When they started taking questions from the audience, the first question asked was will there be any Doctor Who spoofs, to which Kevin responded that he thought about it, but wasn’t sure if Doctor Who was popular enough for one. He asked the crowd if they’d like to see one, and after receiving an enthusiastic […]
It’s October, so that means it’s time for home video companies to inexplicably start rolling out their Christmas-themed animated DVDs. Warner Home Video has just pushed out The Smurfs Holiday Celebration, containing the two Smurf holiday specials, although one would probably have been better swept under the rug and forgotten. The quality of The Smurfs […]
Nickelodeon and Shout! Factory have released the following art slideshow in conjunction with the release of CatDog Season 1 Volume 1 on DVD, which hit retailers on October 18, 2011: CatDog Season 1 Volume 1 is available now.
NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Arthur Bradford, Director of "South Park" Documentary "6 Days to Air"
It’s probably not a surprise for South Park fans to learn that the show’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are fascinated with humor centering on people with disabilities. It might be surprising to learn that the two used some of the money that the show has made to produce the entertainment series How’s Your […]
At the 2011 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to participate in a roundtable interview session with the legendary Bruce Timm, who has been attached to the iconic animated versions of DC Comics’ superheroes since Batman the Animated Series through to Justice League and then with the direct-to-video animated feature program. His latest […]
Of all the interviews I’ve done in my time at Toonzone News, one which I was especially elated to get and is still one of my personal favorites is my interview with casting and voice director Andrea Romano before Batman: The Brave and the Bold premiered. I do need to correct and expand on some […]
For a generation of superhero animation fans, Kevin Conroy is the definitive voice of Batman. He attended the prestigious Julliard School in the early 1970’s to hone his craft as an actor, studying with John Houseman and being classmates with Robin Williams and Kelsey Grammer. Conroy had appeared in numerous stage plays, including a stint […]
Will Friedwald began talking about the various kinds of music one can hear in Looney Tunes shorts, from classical to jazz. Ford compared Carl Stalling, the composer of the scores one hears in Looney Tunes shorts, to Stravinsky. Levy explained that Looney Tunes was Warner Brothers’ answer to Disney. The music moves at such a […]
The kids didn’t have to stay home today! Wahoo! Magic School Bus was an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved children’s series I’m sure many readers have fond memories of. An actress who looked and sounded terribly like Ms. Frizzle got on stage as copies of The Magic School Bus and the […]
Stacy Dodson (Executive Vice President), April Brem (Video on Demand Manager), and Samantha Stevens (Online Content Manager) were in attendance. During the panel they gave a brief overview of what The Anime Network is and what they’re currently offering, showed the 2012 sizzle reel and gave some quick updates on a couple of previously announced […]