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"Peter Pan" Beats "South Park" in DVD Debut

by Maxie Zeuson March 16, 2007
The Peter Pan Platinum Edition and the ninth season of South Park both premiered on DVD this week, but the boy who’ll never grow up decisively outsold the kids who are wise beyond their years, according to Video Business Online. Peter Pan debuted in the number one spot on the DVD sales chart, meaning it […]

CartoonBrewFilms.com Launches for On-line Animation

by Ed Liuon March 15, 2007
Jerry Beck and Amid Amidi from the Cartoon Brew weblog have announced the launch of CartoonBrewFilms.com, a website dedicated to showcasing animated short films. The site’s three launch films are Teddy Newton and Bert Klein’s Boys Night Out, Frank Tashlin’s The Lady Said No and Grantray-Lawrence’s The Hope That Jack Built. Beck and Amidi have […]

"Justice League Unlimited" Season 3: Thank Grodd for One More Season

by Stuon March 15, 2007
After an unprecedented fourteen-year run of top-notch cartoons and Static Shock, the regular run of the DC animated universe (DCAU) comes to a close with the DVD release of the final seasons of Justice League Unlimited and Batman Beyond. I choose not to whine and moan about its passing: The DCAU lasted a lot longer […]

Cartoon Network renews Prince of Tennis and MAR

by Weathermanon March 15, 2007
Viz Media has announced that Cartoon Network has renewed Prince of Tennis and MAR for an additional season each. Both titles are currently broadcast as part of the Toonami block on Saturday nights. [Source: Anime News Network]

"300" breaks IMAX records

by Weathermanon March 15, 2007
In its first weekend of release 300, based on the Frank Miller graphic novel of the same name from Dark Horse Publishing, broke several IMAX records. The film set a record for highest opening weekend box office, a total of $3.6 million on 62 screens, or over $58,000 per screen. The film also set an […]

MyToons Creates Online Community for Animators

by Dukeon March 15, 2007
MyToons, Inc., the Texas-based company founded on the basis of allowing cartoonists and animators a place to come together and share their ideas and experiences, has extended its reach to the online community. Mytoons.com allows fledging animators and cartoonists to upload their projects, everything from simple sketches to demo reels, for fellow enthusiasts and prospective […]

Press Release: MyToons.com Invites Animators and Artists to Share Their Wares

by Dukeon March 15, 2007
Free Online Community Allows Sharing, Viewing, Discussing and Enjoying Everything Animated SXSW 2007 Are you looking for a place to showcase your artistic talent and hang out with others who share your creative interests? Then MyToons.com is the ideal online community for you! From the DRAW exhibit in Austin, Texas, MyToons Inc. announced today the […]

Sam & Max: Season 1 Comes to Windows

by Dukeon March 15, 2007
Telltale and The Adventure Company will release Sam & Max: Season 1 to retail stores in August, 2007. This point-and-click CD-ROM game will be for Windows platforms. No specific gameplay information was revealed. See the full press release, including screenshots (FTP required), here. Source: BusinessWire

PR: Adventure Company and Telltale Announce Partnership to Bring Sam & Max: Season 1

by Dukeon March 15, 2007
The Adventure Company and Telltale Announce Partnership to Bring Sam & Max: Season 1 to Retail The Adventure Company Will Distribute Funniest PC Game of the Year to Retail Stores in Time for the 2007 Holiday Season! Sam & Max, the legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting stars that have been reintroduced to the gaming public […]

Viz Media Announces New July and August Titles

by Dukeon March 15, 2007
The Taste of Tea, a new film being released by Viz Media, will be released this July. July will also see the latest volumes of popular Shonen Jump titles like Naruto, Bleach, and Hikaru no Go, as well as the second season of Ranma 1/2. In August, the second volume of MÄR as well as […]