"Saturday Morning Cartoons" Vol. 2 Coming in October

by SB20xxon August 3, 2009
Updated 8/3/09 According to Home Theater Forum, the second volumes of Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960’s and 1970’s come to DVD on 10/27/09 for $26.99 each. Both sets will contain two discs and special features include Saturday Morning Previews similar to the first volumes’. A listing of episodes for both sets are as follows: 1960’s: – […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Complete On-Site Coverage (UPDATED 08/03 00:15 EDT)

by Ed Liuon August 3, 2009
The famed San Diego Comic-Con International is underway for its 2009 iteration, and Toon Zone News’ Jeffrey “TheVileOne” Harris is there. Stay tuned for continuing coverage live from San Diego Comic-Con all weekend long. Links to all our coverage so far can be found here, and by a search on the news for “SDCC2009.” July […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Marvel Animation Frank Paur and Craig Kyle Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 31, 2009
For our second session with the Marvel Animation team in San Diego, Toon Zone participated in a round table including writers Greg Johnson and Craig Kyle, the writers of the Wolverine And The X-Men show.  Craig Kyle has also written many of the Marvel Studios/Lionsgate direct to DVD animated features with Johnson and also Chris […]

TELETOON Announces September 2009 Programming Highlights

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2009
TELETOON has announced the programming highlights for the TELETOON network in September 2009. Four new series will be debuting in the fall: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (the feature film and seasons 1 and 2 of the series), Majority Rules, Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5, and The Super Hero Squad Show, while 6TEEN will begin […]

San Diego Comic Con 2009: Marvel Animation – Steve Blum And Chris Yost Interview Session

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
Following the Marvel Animation panel showcasing some excellent looking upcoming animated projects from the House of Ideas, Toon Zone was able to catch up with superstar voice actor, Steven Blum, and Marvel Animation writer, Chris Yost.  Steven Blum currently voices Wolverine in just about every Marvel animation or video game project.  Chris Yost is one […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 30, 2009
On Friday of the Comic Con, Toon Zone was given the chance to speak with the cast and crew of the hit animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold, which will soon begin its second season. The roundtable press sessions took place following the panel for the show. Please note a minor spoiler warning […]

"Green Lantern: First Flight" – Code Four on the Outer Space Beat

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2009
Although he’s never had the same degree of name recognition amongst the general public as Superman or Batman, DC Comics’ Green Lantern is still one of the A-list superheroes in the DC stable. At least part of the reason why is the powerful wish-fulfillment aspect of the character: it is easy to imagine being granted […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2009: “Green Lantern: First Flight” Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison July 29, 2009
Following the sneak preview of Green Lantern:  First Flight on Thursday at Comic-Con, the following day, members of the press were given access to select members of the cast and crew in attendance at the convention including the movie’s director Lauren Montgomery, voice over director Andrea Romano, voice actress , and producer Bruce Timm.  Please […]

SDCC2009: X-Men and Blade Getting the Marvel Anime Treatment

by Jeffrey Harrison July 28, 2009
For the Marvel Animation panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, Warren Ellis, the leading story and scenario writer for the upcoming Marvel Anime projects being co-produced with Studio Madhouse for Iron Man and Wolverine, also revealed that there would be four total anime co-productions with Studio Madhouse and Marvel and that Iron Man and Wolverine […]

Christopher Meloni on Being Hal Jordan for "Green Lantern: First Flight"

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2009
On the eve of the release of Green Lantern: First Flight, Warner Brothers Animation has released a press release interview with Christopher Meloni, who lends his acting talents to bring lead character Hal Jordan/Green Lantern to life. Among other topics, Meloni discusses how he approached Hal Jordan, the helpful feedback he got from some friends […]