TELETOON Announces October 2009 Highlights

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2009
Canada’s TELETOON has announced its programming highlights for October 2009, with a Halloween and Thanksgiving dominating the month. TELETOON will be giving its “3 Hours of Awesome” programming block a Halloween makeover with healthy helpings of Scooby-Doo, and also adding lots of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck programming for Thanksgiving on October 12. TELETOON at […] Offers Up Animation-Related Exclusives

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2009
Special exclusive behind-the-scenes content from Marvel Animation will be on display on starting today, October 8, 2009. Included will be concept artwork, storyboards, character designs, background artwork, music, videos, and more from many of Marvel’s current animated offerings, including Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Wolverine and the X-Men, and The Super Hero Squad Show. The […]

"Batman: Brave and the Bold" Musical Episode Images and Plot Synopsis

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2009
Cartoon Network has released 3 new images and a plot synopsis for “Mayhem of the Music Meister!”, the upcoming new, all-musical episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Click any image below to enlarge: The network-provided series and episode synopsis follows: BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD (TV-Y-7) Season 2 premieres Friday, Oct. 16, […]

"Super Friends: Season 1, Volume 1" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 7, 2009 reports that Warner is releasing the 1973 version of the Superfriends in Super Friends: Season 1, Volume 1 on DVD January 5, 2010. The show that started it all brings Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman & Robin, and Aquaman for the first time stopping alien beings, misguided scientists, and any bad guy around, while also […]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Batman Beyond”

by Eileen Cruzon October 6, 2009
Work with me on this one. We’re all going to pretend that we’re actively working in the animation industry for a moment. It’s sometime in the mid to late 1990’s. We’re in a meeting, discussing the future of the animated Batman property. We’re going to “freshen up” the franchise with a “teen-aged” Batman. Our demographic […]

Lost in Translation: Looking at the Bruce Timm Style from Animation to Action Figure

by Eileen Cruzon October 6, 2009
Do you have action figures based on animated characters in your collection? Have you ever taken the time to really analyze how well or poorly they’ve been translated from one medium to the other? Is your action figure on model? Does the action figure have moving parts? If so, how articulated is it and how […]

"Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 5, 2009 reports that the 1987 cartoon Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures is coming to DVD in Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures – The Complete Series. Produced by famed cartoonist Ralph Bakshi (creator of Fritz the Cat and Cool World) it chronicles Mike Mouse, a worker at Pearl Pureheart’s factory, but when trouble comes, he becomes […]

"Batman: The Brave and the Bold" Returns to Cartoon Network on October 16, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2009
Cartoon Network has announced that new episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold will begin airing on Friday, October 16, 2009, at 7:30 PM (6:30 Central). It will join Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Ben 10: Alien Force in a Friday-night action-oriented programming block.

Tim Daly on Reprising Superman in "Superman/Batman"; New Video Clip Released

by Ed Liuon September 30, 2009
Warner Brothers Animation has released another press release interview and video clip for the newly released direct-to-video animated movie Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. Tim Daly is the last interview subject, digging into how he auditioned and was cast as Superman more than 13 years ago, the challenges he has portraying the character, his take on working […]

Two New "Superman/Batman: Public Enemies" Video Clips, Stills Released (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon September 28, 2009
On the eve of its release on DVD and Blu-ray disc, Warner Bros. Animation has released a second video clip from Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie based on the graphic novel by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuiness. The new clip pits Superman and Batman against the Silver Banshee, Mr. Freeze, Captain Cold, […]