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Platypus Comix Interviews Tom Ruegger on "Tiny Toons," "Batman"

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2006
Platypus Comix has posted the second part of an interview with Tom Ruegger, focusing on his tenure on Tiny Toon Adventures. The interview covers everything from how Ruegger got started on the show, explanations of early concept artwork, and the problems encountered during production. The end of the interview reaches Ruegger’s time on Batman The […]

LA Times Goes Behind the Scenes of "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2006
The Los Angeles Times‘ Kids Reading Room has posted a five-part series going behind the scenes of Nickelodeon’s hit show Avatar: The Last Airbender (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5). The series covers the basics behind creating an animated show from the script process all the way to final post-production. […]

Bryan Fuller Talks "Amazing Screw-On Head"

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2006
Newsarama.com has interviewed Bryan Fuller, executive producer of The Amazing Screw-On Head, a new animated series coming from SciFi with the pilot available for viewing now on the SciFi Pulse website. The interview covers Fuller’s past as on critically acclaimed but low-rated shows as Wonderfalls and Dead Like Me, Screw-On Head creator Mike Mignola’s involvement […]

LA Times on Rapid Rise of "Monster House" Director

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2006
The Los Angeles Times has published an article spotlighting 29-year old Gil Kenan, a first-time director who was entrusted by Sony to direct the $75-million CGI feature film Monster House (free registration required). (via Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Brew weblog, which also has a link to an artist’s weblog with concept art)

"Beavis & Butt-Head" Vol. 3 Coming to DVD (Updated 7/18)

by Dan Collinson July 18, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Paramount will release Volume 3 of Beavis & Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection on August 1. The box set features 42 episodes chosen by Judge; the original Beavis & Butt-Head short “Frog Baseball”; 15 music videos with Beavis & Butt-Head commentary; rare special appearances and promos; “Taint of Greatness: The Journey of […]

Toonami Jetstream: Pure Toonami Bliss

by on July 18, 2006
The current rage on the internet has been streaming media. You can now watch sports games most anywhere online. Warner Bros. has many of their classic shows on their In2TV service. Not even anime can escape, as Bandai has set up their Anime Village streaming service and Adult Swim has their Adult Swim Fix. Now […]

Animated "Star Trek" Coming to DVD (Updated 7/18)

by Dan Collinson July 18, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the animated version of Star Trek is coming to DVD on November 21. The toon was produced in 1973 by Paramount Pictures and Filmation, and chronicles the continuing voyages of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. The show features the voices of William Shatner (Kirk), Leonard Nimoy […]

Bandai Announces New October Titles

by SB20xxon July 17, 2006
Dan Doh!! The Super Shot will be seeing a complete collection release on October 10th. In addition, three series from Bandai’s library will be getting Anime Legends complete collections: Please Teacher, s-Cry-ed, and Witch Hunter Robin. Finally, October brings the fourth volumes of Eureka Seven and Fantastic Children, as well as volume five of IGPX: […]

BBC Radio 2 Talks Mickey Mouse Music

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2006
A series of documentaries on the BBC Radio 2 website examines the use of music in Walt Disney’s animated films. The broadcasts are available in streaming RealPlayer format. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)

Hayao Miyazaki Preparaing Next Film

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2006
Nausicaa.net has a report that director Hayao Miyazaki is preparing to make his next film, according to a translated report from a Toshio Suzuki interview from the TBS program R30. No real details were provided, other than pointing out that the title contains two “no” (の) characters, something his films are known for in Japan.