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I'm Not Mad, Cartoon Network. Just Disappointed.

by Eileen Cruzon November 10, 2005
car•toon – Pronunciation Key (kär-tōōn) – n. A drawing depicting a humorous situation, often accompanied by a caption. A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically: a political cartoon. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it. An animated […]

"Ren and Stimpy" Season 5 and Some More of 4: Put This Dog and Cat to Sleep

by Dr. Daedaluson November 10, 2005
Back when it first debuted, many people criticized Ren and Stimpy for its vulgar humor and gross-out gags. And many of those same people blamed it on John K., the creator. Little did they know that the most disgusting jokes would arise during the Games Animation era, which started in Season 3 after John K. […]

"Ren & Stimpy" Seasons Three and a Half-Ish: Are You Game?

by Dr. Daedaluson November 10, 2005
Games Animation. The name sends shivers of rage down the spines of John K. devotees. Remember when John Kricfalusi, the mastermind behind the infamous Ren & Stimpy, was fired from his own show, along with his studio, Spumco? And how Nickelodeon created their own domestic animation studio to take over the reins in Spumco’s absence? […]

4Kids Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

by Zeddon November 10, 2005
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. on Wednesday announced third quarter financial results. Net revenues for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005 were $20.5 million, compared to $24.7 million in the same period last year. Net income for the third quarter was $2.0 million or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to net income of $2.5 million or […]

Ellen Cockrill Upped at Universal

by Zeddon November 10, 2005
Universal Studios Home Entertainment Family Productions (USHEFP) has promoted Ellen Cockrill to Senior Vice President, Animation Production, where she will supervise all animated series and movies for the group. She will continue to report to Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President. [Source: PR Newswire]

"Superman Returns" Teaser Trailer Coming

by La Parkaon November 10, 2005
Superhero Hype! reports that a teaser trailer for Superman Returns will be attached to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The trailer will run for one minute and thirty-three seconds. Superman Returns comes to theaters on June 30, 2006.

Buena Vista Games Releases "Kim Possible: Kimmunicator"

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
Buena Vista Games has released Kim Possible: Kimmunicator, the first Kim Possible game created for the Nintendo DS. The game has a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. [Source: Business Wire]

Noggin, CafePress.com Team Up

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
Noggin and CafePress.com have teamed up to extend the NOGGIN brand. An exclusive NOGGIN shop will launch Tuesday, November 15, via http://www.cafepress.com and http://www.noggin.com. The store will sell merchandise for both parents and children, featuring NOGGIN’s animated hosts Moose and Zee, as well as NOGGIN logos. [Source: PR Newswire]

Animated "Hellboy" Project in the Works

by Ed Liuon November 9, 2005
IDT Entertainment confirmed Internet rumors that they have licensed the animation rights to Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. Mignola and Hellboy film director Guillermo Del Toro will both be intimately involved with the production, and actors Ron Perlman and Selma Blair will reprise their movie roles as Hellboy and Liz Sherman, respectively. A sample image from lead […]

"Mars Daybreak" Needs More Depp

by Dukeon November 9, 2005
OK, so we’ve had pirates sailing the seven seas, pirates racing across the universe, and pirates ransacking pretty much everything they’ve come across. But we’ve never had pirates on Mars. Have no fear. This gaping hole in pirate lore is about to be filled. Mars has been terraformed and is now mostly water. People live […]