PULSE News Talks with Armin Shimerman on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed actor Armin Shimerman about his upcoming role as the Calculator on the “Night of the Huntress!” episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Shimerman reveals how much of a comic book and science fiction fan he was when he was younger, discusses how he worked with the producers of […]

Disney, Marvel, Nick/Viacom on Top 5 Licensors List

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Disney Consumer Products was the biggest licensing company for 2008, according to License! Global magazine. Their $30 billion in retail sales for 2008 placed them well ahead of the second place finisher Iconix (which manages brands such as Joe Boxer and Candie’s), which made $6.5 billion. Warner Bros. Consumer Products […]

Gametrailers Gives Glimpse at Harley in ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’

by Craig Crumptonon April 20, 2009
Gametrailers offers a first look at Harley Quinn in the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum video game. (Via Paul Dini @ Twitter)

Nickelodeon Creates Scholarship at CalArts School of Film/Video

by Ed Liuon April 18, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced the creation of the Nickelodeon Endowed Scholarship in Animation in Honor of Jules Engel at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) School of Film/Video. The scholarship will be open to students in the Character and Experimental Animation Programs, and is the first corporate-endowed scholarship at the institution. The scholarship is named […]

New Stills & Clips of "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Episode "Night of the Huntress!"

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present two new video clips and 25 new stills from “Night of the Huntress!”, the new episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold which will premiere on May 1, 2009. Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): <!– <!– You may also right-click on either of […]

"The Zeta Project": Not Quite Batman, But Still in a League of Its Own

by Peter Paltridgeon April 16, 2009
The Zeta Project is a Batman Beyond spinoff, but you would never guess that from watching the show itself. Aside from a few shared futuristic elements, it has virtually nothing thematically in common with Batman. In fact, it’s the only “DC Universe” cartoon not based on a previously existing comic book. The show is very […]

MTV Hosts Clip from "Wolverine and the X-Men" DVD

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2009
MTV’s Splash Page weblog has posted a video clip from the upcoming Wolverine and the X-Men: Heroes Return DVD, which will be released on April 21, 2009. The DVD will contain the first three episodes of the new TV series, and will also include a commentary track by Craig Kyle and Greg Johnson, a second […]

Warner Bros. Animation Releases Images of New Mural, Unveiling Event

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2009
Warner Bros. Animation has issued a press release and several images of the new mural at the Warner Bros. Studio building: (click image above to enlarge (1920×1016), or click here for a mega-sized version (3465×1833)) The mural was unveiled at a special celebration of the studio’s 80-year legacy on April 7, 2009, at an event […]

"Green Lantern: First Flight" Trailer Available

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2009
Warner Home Video has made the trailer for Green Lantern: First Flight available for viewing on YouTube: Green Lantern: First Flight stars Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: SVU) as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, and is directed by Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman). Note that the trailer above only states a “Summer 2009” release date; the new direct-to-video […]

Newsarama Interviews Jeff Bennett on Being the Joker

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2009
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed actor Jeff Bennett about his role as the Joker on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Bennett discusses how the current environment for voice actors resembles the one when he began working in the industry, how he landed the role of the Joker, who his inspirations are […]