Cartoon Network Orders Season of "Marvel Super Hero Squad"

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2009
Variety is reporting that Cartoon Network has acquired a full 26-episode season of Marvel Super Hero Squad, bringing some of its most iconic superheroes to the screen in late 2009. Voice talent will include Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Steve Blum, and Grey Delisle. Alan Fine, Simon Phillips and Eric S. Rollman will serve as executive […]

Marvel Animation Age Talks with Kaare Andrews on "Hulk Vs." Cover Art

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2009
The Marvel Animation Age has spoken with artist Kaare Andrews about his covers for the Hulk Vs. direct-to-video movie, digging into how he got the assignment to do the cover, what he aims for when he is putting a cover together, and his feelings about the movie. The article also includes several pieces of concept […]

World’s Finest Online Catches Up with Matt Wayne on "Brave & Bold" Comic

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2009
The World’s Finest Online has spoken with writer Matt Wayne about his work in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold tie-in comic book. Wayne is the regular writer for the comic book, saying that, “After a dark ‘n gritty Batman for my entire adult life, it’s great to see a superhero back where the […]

Newsarama Interviews Steve Blum on Being "Wolverine For Life"

by Ed Liuon February 13, 2009
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has spoken with voice actor Steve Blum about his career and his current status as “Wolverine for Life,” appearing in the Hulk Vs. direct-to-video movie and the series Wolverine and the X-Men. Topics discussed are how he broke into the voice acting business, the breadth of his roles, how being TOM for […]

Batman: Brave & the Bold "Return of the Fearsome Fangs!" Clips & Videos

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present new video clips and stills from “Return of the Fearsome Fangs!”, the new episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold that premieres on Friday, February 20, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): <!– <!– <!– Click […]

New York Comic Con 2009: Complete On-Site Coverage and Photo Gallery

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to be back at the 2009 New York Comic Con for the best animation-related news on the Internet. Stay tuned for continuing coverage live from the Con all weekend long. Links to all of Toon Zone’s coverage so far can be found here, or by searching for “NYCC2009,” and make […]

PR: Buena Vista Home Entertainment Announces "Marvel X-Men: Vols. 1 and 2"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2009
Marvel X-Men: Volume 1 & 2 Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment Story: Experience the classic Marvel® legacy as the X-Men animated series finally explodes onto DVD for the first time. Featuring stories adapted directly from the original comic books, this collection is a piece of Marvel history and a must-have for every X-Men fan. Discover […]

"Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends DVD": Appreciating The 80’s

by on February 9, 2009
Despite the popularity of the show, its title character, and the current boom for nostalgia on DVD, Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends has been shockingly absent on disc. This is all the more surprising as there have been three golden opportunities (the three Spider-Man movies) in the last few years to release it. At last, […]

NYCC2009: Marvel and BET’s "Black Panther" Panel Report

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2009
There was no Black Panel at this year’s New York Comic Con, but there was an entire “Marvel and BET: Black Panther” panel, dedicated to “all things Black Panther,” according to Reginald Hudlin, the longtime writer of Marvel’s Black Panther comic book, former head of BET, and writer and executive producer of the upcoming Black […]

NYCC2009: The "Wonder Woman" DTV Panel Report

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2009
Immediately after the world premiere of the Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie, the New York Comic Con hosted a panel discussion with director Lauren Montgomery, producer Bruce Timm, and writer Michael Jelenic, led by DC Sr. VP of Creative Affairs Gregory Noveck. Noveck reminded the audience that Wonder Woman would be released on March 3, […]