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Adam Beechen on Robin, JLU, and Other Comics

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2006
Writer Adam Beechen has been interviewed by Comic Book Resources about his current runs on DC Comics’ Robin and the Justice League Unlimited tie-in comic book. He discusses, how he landed the writing job on Robin, the flak he has taken from fans over recent changes in that title, his favorite character so far in […]

Simpsons Season 8: My Diagnosis: A Great Season… CAUSED BY BAD BABYSITTING!

by Classic Speedyon November 6, 2006
You may recall from the The Simpsons Season 7 review a few months ago that one of the reasons I liked seasons 7 and 8 so much was because the showrunners, Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein, as well as the talented writers and directors at the time, were able to make all the characters real. […]

Telltale Games Debuts "Sam and Max: Culture Shock" Chapter 1

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
Telltale Games has released the first chapter of Sam & Max: Culture Shock, returning Steve Purcell’s cartoon creations to adventure-style video games. Sam and Max, a canine detective and his hyperactive rabbit-thing sidekick, debuted in self-published comics by Purcell before launching into fame and infamy in an adventure game by LucasArts and a brief stint […]

"Weird Years" Debuts on YTV on November 6

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
The new animated comedy Weird Years is slated to debut on Canada’s YTV network on Monday, November 6, at 8:30 PM. The series centers on the Dorkovitch family dealing with the culture shock of moving to North America from their native land of Kryobia. The first season of 26 episodes will also air on Wednesdays […]

Illumitoon and Westlake Entertainment Acquire "Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo"

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
Anime newcomers Illumitoon Entertainment and Westlake Entertainment have announced that they have acquired the North American distribution rights to the surreal anime comedy Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo, which centers on the title hero defending the right to hair in a strange futuristic world. The first releases may arrive as early as January, 2007. Read the full press […]

Press Release: Sam & Max: Culture Shock now available at Telltale’s website

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
Sam & Max: Culture Shock now available at Telltale’s website Customers worldwide can now buy the first episode of Sam & Max: Season 1, or try it out with the free demo SAN RAFAEL, CA, November 1, 2006 — Fans of quick wit, biting sarcasm, and deceptively endearing anthropomorphic animals rejoice! Canine shamus Sam and […]

Press Release: YTV PRESENTS THE SERIES PREMIERE OF WEIRD YEARS

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
PRESS RELEASE YTV PRESENTS THE SERIES PREMIERE OF WEIRD YEARS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6 AT 8:30 P.M. ET/PT If You Thought Your Family Was Strange, Wait Until You Meet The Dorkovitch’s in this New Animated Family Comedy Series (November 1, 2006 – Toronto , Canada ) This November a new animated-comedy joins the YTV schedule, and […]

Press Release: Illumitoon & Westlake Acquire "Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo"

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2006 “ILLUMITOON & WESTLAKE ACQUIRE BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO” Joint Venture Enterprise Acquires Distribution Rights for Popular Cartoon Network Series FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— FORT WORTH , TEXAS — Illumitoon Entertainment and Westlake Entertainment announced today that they have joined in acquiring North American distribution rights for a series from Toei Animation titled […]

FUNimation Announces New February Titles

by Classic Speedyon November 4, 2006
Case Closed: Case 2 (vol. 2), Galaxy Railways (Complete Collection), Kodocha (vol. 11), Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Movie, and Rumbling Hearts (vol. 2) are all being released on February 6, 2007. Everything is $29.98 MSRP, except for Galaxy Railways, which is $59.98. [Source: AnimeOnDVD.com ]

"SD Gundam Force": These Defenders Don’t Come Up Short

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2006
Gundam is an odd beast. On the one side you have the artists, the Tominos and Imagawas, the guys more concerned with telling a worthwhile, enjoyable and memorable story. On the other you have the executives, the guys who couldn’t give a fudge about character development when it’s taking screentime from new model kits they […]