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Why I Like "G.I. Joe" Over "The Transformers"

On the surface, G.I. Joe and The Transformers are pretty similar. They were both released at the same time to capitalize on the relaxing of regulations that prohibited TV shows based on toys, both were produced by Marvel and Sunbow, both shared a lot of the same staffers and voice actors, and both shows were […]

July 4th Special: Shout! Havoc and Let Slip the Joes of War!

What better way to celebrate the July 4th holiday than with some Real American Heroes: the men and women of G.I. Joe, coming to DVD on July 14, 2009, courtesy of those mad geniuses at the Shout! Factory (read more here). Some of the cartoons on the Season 1.1 set have already been released in […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and "Secret Saturdays" Debut on October 3, 2008

Cartoon Network has announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Secret Saturdays will debut on Friday, October 3, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), alongside Ben 10: Alien Force. The debut Friday will feature an hour of The Secret Saturdays and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, with subsequent weeks filled by one episode of […]

"G.I. Joe DVD Battle Packs:" Return of the Real American Heroes

There aren’t going to be many American kids who grew up in the 1980′s who don’t remember G.I. Joe. My personal recollections of them (when I was but a young, impressionable lad of 14) mostly center on making fun of it with classmates for the characters’ astonishingly poor marksmanship and the bogus “Knowing is Half […]

"Dora the Explorer" Goes High Fashion

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have announced a partnership with French fashion designer Corinne Cobson to produce an original line of Dora the Explorer clothing and accessories for mothers and daughters. Called “Dora par Corinne Cobson,” the line will debut in Winter 2009 and will be sold primarily (but not exclusively) at Cobson’s International boutiques.

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