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Bruce Timm on Animating the Spectre for "DC Showcase"

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2010
VoicesFromKrypton.com has posted an exclusive interview with Bruce Timm on the “DC Showcase” animated short films which will be inaugurated with “The Spectre,” coming on the Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths direct-to-video animated movie. Among other topics, Timm discusses why the Spectre was chosen for the shorts, the reasons behind many of the artistic […]

Steve Gordon on Scrapped "Ultimate Avengers vs. Ultimate X-Men" DTV

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has posted an interview with artist Steve E. Gordon discussing recent artwork posted on Gordon’s weblog from an abandoned Ultimate Avengers vs. Ultimate X-Men direct-to-video animated project. Gordon discusses the origins and ultimate demise of the project, the artistic inspirations he had for his designs, the difference between his work on […]

Boomerang Hosts Scooby-Doo Marathon on January 18, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2010
Boomerang will present a 10-movie marathon of The New Scooby-Doo Movies on Monday, January 18, 2010, with each hour-long episode showcasing a new guest star. Among the guests include animated versions of real people, including Sonny and Cher, Phyllis Diller, and the Harlem Globetrotters; as well as other stars from Hanna-Barbera animated series, such as […]

Cartoon Universe: Introduction

by on January 13, 2010
We all live in a cartoon universe. Think about it – animation is almost omnipresent in our daily lives.  One of the nation’s largest media companies is, at its heart, an animation studio.  Japan’s image is now associated with its certain kind of animation.  And America’s most recognizable and admired man is not the president, […]

New Images Released from DC Showcase Short "The Spectre"

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2010
Warner Home Video has released the following three stills from “The Spectre,” the first short in the “DC Showcase” initiative of short films starring favorite characters from the library of DC Comics. Click on any image to enlarge: The Spectre makes his animated debut as the title character in the inaugural entry within the DC […]

Bruce Davison on Being the President in "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2010
Bruce Davison is the latest actor to be interviewed by Warner Home Video in conjunction with the upcoming release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the newest direct-to-video animated movie coming on February 23, 2010. Among other topics, Davison discusses his promotion from Senator in the X-Men movies to President Slade Wilson in Justice […]

Best New Animated Series of 2009: "Olivia"

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2009
This week, Toon Zone News looks back at 2009 by reposting our reviews of what we felt was the best that the year had to offer. The staff felt it was a thin year for new animated series. How thin? Well, we came this close to naming Phineas and Ferb the Best New Animated Series […]

Warner Home Video Releases New Images from "Justice League" and "Halo" DTVs

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2009
Warner Home Video has released several new screenshots from two upcoming direct-to-video animated movies: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths and Halo Legends. Click on any image to enlarge: JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS HALO LEGENDS For more information on Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, check out our earlier coverage: “Justice League: Crisis […]

Stan Lee Saves the Day on "Super Hero Squad Show" on Dec 26, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2009
Stan Lee will be taking over The Super Hero Squad Show this Saturday, December 26, 2009, at 7:30 PM (Eastern), as he (or his character on the show, the Mayor of Super Hero City) and Wolverine must team up to save the rest of the Squaddies from the evil mind control of Egghead. Marvel has […]

World’s Finest Interviews James Tucker on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2009
The World’s Finest Online has posted an interview with producer James Tucker to look back at the first year of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Tucker discusses how true the show has stayed to how he envisioned it, personal highlights of the first season, and some minor hints about what to […]