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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 […]

PR: “Captain Underpants” Saves the Day by Recruiting Top Comedy Talent for New DreamWorks Animation Film

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS SAVES THE DAY BY RECRUITING TOP COMEDY TALENT TO VOICE NEW DREAMWORKS ANIMATION FILM Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele Help Eccentric Superhero Foil Evil Archenemy Plot Glendale, CA – January 21, 2014 – Some real-life comedy superheroes – Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and […]


Archer – A Kiss While Dying – Season 5, Episode 2

by Alex Beanon January 21, 2014
Synopsis: Now that ISIS is no longer even a rogue agency they have to make money so Archer, Lana, Pam and a ton of cocaine travel to Miami for a drug deal that goes awry – beginning with a mismatched fondue set and ending with fake deaths and counterfeit cash. Details: ISIS – or the […]

Review: “Good Luck Girl” – Feelin’ Lucky, Anime Fan?

by macattackon January 21, 2014
The term “born lucky” has been around for a long time, so it’s kind of amazing no anime series has attempted to take the term and run with it to its natural conclusion: that being born lucky will somehow decide the fate of the world. Finally, one anime has, and that is Good Luck Girl! Good […]

Trailer and Cast Announced for “Son of Batman”

by Dan Collinson January 20, 2014
Superhero Hype reports that a trailer and cast have been announced for the next DC Animated feature film, Son of Batman.  Based on Grant Morrison’s story, Son of Batman centers on the Caped Crusader’s son Damian, whose mission is to kill Deathstroke for murdering Ra’s Al Ghul.  The Dark Knight must intervene Damian’s mission of […]