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Review: “G.I. Joe Renegades” Complete First Season Blu-ray Easily Worth a Double-Dip

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2012
I must admit a non-trivial sense of ambivalence on the conclusion of the first and only season of G.I. Joe Renegades. The best compliment I can pay to the show is that I walked into the two-part season premiere as a skeptic and walked out of the two-part season finale as a convert. G.I. Joe […]
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NYCC 2012: Archaia Comics Talks Graphic Novels For “Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe”, “Cyborg 009”, “Hawken”

by Todd DuBoison October 18, 2012
Saturday evening at New York Comic Con, Archaia Comics presented a panel dedicated to its graphic novels for three distinct properties: Space: 1999; Cyborg 009; and Hawken. Archaia Transmedia Specialist Joe Lefavi moderated a panel of people involved in projects: Archaia publisher Mike Kennedy, Hawken creator/designer Khang Le, Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe writer Andrew E.C. […]

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NYCC 2012: Hasbro’s “Transformers” Panel Report

by Todd DuBoison October 18, 2012
Thursday was the least crowded day at New York Comic Con, but fans still filled the room for Hasbro’s afternoon panel for the Transformers brand. From Hasbro Studios in Burbank, CA, Transformers Prime producers Jeff Kline and Duane Capizzi were in attendance, as well as Executive Director Brian Lenard and Vice President of Development Mike Vogel. […]
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“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – New Video Clip Released from “I Think His Name is Baxter Stockman”, Premiering Oct 20, 2012

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Fight The Good Fight In this week’s all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode, Donatello uses a high-tech military A.I. chip to create a self-upgrading mp3 player which Mikey names “tpod.”  When the Turtles sneak out, against Splinter’s wishes to go to a skate park, they battle Baxter Stockman, a deranged inventor in mechanical battle armor.  Michelangelo […]

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Waterman Entertainment Acquires Rights to “Heathcliff” CGI Feature and TV Series

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Deadline.com reports that Waterman Entertainment has acquired the rights to a CGI feature film adaptation of the classic newspaper comic strip Heathcliff, as well as the rights to a 13-episode animated series. The acquisition also includes worldwide merchandising and licensing rights. (via Toonzone member Ioz)
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PR: Cartoon Network Canada and Adult Swim Canada Programming Highlights for November 2012

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
CARTOON NETWORK PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS NOVEMBER 2012 CONTINUING NEW SERIES Adventure Time with Finn & Jake (New Episodes) Airs Mondays at 7 p.m. ET/PT Adventure Time with Finn & Jake introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, these […]

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NYCC 2012: “China, IL” Panel – New Characters, Kicking Pigeons, and Anime Porn

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Saturday afternoon brought a panel dedicated to Adult Swim’s China, IL, which played out a lot like the infamous Venture Bros. convention panels in being 20% information and 80% entertainment, where anyone writing a report on it is left saying, “You kind of had to be there” a lot. In attendance were show creator Brad […]
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NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]

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NYCC 2012: Man of Action Panel Report

by on October 17, 2012
There were surprisingly few people at the Man of Action panel; only around a few dozen. It was certainly the most relaxed, almost unprofessional (in a good way) panel I’ve ever attended, giving it a more intimate feel, where by the end of it one almost felt like they had just spent the last hour […]
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NYCC 2012: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Focus Panel – A Shell of a Time

by Todd DuBoison October 16, 2012
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Ray Rahman on Friday evening, the packed panel for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series was an energized and festive affair. After a clip of the series opening was played and costumed Ninja Turtles took the stage to great applause, Rahman introduced a very full panel: executive producers Ciro […]