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"Coyote Ragtime Show" Collection: Even the Coyotes Won't Touch It

by Classic Speedyon December 11, 2008
A while back, when I reviewed Coyote Ragtime Show‘s first volume, I expressed annoyance about the numerous sources who said the series sucked. It left me feeling like a cretin, since I enjoyed the first four episodes. Well, ultimately, I find that “they” were right. Despite a promising start, the rest of the show doesn’t […]

"Spectacular Spider-Man" Moves from KidsWB to Disney XD in March 2009

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age is reporting that The Spectacular Spider-Man will be moving from the KidsWB block on the CW network to Disney’s new Disney XD network, with the second season expected to premiere in March 2009. It is also expected that the first season will be run on Disney XD as well. MAA also […]

Sydney Car Wash in Legal Hot Water with Nick for SpongeBob Infringement

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
The owner of a car wash in Sydney, Australia has attracted the attention of Nickelodeon’s legal team, which is claiming that the car wash’s company logo too closely resembles SpongeBob SquarePants. The owner is claiming that his logo looks “totally different” from Nickelodeon’s famous character.

Geoff Johns on Writing "Robot Chicken"

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
Comic book writer Geoff Johns has spoken with Newsarama.com about his latest writing job on with Seth Green and Matt Senreich on Robot Chicken, including the season premiere of the show and the long-planned feature film version. Among other topics, Johns discusses how he began writing for the series, what guidelines and prohibitions he has […]

New "Three Delivery" Webisodes Available

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
The Animation Collective has announced that new webisodes of Three Delivery will be available at the Three Delivery website. A new 1.5 minute webisode will be posted on the site every Friday starting on December 5, 2008 and running through January 2, 2009. The show currently airs on the Nicktoons network. For full details, read […]

NYC's Nickelodeon Digital Animation Studio Shuts Down

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2008
As part of larger cutbacks at parent company Viacom, the Nickelodeon Animation Digital Studio in New York City will be shutting down. The studio currently hosts 4 production units for Dora the Explorer/Go, Diego, Go!, The Backyardigans, and as-yet unpremiered shows Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi. According to a post at the ASIFA-East weblog, the […]

"Wolverine and the X-Men" Gets Second Season

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2008
Marvel Animation and Toonz Entertainment have greenlit a second season of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men, which has been airing in Canada, Latin America, and Italy, and will debut on the Nicktoons Network and the BBC in January 2009. The Marvel Animation Age has also been informed by YTV that the series will […]

"The Mighty B!" Coming to DVD

by Classic Speedyon December 1, 2008
Nickelodeon’s new animated series, The Mighty B!, will get a DVD release on 2/24/09. Entitled The Mighty B! – We Got the Bee, the DVD contains an hour and a half of cartoons as well as a “Behind The Mighty B!” featurette. Price is not yet available. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

Aaron McGruder Announces "Boondocks Bootleg"

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2008
To help fill the gap between seasons of the animated series, Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder has announced BoondocksBootleg, the “Offiical Unofficial YouTube channel of Aaron McGruder” that will contain online video sketches starring characters like Granddad Witherspoon, Uncle Ruckus, and Carl “Thugnificent” Jones. (via HipHopDX.com)

"Emma: A Victorian Romance" Season 1: Love, Victorian Style (in Japanese)

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
To many in the United States, anime consists of giant fighting robots, ninjas, game adaptations, and the occasional bit of tentacle porn. Even true fans of anime should admit that non-Japanese audiences are exposed to relatively few of its many genres. In more ways than one, then, Emma: A Victorian Romance represents a quirky offering […]