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Black Dynamite: Season One Explodes On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” animated series premiered three years ago but the first season is just now making it onto Blu-ray and DVD. Depending on your perspective on the series, the wait may or may not have been worth it, but it’s out now and some of the extra goodies include the original pilot episode […]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Unleashes “Big Hero 6” Voice Cast and Character Posters

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2014
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNLEASHES “BIG HERO 6” LINEUP Ensemble Voice Cast Brings Action-Packed Adventure to Life Official Character Descriptions Revealed BURBANK, Calif. (July 14, 2014) – Walt Disney Animation Studios officially announced the voice cast behind the new action-packed comedy-adventure “Big Hero 6,” including Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Damon Wayans Jr., T.J. Miller, Alan […]

Review: “The Legend of Korra – Book Two: Spirits” Blu-ray (Mostly) Does the Thing

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2014
Book 2 of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra feels like a big good news/bad news joke. I am thankful that it exists at all, if only for being a long-form action cartoon when most other networks are retreating from the format, and for its distinctive female lead character. Like its predecessor, Avatar the Last Airbender, […]

Creator of “The 99” Targeted with Death Threats from ISIL

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2014
The Kuwait Times reports that Dr. Nayef Al-Mutawa, creator of the comic book and animated series The 99, has been singled out for death threats from the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, sometimes referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS) through their Twitter account. […]

Hulu Gives Away Most Of South Park For Free

by Alex Beanon July 13, 2014
Hulu announced that 244 episodes of the popular animated comedy television show “South Park” will be available to stream for free for the next two months before they move to Hulu Plus prior to the start of the new season albeit with one catch – episodes five and six from Season 14 [Tom Cruise-Mohammed episodes] […]

Cartoon Saloon to Present “Designing the Secret of Kells,” “Song of the Sea” at San Diego Comic Con 2014

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2014
IRISH ANIMATION STUDIO CARTOON SALOON TO PRESENT AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON “DESIGNING THE SECRET OF KELLS” BOOK LAUNCH PLUS EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF SELECTED SCENES FROM UPCOMING “SONG OF THE SEA” New York, NY – July 10, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announces that Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon […]