"Dan Vs. Toonzone News" Interviewing Co-Creators Dan Mandel and Chris Pearson

by Ed Liuon February 1, 2012
Dan Vs. co-creators Dan Mandel and Chris Pearson may share the same names as the two male leads in their show, but their relationship is much better. The two have known each other since high school days, and their first show on TV has turned out to be one of the Hub Network’s breakout hits, […]

Toonzone Presents a Roundtable Conference Call with H. Jon Benjamin, the Voice of FX’s "Archer"

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2012
Animation fans know him as Ben Katz in Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist; Coach McGuirk in Home Movies; Satan in Lucy: Daughter of the Devil; the title character in Bob’s Burgers; Carl in Family Guy; numerous voices in Assy McGee, Aqua Teen Hunger Force/Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, and The Venture Brothers; and last but not […]

Toonzone Interviews Josh Keaton on Being Hal Jordan for "Green Lantern: The Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2011
Fans of superhero cartoons may miss actor Josh Keaton’s portrayal of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the fan-favorite The Spectacular Spider-Man series, but the actor has been keeping busy with the superhero set in his voice-over career. Keaton reprised the role of Spider-Man in a variety of video games, including Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, several Marvel Super Hero […]

Toonzone News Interviews Giancarlo Volpe, Producer of "Green Lantern: The Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2011
In a relatively short time in the animation industry, Giancarlo Volpe has made quite an impression. Volpe graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1997 and worked as an animator for video games such as Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, and Pajama Sam and Putt Putt games for Humongous Entertainment. From […]

Toonzone News Interview: James Hong Talks "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness"

by Jeffrey Harrison November 1, 2011
The scene at the Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank was a delight. James Hong, a veteran actor with over five hundred television and film credits was in the midst of a voice recording session for the new series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, which is set to premiere on Nickelodeon next month. Under the […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Arthur Bradford, Director of "South Park" Documentary "6 Days to Air"

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2011
It’s probably not a surprise for South Park fans to learn that the show’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are fascinated with humor centering on people with disabilities. It might be surprising to learn that the two used some of the money that the show has made to produce the entertainment series How’s Your […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with DC Animation Producer Bruce Timm

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
At the 2011 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to participate in a roundtable interview session with the legendary Bruce Timm, who has been attached to the iconic animated versions of DC Comics’ superheroes since Batman the Animated Series through to Justice League and then with the direct-to-video animated feature program. His latest […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Voice and Casting Director Andrea Romano

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
Of all the interviews I’ve done in my time at Toonzone News, one which I was especially elated to get and is still one of my personal favorites is my interview with casting and voice director Andrea Romano before Batman: The Brave and the Bold premiered. I do need to correct and expand on some […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Kevin Conroy, the Voice of Batman

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
For a generation of superhero animation fans, Kevin Conroy is the definitive voice of Batman. He attended the prestigious Julliard School in the early 1970’s to hone his craft as an actor, studying with John Houseman and being classmates with Robin Williams and Kelsey Grammer. Conroy had appeared in numerous stage plays, including a stint […]

Toonzone Interviews "Fanboy & Chum Chum" Creator Eric Robles on "Nicktoons MLB"

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2011
The career arc of Fanboy and Chum Chum creator Eric Robles is a great American success story — a testament to the power of hustle and moxie. With two hard-working parents, Robles and his sister had to take care of themselves as children, which often meant hanging out at the local 7-11 with friends to […]