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SDCC2011: Toonzone Interviews Voice Actor Kevin Michael Richardson

by Jeffrey Harrison July 27, 2011
Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons While at the San Diego Comic-Con, Toonzone was able to catch up with animation voice over veteran, Kevin Michael Richardson. The long-time actor can currently be heard as Bulkhead on Transformers: Prime, Jabba the Hutt on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Cleveland Junior on The Cleveland Show. […]

"ThunderCats": These Cats Can Dance

by Radical Ravenon July 27, 2011
I’d had no experience with the ThunderCats franchise prior to watching the premiere episode of this new show and scanning its Wikipedia entry, and yet I can’t say I didn’t go in without a bit of bias. I’m just generally cynical about remakes. Furthermore, I thought the trailer did not look promising at all. Several […]

SDCC2011: "Batman: Year One" Panel Report and Review

by Revelatoron July 26, 2011
DC Animation’s latest DTV Batman: Year One made its world premiere at San Diego’s ComicCon on July 22, 2011 (with general release on October 18). A prevalent theme at the post-screening panel was the movie’s faithfulness to its source material, Frank Miller’s epochal miniseries from 1987. The production crew “tried to be as faithful to […]

SDCC2011: "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Teases

by 90'sCartoonManon July 26, 2011
It’s a good time to be Green Lantern. At least according to producer/animator Bruce Timm, producer Giancarlo Volpe, and producer/story editor Jim Krieg. Green Lantern will be getting his own CGI animated series on Cartoon Network, adding to Green Lantern events in DC Comics and the Green Lantern movie this summer. CGI is form of […]

SDCC2011: Toonzone Presents "The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra" Trailer

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2011
Nickelodeon has provided the trailer for The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra that was screened at this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con 2011: For more details on the series, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here. The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra is scheduled for release in 2012. Return to Toonzone’s San Diego Comic-Con 2011 News […]

SDCC2011: Generator Rex/Ben 10 Crossover Special Set For Thanksgiving

by Jeffrey Harrison July 25, 2011
The Cartoon Network Action panel on Sunday of the San Diego Comic-Con made a special announcement in regards to the future of Ben 10 and Generator Rex. The production crew behind both shows were in attendance and the panel was moderated by Yuri Lowenthal, the voice of teenaged Ben Tennyson. This Thanksgiving, Ben 10 will […]

SDCC2011: G4 "Marvel Anime" Previewed; Scott Porter Named "X-Men" Cyclops Voice Actor

by 90'sCartoonManon July 25, 2011
Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television, introduced Marvel’s new line of cartoons debuting on G4. With stories by Warren Ellis, Iron Man (starring Adrian Pasdar), Wolverine (starring Milo Ventimiglia), The X-Men, and Blade have been given the anime treatment by Madhouse Inc. A sneak peek of the X-Men anime showed the team facing off against […]

SDCC2011: Classic Tom and Jerry and Looney Tunes Cartoons Come to Blu-Ray

by 90'sCartoonManon July 25, 2011
Jerry Beck of Cartoon Brew and George Feltenstein of Warner Bros. announced new classic cartoons coming to Blu-ray for the first time. The remastered Tom and Jerry Golden Collection will be released October 25, 2011 and is currently available for pre-order. 50 of the greatest Looney Tunes cartoons, some of which have never even been […]

SDCC2011: Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations' Upcoming Films Previewed

by 90'sCartoonManon July 25, 2011
Aardman Animation, home of Wallace & Gromit, in association with Sony Pictures Animation, made their first ever Comic Con appearance to preview their two new films. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, a 3D stop-motion animated film, shows the adventures of a ragtag group of pirates. Hugh Grant leads an all-star cast including Martin Freeman, Brendan […]

"ThunderCats" Gets Off To An Inspired Start

by Todd DuBoison July 25, 2011
Get excited, folks. Cartoon Network’s new ThunderCats series sets an admirably high standard by which past, present and future revivals ought to be judged. Much more than a modern update of old ideas, this project is an ambitious reimagining that stands to the original 1980s show as Justice League did to Superfriends. For young viewers, […]