The gamble Kids WB! made with their Batman franchise paid off big time, with Batman Beyond becoming the country’s number one cartoon and delivering huge ratings and critical acclaim for the network in the first season. There were a few fanboy complaints, but lets not kid ourselves, there’s always a few complaining fanboys who whine […]
The Japanese are supposed to be smart, right? That is the stereotype. For some reason though, Negi Springfield’s having trouble teaching a good portion of his class: one girl is off working on her net idol website, while the Dummy Force threatens the class average and another is already being set up for marriage while […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of What’s New Scooby-Doo? will be out on DVD on February 20, 2007. The 2 disc set will contain all 13 episodes from Season 1 including a bonus episode as well as “Backstage Bloopers with Scooby-Doo.” Stay tuned for further announcements.
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that The New Adventures of He-Man will be on DVD on December 26th from BCI Eclipse. In this toon, He-Man heads off to another world, ten thousand years in the future to stop his arch-nemesis Skeletor, and a new villian, the sinister Flogg. The New Adventures of He-Man was produced by DiC Productions […]
When Justice League Unlimited was originally announced, I remember being very suspicious. The original show often had difficulty juggling seven characters in 40-minute story – how did they hope to use 50 plus without someone getting the shaft? I admit some of the worrying was brought on from personal bias – in my opinion, a […]
For the second in our triad of interviews with Flushed Away cast and crew, I spoke to Simon Otto and Jason Spencer-Galsworthy, two of the supervising animators on the film. Simon comes from Dreamworks; Jason comes from Aardman. (For what it’s worth, Simon, a native of Switzerland, has the more exotic accent.) Despite their alternating […]
Newsarama.com has posted a summary of a conference call with writer Paul Dini and DC Universe Executive Editor Dan Didio, where Dini was given a chance to talk about his current run on Detective Comics. Dini noted that he was nearly given the assignment to write All-Star Batman and discussed his approaches to writing Batman […]
Steve Worth of the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive Project has posted scans of several original storyboards by the late Louise Zingarelli from Ralph Bakshi’s feature film Cool World. The storyboards reveal a far more mature and adult-themed movie than the final product, and the accompanying weblog post is a loving tribute to the distinctive Zingarelli. (via […]
Writer Simon Furman has spoken to Comic Book Resources about his work on the Transformers tie-in comic books, discussing the mini-series approach the company is taking over a regular monthly comic book, how he keeps from going stale creatively, and his plans for some lesser-known or less loved Transformer characters.
AvatarSpirit.net has posted the first section of an interview with Sifu Kisu, the martial-arts consultant to Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. Included in the topics discussed are how Sifu Kisu discovered the martial arts, how he got invovled with the show, what his involvement in the show entails, and how to develop a martial-arts style […]