You play with a universally loved property at your peril, since any fiddling will usually send fanboys into a frenzy. Loonatics Unleashed did just that when it was first announced six months ago. Now that the premiere is upon us, animation fans all over the Internet will be asking the same question: “Is it any […]
Six months after it was announced—six months after massive mainstream news coverage; anguished message board and blog posts; Internet petitions; scatological animated parodies; collisions with sex-toy manufacturers and Dutch character designers—six months after a near-riot, in other words, Loonatics Unleashed finally sees the light of day and reveals itself as… just another lousy action cartoon. […]
Writer J. Torres was able to provide Toon Zone News and The World’s Finest with info on upcoming issues of the popular Teen Titans Go! and his fill-in issue on The Batman Strikes!. “We’ve got a couple more ‘split’ issues planned like #22,” says Torres. “I don’t think I can name the artists just yet, […]
The cover art to The Batman Strikes! #15, a tie-in to the upcoming animated home video movie The Batman Versus Dracula, is now up at Legions of Gotham. The Batman Strikes! #15 will hit shelves on Nov. 2nd, while The Batman Versus Dracula will street beforehand on Oct. 18th. Click here for an interview with […]
Michael Uslan, producer for numerous live-action and animated Batman projects, will be honored by Indiana University and the city of Bloomington, Indiana, for “Batman Week in Bloomington” from September 12 – 16. The 30,000 comics and graphic novels that Uslan has donated to Indiana University’s Lilly Library will be the core of a special exhibition […]
The Hollywood Reporter says that Marvel, now called Marvel Entertainment, will today announce its name change and will divulge that superheroes Captain America, the Avengers, Nick Fury, Black Panther, Ant-Man, Cloak & Dagger, Dr. Strange, Hawkeye, Power Pack, and Shang-Chi will be made into movies. Click the link for more information.
Comic writer Frank Miller recently spoke to Now Playing Magazine about his thoughts on Batman Begins, the summer blockbuster partially based off his definitive Batman origin tale Batman: Year One. Batman Begins is the third movie this year to be based off his comic work, others being the hit Sin City and the box-office bomb […]