South Park Loses Power…And Goth Kids

by Alex Beanon October 16, 2013
If you were tuning in to watch this week’s newest episode of South Park, “Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers”, then good luck, because it would probably require some sort of unknown alien superpowers – and if you possess those, “South Park” might not be your top priority. Instead, you will be seeing “Scott […]

Review: “Toy Story of Terror” is Frighteningly Fun

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2013
I’m one of what feels like a half-dozen people on Earth who really didn’t like Toy Story 3 all that much, and at least one reason why was because it raised an interesting question (“what happens to the toys when Andy grows up?”) and then stalled on answering it for about an hour just so […]


NYCC 2013: What Time Is It? The “Adventure Time” Panel Writeup Time!!

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2013
You know how you can tell that Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time is a hit? This is the line for the New York Comic Con panel, a good 15 minutes before it was scheduled to begin: And that’s not the end of it. It kept going, for what felt like miles: The standing-room-only crowd was treated […]

Encyclopedia Brown: The Case Of The Missing Movie

by Alex Beanon October 15, 2013
Author Donald J. Sobol wrote the “Encyclopedia Brown” boy detective novel series that became popular in the 1960s and 1970s and eventually became a television series – albeit short-lived – on HBO in 1989. Now the series – about a teenage boy with encyclopedic knowledge who solves crimes with the help of a police chief […]


CLIP: “Teen Titans Go!” Episode “Starfire the Terrible” Premiering Oct 16, 2013

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following clips and stills from “Starfire the Terrible,” the next premiere episode of Teen Titans Go! set to debut on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at 7:30 PM (ET/PT), on Cartoon Network. Click any image below to enlarge: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Starfire turns evil so she can become Robin’s arch enemy […]

NYCC 2013: Toonzone Interviews “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Executive Producer Ciro Nieli

by Todd DuBoison October 15, 2013
As a director on Teen Titans, Transformers Animated and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as well as the creator and director of Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Ciro Nieli is no stranger to bringing heroes to life in animation. But in the role of an Executive Producer on Nickelodeon’s ongoing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles […]


NYCC 2013: Cosplay and Batusi Project Gallery (Day 4)

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2013
You know, Sunday used to be the mellow, more relaxed day at New York Comic Con. This year, it seemed like there were more people at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning than on Saturday. Much-abridged cosplay and Batusi Project galleries today, plus a new entry in my “Superhero Downtime” series, supplemented by Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois’ […]

NYCC 2013: The Batusi Project (Day 2)

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2013
The Batusi project continues, with some more celebrity Batusi (courtesy of our friends at Nickelodeon) and more Batusi cosplay than you can shake a stick at. I will freely admit that some of these cosplays were photographed strictly so I could get them doing the Batusi, but other than the Stormtrooper, I’m not going to […]


NYCC 2013: Day 3 Cosplay Gallery

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2013
Saturday is always an insane day at New York Comic Con, and it seems like the best costumes come out. Here’s a selection of different cosplayers who turned out for the day, with some new entries in my “Superhero Downtime” series, my first ever group shoot, and a photoshoot with cosplayer extraordinaire GillyKins. Apologies in […]

NYCC 2013: The “Star Wars Rebels” Panel

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2013
Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo presided over a packed auditorium for the New York Comic Con 2013 panel for Star Wars Rebels. The series will is set 14 years after the events of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and 5 years before Episode IV: A New Hope, bridging the prequel trilogy and original trilogy of films. […]