mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, earlier this week unveiled MTV Networks’ first channel distributed in its entirety over broadband, “mtvU Über.” Driven by student demand, “mtvU Über” is available everywhere, through both non-stop streaming and a unique on-demand capability, enabling viewers to customize their experience. In addition to making mtvU’s on-air programming, “mtvU Über” will […]
A Mark Evanier’s weblog from the Archive of American Television has been published by Google Video. Interviews with animation industry insiders Phil Roman and Joseph Barbera are included in the archives. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)
Mr. Comics has issued a press release with more information about the upcoming Planet of the Apes comic book to be written by Ty Templeton (Batman Adventures) and Joe O’Brien (Robocop: Prime Directives). Links to more preview artwork and other on-line interviews with the creative team are included in the release.
Martha Sigall has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News. Sigall has been working in animation since the 1930’s, and has worked with such legends as Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, Chuck Jones, and Friz Freleng. She has just published a memoir titled Living Life Inside the Lines.
ADV originally released Sakura Diaries back in 2000. At the time, ADV didn’t realize they had dubbed an edited version. So they re-released it with the unedited version (with nudity), but only included the Japanese audio and English subtitles. Now, five years later, ADV has decided to re-re-release it with a new English track. Sakura […]
With The Batman Versus Dracula now on shelves, and the third season of The Batman off to a great start, Toon Zone sat down with writer, editor, and story producer Duane Capizzi to talk about one of his earlier Kids’ WB cartoons, Men In Black: The Animated Series. Based on the popular live-action movies, this […]
TV Shows on DVD has confirmed the final episode lineup for Disney’s eagerly anticipated DuckTales and Chip N’ Dale Rescue Rangers DVDs. Each set will contain the first 27 episodes of each series – but with one imporant caveat – the pilot origin “movies” have not been included. It is unclear whether Disney will include […]
Writer J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League Unlimited, Abadazad) is the subject of a feature article at Comicon.com’s PULSE News talking about his Defenders mini-series from Marvel Comics. Issue #4 of the five-issue mini-series is on comic stands now.
News reports state that superhero Mr. Incredible was recently arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department and charged with solicitation infractions. Elmo the Muppet was arrested in the same operation. Both were later released on $100 bond and returned to the site of the arrest on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Agent Rick Dicker of […]
Since it began, Ed Edd ‘n’ Eddy has been dogged by a reputation as an ugly and annoying show, and despite performing well with kids it has yet to see much appreciation from animation enthusiasts or industry professionals. I can’t for the life of me understand why. While everyone is busy trying to rebuild the […]