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Marvel.com Announces Streaming of 1990s "X-Men" Series

by on April 29, 2009
Marvel.com has begun streaming the 1992 X-Men animated series. Episode 1 is available now, with new episodes streaming every Tuesday.

"Iron Man: Armored Adventures" Premiere Strikes the Iron Hot!

by on April 29, 2009
The April 24th premiere of Iron Man: Armored Adventures–based upon the popular comic book character of the same name–scored Nicktoons Network its highest original series premiere ever with boys 6-11, averaging about 125,000 viewers in said demographic. The Nicktoons Network homepage also scored in the six digit range with 239,000 visitors (+389% versus last year) […]

"Superfriends: The Lost Episodes" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 27, 2009
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers will release Superfriends: The Lost Episodes on DVD August 11th. The 2 disc set includes 24 short cartoons that never aired in the United States until the 90s when it aired in The Superman/Batman Adventures. Also included are 2 downloadable Superfriends comics in PDF Format.

New Video Clips from 1990’s "X-Men" Vols. 1 and 2

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2009
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released several video clips from the upcoming release of X-Men Vols. 1 and 2 on DVD: Juggernaut (Vol. 1) Wolverine vs. Morph (Vol. 1) Swampland (Vol. 2) Sinister (Vol. 2) X-Men Vols. 1 and 2 will be released on April 28, 2009. For more details, read Toon Zone News’ […]

TELETOON Retro Announces May 2009 Programming Highlights

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2009
TELETOON has announced their programming highlights for May 2009. TELETOON will be highlighting several family films including Arthur and the Invisibles and Happily N’Ever After, along with new episodes of Total Drama Action, Ben 10: Alien Force, and Iron Man: Armored Adventures. New shows joining the classic cartoons of the TELETOON Retro lineup include Transformers, […]

"Iron Man: Armored Adventures" Survives the Move to High-School

by Ed Liuon April 24, 2009
With super-powers derived from his high-tech exoskeleton, Marvel Comics’ Iron Man is one of the ultimate wish-fulfillment superheroes. It might require Tony Stark’s technical brilliance and multi-billion dollar war chest to build the suit of armor, but if you accept that the armor exists, anybody who puts it on can be Iron Man. It almost […]

PULSE News Talks with Armin Shimerman on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2009
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed actor Armin Shimerman about his upcoming role as the Calculator on the “Night of the Huntress!” episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Shimerman reveals how much of a comic book and science fiction fan he was when he was younger, discusses how he worked with the producers of […]

Disney, Marvel, Nick/Viacom on Top 5 Licensors List

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Disney Consumer Products was the biggest licensing company for 2008, according to License! Global magazine. Their $30 billion in retail sales for 2008 placed them well ahead of the second place finisher Iconix (which manages brands such as Joe Boxer and Candie’s), which made $6.5 billion. Warner Bros. Consumer Products […]

Gametrailers Gives Glimpse at Harley in ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’

by on April 20, 2009
Gametrailers offers a first look at Harley Quinn in the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum video game. (Via Paul Dini @ Twitter)

Nickelodeon Creates Scholarship at CalArts School of Film/Video

by Ed Liuon April 18, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced the creation of the Nickelodeon Endowed Scholarship in Animation in Honor of Jules Engel at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) School of Film/Video. The scholarship will be open to students in the Character and Experimental Animation Programs, and is the first corporate-endowed scholarship at the institution. The scholarship is named […]