Eartha Kitt 1927 – 2008

by Dan Collinson December 25, 2008
The Associated Press reports that singer and actress Eartha Kitt passed away Christmas Day at the age of 81. The woman known for singing the Christmas song ‘Santa Baby’ as well the third actress to play Catwoman on the Batman TV series died at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital of colon cancer. Kitt provided voices for American […]

Warner Home Video Brings "Max Fleischer’s Superman" to DVD on April 7, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced the Max Fleischer’s Superman 2-disc DVD set, which will present the iconic animated shorts in newly restored versions. The set will contain all 17 of the short films. Suggested retail price is $26.99; any additional special features have not been announced at this time. UPDATE: According to the Superman Home […]

Warner Home Video Releases 4 New Images from "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
Warner Home Video has given DC Comics superhero fans an early Christmas gift in the form of four new high-definition images and captions from the upcoming direct-to-video movie Wonder Woman. Click on any of the images to enlarge. Artemis (center, voiced by Rosario Dawson) takes the lead during a gathering of Amazonians in Wonder Woman. […]

Toon Zone News and Marvel Animation Age Present Exclusive "Hulk vs." Clip

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News are proud to host this exclusive video clip from the upcoming Hulk vs. direct-to-video animated movie. The clip is from the “Hulk vs. Thor” segment of the movie, showing the green goliath’s first encounter with the forces of Asgard. Click the image to play (requires QuickTime): <!– […]

"My Santa" Makes Me Believe In Ho-Ho-Hotties

by Chad Boninon December 23, 2008
Santa is not just a big, fat, jolly man at the North Pole. There’s a Santa who lives in Japan. No, he doesn’t have any holiday spirit, but his birthday is December 24th, and he was named after Saint Nicholas. As he doesn’t believe in the Christmas Spirit, he’s part of the weakening of the […]

TELETOON Announces January 2009 Programming Highlights

by Ed Liuon December 21, 2008
Canada’s TELETOON Network has announced programming highlights for the main TELETOON channel, the teen-to-adult oriented TELETOON Detour channel, and the TELETOON Retro channel. On TELETOON, the new animated series Batman: The Brave and the Bold will make its debut on the Sunday Action Force block alongside Wolverine and the X-Men. New episodes of these shows […]

PULSE News Interviews Will Friedle on "Batman: Brave & the Bold" Blue Beetle

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2008’s PULSE News has spoken with actor Will Friedle about his new role as the Blue Beetle on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Friedle discusses how he broke into the business, whether he was a comic-book fan growing up, and the difference between acting for the Warner Animation superheroes and for Disney’s Kim Possible. […]

Marvel Animation Age Posts "Spectacular Spider-Man" Season 2 Episode Descriptions

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age has posted the episode synopses for all 13 episodes of The Spectacular Spider-Man‘s second season, which will debut next year in January on Canada’s TELETOON network and in March 2009 on the Disney XD network. Note that the episode descriptions may contain spoilers for the season.

PR: Chicken, Dads, and Grads This January on TELETOON Detour

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2008
CHICKEN, DADS AND GRADS THIS JANUARY ON TELETOON DETOUR This month, TELETOON Detour hatches episodes of Robot Chicken, checks in with the Smith family in American Dad and revisits some classic episodes of UnderGrads. Also in January, TELETOON Detour is heating up winter weekends with action, sci-fi and dark comedy flicks playing every Saturday and […]

PR: New Year, New Shows on TELETOON

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2008
NEW YEAR, NEW SHOWS ON TELETOON The New Year brings brand new shows and fresh episodes to the TELETOON daytime schedule as Batman: The Brave and the Bold plus Wolverine and the X-Men join Sunday Action Force and Total Drama Action, The second in the popular Total Drama series premieres January 11. January 2 – […]