Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Batman Beyond”

by Eileen Cruzon October 6, 2009
Work with me on this one. We’re all going to pretend that we’re actively working in the animation industry for a moment. It’s sometime in the mid to late 1990’s. We’re in a meeting, discussing the future of the animated Batman property. We’re going to “freshen up” the franchise with a “teen-aged” Batman. Our demographic […]

"G.I. Joe: Resolute" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 5, 2009 reports that Paramount and Hasbro will be bringing the 1 hour special G.I. Joe: Resolute to DVD. The DVD contains all 11 installments as well as exclusive missing footage and cool bonus material. The film will hit stores on November 3, 2009, the same day G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra hits stores.

"Batman: The Brave and the Bold" Returns to Cartoon Network on October 16, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2009
Cartoon Network has announced that new episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold will begin airing on Friday, October 16, 2009, at 7:30 PM (6:30 Central). It will join Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Ben 10: Alien Force in a Friday-night action-oriented programming block.

Nickelodeon Celebrates "King Julien Day" on October 12, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2009
Nickelodeon will be celebrating King Julien Day for this year’s Columbus Day, October 12, 2009, with a marathon of The Penguins of Madagascar from 5:00 – 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), culminating in a new episode premiering at 8:00. The description of the event and episode summaries follow: Celebrate “King Julien Day” on Nickelodeon on Columbus Day […]

"Ni Hao, Kai-lan" Premieres New Episodes Starting October 13, 2009

by Ed Liuon September 28, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced that four new episodes of Ni Hao, Kai-lan will starting Tuesday, October 13, 2009, through Friday, October 16, at 1:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The hit pre-school show stars a little girl and her animal friends, and teaches Chinese language and culture alongside issues common to pre-schoolers. The full press release follows. NICKELODEON PREMIERES […]

"Transformers" Season 2 Vol. 1 Is a Soft Upgrade

by Dukeon September 24, 2009
A little thing happened during the 80’s, we got a ton of awesome action cartoons to entertain us kiddies through the tough times. Unfortunately, looking back with adult glasses, our childhood favorites don’t seem as great as they did when we were 5. The latest example is Transformers, with the first half of season 2 […]

Production of "Penguins of Madagascar" Season Two Announced

by MonkeyFunkon September 23, 2009
DQE has announced the production of The Penguins of Madagascar‘s second season. The season is scheduled to be completed in early 2011. The company, based in India, is also providing CGI for the Nickelodeon and Frederator series Fan Boy and Chum Chum. [ Source: AWN ]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “G.I. Joe (1985)”

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2009
I’ve mentioned my love of the G.I. Joe opening credits sequence before. The opening credits in the video clip embedded below are the ones that started off the full TV series, but the reasons why I like it are present in all the versions that have existed. I think these credits have a remarkable sense […]

Ani-Monday’s Future

by Todd DuBoison September 20, 2009
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"Devil May Cry": I’m Not Crying, But I Ain’t Smiling Either

by Dukeon September 15, 2009
Little did one know that a failed dev kit for Resident Evil 4 would turn into the megahit franchise for Capcom known as Devil May Cry. The smartass main character, the over-the-top action, and the extreme difficulty gave this franchise life, and it has since become one of the top moneymakers for Capcom, ranking up […]