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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Third Salvo - Loyal Subjects, Jazwares, Mezco, Bif Bang Pow, & More

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Second Salvo - Playmates "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
Playmates Toys was out in force, with a massive booth packed to the gills with toys for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles relaunch, which has been a massive seller for them. The action figure line is going to be greatly expanded, and will be branching out into different scales and new features. The classic […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo - Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Twinsanity” Recap

by The Huntsmanon February 15, 2013
While out doing training exercises, Fishlegs saves Ruffnut and Tuffnut after a mishap by using some gestures to silently signal his dragon to take certain actions. Impressed by this, Hiccup decides to have all of the Riders of Berk implement these signals, but while attempting to do so, Ruffnut and Tuffnut have a falling out […]

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Transformers Animated - "Along Came a Spider" Episode 9 Recap

by Neo Yion February 15, 2013
Optimus Prime is reunited with an old friend who vows revenge for a past incident. The idea of Optimus Prime as an inexperienced young Bot hit sour notes with a few Transformers fans expecting the older, wiser father figure. I personally think this was a bold switch. Think of it as a “what if” take […]
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PR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Meet Their First Ever Fanboy in "The Pulverizer," Premiering February 15, 2013

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Meet Their First Ever Fanboy in “The Pulverizer,” A Brand-New Episode That Features Their Tricked Out Ride, Premiering Friday, Feb. 15   The gang takes Donnie’s newest creation, a tricked out broken down subway car dubbed the “Shellraiser” for a ride around town, but their adventure quickly sours when they meet “The Pulverizer,” their […]

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"Ultimate Spider-Man" New Clip Released from February 17, 2013, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released the following video clip from the next new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man, premiering on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 11:00 AM (Easter)/10:00 AM (Central) on Disney XD. The episode promises the introduction of this show’s take on the Sinister Six: six supervillains teaming up to take down the Web-Slinger. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: […]

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New "DC Nation" Clips & Stills for February 16, 2013 Premiere Episodes: "Amethyst," "Green Lantern: TAS," "Young Justice: Invasion"

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
Warner Bros Animation has released the following new video clips and stills from the DC Nation premiere episodes debuting on February 16, 2013, starting at 10:00 AM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. Click on any thumbnail image to enlarge. AMETHYST: PRINCESS OF GEMWORLD “Level 5: The Turquoise” GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES “Love is a Battlefield” […]
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Review: "Peter Pan Diamond Edition" - More Faith, Trust, and High-Definition Pixie Dust

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
In rewatching Disney’s Peter Pan on Blu-ray, I find I have little to add about the movie itself from what I already said back in 2007 when reviewing the then top-of-the-line Platinum Edition DVD. The movie is still a nearly unalloyed delight from start to finish, packed with indelible moments and much more prone to […]