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Toonzone Goes to San Diego Comic-Con 2011

by Ed Liuon July 27, 2011
It’s here! San Diego Comic-Con International 2011 is underway now, and Toonzone News reporters Jeffrey Harris (TheVileOne), Christopher Glennon (90’sCartoonMan), and Revelator are on the scene! Check back here periodically throughout the weekend for San Diego Comic Con 2011-related news and updates, and you can always search the news for “SDCC2011” for all our San […]

SDCC2011: Toonzone Interviews the New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Creative Team

by Jeffrey Harrison July 27, 2011
In 2012, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be returning to television with a brand new, computer generated series. Nickelodeon recently purchased the franchise, beginning work on this new show almost immediately. During the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con at a special Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles unveilling event at the Urban Kitchen + Bar in San […]

SDCC2011: Toonzone Interviews Voice Actor Kevin Michael Richardson

by Jeffrey Harrison July 27, 2011
Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons While at the San Diego Comic-Con, Toonzone was able to catch up with animation voice over veteran, Kevin Michael Richardson. The long-time actor can currently be heard as Bulkhead on Transformers: Prime, Jabba the Hutt on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Cleveland Junior on The Cleveland Show. […]

"ThunderCats": These Cats Can Dance

by Radical Ravenon July 27, 2011
I’d had no experience with the ThunderCats franchise prior to watching the premiere episode of this new show and scanning its Wikipedia entry, and yet I can’t say I didn’t go in without a bit of bias. I’m just generally cynical about remakes. Furthermore, I thought the trailer did not look promising at all. Several […]

SDCC2011: "Batman: Year One" Panel Report and Review

by Revelatoron July 26, 2011
DC Animation’s latest DTV Batman: Year One made its world premiere at San Diego’s ComicCon on July 22, 2011 (with general release on October 18). A prevalent theme at the post-screening panel was the movie’s faithfulness to its source material, Frank Miller’s epochal miniseries from 1987. The production crew “tried to be as faithful to […]

SDCC2011: "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Teases

by Christopher Glennonon July 26, 2011
It’s a good time to be Green Lantern. At least according to producer/animator Bruce Timm, producer Giancarlo Volpe, and producer/story editor Jim Krieg. Green Lantern will be getting his own CGI animated series on Cartoon Network, adding to Green Lantern events in DC Comics and the Green Lantern movie this summer. CGI is form of […]

"ThunderCats": Old Cats, New Tricks

by JerryvonKrameron July 26, 2011
Fans always find it tricky to face nostalgia head on. Few things can be as disappointing as a TV show you loved as a kid, revisited and revealed to be nowhere near as great as you remember it, and few things can be as dispiriting as having the warm, fuzzy feelings you had about it […]

SDCC2011: Generator Rex/Ben 10 Crossover Special Set For Thanksgiving

by Jeffrey Harrison July 25, 2011
The Cartoon Network Action panel on Sunday of the San Diego Comic-Con made a special announcement in regards to the future of Ben 10 and Generator Rex. The production crew behind both shows were in attendance and the panel was moderated by Yuri Lowenthal, the voice of teenaged Ben Tennyson. This Thanksgiving, Ben 10 will […]

SDCC2011: G4 "Marvel Anime" Previewed; Scott Porter Named "X-Men" Cyclops Voice Actor

by Christopher Glennonon July 25, 2011
Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television, introduced Marvel’s new line of cartoons debuting on G4. With stories by Warren Ellis, Iron Man (starring Adrian Pasdar), Wolverine (starring Milo Ventimiglia), The X-Men, and Blade have been given the anime treatment by Madhouse Inc. A sneak peek of the X-Men anime showed the team facing off against […]

"ThunderCats" Gets Off To An Inspired Start

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison July 25, 2011
Get excited, folks. Cartoon Network’s new ThunderCats series sets an admirably high standard by which past, present and future revivals ought to be judged. Much more than a modern update of old ideas, this project is an ambitious reimagining that stands to the original 1980s show as Justice League did to Superfriends. For young viewers, […]