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"The Venture Bros: Season 4, Vol. 1" - Ignore the Haters, This Season's Great

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2010
I voiced vague disappointment at The Venture Bros Season 3, since it relied heavily on two extremely overplayed story tropes: origin stories and a big, overarching conspiracy. Fortunately, The Venture Bros Season 4: Volume 1 has largely restored by faith in the series. The eight episodes on this disc form the first half of the […]

"Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Clips & Stills from Nov 5, 2010, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2010
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new video clips from the upcoming Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode “Plague of the Prototypes,” premiering November 5, 2010, at 7:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click on any of the screenshots below to view full size: Synopsis When Batman is on call, Gotham is kept […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Clips and Still from Nov 5, 2010 Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2010
Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have released the following new video clip from the upcoming episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, “Evil Plans,” scheduled to premiere on Friday, November 5, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network: In addition, an advance video clip has been released for the episode premiering November 12, 2010, introducing […]

Video Clips for "Fanboy and Chum Chum" Premiere Week Starting Nov 1, 2010

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced a Fanboy and Chum Chum premiere week starting next Monday, November 1, 2010, and running through Thursday, November 4. All new episodes of the show will premiere at 5:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Nickelodeon has provided the following two video clips from next week’s premieres: “Man-Arctic the Ride” and “Separation Anxiety.”

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 6 Vol. 2 Coming on December 7, 2010

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced that SpongeBob SquarePants Season 6 Vol. 2 will be released on DVD on December 7, 2010. The two-disc set will include 23 episodes of the series and carries a suggested retail price of $26.99. Special features include “Bollywood Bob” (a short that turns SpongeBob into an Indian musical film star), two “Clash […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Special "Mystery with a Twistery" Premieres Nov 11, 2010

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2010
Nickelodeon will premiere a new half-hour SpongeBob SquarePants special “Mystery with a Twistery” on November 11, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The special will involve Mr. Krabs hiding away the formula for Krabby Patties, only to send SpongeBob across the ocean to retrieve it when he forgets it himself. The issued synopsis follows. Click the […]

"Panty And Stocking With Garterbelt": Rebirth of Fun Anime

by Karl Olsonon October 26, 2010
Let me lead by saying that it’s not like there haven’t been good anime the past few years. There’s Baccano, Gurren Lagann, Nana, and Trapeze to name a few from the series side of things, and I must admit that Summer Wars and the new Evangelion movies are all great animated films. Plus, sometimes the […]

Guilty Plea for Islamic Extremist "South Park" Threats

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2010
The New York Times reports that Zachary Chesser (a.k.a. Abu Talha al-Amrikee) has pleaded guilty to three counts including communicating threats, soliciting others to threaten violence, and material support to Somali Islamic militant organization Al-Shabab. Chesser ran numerous websites that called for violence against Americans, specifically mentioning South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone […]

Toonzone Goes to New York Comic Con/New York Anime Festival 2010

by Ed Liuon October 20, 2010
The New York Comic Con/New York Anime Festival 2010 is now finished, and Toonzone News was there! In addition to myself, staffers Todd DuBois (GWOtaku), Nick Hobbs, Caitlin Kelly (purplehairedwonder), Michael Lachman (darkdetective), and Matthew Williams were out in force to cover the panels, screenings, and other events at the con. All our coverage of […]

Video Clips and Still from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Episode "Assassin"

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2010
Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm have released the following preview and clip from “Assassin,” the next episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiering on Friday, October 22, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click the image to play: A plot summary and comments by Aurra Sing voice actor Jamie King follow. She’s BACK! Left for dead […]