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"Planet Hulk" Preview Screening in NY and LA on January 14, 2010

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2009
Marvel Entertainment, Newsarama, and New York Comic Con will be hosting a special bi-coastal preview screening for the direct-to-video movie Planet Hulk on January 14, 2010. The screenings will be held at the New York and Los Angeles branches of the Paley Center for Media at 6:30 (local time at both locations) with signings with […]

The X-Men Hero Up on "Super Hero Squad Show" on December 19, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2009
Marvel has announced that the X-Men will guest star on the newest episode of The Super Hero Squad Show, which will premiere on Cartoon Network on Saturday, December 19, 2009, at 7:30 PM (Eastern). Shawn Ashmore will reprise his role as Iceman from the live-action films. The full press release follows: X(-Men) Mark The Spot […]

William Baldwin on Voicing the Dark Knight for "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2009
Actor William Baldwin is the latest subject of a press release interview from Warner Home Video in conjunction with the upcoming release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths on DVD and Blu-ray disc. Baldwin is the latest actor to portray Batman, and in the interview, he discusses how close he came to being a […]

Cartoon Network Announces 2009 Holiday Programming Schedule

by Ed Liuon December 15, 2009
Cartoon Network has announced its slate of holiday themed programming beginning Monday, December 14, 2009, and running through December 25, 2009. Highlights include longtime classics like How the Grinch Stole Christmas and various Hanna-Barbera specials; Cartoon Network original series Christmas episodes such as the Powerpuff Girls and Johnny Bravo; and new Christmas episodes from Batman: […]

World’s Finest Interviews Landry Walker on "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Comics

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2009
The World’s Finest has interviewed Landry Walker on his work writing for the Batman: The Brave and the Bold tie-in comic book. Among other topics, Walker discusses how he and his writing partner Eric Jones landed the assignment, his favorite moments from the TV series, the challenges for writing all-ages comics, and some of his […]

"Batman: Arkham Asylum" Video Game Sequel Announced

by Dan Collinson December 13, 2009
Superhero Hype reports that a sequel to the hit video game Batman: Arkham Asylum is in development right now. Warner Bros. Interactive will team up with Rocksteady Studios to create a sequel in which the game expands to the streets of Gotham City. The game will be introduced sometime next year. The teaser trailer was […]

January 2010 TELETOON Highlights Include Debut of "Batman the Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2009
TELETOON has announced programming highlights for January 2010, with the highlight being the debut of Batman the Animated Series on the TELETOON Retro network beginning on January 9, 2010. Other highlights include the premieres of Chaotic: Secrets of the Lost City and Chicken Run on TELETOON and episodes of Futurama and King of the Hill […]

Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu on Co-Directing "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2009
Warner Home Video has released a press release interview with Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu (no relation), the two co-directors of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest direct-to-video animated movie coming on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 23, 2010. The subjects (interviewed separately) answer questions on what it was like to work […]

FUNimation to Release "Guardians of Luna"

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2009
FUNimation and CyberGraphix Animation have signed an agreement that will lead to the release of the animated film Guardians of Luna on DVD. The film is currently in development with Michael Reaves (Batman the Animated Series, Gargoyles) as story editor and Cindy H. Yamauchi (Black Lagoon, Naruto: The Movie, Akira) as character designer. Production of […]

Toons of the 2000s: DVD and Digital Distribution – Part 1

by on December 4, 2009
You are reading Part 1 of DVD and Digital Distribution. Part 1 | 2 | 3 | Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro.   In the halcyon days of the 1990s, die-hard fans of cartoons had to subsist only on what the networks fed them. Online petitions were formed to get Cartoon Network to pick up He-Man and the Masters […]