NYCC 2016: Dark Horse: Classified Featuring “Avatar the Last Airbender” – Panel Summary

by slaion October 10, 2016
The big news about the upcoming release of The Legend of Korra comics from Dark Horse already broke out via Entertainment Weekly‘s interview with Avatar and Korra‘s co-creator, Michael Dante DiMartino, earlier this week before NYCC, so much of Dark Horse’s joint panel with Nickelodeon was used to cement some release dates and preview upcoming […]

NYCC 2016: “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir” Panel Summary

by slaion October 10, 2016
The Miraculous NYCC 2016 panel did not disappoint fans of the French-Korean-Japanese magical girl and boy series currently airing on Nicktoons. The big news is that the series has already been renewed for seasons 2 and 3 and will include many surprising revelations, including new users of the remaining 3 Miraculouses that were last seen […]


NYCC 2016: LeSean Thomas, Crunchyroll Reveal “Children of Ether” Animated Series

by Todd DuBoison October 9, 2016
During its panel at New York Comic Con this past Thursday, the streaming service Crunchyroll announced its involvement in the development of the brand new animated series Children of Ether. The show is the latest creation of LeSean Thomas, whose latest work includes staffing Adult Swim’s The Boondocks (character supervisor, co-director) and Black Dynamite (supervising […]
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NYCC 2016: Hayley Atwell Returning As Agent Carter — In Cartoon Form

by Peter Paltridgeon October 9, 2016
After two seasons, ABC canned Agent Carter earlier this year, transferring its star Hayley Atwell to a bland legal procedural (ask them how that’s going ratings-wise….) But today we found out Peggy is coming back! Just not in the form we’re familiar with. During the Marvel Animation panel at NYCC, Steven Wacker announced Agent Carter […]

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NYCC 2016: Rebecca Sugar And The Meaning Behind Steven Universe

by Peter Paltridgeon October 9, 2016
Rebecca Sugar, creator of Steven Universe and all that has to do with him, addressed a large crowd of fans at NYCC. The show is immensely popular now, and much of the reason has to do with the freedom it’s been given…but is there anything the network’s ever had an issue with? “There’s always a […]

NYCC 2016: The Spider-Man Cartoon Is About To Be Rebooted Again

by Peter Paltridgeon October 8, 2016
Marvel and Disney XD have kept Ultimate Spider-Man going for about four years, but it’s time for a change. Come next year, USM will be retired and a new animated series, simply called “Spider-Man,” will take its place. “Spider-Man is the biggest action hero in the world,” Disney XD vice president Marc Buhaj said to […]


NYCC 2016: Watch The First Trailer For Tangled: The Series

by Peter Paltridgeon October 7, 2016
Earlier this year Disney announced their 2010 animated feature Tangled would be turned into a TV series. It won’t premiere until next year, but the first trailer was released today….it’s just 15 seconds, but we get all we need to know. Most of it anyway. Zachary Levi (the Chuck in “Chuck”) and Mandy Moore (the […]

World Animation And VFX Summit Begins November 2

by Peter Paltridgeon October 7, 2016
How’d you like to learn the secrets of animation from Butch Hartman? There’s an easier way than tying him up and torturing him….he’ll give it out willingly! (For money.) Hartman is headlining the 2016 World Animation And VFX Summit in Marina del Rey, California. Other speakers this year include Jose San Román of Spain’s Ilion […]


NYCC 2016: “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” Gets Sequel With William Shatner As Two-Face

by Todd DuBoison October 7, 2016
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders will receive a sequel animated movie in 2017, reuniting veteran actor Adam West (Batman) with William Shatner of Star Trek fame as the Batman villain Two-Face. The news was revealed Thursday evening near the very end the World Premiere Screening and panel for the film by none other than […]
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NYCC 2016: Day 1 Photo Gallery

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2016
It’s time for New York Comic Con 2016, and Toonzone is on the scene with reporters Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois, Sonia Lai, and yours truly. My coverage this year will only be for a very abridged day 1, but you still get photos. BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS PRESS ROUNDTABLES Attending the press session for […]