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NYCC 2013: A Chat and Photo Shoot with Summer Rayne Oakes - Model, Entrepreneur, Harley Quinn

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2013
Last year at New York Comic Con, I took a series of photos of a particularly good Harley Quinn cosplayer on Sunday. Afterwards, much to my surprise, I found out that I had just done a photoshoot with professional model, entrepreneur, and activist Summer Rayne Oakes. Exploring her website and her work drove me to […]
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NYCC 2013: Talking with Rob Paulsen About Donatello in Season 2 of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2013
On Saturday at New York Comic Con 2013, Toonzone News was able to get a few minutes backstage with Rob Paulsen, who plays Donatello in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. Some of his past roles include Raphael in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Pinky in Pinky and the Brain, Wakko Warner in […]

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NYCC 2013: "Justice League: War" Roundtable Interviews - Jay Oliva, James Tucker, & Andrea Romano

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2013
At New York Comic Con 2013, Toonzone News was able to sit with Warner Bros. Animation’s Jay Oliva, James Tucker, and Andrea Romano — director, producer, and casting/voice director on Justice League: War, the upcoming new direct-to-video animated movie. Questions Toonzone News asked are marked. Click any link in Andrea Romano’s section to hear her […]
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NYCC 2013: "The Legend of Korra" Interview: P.J. Byrne, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Bryan Konietzko

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2013
At the 2013 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News had the chance to sit down with some of the cast and crew from Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra: actor P.J. Byrne (Bolin), executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Bryan Konietzko. TOONZONE NEWS: My first question is for P.J.: you were a finance and drama double-major […]

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NYCC 2013: Toonzone Interviews "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Executive Producer Ciro Nieli

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 15, 2013
As a director on Teen Titans, Transformers Animated and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as well as the creator and director of Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Ciro Nieli is no stranger to bringing heroes to life in animation. But in the role of an Executive Producer on Nickelodeon’s ongoing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles […]

Otakon 2013: Press Conference and Public Q&A With Director Shinichiro Watanabe

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 21, 2013
Few figures in the anime industry today can boast of a career as rich as that of Shinichiro Watanabe. A successful screenwriter, music producer and director, Watanabe got his first big directing break co-directing the admired OVA series Macross Plus with Shoji Kawamori before going on to direct the eclectic landmark titles Cowboy Bebop and […]

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Toonzone Interviews Actor Roger Craig Smith on Being Captain America and Ripslinger

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2013
I think I have reached some kind of grown-up milestone, because actor Roger Craig Smith has provided the voice for three extremely high-profile video game characters and I haven’t played any of the games he’s been in. Since launching his voiceover career from his work in stand-up comedy, Roger Craig Smith has been Sonic the […]
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Toonzone Interviews Voice Actor Debi Derryberry

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2013
Multi-talented Debi Derryberry has had quite a ride to get where she is in the voiceover industry today. After graduating with a pre-med degree from UCLA, she traveled to Nashville with aspirations of being a country music singer, and while she soon got work in Music City, her distinctive voice meant it was primarily getting […]

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SDCC2013: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Press Conference Video

by Jeffrey Harrison July 26, 2013
Toonzone participated in a press conference at the San Diego Comic-Con 2013 for the upcoming Marvel superhero film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In attendance were Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Marc Webb, Dane DeHann, Jamie Foxx and Andrew Garfield. Questions asked included: Is Electro the counterpoint to Spider-Man’s wisecracking? For Jamie Foxx: How did playing an iconic […]
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SDCC2013: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 - Interview with Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn

by Jeffrey Harrison July 24, 2013
Toonzone sat down with Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Co-Directors, Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn at the San Diego Comic-Con 2013. Questions asked during the interview included: To Both: What’s it like to finally be in the director’s chair for a feature-length animated film ? As co-directors, how do you collaborate? To Kris: When […]