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"Star Trek: The Animated Series": Trek in All the Ways that Matter

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before. With those words, Captain James T. Kirk launched one of the most enduring franchises in American entertainment history. […]

A Forgotten "Trek" Returns From the Void

by Kyle Popeon March 8, 2007
Whether you regard Star Trek as a high point in television history or as the touchstone of geekdom, you can’t deny that the show has earned its place in history. I freely and proudly admit to being a Trekkie. (I say “Trekkie” because I was a fan of the show long before the Trekkie/Trekker distinction […]

ADV Films Announces New June Titles

by Classic Speedyon March 7, 2007
In the month of June, be on the look-out for the following ADV titles: * 009-1 vol. 1: 6/19/07 * Air Gear vol. 3: 6/5/07 * Kurau Phantom Memory vol. 2 (w/optional artbox): 6/12/07 * Le Chevalier D’Eon vol. 3: 6/19/07 * Paniponi Dash vol. 4: 6/12/07 * Papuwa vol. 6: 6/26/07 All of the […]

Lucas Productions Creating 100 Animated "Star Wars" Episodes

by Weathermanon March 7, 2007
George Lucas, at the Musem of Radio & TV, announced that Lucas Productions is working on 100 episodes of a 3-D animated Star Wars television show set between episodes 2 and 3. The show will be pitched to television networks when production is completed. It will be in a similar style to the shorts produced […]

The Death of Captain America

by Dan Collinson March 7, 2007
The Marvel Comic mini-series “Civil War” played a huge turning point for some of the Marvel heroes, but none more shocking than the death of a comic book legend, Captain America. In Captain America #25, as we see Cap (alias Steve Rogers) heading towards the courtroom for defying the Superhero Registration Act, a sniper shoots […]

"Case Closed": The Moore Family Strikes Back!

by Dukeon March 7, 2007
There are many mysteries to be solved along the way as Detective Conan continues his search for the men who transformed him from a teenager to a child. But it’s always Case Closed when Conan’s around, as one truth prevails! The big attraction on Case Closed, Case 2, Volume 1: The Exploits of Genius has […]

FUNimation Announces New May and June Titles

by Classic Speedyon March 6, 2007
Beck is making its R1 DVD debut on 6/26/07 with four episodes, and will be available in both a regular edition ($29.98) and one with a box ($44.98). Suzuka also makes its debut with a 6/12/07 release date. It will contain four episodes and will be available in both regular ($24.98) and boxed versions ($34.98). […]

Possible "G.I. Joe" Live Action Movie

by Weathermanon March 6, 2007
Lorenzo di Bonaventura, currently finishing work on the upcoming Transformers live action movie, has indicated that he plans to begin work on a G.I. Joe live action movie. The movie would be set before the timeline of the cartoon, depicting the rise of C.O.B.R.A. di Bonaventura has tenatively recruited Mark Whalberg, recently nominated for an […]

ADV Hires Former Cartoon Network Exec

by Weathermanon March 6, 2007
ADV Films has announced the hiring of Terry Kalagian, former Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions for Cartoon Network, as a consultant. No specifics as to what she will be doing at ADV Films have been announced yet. She will continue in her role as executive producer of George of the Jungle and Stormhawks for […]

DVD Talk Visits London for "Peter Pan" Launch Weekend

by Ed Liuon March 6, 2007
DVD Talk’s Jamie S. Rich has posted a writeup of the weekend press junket in London for the release of the Peter Pan 2-disc Platinum Edition, detailing the tours of London to recreate the trips taken by the Darling children in the movie and the discussions with Kathryn Beaumont and Margaret Kerry, the voice of […]