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"Batman: Under the Red Hood": Art of Darkness

by on July 27, 2010
Taut, dramatic, and beautiful to behold, Batman: Under the Red Hood is the stuff of fanboy dreams. In many ways it’s a throwback to the glory days of the producers’ Batman: The Animated Series, but even better is the way it raises the bar for future direct-to-video releases. That may actually be a bit of […]

"Batman: Under the Red Hood" Blu-ray: "Better" Isn’t "Good"

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2010
I found the original Batman: Under the Hood graphic novel to be a jumbled, near-incoherent mess that generated what emotional resonance it had by carefully undoing a story that was over 20 years old. Considering my issues with both the letter and the spirit of the source material, I freely admit that I started watching […]

"Family Guy: It’s a Trap" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on December 21, 2010

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2010
Fox Home Entertainment has announced that Family Guy: It’s a Trap! will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on December 21, 2010. This third Star Wars-themed parody follows Family Guy: Blue Harvest and Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side to retell Star Wars: Return of the Jedi with the Family Guy cast. Guest stars […]

"Batman: Under the Red Hood" Interviews Around the Web

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2010
Several interviews are appearing around the Internet about Batman: Under the Red Hood, which will be released tomorrow on DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services. The World’s Finest Online has spoken with director Brandon Vietti about his approach to the directing the movie, what attracted him to the project, what he thinks fan reaction will […]

SDCC2010: Marvel Gets Animated

by Jeffrey Harrison July 25, 2010
With Jeph Loeb now at the helm of Marvel Entertainment’s television division, Marvel announced their upcoming animated slate for 2010 and 2011 and previewed their new and returning shows at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con. Here are the highlights: Jeph Loeb talked about Marvel’s growth and that Marvel would be bringing live-action television shows […]

SDCC2010: Marvel Anime and G4 Go Excelsior

by Jeffrey Harrison July 25, 2010
On Friday at the San Diego Comic Con, Marvel presented the long-awaited debut of the new Iron Man anime series co-produced with Sony and Madhouse Studio. The episode was shown in Japanese with English subtitles. In the new twelve episode series, Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, goes to Japan in order to unveil a new […]

Spider-Man Voice Actors Confirmed for "Shattered Dimensions"

by Dan Collinson July 23, 2010
Superhero Hype reported at this year Comic-Con, all four voices of Spider-Man are now confirmed with the addition of Neil Patrick Harris (Spider-Man: The New Animated Series, Doogie Howser M.D., How I met Your Mother, and Batman: Under the Red Hood) as The Amazing Spider-Man in the new video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. Spider-Man: Shattered […]

Rob Lowe to Voice Captain Marvel in "Young Justice"

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2010
TVGuide.com is reporting that Rob Lowe is slated to play DC Comics’ Captain Marvel (Shazam!) in the upcoming Young Justice animated series. Producer Greg Weisman stated that “Shazam will be an important recurring character in the series.” Originally a character published by Fawcett, Captain Marvel was introduced in 1940 as the super-powered alter ego of […]

"Superfriends": The Justice Chums

by on July 22, 2010
We’re less than a week away from the street date for Batman: Under the Red Hood. By grim chance or fiendish design, Warner Home Video has preceded that hotly anticipated release with another volume of Superfriends, the infamously lame Hanna-Barbera action-series from the 1970s. Probably Warners only means to hook a slightly related product onto […]

Greg Weisman Looks Back at "Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon July 20, 2010
The Spectacular Webs podcast has posted a two-hour interview with Greg Weisman about The Spectacular Spider-Man, which covers a wide range of material from character details that were not explicitly specified in the series, production of the two seasons of the show, psychological makeup of many of the show’s characters, and plans he had for […]