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"Stroker and Hoop": The Case of the Dull Detectvies (sic)

by Shnayon August 17, 2005
A number of Adult Swim’s early comedy staples have been canceled or rerun enough that the more dedicated fan has likely committed them to memory. Thus, a number of new shows are set to premier in an effort to bring new life to the lineup. Unfortunately, one such show entitled Stroker & Hoop is dead […]

Manning Brings Dracula to "The Batman Strikes"

by James Harveyon August 17, 2005
A name any DC Animated Comic reader should know, writer Matthew Manning will return to familiar ground with The Batman Strikes #15, hitting shelves this November. After the heavy praise for The Batman Strikes #10, Manning couldn’t wait to return to the title. Despite www.matthewkmanning.com erroneously soliciting the issue as a Riddler story by the […]

Further Details on "Gargoyles - Season Two, Volume One" DVD Release

by James Harveyon August 17, 2005
Posting on Station Eight, Gargoyles creator Greg Weisman revealed more details about the upcoming Gargoyles – Season Two, Volume One three-disc DVD set. Extras will include Episode Introductions by Weisman, Audio Commentaries on the “City of Stone” four-part episode by Weisman, Frank Paur, and Michael Reaves, and a The Gathering of the Cast and Crew […]

'The Batman vs. Dracula' DTV Officially Announced; BTAS Vol. 4, STAS Vol. 2 Mentioned

by Bird Boyon August 17, 2005
Updated (8/16): Updated Front Cover Art Added; Added Back Cover Art. Run time, new description and full cast mentioned on Back Cover Art. Updated (8/3): Additional cast and crew information revealed. Updated (7/14): Images of Gift Set Added. WHV has officially announced its new ‘The Batman vs. Dracula’ DTV DVD for release on 10/18/05. Synopsis: […]

Strong to Voice Classic Character in "The Batman" DTV

by James Harveyon August 16, 2005
Tara Strong will provide the voice for Vicki Vale in the animated DTV The Batman Versus Dracula, set for an October 18th release. Vicki Vale will also appear in The Batman Strikes #15. For more information on this DTV, check out The World’s Finest.

The Batman Battles Grundy in New Episode

by James Harveyon August 16, 2005
Kids WB will air an all-new episode of The Batman on Saturday, August 27. The new episode, airing at 8:30am (ET) and entitled “Grundy’s Night,” features the legendary zombie returning to Gotham to seek revenge. For more schedule news, check out the Toon Zone Schedule Page, and stay tuned for more The Batman updates.

Dan Slott Profiled at NJ.com

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2005
Comic book writer Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk) was interviewed by NJ.com as part of their coverage of the Mid-Jersey Comicon, held this past weekend in Bordentown, NJ. She-Hulk #1, the relaunch of Slott’s critically acclaimed series for Marvel Comics, is available for pre-order this month for an October street date.

Charles Schulz 9th Most Beloved Dead Celebrity

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2005
Marketing Evaluations has released its slightly morbid Most Beloved Dead Celebrities list, which places Peanuts creator Charles Schulz in slot #9. The rest of the top 10 included Lucille Ball, John Wayne, John Ritter, and Jackie Gleason.

Malkovich, Hopkins Sign on to "Beowulf"

by Maxie Zeuson August 16, 2005
John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins, and Robin Wright Penn will star in Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf, Dark Horizons reports. The film will be shot in the same motion-capture format recently used on The Polar Express.

BMG Gets Music Rights to "He Man," Other Titles

by Maxie Zeuson August 16, 2005
BMG Music will handle worldwide exploitation of Entertainment Rights’s music library, c21 Media reports. The deal covers music for such brands as Postman Pat, Little Red Tractor, Basil Brush, He-Man and She-Ra.