Marvel Animation Age Talks with Greg Johnson on "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has spoken with Greg Johnson, Marvel Animation veteran and screenwriter for the upcoming animated direct-to-video movie Planet Hulk. Among other topics, Johnson discusses how he came to join the project, the difficulties in adapting the large graphic novel for a 70-minute animated movie, how the movie compares to the other projects […]

Mark Hamill is the Red Skull in Next New "Super Hero Squad Show"

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2010
Marvel has announced that this Saturday, January 30, the newest episode of The Super Hero Squad Show will guest-star the Red Skull, whose voice will be provided by Mark Hamill. According to the synopsis, Doctor Doom decides to thaw out his villain idol, the Red Skull, on Captain America’s birthday, precipitating the expected mayhem and […]

Andrea Romano on Voice Directing "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2010
Warner Home Video has released another press release interview to promote Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. Andrea Romano is the latest subject in the hot seat, discussing what it was like to work with actors such as James Woods, Mark Harmon, William Baldwin, Chris Noth, Gina Torres, and Bruce Davison. Justice League: Crisis on […]

Word Balloon Interviews James Tucker & Michael Jelenic on "Batman: Brave & the Bold"

by Ed Liuon January 21, 2010
The Word Balloon podcast has interviewed James Tucker and Michael Jelenic, producers of Batman: The Brave and the Bold on Cartoon Network. Among other topics, the pair discuss their different backgrounds and approaches to comic book superheroes and briefly discuss some upcoming guest stars and plot lines on the show.

Toonzone Presents: New "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Video Clip

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2010
Toonzone News is proud to present a new video clip from Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the new direct-to-video movie coming to DVD and Blu-ray disc from Warner Home Video on February 23, 2010. Click the image below to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– For more details, check out our earlier coverage: “Justice […]

Bruce Timm on Animating the Spectre for "DC Showcase"

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2010 has posted an exclusive interview with Bruce Timm on the “DC Showcase” animated short films which will be inaugurated with “The Spectre,” coming on the Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths direct-to-video animated movie. Among other topics, Timm discusses why the Spectre was chosen for the shorts, the reasons behind many of the artistic […]

Steve Gordon on Scrapped "Ultimate Avengers vs. Ultimate X-Men" DTV

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has posted an interview with artist Steve E. Gordon discussing recent artwork posted on Gordon’s weblog from an abandoned Ultimate Avengers vs. Ultimate X-Men direct-to-video animated project. Gordon discusses the origins and ultimate demise of the project, the artistic inspirations he had for his designs, the difference between his work on […]

Boomerang Hosts Scooby-Doo Marathon on January 18, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2010
Boomerang will present a 10-movie marathon of The New Scooby-Doo Movies on Monday, January 18, 2010, with each hour-long episode showcasing a new guest star. Among the guests include animated versions of real people, including Sonny and Cher, Phyllis Diller, and the Harlem Globetrotters; as well as other stars from Hanna-Barbera animated series, such as […]

Cartoon Universe: Introduction

by Matthew Williamson January 13, 2010
We all live in a cartoon universe. Think about it – animation is almost omnipresent in our daily lives.  One of the nation’s largest media companies is, at its heart, an animation studio.  Japan’s image is now associated with its certain kind of animation.  And America’s most recognizable and admired man is not the president, […]

New Images Released from DC Showcase Short "The Spectre"

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2010
Warner Home Video has released the following three stills from “The Spectre,” the first short in the “DC Showcase” initiative of short films starring favorite characters from the library of DC Comics. Click on any image to enlarge: The Spectre makes his animated debut as the title character in the inaugural entry within the DC […]