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World’s Finest Interviews Jason Hillhouse

by on April 20, 2006
The World’s Finest has interviewed Jason Hillhouse, producer of the DC Animated Classics DVD special features, about his work on the DVDs of the past, present and future.

Man of Action Members Talk "Ben 10"

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2006
Newsarama.com has interviewed Steven Seagle, Joe Casey and Duncan Rouleau, three-quarters of “Man of Action,” regarding Ben 10–their show on Cartoon Network. The studio is composed of comic book industry veterans who are moving into alternate media. The interview covers that move and its effects, the progress of the show, their involvement in it, and […]

On-line Preview for SLG’s "Wonderland" Comic Book

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2006
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has posted an 8-page preview of Wonderland from Slave Labor Graphics. The comic picks up from where the animated Alice in Wonderland movie from Disney left off. The book is by Tommy Kovac and Sonny Liew and is due in comic book shops this summer.

"Magilla Gorilla" and "Hong Kong Phooey" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 19, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Magilla Gorilla and Hong Kong Phooey are the next DVDs from the Hanna-Barbara library to be released on August 15. Magilla Gorilla is a four-disc set that contains the lovable but clumsy gorilla from Mr. Peebles’ Pet Shop. Hong Kong Phooey is a two-disc set containing all 31 toons about a superhero […]

"The Wild": Mild Kingdom

by on April 19, 2006
Once upon a time it was easy to tell the difference between a live-action movie and a cartoon. Back in the 1940s, the movies were populated by guys like John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart, stolid types who barely moved even when pistol-whipping the Nazis. Meanwhile, in the short subjects, Daffy Duck was turning himself into […]

4Kids Forms Teen/Adult Branch Called "4Sight"

by on April 19, 2006
4Kids has announced that they will be forming a secondary branch called “4Sight,” which will focus on marketing and licensing products to tweens, teens, and adults. As of now, the brand will focus on existing brands such as the Royal Air Force and the American Kennel Club. 4Kids’ anime properties, such as One Piece and […]

Muhammad Depicted in "South Park" Opening Sequence

by on April 19, 2006
Comedy Central censored an innocuous image of the Muslim prophet Muhammad from an episode of South Park last week, but it turns out an equally inocuous (though less noticeable) image of the prophet has already been aired in three episodes of the current 10th season of the show, including the censored episode. Muhammad is clearly […]

Adult Swim Mid-April General Ratings

by Zeddon April 18, 2006
Fueled by retail sales of its first season DVD, a brand new episode of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken (Sunday, 11:30pm) achieved considerable double-digit delivery and ratings growth among all target young adult demos vs. the previous four-week time period average, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The performance helped Adult Swim to claim […]

Cartoon Network Silent Auction For Charity

by on April 18, 2006
This Thursday, April 20th, there will be an auction at Cartoon Network benefiting Fyn Stec, who has been diagnosed with liver cancer at age 4. Fyn is the son of Paul Stec (Director for Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends) and Dayla Corcoran (production coordinator on Dexter’s Lab and Shrek). For more information, please see the […]

Iger Says No "Song of the South" on DVD

by Ed Liuon April 18, 2006
A post on writer Mark Evanier’s weblog notes that the Walt Disney Company will not release Song of the South on DVD at this time, according to comments made by Disney CEO Robert Iger at last month’s Disney shareholders’ meeting. Evanier links to a site hosting an audio recording of the entire meeting for those […]