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Marvel Comics US Stamp Characters Named

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2006
Next year, the U.S. Post Office will be issuing a collection of postage stamps dedicated to Marvel’s superheroes, joining the DC Comics superhero stamps issued this year. The list of superheroes (which apparently could not include groups or teams) is as follows: Spider-Man The Incredible Hulk The Sub-Mariner The Thing Captain America The Silver Surfer […]

"The Best of Clifford" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson August 25, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Lionsgate will distribute The Best of Clifford the Big Red Dog on a 5-disc set containing 42 episodes. Clifford the Big Red Dog is based on a popular series of children’s books by Norman Bridwell. The show features the voice of the late John Ritter (Three’s Company) as Clifford. The box set, […]

"IGPX Vol. 4": One Season Ends, Another Begins

by on August 25, 2006
Most sports around the world are only played during certain times of the year, during what is usually known as a “season.” The Immortal Grand Prix is no different, as it’s time to wrap up one season and start another. Last time, upon starting off their Championship Race with Team Velshtein, Team Satomi got off […]

"Little Mermaid" Digital Debut at El Capitan Theatre Sept. 7 – 24

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2006
Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be screened at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood from September 7-24. The re-release will be a new digitally restored version of the film that will be released on DVD in October. The opening night’s screening will also feature a panel discussion that will include producer Don Hahn, directors […]

"Whisper of the Heart" Screenings in California Sept. 23 and 24

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2006
Nausicaa.net is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Whisper of the Heart will be screened at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California, on September 23, 2006, at 3:00 PM; and again at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California, the next day at 7:30 PM. The screening at the Egyptian Theatre will be part of the “Unshown […]

Now Playing Interviews Tad Stones about "Hellboy" Animated

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2006
Now Playing magazine has interviewed director Tad Stones about the series of animated direct-to-DVD movies based on Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. The interview covers the trials Stones went through to get to this point, the plot summaries of the first two movies, the casting of the movies’ voices, and the prospects of more animated Hellboy projects. […]

"Negima Vol. 1": Despite The Legendary Source, It’s Not That Mystic Of A Force

by on August 24, 2006
Negi is a simple ten year old boy. You know the kind; he’s learned basic magic, has a Bachelor’s degree, and is now a teacher of a class full of teenage girls. If any of his students report his use of magic, he’s likely to turn into a ferret-like creature, a furry ermine, just like […]

National Cartoon Museum Picks Up $1.8M from NYC

by Ed Liuon August 23, 2006
An article on Editor & Publisher notes that Mort Walker’s National Cartoon Museum has obtained a commitment for $1.8 million in funding from New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and City Council. The museum is scheduled to open next year in new space in the Empire State Building, and will provide a permanent home […]

Cartoon Network Picks Up "Chowder"

by Ed Liuon August 23, 2006
C.H. Greenblatt has announced on his weblog that Cartoon Network has picked up 13 episodes of his new series Chowder, and launched a separate weblog dedicated to the show. Greenblatt’s prior credits are as a writer/storyboarder for SpongeBob SquarePants and as the voice of Fred Fredburger in The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy. (via […]

Nickelodeon Debuts "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy" on August 28

by Ed Liuon August 23, 2006
This week’s Animated Shorts column at Newsarama states that Nickelodeon will be debuting Wow! Wow! Wubbzy on Nick Jr. and Noggin this Monday, August 28, at 11:00 AM. The show will be aimed at pre-schoolers and is produed by Bob Boyle (Danny Phantom, Fairly OddParents).