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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season 8 is Shell-Shockingly Mediocre

I was enough of a comic book fan at the time to get the joke when the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comics by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird hit the scene, but even then I was never sure if the joke could sustain itself. I was definitely a little bit too old to have […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 6 Vol. 1 Announced

Nick’s long-running animated hit, SpongeBob SquarePants, will continue on DVD with the first volume of season six. Its street date is 12/8/09, and runs 265 minutes. Featurettes include: “The SpongeBob History Song”, “Balloons”, “Juiceman”, “Traffic”, and “The Outfit”. The price hasn’t yet been announced. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

Toon Zone goes to Dragon*Con: Day One -- Adult Swim Panels

Toon Zone is pleased to offer a collection of news highlights from Adult Swim’s “Dragon Panel II” and Squidbillies panels on Friday, 9.04 at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA. (Additional details and commentary on all these shows as well as a full convention report (including photos) will be available soon via the Toon Zone Blog.) New […]

"Diego's Arctic Rescue" Debuts on Nickelodeon on Sept 18, 2009

Nickelodeon has announced a new hour-long Go, Diego Go! special set to debut on Friday, September 18, 2009, at 10:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific). In “Diego’s Arctic Rescue,” Diego and his friend Baby Jaguar are visiting the Arctic Wildlife Rescue Center when they are called on to help a brace of stranded baby polar bears. Dora the […]

"Moonlight Mile" Complete First Season is One Very Small Step for Animated Sci-Fi

One of the more interesting premises underlying the anime series Moonlight Mile is that the next generation of astronauts will not be fighter pilots and astrophysicists, but construction workers. This makes Moonlight Mile comparable to the series Planetes, which used mundane hues to color the exotic by centering on interstellar garbage men. Moonlight Mile‘s hard […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 2 Premieres on October 2, 2009

Cartoon Network has announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will return to the air on October 2, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) with the episode “Rise of the Bounty Hunters.” The premiere will run for an hour and kick off the second season of 22 episodes. The full press release follows, along with a […]

Naoki Urasawa's "Monster" to Debut on SyFy Ani-Mondays on Oct 12, 2009

VIZ Media has announced that Naoki Urasawa’s Monster will be debuting on Manga Entertainment’s Ani-Mondays programming block on the SyFy beginning on October 12, 2009, with encore presentations beginning on SyFy’s sister network Chiller the week after. The series follows the brilliant neurosurgeon Dr. Kenzo Tenma and his pursuit of a former patient who has […]

"Super Friends: The Lost Episodes" - We All Did Love Them Once, Not Without Cause

Super Friends, cartoon fans, countrymen…lend me your ears. In his autobiography, Hanna-Barbera’s Iwao Takamoto states that Super Friends was an attempt to do for DC Comics’ Justice League what the Adam West Batman TV show had done for Batman: approach the material with “all that underlying humor and sense of the ridiculous.” According to Takamoto, […]

"Venture Bros" Season 4 Trailer Released

AdultSwim.com has released the trailer for season 4 of The Venture Bros.: div#main{overflow:visible;} (via TZ member Kitschensyngk)

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Premieres on Comedy Central Aug 30, 2009

Comedy Central will be debuting the fourth Futurama direct-to-video movie Into the Wild Green Yonder on August 30, 2009, as four half-hour episodes starting at 9:00 PM (time zone not specified, presumed to be Eastern). In the same announcement, Comedy Central repeated that 26 new episodes of Futurama will begin airing in 2010. (via TZ […]

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