"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 4: I Tawt I Taw a Great Batch of Cartoons!

by Classic Speedyon November 27, 2006
There’s a day each year that I look forward to. No, it’s not Christmas, nor my birthday, nor New Year’s, nor any of those other holidays. It’s the release of the annual Looney Tunes Golden Collection, which has been a yearly tradition since 2003. Being that Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies are some of my […]

"The Flintstones" Season 6: A Yabba-Dabba-DVD Release for the Final Season

by Bird Boyon November 26, 2006
It seems like yesterday I saw the first season of The Flintstones on DVD in the store. The packaging has certainly changed from its initial releases (slimmer cases and no plastic slip cover), but the content is still all here: a full season of one of the most popular cartoons to come out of Hanna-Barbera […] Interviews DCAU Writer Rob Hoegee

by Javeon November 25, 2006
Rob Hoegee, writer for Teen Titans and Legion of Superheroes, recently took part in a live chat where he revealed some interesting info about what the final season of Teen Titans was originally meant to be like and what would have happened if the show would have continued for a sixth season. Read the full […]

"Ninja Nonsense" Vol. 3: Pulling Out all the Stops

by Classic Speedyon November 25, 2006
Color me flat out impressed. While the previous volumes of Ninja Nonsense were fun but admittedly fairly hit-or-miss, you’ll only get hits here. I laughed very frequently as the comedy meter has been cranked to max. As with the first two volumes, we get six episodes. Part of why I love this show is that, […]

Joan Borsten on Soviet Propaganda Cartoons

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2006
The latest Animated Shorts column at has an extensive feature on the newly released Animated Soviet Propaganda: From The October Revolution To Perestroika DVD set. The article chronicles the history of Soviet animation and includes extensive comments from Joan Borsten, president of Films by Jove, which released the set. Other news in the column […]

Craig Kyle and Chris Yost Interviewed at

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2006
Writers Craig Kyle and Chris Yost have been interviewed by about their current and upcoming comics work, most of which will focus on X-23 — a mutant “daughter” of Wolverine created for both the comics and the X-Men Evolution animated show. The two also give a brief status report about their Hollywood projects, including […]

Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy on Revising "The Anime Encyclopedia"

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2006
Helen McCarthy has been a fan of anime for over 20 years, starting with the first British anime fanzine in the 1980’s and the first continuing UK anime newsletter in 1990. Since then, she has been a pivotal figure on the British anime scene, running the first anime conventions in the United Kingdom, producing several […]

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Holiday Programming Announcements

by Ed Liuon November 23, 2006
Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have announced their holiday programming plans. Cartoon Network will be premiering Bah, Humduck, a new Looney Tunes holiday special; a Ben 10 Christmas episode; and a Christmas episode of Pokémon Chronicles. In addition, Cartoon Network will be airing older holiday programming starring the Powerpuff Girls, Ed, Edd, n Eddy, and […]

Warner Brothers Puts Cartoon Content On-line at "Saturday Morning Forever"

by Ed Liuon November 23, 2006
Warner Brothers has announced “Saturday Morning Forever,” a new aspect of the website that will contain a mix of classic cartoons and new animated content. The site also has details on how to enter the “Saturday Morning Forever Ultimate Prize Pack” sweepstakes for a chance to win more than $4000 worth of prizes. Read […]

ADV Acquires Rights to "Sgt. Frog"

by Ed Liuon November 23, 2006
ADV has announced that it has acquired exclusive broadcast, home-video, and major merchandising rights to Sgt. Frog, described as “the biggest franchise to come from Japan since Hello Kitty ™!” Read the details in the full press release.