Top 5 Martial Artists of Animation

by Todd DuBoison May 3, 2010
There have been many martial artists in animation. Some of these characters are the perfect embodiment of stealth and cunning, others wield remarkable power, and still others are remarkably skilled and look spectacularly awesome on the screen. As tough as it is to choose, the following is a list of five particularly impressive animated martial […]

New Video Clips & Stills from "X-Men Vol. 5" and "Iron Man: Complete Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released several video clips and stills in conjunction with the upcoming releases of X-Men Vol. 5 and Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series, both of which will be arriving in stores on May 4, 2010. Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series Video Clips: Search Party […]

Shout! and Marvel Expand Content Partnership for Marvel Knights Motion Comics

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2010
Shout! Factory and Marvel Animation have expanded their content partnership (read Toonzone’s earlier coverage here) to bring Marvel Knights Animation motion comics to DVD, including Astonishing X-Men: Gifted, Black Panther, Iron Man: Extremis, and Spider-Woman. The inclusion of Black Panther in the list of titles suggests that Shout! Factory will be bringing the long-awaited TV […]

Bruce Timm Confirms Cancellation of Several DC DTV Animated Projects

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2010
In a roundtable interview at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo posted at Think McFly Think, Bruce Timm confirmed the cancellation of several DC direct-to-video projects, including potential sequels to Green Lantern: First Flight and Wonder Woman due to those titles’ underperformance in the marketplace. Timm noted that for the latter film, “sales started out […]

"Batman: Under the Red Hood" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on July 27, 2010

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2010
Warner Home Video has officially announced that the Batman: Under the Red Hood DVD and Blu-ray discs will be released on July 27, 2010. The latest direct-to-video movie from Warner Brothers Animation is based on the DC Comics graphic novel by Judd Winick, who also wrote the screenplay to the movie. The movie stars Bruce […]

Michael Pataki, Voice Actor, 1938 – 2010

by on April 22, 2010
Michael Pataki, who voiced George Liquor in John Kricsfalusi’s Ren and Stimpy cartoons, has passed away. He was 72. Pataki was a long-time character actor with numerous television credits to his name. In recent decades he also lent his voice to Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures as “The Cow” and to Batman: The Animated Series […]

Toonzone at the Cartoon Network 2010 Upfront (UPDATED 11:45 AM)

by Eileen Cruzon April 21, 2010
The Cartoon Network Upfront in New York City 2010 is over, and Toonzone has complete coverage of the event. Check below for a record of our updates as they came in from the event. The full press release with all animated programming information is available here. LAST UPDATE: April 21, 2010 11:42 AM UPDATE 11:42 […]

"Batman: Under the Red Hood" Trailer Online

by Dan Collinson April 20, 2010
Superhero Hype reports that MSN debuted the trailer for the new DC Universe animated movie, Batman: Under the Red Hood. The film will feature the voices of Bruce Greenwood (Star Trek) as Batman, Neil Patrick Harris (Doogie Howser M.D. and How I Met Your Mother) as Nightwing, Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: […]

Anaheim Comic Con 2010: A Chat with Actor Phil LaMarr

by Jeffrey Harrison April 20, 2010
Phil LaMarr is a long-time veteran of animation and acting for the better part of two decades. On the live action end of the spectrum, Phil LaMarr was one of the featured cast members of the sketch comedy series, MADTV, and also appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. In animation, LaMarr has done time in […]

New Video & Stills from "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Ep "Gorillas in our Midst!"

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2010
Warner Bros. Animation has released three new video clips and several stills from “Gorillas in our Midst!”, the newest upcoming episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, which will premiere on Friday, April 16, 2010, at 7:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click on any of the screenshots below to view in full high-definition resolution: