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"The Tick vs. Season One": Mighty DVD Justice!

by Ed Liuon August 31, 2006
In 1994, Ben Edlund teamed up with Fox Kids to bring The Tick to Saturday morning kid’s animation. Based on his comic book of the same name, The Tick focused on a 7-foot-tall, 300-pound, nigh-invulnerable, and endearingly dense arachnid superhero who fought crime. Along for the ride was his sidekick, Arthur, whose moth suit enabled […]

Prepare For The Fantastic! Chris Yost Talks Fantastic Four!

by on August 30, 2006
Chris Yost is no stranger to superheroes. Having previously worked on X-Men: Evolution, The Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and currently co-writing Marvel’s New X-Men comic, Chris now serves as Story Editor on the upcoming Fantastic Four cartoon, set to premiere this Saturday. Toon Zone News managed to pull Chris away from his comics […]

"Pokémon: Battle Frontier" Comes Exclusively to Cartoon Network

by Zeddon August 30, 2006
Cartoon Network has acquired exclusive rights to Pokémon: Battle Frontier, the ninth season of the Pokémon series. Pokémon: Battle Frontier premieres on Saturday, September 9, 2006, at 9:00am (ET/PT) with a special one-hour episode. The series will air regularly on Saturday mornings at 9:30am (ET/PT). [Source: Cartoon Network] Click here to read the full press […]

Press Release: New Season of "Pokémon" to Air Exclusively on Cartoon Network

by Zeddon August 30, 2006
New Season of Pokémon to Air Exclusively on Cartoon Network All New Episodes of Pokémon®: Battle Frontier to Begin September 9 The tale of Ash Ketchum, Pikachu and their friends continues as they face some of their biggest adventures yet in the brand new ninth season of the popular Pokémon series. Pokémon: Battle Frontier will […]

Preview: "Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters" Breathes Stale Life to Dying Franchise

by on August 29, 2006
It seems no one can quite let go of that little trading card game phenomenon known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Not only do we have a spin-off series set 10 years after the original series ended in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, but now we have essentially another filler arc (much like the Dungeon Dice Monsters, Legendary Heroes, Noa and […]

"Avatar: Secret of the Fire Nation" Special Theatrical Screenings on Sept. 9

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2006
As part of a cross-marketing promotion between Nickelodeon, Burger King, and Upper Deck, Avatar: Secret of the Fire Nation will get special theatrical screenings in nine theaters nationwide. The “movie,” which consists of two episodes of the Avatar TV show, will debut on Nickelodeon on September 15, 2006; the theatrical releases will be on September […]

Kyle and Yost Talk ‘Fantastic Four’

by on August 29, 2006
In a recent press conference, Fantastic Four Executive Producer Craig Kyle and Story Editor Chris Yost talked at length to Comic Book Resources about the upcoming show, hinting at what fans can expect to see. Fantastic Four premieres this Saturday on Toonami. Look for more from Chris Yost on Fantastic Four soon at The Marvel […]

Producer Eric Rollman on F4 and Marvel DVD Movies

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2006
Newsarama.com’s Animated Shorts column has interviewed Marvel Animation Supervising Producer Eric Rollman about current and upcoming Marvel Animated programming, such as the Ultimate Avengers direct-to-DVD movies, the Iron Man and Dr. Strange movies, and the new Fantastic 4 animated series.

Toon Zone Was There: Press Party With The Casts and Crews of Disney TV

by on August 29, 2006
Imagine along with me: you’re driving through West Hollywood north on La Cienega, heading into Restaurants’ Row. You can feel the price range soar above your head. As you get past Melrose, you see the destination of your journey off on the right, with valets literally standing right there to take your car and save […]

The Joker Gets to Kill Batman

by on August 29, 2006
Mark Hamill, widely known as The Joker from Batman: The Animated Series, will voice the role of Tony Zucco in the upcoming season of The Batman. Zucco will be responsible for the death of Dick Grayson’s parents; Grayson will, of course, also grow up to become the famed Boy Wonder, Robin. Kevin Conroy, voice of […]