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Toonzone Presents: "Super Hero Squad" Season Finale Sneak Preview Video Clip

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2010
Marvel has released a special sneak preview of the upcoming season finale to The Super Hero Squad Show, which is set to premiere on Cartoon Network this Saturday, February 13, 2010, at 7:30 PM (Eastern): In addition, several stills from the episode have also been released. Click on any thumbnail below to enlarge: The official […]

"Rin: Daughters Of Mnemosyne" Stabbed Through The Heart, And You’re To Thank

by on February 10, 2010
What do you do when you’re immortal? If you’re Rin and Mimi, you open up a private detective firm, using the centuries of knowledge at your disposal. Rin does the legwork and usually gets blown apart as she tries to save a client, while Mimi takes a digital dive through the ever-advancing world of hacking […]

Next DC Direct-to-Video: "Batman: Under the Red Hood"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2010
The Los Angeles Times‘ Hero Complex weblog has revealed that the next DC direct-to-video animated movie will be Batman: Under the Red Hood. The movie will adapt the recent storyline from the 2005 Batman comics written by Judd Winick, who is also apparently writing the screenplay to the movie. Brandon Vietti is named as the […]

"Halo Legends" Premieres in San Francisco on February 10, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2010
Halo Legends, the upcoming direct-to-video animated anthology film from Warner Home Video and Microsoft’s 343 Industries, will get its premiere at the AMC Metreon in San Francisco, CA, on February 10, 2010. Halo development director Frank O’Connor will be available after the screening for a Q&A session with attendees of the screening. A limited number […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Premieres in NY and LA Feb 16 & 18, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2010
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths will premiere at the Paley Center for Media in New York and Los Angeles on February 16 and 18, 2010, respectively. At both premieres, a panel with the filmmakers and voice cast will follow. A limited number of free tickets are available to fans, who must RSVP at justiceleagueNY@newsarama.com […]

Cartoon Universe: Monkey, Not Truck: Why Beast Wars is Great

by on February 4, 2010
Beast Wars Transformers is one of those rare, near-perfect cartoons that pop up seemingly out of nowhere to become classics.  It’s quite possibly one of the best shows of the 1990s, combining unexpectedly deep scripting with fun, nuanced animation that was cutting edge for its time.  The characters feel real, their conflicts seem intimate, and […]

Marvel Animation Age Talks with Frank Paur on "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has spoken with Frank Paur, supervising director for the new direct-to-video movie Planet Hulk. In the interview, Paur discusses why the story was a natural for animation, what his role was during production, the hardest part of translating a 12-issue story into a 70-minute movie, how he approaches directing, and more. […]

New Video Clip from "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" – "Last Hope"

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
Warner Home Video has released another video clip from Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services on February 23, 2010. In the clip, the Lex Luthor of Earth-2 details the reign of terror of his world’s Crime Syndicate to the Justice League: <!– […]

Toonzone Interviews Rick Wasserman on Voicing "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2010
Over the years, there have been many actors who have portrayed Marvel’s Incredible Hulk on screens large and small. Rick D. Wasserman can now join their ranks as the voice of the Hulk in Planet Hulk, a new direct-to-video movie from Marvel Animation Studios now available on DVD, Blu-ray disc, and various on-demand services. The […]

"Planet Hulk" is a Smashing Success

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2010
If you surveyed superhero fans to guess which Marvel Comics character would produce the best and the most direct-to-video animated movies, it’s unlikely that many would have picked the Incredible Hulk. Certainly the popular conception is that the Hulk is a one-note character, often reduced to little more than a handful of punch lines involving […]