Dan Slott Talks Fantastic Four, She Hulk… And Squirrels

by Stuon July 11, 2007
Dan Slott loves his She Hulk. Imagine his excitement when he was offered the chance to work on an episode of Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes featuring the single female lawyer herself! The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News managed to pull Dan away from the ridiculous amount of work he probably has to […]

Rick Siggelkow on the Smart Dinosaurs of "DinoSapien"

by Ed Liuon July 4, 2007
Rick Siggelkow has worked as a television prouducer since 1976, racking up an impressive list of awards and honors for his work in children’s programming. Siggelkow’s best known work is probably Shining Time Station, the Emmy Award-winning public television series that introduced Thomas the Tank Engine to North America. He has also had a hand […]

Forging The Fantastic: Tom Tataranowicz Talks Fantastic Four

by Stuon June 27, 2007
Tom Tataranowicz served as the Supervising Producer for the second season of Marvel Action Hour’s Fantastic Four animated series. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News caught up with Tom in an email interview to talk about his work on the show, and how he went about turning one of the worst comic book […]

Spinning The Spectacular – Brandon Vietti Talks Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

by Stuon June 14, 2007
Having served on such series as The Batman, Starship Troopers, The Legion Of Superheroes and the upcomingSuperman: Doomsday, The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zones News caught up with Brandon Vietti in an e-mail interview to talk about his work on the 3D Spider-Man: The New Animated Series, which aired on MTV in 2003. TOON […]

Directing Shrek: Toon Zone Interviews "Shrek the Third" Director Chris Miller

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2007
Chris Miller began his career at DreamWorks in 1998 as a story artist on Antz, the studio’s first animated comedy. In the 9 years since then, Miller has been stepping into more and larger creative roles at DreamWorks, adding dialogue writer, voice actor, and story editor credits to his résumé on Madagascar and both Shrek […]

What A Tangled Web We Weave – Bob Richardson Talks Spider-Man

by Stuon May 4, 2007
Bob Richardson was the Supervising Producer of Spider-Man: The Animated Series. His job was to oversee every aspect of the show’s strenuous production from start to finish. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News caught up with Bob via e-mail to speak about his work on the show. Marvel Animation Age/Toon Zone News: How […]

Jason Hall on Writing "Justice League Unlimited" #33

by Bird Boyon May 1, 2007
Jason Hall is no stranger to writing comics for the animated DC universe. His Mr. Freeze story from Gotham Adventures and the continuation in Batman Adventures were loved by fans and his works in the Justice League Adventures series were some of the best the series has to offer. Now, with his upcoming issue of […]

Scripting The Sensational: Stan Berkowitz Talks Spider-Man: The Animated Series

by Stuon April 27, 2007
If you’re into your superhero cartoons, you’re probably all too aware of who Stan Berkowitz is. He was a writer for The New Batman/Superman Adventures, Batman Beyond and Justice League over the past decade, but he got his start on superhero animation with the 1990’s Spider-Man: The Animated Series. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon […]

Making The Amazing: John Semper Talks Spider-Man: The Animated Series

by Stuon April 24, 2007
John Semper served as the series producer/story editor for Spider-Man: The Animated Series, which premiered in November, 1994. He was given the daunting task of adapting Spider-Man’s long comic book history onto the small screen and now speaks to The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News via e-mail about his work on the series. […]

Brian Ward Dives Headfirst into Mobius and "Sonic the Hedgehog"

by Alex Weitzmanon March 27, 2007
Last time we heard from Brian Ward, Toon Zone was talking to him via e-mail. This time, in honor of the DVD release of the SatAM series of Sonic the Hedgehog, I drove out myself to Los Angeles and took a look at Shout! Factory in person. Meeting Brian Ward face-to-face, we grabbed a couple […]