“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Season 6 Coming February 2014 in Germany

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014 has picked up a press release from German TV network Super RTL that episodes from the sixth season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will begin airing on February 15, 2014. The same report also includes descriptions of some of the unaired episodes pulled from other sources. Lucasfilm has not commented on the press […]

ABC Sets Up “Toy Story That Time Forgot” for Christmas 2014

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014
Variety reports that ABC is scheduling a new Toy Story half-hour special for Christmas 2014. In Toy Story That Time Forgot, a post-Christmas play date for the toys turns strange when a group of action figures turns “dangerously delusional.” Cast members reprising their roles from the movies, Toy Story shorts, and last year’s Toy Story […]


“Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 1: The Super Powered Black Box” Coming To UK DVD This February

by Grant Whiteon January 24, 2014
The first volume of Power Rangers Super Samurai, the mid-series upgrade of the latest incarnation of Saban’s long running hit series, will be coming to DVD in the UK Monday 17th February. Subtitled ‘The Super Powered Black Box’, the disc will contain 8 full episodes of the series which airs on Nickelodeon and Channel 5, […]

Homer To Go For Some Duff For Super Bowl Themed Couch Gag

by Alex Beanon January 24, 2014
The Super Bowl is a little over a week away but part of the “The Simpsons” opening couch gag scene for the pre-Super Bowl January 26 episode comes from a 2006 promo and will reveal Homer trying to reach a six-pack of Duff beer which has become stuck on some overhead wires and Homer repeatedly […]


Marvel Brings Deathlok And Lorelei To S.H.I.E.L.D.

by Alex Beanon January 24, 2014
Marvel comics characters Deathlok and Lorelei will be making appearances on “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. beginning next month. The cyborg Deathlok will emerge from the current character Mike Peterson [J. August Richards] while Lorelei [the younger sister of Amora the Enchantress, in case you’re keeping score at home] comes from the Asgardian world of Thor and […]
Animator Michael Sporn taken in 2010.

Michael Sporn, Animator, 1946 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
Independent animator Michael Barrier reports on the passing of fellow animator Michael Sporn on January 19, 2014, at the age of 67 due to pancreatic cancer. Sporn’s career in animation was heralded by a powerful interest in the medium from a very young age, thanks to several then-new how-to books on animation published in the […]

Hal Sutherland

Hal Sutherland, Co-Founder of Filmation, 1929 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
The Saturday Morning Historical Reenactment Society weblog has noted the passing of Hal Sutherland on January 16, 2014, due to health complications from a gall bladder issue. Sutherland began his career in animation in 1954 working with Disney on Sleeping Beauty, before moving on to Larry Harmon Pictures where he met Lou Schiemer. The pair […]

Arrow – Blind Spot – Season 2, Episode 11

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
Synopsis: Laurel is without access to the NSA database or Google and asks Oliver/Arrow to perform background check on her new date, the mayor, Sebastian Blood – only things go awry as they always seem to do in Starling City. Details: It’s a Laurel-centric episode but we begin with Seb Blood paying a little visit […]


Archer – A Kiss While Dying – Season 5, Episode 2

by Alex Beanon January 21, 2014
Synopsis: Now that ISIS is no longer even a rogue agency they have to make money so Archer, Lana, Pam and a ton of cocaine travel to Miami for a drug deal that goes awry – beginning with a mismatched fondue set and ending with fake deaths and counterfeit cash. Details: ISIS – or the […]

Review: “Good Luck Girl” – Feelin’ Lucky, Anime Fan?

by macattackon January 21, 2014
The term “born lucky” has been around for a long time, so it’s kind of amazing no anime series has attempted to take the term and run with it to its natural conclusion: that being born lucky will somehow decide the fate of the world. Finally, one anime has, and that is Good Luck Girl! Good […]