Animated-News.com has interviewed veteran Disney animator Eric Goldberg, discussing his recent work, his history with the Disney Feature Animation studio, his return to the studio, and what the future holds. (via Cartoon Brew)
Crave Online has posted part 1 of an interview with Craig Kyle, VP of Creative Development at Marvel Animation, about the Ultimate Avengers 2 direct-to-DVD movie. (via Comic Book Resources.com’s Comic Reel)
Actor Tony Jay died on Sunday, August 13, due to complications following micro-surgery to remove non-cancerous tumors from his lungs. Jay lent his voice to numerous video game and animated characters, with his memorable baritone speaking for characters as varied as Judge Frollo in Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Tick‘s Chairface Chippendale, Marvel’s […]
Newsarama.com has interviewed Paul Dini about his 12-issue run on Detective Comics, discussing what took so long to get him on a regular Batman comic, the differences between writing for comics and for the animated series, and upcoming plots for issues in his run. Detective Comics #821 and #822, the first two issues of Dini’s […]
The Quick Stop Entertainment website has posted a long interview with voice actor Maurice LaMarche, covering his formative years in Canada, his start in stand-up comedy, and his long and varied career in voice acting. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)
A press release from Jetix details several upcoming programming events, including the premiere of Yin Yang Yo! with an 18-hour marathon on Monday, September 4; the debut of Jackie Chan Adventures on Tuesday, September 5; the U.S. premiere of Pucca; and a Power Rangers Extreme Red marathon. Click here for details.
JETIX LAUNCHES NEW, ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES “YIN YANG YO!” IN LABOR DAY MARATHON; THE HIT INTERNATIONAL SERIES “PUCCA” PREMIERES IN THE U.S. –“Jackie Chan Adventures” joins the line-up — — Plus “Power Rangers” Marathon — Burbank, August 16, 2006 . . . Jetix programming block on Toon Disney sizzles into September, debuting a new, original, […]
WHV has announced today that both Volume 2 sets of Animaniacs and Pinky & the Brain are coming to DVD on December 5. Animaniacs: Volume 2 will be a 5-disc set containing 25 episodes, while Pinky & the Brain: Volume 2 will contain 22 episodes on four DVDs. There is no word yet on bonus […]
The Marvel Animation Age has obtained the first four loglines and airdates for the upcoming Fantastic Four cartoon. To read them, click on the above link. The Fantastic Four will premiere on Toonami on Saturday, September 2.
A press release has declared May 7, 2007 to be next year’s Free Comic Book Day. Participating retailers will have a wide selection of free comic books for customers, ranging from DC and Marvel superheroes, to Archie and Gemstone/Disney icons, to a raft of independent and small-press offerings. It will also coincide with the opening […]