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January 2010 TELETOON Highlights Include Debut of "Batman the Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2009
TELETOON has announced programming highlights for January 2010, with the highlight being the debut of Batman the Animated Series on the TELETOON Retro network beginning on January 9, 2010. Other highlights include the premieres of Chaotic: Secrets of the Lost City and Chicken Run on TELETOON and episodes of Futurama and King of the Hill […]

Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu on Co-Directing "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2009
Warner Home Video has released a press release interview with Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu (no relation), the two co-directors of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest direct-to-video animated movie coming on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 23, 2010. The subjects (interviewed separately) answer questions on what it was like to work […]

FUNimation to Release "Guardians of Luna"

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2009
FUNimation and CyberGraphix Animation have signed an agreement that will lead to the release of the animated film Guardians of Luna on DVD. The film is currently in development with Michael Reaves (Batman the Animated Series, Gargoyles) as story editor and Cindy H. Yamauchi (Black Lagoon, Naruto: The Movie, Akira) as character designer. Production of […]

Toons of the 2000s: DVD and Digital Distribution – Part 1

by on December 4, 2009
You are reading Part 1 of DVD and Digital Distribution. Part 1 | 2 | 3 | Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro.   In the halcyon days of the 1990s, die-hard fans of cartoons had to subsist only on what the networks fed them. Online petitions were formed to get Cartoon Network to pick up He-Man and the Masters […]

"Johhny Bravo: Season 1" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson December 3, 2009
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner is going to release Johnny Bravo: Season 1 on DVD. The show chronicles the life of the sunglasses-wearing, muscle-flexing, karate-chopping, girl-chaser as he tries to get any girl to impress them, but he always gets hit in the head (not for love, of course). Johnny Bravo will be one of the […]

Chris Noth on Being "Good" Lex Luthor in "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon December 3, 2009
Actor Chris Noth has been interviewed by Warner Home Video in conjunction with the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. Noth will play Lex Luthor from an alternate dimension, where he is one of few superheroes facing down the Crime Syndicate, composed of evil versions of the Justice League characters. Among […]

Frank O’Connor Talks "Halo Legends" Direct-to-Video Anime

by Ed Liuon December 2, 2009
Warner Home Video has issued a press release interview with Frank O’Connor about Halo Legends, the upcoming direct-to-video animated anthology movie that expands the popular video game universe with several short films produced by several of Japan’s top anime studios. The movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 16, 2010; click […]

Toons of the 2000s: Top 5 Toonami Programs

by Todd DuBoison November 29, 2009
Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro. Toonami. From 1997 until its end in 2008, Cartoon Network’s popular and long-lived programming block was the perfect home for action cartoons. It gathered old cartoons from the 80’s and 90’s, Japanese animation, and Cartoon Network originals to create an appealing smorgasbord of programming that no animation […]

"Superman" Is Strong, But "The Complete Series" Is Very Very Weak

by on November 24, 2009
Superman: The Animated Series occupies an odd place in DC history. It came on the heels of the legendary Batman: The Animated Series and set the stylistic and thematic tone for the later Justice League and Justice League Unlimited shows. It laid the foundations for a coherent, integrated DC Animated Universe, and introduced versions of […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Cast Announced, Release Date February 23, 2010

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2009
Warner Home Video has announced that Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest DC direct-to-video animated movie, will be released on February 23, 2010 in the usual 1- and 2-disc DVD sets and Blu-ray disc, as well as through various on-demand and downloadable formats. In the movie, the iconic heroes of the Justice League […]