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Dwayne McDuffie Working on Two More DC Animated Movies

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2010
In comments to MTV’s Splash Page weblog, writer Dwayne McDuffie (Ben 10: Alien Force, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths) has revealed that he is writing two additional DC animated movies, which will come after this summer’s Batman: Under the Red Hood by Judd Winick. He also gives some details on other projects, such as […]

Steve Niles on "DC Showcase Presents: The Spectre"; New Video Clip Released

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2010
Warner Home Video has released a new press release interview with Steve Niles, writer of the new short film “DC Showcase Presents: The Spectre,” which is included on the recently released Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths DVD and Blu-ray. WHV has also released a new video clip from “The Spectre”: Justice League: Crisis on […]

Gina Torres on Being Superwoman for "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2010
Warner Home Video has released another press release interview in conjunction with the release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths on DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services. The subject of this interview is Gina Torres, the actor who puts a sexy spin on the evil Superwoman. Among other topics, Torres reveals the ways that […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths:" It Rocks in All Realities

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2010
The parallel universe of inverted morals and reversed characters is a staple of science fiction and superhero stories everywhere, becoming a common story in many science fiction TV series and comic books. The iconic rendition is probably the 1967 episode of Star Trek, “Mirror, Mirror,” but DC Comics had beaten Trek to that particular punch […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths": One Plus One Equals Two-and-a-Half

by on February 23, 2010
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths is a nifty little gem of a movie, an unpretentious but thoroughly entertaining story that, probably, would have more appropriately been titled Justice League: When Archetypes Collide. It takes the old sci-fi trope about parallel worlds populated by moral mirror-images, and— Well, it doesn’t really do anything new or […]

Shout! Factory and Marvel Animation to Release "Super Hero Squad Show" on DVD

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2010
Shout! Factory and Marvel Animation, Inc. have announced a content partnership that will bring The Super Hero Squad Show to DVD, with Shout! being the exclusive U.S. home video distributor for the hit half-hour animated series. Releases are expected later this year. The full press release follows: SHOUT! FACTORY & MARVEL ANIMATION, INC. ANNOUNCE CONTENT […]

Galactus Arrives to Eat the Earth on "Super Hero Squad" Season Finale on Feb 20, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2010
Marvel Entertainment has released several new images from the season finale of The Super Hero Squad Show, which will premiere at 7:30 PM (Eastern) on Saturday, February 20, 2010, on Cartoon Network. The episode promises to be of Earth-shattering import, as the planet-devouring Galactus arrives in Super Hero City intending to eat the world. Click […]

Cartoon Universe: Something Old, Something New, Something Ruby, Something Supes

by on February 19, 2010
Ruby-Spears Superman, despite its short run, is an important show in the history of DC animation.  It’s not a good show, mind you.  All of the shortcomings of 1980s television animation are painfully present here.  The character models are too complicated and the overseas animation studio clearly has trouble animating them.  The casting veers too […]

Bruce Timm Talks "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths," Plus New Video Clip

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2010
Warner Home Video has released a new press release interview with Bruce Timm, executive producer of the new direct-to-video animated movie Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. In addition, the following 96-second video clip has been released of the movie, following an aerial encounter between the Justice League and several members of the Crime Syndicate […]

Marvel Animation Age Interviews Greg Johnson on DVD Extras for "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has posted a brief Q&A with Greg Johnson on the bonus features on the Planet Hulk and Wolverine and the X-Men DVDs. Johnson discusses how he gets involved in DVD bonus features and the gap between working on a movie or TV show and recording bonuses like making-of docmentaries and commentary […]