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SDCC 2016: You Gotta Love This Batman / TMNT Crossover

by Peter Paltridgeon July 22, 2016
DC Comics and IDW Publishing joined forces today to announce Batman is crossing over with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But not just any Batman….the best Batman! Yes, it’s Bruce Timm’s Batman from the original Animated Series. He’s looking for some escaped criminals who have made their way from Gotham to the Turtlefied version of […]
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Review: “Ice Age: Collision Course” – When Subplots Collide

by Christopher Glennonon July 22, 2016
It’s hard to believe that the first Ice Age movie came out nearly 15 years ago.  Actually, no it isn’t, considering the latest installment, Ice Age: Collision Course, is the fifth movie in the franchise.  You can’t blame Blue Sky Studios for churning out these movies.  With the number of animation studios these days and their […]

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SDCC 2016: World Premiere Justice League Action Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
If the newly released Comic-Con trailer for Justice League Action is any indication, WBA’s next effort should be a terrific new take on the DCU. For one thing, Booster Gold seems to have a larger role than anyone thought; he appears to be a regular, and that’s fine with us. All his lines are, well, […]
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SDCC 2016: We’re Getting A Second Voltron Season In Record Time

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
Big news from San Diego: a second season was just confirmed for Netflix’s Voltron Legendary Defender! The announcement came from the official Twitter account: Season 2 is coming late 2016! #Voltron #SDCC16 Not only was Season 2 confirmed, so was its release window…..FALL 2016. That’s fast! Obviously Netflix and DreamWorks could not have a second […]

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SDCC 2016: eBay Declares Star Wars “Biggest Fandom” Of The Last 10 Years

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
If you were trying to measure the fanbases of popular properties by the amount of fervor fans have for them, how would you go about it? eBay thinks they have the tools to make such a judgment in the form of their sales statistics. They took the occasion of SDCC 2016 to publish their findings […]
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SDCC 2016: Revelations from The Justice League Action Panel

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
This fall, for the first time in what feels like ages, Cartoon Network will be broadcasting costumed superheroes who don’t spend all their time goofing off and saying “Waffles.” Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and all the other iconic supers are back in Justice League Action, the latest effort from DC and WB Animation. The Justice […]

SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
DreamWorks Animation needs a hit badly. Is “Trolls” that hit? Too early to tell. For Comic-Con, the ailing studio has released a minute and a half of footage from their upcoming movie based on those ugly things kids used to collect in the 90’s. These trolls don’t look ugly, however. The animation style is what […]
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“From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” at Universal Studios Hollywood from August 5-14, 2016

by Ed Liuon July 21, 2016
“From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” Debuts at Universal Studios Hollywood for a Limited Time to Coincide with the Film Release of Kubo and the Two Strings, Opening in Theaters on August 19 The Special Interactive Experience Takes Place from August 5-14, 2016 and is Included in the Price of Admission to Universal […]

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Review: “Rage of Bahamut: Genesis” is the Ultimate Fantasy Love Letter

by macattackon July 21, 2016
This series should have failed. Rage of Bahamut: Genesis is based on a mobile social card game that has been a fairly sizable hit in Japan, but barely penetrated US shores and obtained mediocre-to-bad critical reviews. The success in its native country guaranteed an anime tie-in to further promote the property sooner or later, even […]
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SDCC 2016: Teaser Art For The Return Of DuckTales

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
We expect to hear a lot more about the upcoming return of DuckTales during San Diego Comic-Con, but there’s a bit out already. The official D23 website published a new piece of promotional art this morning featuring Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby and Donald….inside a silhouette of you-know-who. D123 also tells us the series’ executive producer […]