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PR: Cartoon Network Canada and Adult Swim Canada Programming Highlights for November 2012

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
CARTOON NETWORK PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS NOVEMBER 2012 CONTINUING NEW SERIES Adventure Time with Finn & Jake (New Episodes) Airs Mondays at 7 p.m. ET/PT Adventure Time with Finn & Jake introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, these […]
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Review: "Mia and the Migoo" Is Miyazaki Minus the Magic

by Maxie Zeuson October 18, 2012
With its child heroine, its fantastical plot, and its strong environmental message, Mia and the Migoo will immediately remind viewers of the work of Hayao Miyazaki (whose name even appears to be referenced in the title character). Alas, this animated French film resembles Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest and other ecologically-minded Hollywood animated fare more […]

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NYCC 2012: "China, IL" Panel - New Characters, Kicking Pigeons, and Anime Porn

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Saturday afternoon brought a panel dedicated to Adult Swim’s China, IL, which played out a lot like the infamous Venture Bros. convention panels in being 20% information and 80% entertainment, where anyone writing a report on it is left saying, “You kind of had to be there” a lot. In attendance were show creator Brad […]
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NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]

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Sixth Annual "Too Art for TV 6" Exhibition Starts November 9th

by Eileen Cruzon October 17, 2012
The opening reception for the sixth annual Too Art for TV exhibition will take place on Friday, November 9, 6-10pm. The exhibit will run from November 9, 2012 through December 14, 2012. Each year, Too Art for TV features the personal, fine art works of animation industry artists in an attempt to bridge the gap between fine […]
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NYCC 2012: Man of Action Panel Report

by darkdetectiveon October 17, 2012
There were surprisingly few people at the Man of Action panel; only around a few dozen. It was certainly the most relaxed, almost unprofessional (in a good way) panel I’ve ever attended, giving it a more intimate feel, where by the end of it one almost felt like they had just spent the last hour […]

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NYCC 2012: Roundtable Interviews with "The Dark Knight Returns" Producer Bruce Timm and Voice Director Andrea Romano

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2012
At the 2012 New York Comic Con, Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois and I were able to sit in on roundtable interview sessions with Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano, executive producer and voice director, respectively, on Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. The first half of the two-part adaptation of the seminal graphic novel by Frank Miller and […]
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NYCC 2012: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Focus Panel - A Shell of a Time

by Todd DuBoison October 16, 2012
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Ray Rahman on Friday evening, the packed panel for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series was an energized and festive affair. After a clip of the series opening was played and costumed Ninja Turtles took the stage to great applause, Rahman introduced a very full panel: executive producers Ciro […]

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NYCC 2012: Day 4 Photo Gallery - Cosplayers & an Explanation (UPDATED Oct 16, 2012)

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2012
Photos from the last day of the New York Comic Con 2012. As always, hit my Flickr set for descriptions, smart-aleck commentary, and a few extra shots. THE REASON WHY THERE IS NO COVERAGE OF SATURDAY’S MARVEL TV PANEL This was taken one hour before the panel even started. Sorry, guys, but a choice between […]
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NYCC 2012: Day 3 Photo Gallery - Cosplayers

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2012
New York Comic Con Day 3 (Saturday, October 13) cosplay photos. You know what to do (along with the usual thing about hitting my Flickr album for more details, some alternate photos, and smart-aleck commentary):