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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 […]

Dick Jones, Pinocchio Voice Actor, 1927 – 2014

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2014
Actor Dick Jones passed away on July 7, 2014, at the age of 87, after a fall in his home. Jones is best known as the voice actor for Disney’s Pinocchio in the classic 1940’s animated feature film. Jones was notable for being a child actor in an animated role, since it was (and to […]

Guillermo del Toro On the “Pacific Rim” Animated Series

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison July 10, 2014
In a new interview published on Collider.com today, Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro divulged some information about the planned animated series connected to the film. The cartoon and new comics following up on the prequel comic Pacific Rim: Year Zero were first announced in late June at the same time as the upcoming film sequel […]

Homestar Runner To Live Again

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Homestar Runner, StrongBad and The Cheat will all be returning to internet life again as co-creator Matt Chapman announced that he and co-creators Mike Chapman and Craig Zobel of the popular web cartoon series from last decade, David Chapman and Craig Zobel, will be creating more adventures for Homestar and The Cheat, as well as, […]

Fox Announces Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy And Simpsons Premieres

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
20th Century Fox Television announced the season premieres of their Sunday evening prime time animation lineup of “Bob’s Burgers”, Family Guy” and “The Simpsons” – with the latter pair having a crossover episode which acts as the season premiere for “Family Guy” and is directly following the official season premiere of “The Simpsons”… Sunday, Sept. […]