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"Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack" Premieres on Cartoon Network June 5, 2008

by Ed Liuon May 7, 2008
Cartoon Network’s newest animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack will be premiering on June 5, 2008, at 8:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The series centers on young Flapjack, an impressionable young boy who lives in the mouth of a whale named Bubbie. Flapjack gains an insatiable thirst for adventure after rescuing an old pirate named Captain […]

PR: Oh Buoy! Cartoon Network to Premiere The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

by Matt Hazudaon May 7, 2008
Cartoon Network invites kids to take a trip to the extraordinary sea village of Stormalong Harbor with a kooky, adventure-seeking kid named Flapjack as it premieres the original new animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack on Thursday, June 5, at 8:30 p.m. (ET, PT). The comedy series is centered upon the lives of an […]

"Hollywood Reporter" Gives Details on "Marvel Super Hero Squad"

by Ed Liuon May 7, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter has provided some details for Marvel Super Hero Squad, a new animated series from Marvel Entertainment aimed at 6- to 8-year olds. The series will be produced by Film Roman, and feature top Marvel superhero icons living in a caricatured Super Hero City. The first season will consist of 26 episodes to […]

"Batman Strikes!" Comic to End with Issue #50

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2008
The World’s Finest Online has confirmed that DC Comics’ The Batman Strikes! comic book will be ending with issue #50, shipping in October 2008. The comic book was a tie-in for The Batman animated series, and is being cancelled to make way for a new tie-in comic book to link with the new Batman: The […]

Engineering The Excellent: Greg Johnson Talks 'Iron Man'

by Stuon May 6, 2008
With Iron Man season one reaching new levels of mediocrity in animation, Marvel revamped the show and replaced the existing staff with an all new crew, resulting in a huge renovation for the show. But how do you rework a show this bad? The Marvel Animation Age/Toon Zone News caught up with writer/story editor Greg […]

Marvel Q1 2008 Profit of $45.2M; "Avengers" Movie and More DTV News

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2008
Marvel Entertainment Inc. reported First Quarter 2008 results of a $45.2 million profit (PDF format), a slight slip from the $46.8 million profit of the same period in the previous year. Some upcoming animation projects were updated in the report (compared to the Fourth Quarter 2007 earnings announcement news): Wolverine and the X-Men, Iron Man: […]

"Iron Man": I'm With Iron Man, And You Should Be Too

by Chad Boninon May 3, 2008
Traditionally, Iron Man has been one of those second tier superheroes. He’s not Captain America, he’s not Batman (although he can be a startling parallel); nor is he a mutant or alien who gets his powers from some outside source. He’s Tony Stark, a womanizing, borderline alcoholic … genius. Same with the casting of Robert […]

Alan Burnett Aims at Deadshot in "Batman: Gotham Knight"

by Maxie Zeuson May 1, 2008
Long-time fans of Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and The Batman know Alan Burnett as one of the key players in the Dark Knight’s recent animated history. Burnett extends his association with the character in this summer’s upcoming DVD release Batman: Gotham Knight by penning the “Deadshot” segment and acting as story editor on […]

PR: Alan Burnett Discusses "Batman: Gotham Knight"

by Maxie Zeuson May 1, 2008
Alan Burnett has spent more consecutive years “in the Batcave” than anyone in animation history. Deadshot readies to fire on Batman during their battle inside a subway tunnel in “Batman Gotham Knight.” Not counting his stint on “Super Friends” in 1983, Burnett has constantly helped bring the Batman’s legacy to animation since 1991 – when […]

PR: Peter MacNicol on Being Doc Ock

by Maxie Zeuson May 1, 2008
The next time you drop the “I’m too busy” excuse for some undone deed, consider the career of Peter MacNicol. Over the past year, MacNicol could be found pulling the unheard-of simultaneous double duty as a core cast member in two hit primetime television series – “24” and “Numb3rs” – and was still able to […]