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PR: Crowds Flock to Scotland's Biggest Ever Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 11, 2013
MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON – GLASGOW SECC – 6 SEPTEMBER 2013 Crowds Flock to Scotland’s Biggest Ever Comic Con Last Saturday’s MCM Scotland Comic Con was the largest comic convention the country has ever seen, with almost 20,000 visitors coming through the doors of Glasgow’s SECC. “We knew the show was going to be popular, […]
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PR: Starz Digital Media Launches Original Comedy Channel "Union Pool" on YouTube

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2013
STARZ DIGITAL MEDIA LAUNCHES ORIGINAL COMEDY CHANNEL “UNION POOL” ON YOUTUBE New Web Series Lineup Includes the Reddit-Inspired TV and Movie Mashup Series “Tvoovies,” Learnings from a Failed Actor on “Hollywood Acting Studio,” and Seafaring Puppet Adventures on “Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon” Beverly Hills, Calif. – September 10, 2013 – Starz Digital Media is […]

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Review: "The Legend of Smurfy Hollow" Charms; "Slugterra: Slug Power!" Stumbles

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2013
I’ll admit that the Smurfs aren’t my favorite characters in the world, either in their original comic book or later animated forms. I like them fine, for the most part, and while I may like things like “The Purple Smurfs” or one of their holiday specials, I think I still tend to approach all things […]
THE HUB NETWORK HALLOWEEN BASH

The Hub Halloween Costume Bash

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2013
Break out your best dark eyeliner, spider webs or zombie paste cream because the Hub network will be hosting their first-ever Halloween Bash. The two-hour special will be hosted by Kenan Thompson [“Saturday Night Live”], who will be joined by style maven Martha Stewart and a panel of celebrity judges who will determine the best […]

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Merrill Hagan and Sholly Fisch on New "Teen Titans Go!" Comics

by Ed Liuon September 9, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter has spoken with Merrill Hagan and Sholly Fisch, who will be co-writers on a new Teen Titans Go! digital comic book that ties in to the new Cartoon Network comedy series. Among other topics, the pair discuss the differences between this comic book and the last Teen Titans Go! comic (which tied […]
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Review: "Dream Eater Merry" Season 1 (UK Edition) - The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of?

by Jameson September 9, 2013
Dreams are nasty buggers, particularly for teens – high expectations from parents, school, television, peers, and society in general are all carried across aspiring youthful shoulder blades, sucking away at the ability to enjoy the present for fear of the future. It’s no surprise that the world of nightmares and daydreams are so widely scattered […]

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Clips, Stills, Synopses for Cartoon Network Premieres in Week of September 9, 2013

by Ed Liuon September 6, 2013
Cartoon Network has provided video clips, stills, and synopses for shows with premieres for the week of September 9, 2013. All times listed are Eastern/Pacific. PREMIERING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 ADVENTURE TIME “Time Sandwich” – 7:00 PM On this week’s episode of Adventure Time, Monday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)… “Time Sandwich”– Jake crafts […]
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New DC Nation Clips & Stills: "Plastic Man," "Beware the Batman," "Teen Titans Go!"

by Ed Liuon September 6, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released new clips and stills from upcoming new DC Nation premieres, set to debut in the coming days on Cartoon Network. All broadcast times listed are Eastern/Pacific. DC Nation Shorts: Plastic Man “Superheroes Wear Pajamas” Premieres September 7, 2013, at 10:00 AM Beware the Batman “Family” Premieres September 7, 2013, at […]

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Review: "Robin Hood" Blu-ray - A Slight But Enjoyable Effort

by Dr. Daedaluson September 6, 2013
Robin Hood isn’t often lumped in with the great Disney animated films, and while I wouldn’t pretend to claim it’s one of my all-time favorites, I genuinely like it and think it deserves some credit. I say this because when you consider much of the competition in the ’70s, it looks amazing. Sure, Ralph Bakshi […]
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Jerry Russell, Actor, 1936 - 2013

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2013
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that veteran actor Jerry Russell passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at the age of 77 after complications from abdominal surgery. Russell founded the Stage West theater company in 1978, which became one of four theater groups that set the tone for Fort Worth’s theater scene. In addition to […]