CBR: Cheryl Hines, Tom Kenny, Grey Delisle on "Super Hero Squad Show" Roles (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2010
Comic Book Resources has interviewed Cheryl Hines on being a guest-star for the two-part season finale of Marvel’s Super Hero Squad Show. Hines will play Stardust, a herald of Galactus who is seeking to prepare the Earth for her master’s dining pleasure. Among other topics, Hines discusses how she ended up on the show, what […]

"Kick Buttowski": Lame Ass

by Maxie Zeuson February 15, 2010
Dear Walt Disney Television, In consulting the internet, I find that provides only thirty-three direct synonyms for the word “mediocre.” Is it your intention to churn out animated series that are … deep breath … “characterless, colorless, indifferent, inferior, insignificant, mean, of poor quality, pedestrian, undistinguished, uninspired” and “vanilla” until I have exhausted the […]

Toonzone Presents: "Super Hero Squad" Season Finale Sneak Preview Video Clip

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2010
Marvel has released a special sneak preview of the upcoming season finale to The Super Hero Squad Show, which is set to premiere on Cartoon Network this Saturday, February 13, 2010, at 7:30 PM (Eastern): In addition, several stills from the episode have also been released. Click on any thumbnail below to enlarge: The official […]

"Rin: Daughters Of Mnemosyne" Stabbed Through The Heart, And You’re To Thank

by Chad Boninon February 10, 2010
What do you do when you’re immortal? If you’re Rin and Mimi, you open up a private detective firm, using the centuries of knowledge at your disposal. Rin does the legwork and usually gets blown apart as she tries to save a client, while Mimi takes a digital dive through the ever-advancing world of hacking […]

Next DC Direct-to-Video: "Batman: Under the Red Hood"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2010
The Los Angeles Times‘ Hero Complex weblog has revealed that the next DC direct-to-video animated movie will be Batman: Under the Red Hood. The movie will adapt the recent storyline from the 2005 Batman comics written by Judd Winick, who is also apparently writing the screenplay to the movie. Brandon Vietti is named as the […]

"Halo Legends" Premieres in San Francisco on February 10, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2010
Halo Legends, the upcoming direct-to-video animated anthology film from Warner Home Video and Microsoft’s 343 Industries, will get its premiere at the AMC Metreon in San Francisco, CA, on February 10, 2010. Halo development director Frank O’Connor will be available after the screening for a Q&A session with attendees of the screening. A limited number […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Premieres in NY and LA Feb 16 & 18, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2010
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths will premiere at the Paley Center for Media in New York and Los Angeles on February 16 and 18, 2010, respectively. At both premieres, a panel with the filmmakers and voice cast will follow. A limited number of free tickets are available to fans, who must RSVP at […]

Cartoon Universe: Monkey, Not Truck: Why Beast Wars is Great

by Matthew Williamson February 4, 2010
Beast Wars Transformers is one of those rare, near-perfect cartoons that pop up seemingly out of nowhere to become classics.  It’s quite possibly one of the best shows of the 1990s, combining unexpectedly deep scripting with fun, nuanced animation that was cutting edge for its time.  The characters feel real, their conflicts seem intimate, and […]

Marvel Animation Age Talks with Frank Paur on "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has spoken with Frank Paur, supervising director for the new direct-to-video movie Planet Hulk. In the interview, Paur discusses why the story was a natural for animation, what his role was during production, the hardest part of translating a 12-issue story into a 70-minute movie, how he approaches directing, and more. […]

New Video Clip from "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" – "Last Hope"

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
Warner Home Video has released another video clip from Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services on February 23, 2010. In the clip, the Lex Luthor of Earth-2 details the reign of terror of his world’s Crime Syndicate to the Justice League: <!– […]