"Dr. Grave" Comic to Become Animated Feature

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that GigaPix Studios will be producing a CGI-animated feature film based on the Dr. Grave underground comic book, first published by Slave Labor Graphics in 2000. Comic creator Ed Vis will write the screenplay. More information is available from a press release at the GigaPix website. (via Comic Book Resources […]

"How to Make an Episode of Foster’s Home" Parts 3 and 4

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Craig McCracken has posted part 3 and part 4 of his series on how an episode of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends is made (part 1, part 2, and a readable outline for the episode “Go Goo Go!” were posted previously on the weblog). Part 3 drops a hint that an upcoming episode of the […]

James Tucker Talks "Legion of Super Heroes"

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Producer James Tucker has spoken to Comic Book Resources about his work on the new Legion of Super Heroes cartoon, now airing on the CW network. The article covers the past history of both the Legion and Tucker himself, the backgrounds and motivations behind several key cast members, and the connections between the show and […]

Planet of the ChimpanZZZZZZs

by on October 9, 2006
Originally launched in 1975, and returning more than a quarter century later as though through a time warp, Return to the Planet of the Apes comes to DVD bringing with it memories of a time when the world of television animation was ruled by apes. Okay, not by apes exactly: only by impoverished cartoon studios […]

Edible "Oedipus": Classic Animated Short Comes to DVD

by on October 8, 2006
Destiny is a funny old thing. It can bring a fountain of joy, a shower of love, a well of happiness, a bucket of mirth…. and so forth. Of course, destiny can equally damn you to murder your father, marry your mother, endure a sister as your daughter and once again – and so forth. […]

Season 1 of "Foster’s" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 7, 2006 reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will be out on DVD on February 6, 2007. The 2-disc box set contains the pilot movie along with 13 episodes from Season 1 and features commentaries and never-before-seen-footage. Updated 11/27: reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imagainary Friends has been […]

"Desert Punk Vol. 5": No Money, More Problems, But Still Compelling

by on October 7, 2006
Last time on Desert Punk our idiot savant of a hero, Kanta Mizuno (A.K.A. the Formerly Legendary Desert Punk), he was knee deep in human waste with a side of intrigue and mystery. However, before things get ultra-serious we get a couple episodes where we see the invincible and hardcore Kanta (along with the unstoppably […]

"Desert Punk Vol. 4": He Just Might Be OK, After A Shower

by on October 7, 2006
If weren’t for no luck, the legendary Desert Punk, A.K.A. Kanta Mizuno, wouldn’t have any luck at all. I’m almost shocked he ever had a rep to ruin the first place, though when he isn’t completely getting out-witted by the well-endowed (both mentally and physically if you know what I mean), he does manage to […]

“Desert Punk Vol. 3”: 99 Problems And The Girl Is One

by on October 7, 2006
Last time on Desert Punk, Kanta Mizuno (aka Desert Punk) had just managed to defeat his most supernatural nemesis yet – the evil (and sexy) spirit which haunted the legendary and notorious Inumeiwa (Dog Woman) Rock through the power of his mighty libido (no, really). Things lead off on a bitterer note as who should […]

George Lucas Talks Animated "Clone Wars" TV Series

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2006
Filmmaker George Lucas has announced more details about his new Clone Wars animated series. Lucas confirmed that the new series will be computer-generated, and that it will be a sequel to the 25-episode series on Cartoon Network. The show “could air next year,” but Lucas has not sold it to a network yet. (via Internet […]