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Powerpuff Girls 2016

Review: “The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble” is (Overly?) Familiar Territory

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2017
My feelings about Cartoon Network’s 2016 reboot of The Powerpuff Girls is summed up nicely by the fact that my favorite episode on the first DVD, Tiara Trouble, is “The Stayover,” a kid-friendly version of The Hangover where two of the title characters wake up after a sugar-induced bender and have to piece together the […]
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DC’s Experimental Mash-Up Unites Superheroes With Looney Tunes

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2017
It wasn’t that long ago that DC announced some crazy experimental titles that used old Hanna-Barbera characters in radically different ways. Titles like Future Quest and Scooby Apocalypse got reactions of bafflement from the press (including from us) but when the actual books came out, they weren’t half bad. Mark Russell’s take on The Flintstones […]

Archer Enters Dreamland In April For Season Eight

by Alex Beanon February 17, 2017
Mark down April 5, 2017 as the night in which you enter Dreamland on FXX along with “Archer” for the Season Eight premiere. Our favorite dick – slang for detective, so not an insult! – returns to the 1930s/1940s and hits us up gangland style…

Animation Abroad – Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit

by Joshua Baileyon February 17, 2017
It has four seasons, a theatrical movie and a number of spin-off cartoons, yet chances are, you’ve never even heard of it. Its dramatic themes briefly got it banned in its home country of China, with scenes depicting numerous bloody wounds, on-screen deaths and even torture. 虹猫蓝兔, which translates to Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit, […]

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Read The First Few Pages From Dark Horse’s Korra Comic

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2017
Korrasami begins here: Dark Horse has released a three-page preview of their upcoming Legend of Korra comic book. The pages were published by Entertainment Weekly this afternoon. This is perhaps the most anticipated Avatar-verse comic yet, as it reveals exactly what happened after the final scene in the series, when Korra and Asami entered the […]

Trollhunters Season 2

Netflix Greenlights “Trollhunters” Season 2

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2017
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have announced that Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters will be returning for a second season of 13 episodes. The season is scheduled to premiere later in 2017, but an exact premiere date was not announced. The official synopsis states that in the next season, “Jim ventures deeper into the Troll world to […]
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“Harvey Beaks” Makes Prime-Time Debut March 1, 2017 on Nicktoons

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2017
Harvey Beaks Makes Prime Time Debut, March 1 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), on Nicktoons Two-Hour Block of Harvey Beaks Episodes Continues the Magical Adventures of the Big-Hearted Bird Burbank, Calif. – Wednesday, Feb. 8 – Harvey Beaks and his friends continue to embark on brand-new adventures when season two of Harvey Beaks continues Wed., March […]

Justice League Dark

Review: “Justice League Dark” Crafts a Potent Witch’s Brew

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2017
If you throw a bunch of mismatched stuff into a pot in a kitchen, sometimes you get an inedible mess and sometimes you get gumbo. Justice League Dark makes the ambitious choice to throw video game battle sensibilities, horror movies, and the mystic side of the DC Universe into a big pot and brews up […]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Cast Confirmed for “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract”

by Dan Collinson February 8, 2017
Superhero Hype has confirmed the cast for the upcoming animated movie, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. Christina Ricci will be Terra, the newest member of the Titans, with the late Miguel Ferrer playing the role of Deathstroke. Returning cast members include Sean Maher (Dick Grayson/Nightwing), Stuart Allan (Damian Wayne/Robin), Kari Wahlgren (Starfire), Jake T. Austin […]