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Screenwriting Expo Dedicates a Day to Pixar

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2006
Pixar’s Andrew Stanton will be keynoting this year’s Screenwriting Expo to be held in Los Angeles from October 19-22, according to a report on Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Brew weblog. Stanton’s keynote will be the foundation of an entire day dedicated to Pixar that will culminate in a panel discussion with Brad Bird and Mark Andrews […]

UPDATED: Scholastic’s Graphix Announces Upcoming Graphic Novels

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2006
ICv2.com has announced the new graphic novels coming soon from Scholastic’s Graphix publishing imprint, including an adaptation of Peter S. Beagle’s popular fantasy The Last Unicorn to be drawn by Michael Kaluta and released in Fall 2008. Other works from Graphix include Magic Pickle by Pixar animator Scott Morse and two Goosebumps anthologies which will […]

Press Release: DreamWorks Animation Announces Final Casting for "Shrek the Third"

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2006 DREAMWORKS ANIMATION ANNOUNCES FINAL CASTING FOR THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SUMMER 2007 COMEDY “SHREK THE THIRD” DreamWorks Animation announced today that the final cast for its upcoming computer-animated comedy “Shrek the Third” has been set. The original casts from “Shrek” and “Shrek 2” – Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, […]

"Squirrel Boy": TV to Hibernate to

by on July 13, 2006
One might question the creativity of the mastermind of a show called Duckman, but since many iconic and complex characters such Batman, Spider-man, and Hamlet-man share the same nomenclature I’m inclined to give the benefit of the doubt. However, when that person’s next magnum opus turns out to be Squirrel Boy, well, one begins to […]

"Squirrel Boy": "Duckman" This Ain’t

by SB20xxon July 13, 2006
The latest Cartoon Network offering comes to us from Everett Peck, the guy who created one of my favorite modern cartoon characters, Duckman. Sadly, his latest offering, Squirrel Boy, is a big disappointment, which makes this similar to the situation with Joe Murray and Camp Lazlo, another “meh” cartoon that followed in the footsteps of […]

Animated "Sabrina" Coming to DVD (Updated 7/13)

by Dan Collinson July 13, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the animated version of Sabrina: The Teenage Witch is coming to DVD from Shout! Factory on October 17. The show is the animated spin-off of the series starring Melissa Joan Hart. This time the voice of Sabrina is played by Emily Hart (Melissa’s sister), while Melissa plays the voices of Helda & […]

"Colorado Springs Gazette" on DC Superhero Stamps

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2006
The Colorado Springs Gazette has published an article about the U.S. Post Office’s new DC Superhero stamps, which will be issued at the San Diego Comic Con on July 20, 2006. Comments are included from U.S. Post Office art director Carl Herrman and DC Comics President Paul Levitz on what these stamps are and how […]

National Film Board of Canada Posts 50 Shorts On-line

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2006
The National Film Board of Canada has posted 50 of their best known animated short films on their website to commemorate their 65th anniversary. Some of the works available include Cordell Baker’s The Cat Came Back, Richard Condie’s The Big Snit, and several films by Norman McLaren. (via Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Brew)

"Bleach" to Air in Early September

by on July 13, 2006
In a recent Shonen Jump Newsblast newsletter, it was revealed that Viz Media’s newest anime series Bleach will premiere on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block on Saturday, September 9th. No specific time frame was given.

Production Begins on Disney Channel’s "Phineas and Ferb"

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2006
A new animated comedy titled Phineas and Ferb has been announced by the Disney Channel, with the series premiering next year on the network. The series is created, directed, and executive-produced by Dan Povenmire (Family Guy) and stars two step-brothers engaging in assorted hijinks to entertain themselves during summer vacation. Read the full press release […]