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"JC" Critics Reiterate Criticisms

A group of TV and religious watchdogs reiterated their criticisms of the planned Comedy Central animated series JC this morning, though most of them stopped short of calling for a boycott, according to a blogger who participated in a media conference call with the group. Most of the remarks by the organizers of the Coalition […]

"Futurama" Sixth Season Gets Debut Date

Futurama‘s sixth season will make its Comedy Central debut on Thursday, June 24, at 10:00pm, the network says. The season premiere, “Rebirth,” will leave the delivery crew members reduced to skeletons and at the mercy of the Professor’s experimental re-birth device. The second episode will find Leela and Zapp Brannigan stranded, alone and naked, on […]

Dave Willis Answers Five Questions

Hero Complex has five questions for Aqua Teen Hunger Force co-creator Dave Willis. It also has his answers, and they actually have something to do with the questions.

Group Urges Ad Boycott of "JC"

A group of TV watchdogs is urging advertisers to boycott JC, an animated comedy in development at Comedy Central, should it ever reach the air, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Coalition Against Religious Bigotry (CARB) includes Brent Bozell of the Media Research Center, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, Bill Donohue of the […]

"Peanuts 1970's Collection Vol. 2" - The Late 70's Were Good to You, Charlie Brown

The Peanuts 1970′s Collection Vol. 2 collects six more Peanuts TV specials from the back-half of the decade, giving each the same careful audio and video remastering as on previous sets. These specials were among the best American animation you’d be able to find in the 1970′s, and that’s not meant to be damning with […]

"Dragonball Z Kai" Volume 1: Is It Still Over 9000?

The mighty Saiyans have landed on Earth, and it’s up to the Z Warriors to face off against the otherworldly aggressors. With Goku dying in the initial skirmish, his son and allies must prepare for the upcoming battle, while he trains in the afterlife for his fated battle. Twenty years ago this battle was fought […]

"Iron Man": If You Love the Movies, You'll Moderately Enjoy the Cartoon Series

Although Iron Man’s popularity has gotten a boost from the recent movies starring Robert Downey Jr., he has always been one of the big guns in the Marvel Comics stable. Rather than drape himself in brightly colored spandex, Iron Man dons high tech armor equipped with an array of different powers, making him one of […]

Top 5 Martial Arts Fights of Animation

Hit with emotional content! Below, we’ve selected our picks for the Top 5 Animated Martial Arts Fights. Our main standard for judgment was that these fights had to work as both “Animation” and “Martial Arts.” It wasn’t enough for a bout to be well-choreographed and well-animated if it could have been done as well or […]

"Hong Kong Phooey": Kanine Kung-Fu

Rummaging through the 1970s for good Saturday morning cartoons is like rummaging through a plague-rat-infested garbage heap for old Twinkies: Even if you don’t get bitten and infected by something disgusting; even if you don’t come out needing a tetanus shot; and even if you actually find what you’re looking for, well … The thing […]

Comedy Central Preps New Toons; "Futurama" Returns

Comedy Central’s development slate for 2010-2011 includes three new animated comedies and the return of Futurama, the network announced yesterday. The half-hour animated comedy JC has Jesus Christ trying to escape from the shadow of his “all-powerful yet apathetic” father by returning to Earth and living in New York City. Brian Boyle of American Dad […]

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