While DC Comics had its share of teenaged superhero sidekicks, Marvel Comics truly established the archetype of the full-fledged teen superhero with Spider-Man and the X-Men. The kind of teenaged angst when everything is a matter of life-and-death meshed well with the actual life-and-death action that drives superhero comic book stories, and acquiring and learning […]
Nickelodeon has issued a press release of their special programming for Thanksigiving, starting November 20 and running to November 28, 2010. Included are premiere episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Planet Sheen, The Penguins of Madagascar, Toot & Puddle, Olivia, and Dragon Ball Z Kai, as well as an Avatar “Extras” marathon and encore presentations […]
Nick and More! has interviewed J.G. Quintel, creator of The Regular Show and creative director on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. Among other topics, the interview covers how the show was created, the process of making an episode, using the TV-PG rating and what the network has pushed back on, and advice for aspiring cartoonists.
Disney/Pixar has released the first trailer to Cars 2: Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy will return in Cars 2 as Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater, respectively. The movie is scheduled for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.
Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have announced special theatrical screenings for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, digging into the training of the Sith and revealing secrets about Darth Maul, the Sith apprentice from The Phantom Menace. Click below for the trailer: Full details on which cities are having screenings when are at www.starwars.com/darthmaulsecrets. The screenings are […]
Warner Brothers Animation has released the following video clips and still images from “The Knights of Tomorrow!”, the upcoming new episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold premiering on Friday, November 19, 2010, at 7:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network: Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: Synopsis A glimpse into […]
To compensate for the predictable nature of the done-to-death story, Zemeckis added some ultimately superfluous action scenes that seem more to show off the technology than to enhance the narrative. For example, in the scene with The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Scrooge is shrunk to mouse size and is chased through the city […]
The Hub has released the following four promotional videos for Transformers: Prime, the newest animated series chronicling the war between the Autobots and the Decepticons: ARCEE: BUMBLEBEE: CLIFFJUMPER: JACK DARBY: Transformers: Prime will get a special sneak preview on November 26, 2010, with the series premiere coming the following Monday, November 29; check out Toonzone […]
The Hub has released a new video clip from G.I. Joe Renegades, the upcoming animated series resurrecting Hasbro’s famous toy line: G.I. Joe Renegades will premiere on the Hub on November 26, 2010. UPDATED Nov 12, 2010: A new promotional video clip for G.I. Joe Renegades has just been released as well:
Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have released the following new video clip from “Hunt for Ziro,” the upcoming new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, premiering on Friday, November 12, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. In addition, Lucasfilm has included comments by voice actor Corey Burton on the wide gulf between his […]