’s Director of Content Management and Head of Fan Relations. Steve began […]