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Bob’s Burgers – Easy Commercial, Easy Go-mercial – Season 4, Episode 11

by Alex Beanon January 27, 2014
Synopsis: Bob’s restaurant owner nemesis, Jimmy Pesto, has a Super Bowl event planned for the big game so Bob decides to try and upstage Jimmy by hiring a former pro football player and documentary filmmaker for his Bob’s Burgers Super Bowl commercial that will air during the game. Details: Everything seems to be going smoothly […]
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Wonder Woman Shows Her Stuff Before Justice League War Debut

by Alex Beanon January 26, 2014
Gal Gadot has been named as the new feature film version of Wonder Woman but before she climbs into the invisible plane, the animated version shows what she can do in this clip from “Justice League War”, which will be available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning on February 4, 2014…

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ComicsAlliance Profiles “Transformers” Writer Mairghread Scott

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014
ComicsAlliance has profiled writer Mairghread Scott as part of its “Hire This Woman” series of articles, focusing on female comics pros. Scott is a well-known writer for Hasbro’s Transformers franchise, with credits on Transformers Prime and Transformers Rescue Bots (as well as Kaijudo), and is also co-writer on IDW’s Rage of the Dinobots and Transformers […]

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“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Season 6 Coming February 2014 in Germany

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014
TheForce.net has picked up a press release from German TV network Super RTL that episodes from the sixth season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will begin airing on February 15, 2014. The same report also includes descriptions of some of the unaired episodes pulled from other sources. Lucasfilm has not commented on the press […]
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ABC Sets Up “Toy Story That Time Forgot” for Christmas 2014

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2014
Variety reports that ABC is scheduling a new Toy Story half-hour special for Christmas 2014. In Toy Story That Time Forgot, a post-Christmas play date for the toys turns strange when a group of action figures turns “dangerously delusional.” Cast members reprising their roles from the movies, Toy Story shorts, and last year’s Toy Story […]

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Homer To Go For Some Duff For Super Bowl Themed Couch Gag

by Alex Beanon January 24, 2014
The Super Bowl is a little over a week away but part of the “The Simpsons” opening couch gag scene for the pre-Super Bowl January 26 episode comes from a 2006 promo and will reveal Homer trying to reach a six-pack of Duff beer which has become stuck on some overhead wires and Homer repeatedly […]
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Another Nut Job Coming Your Way

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
“The Nut Job” is barely a week into its opening and as is the case with studios these days, already a sequel is being announced. “The Nut Job 2” will require only a two years’ wait for Will Arnett’s Surly squirrel to lead the pack on what will surely be another nutty caper. No announcement […]

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Michael Sporn, Animator, 1946 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
Independent animator Michael Barrier reports on the passing of fellow animator Michael Sporn on January 19, 2014, at the age of 67 due to pancreatic cancer. Sporn’s career in animation was heralded by a powerful interest in the medium from a very young age, thanks to several then-new how-to books on animation published in the […]
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Hal Sutherland, Co-Founder of Filmation, 1929 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
The Saturday Morning Historical Reenactment Society weblog has noted the passing of Hal Sutherland on January 16, 2014, due to health complications from a gall bladder issue. Sutherland began his career in animation in 1954 working with Disney on Sleeping Beauty, before moving on to Larry Harmon Pictures where he met Lou Schiemer. The pair […]