"The Flash" Races to DVD Next Year

by La Parkaon October 10, 2005
TVShowsOnDVD has confirmed that Warner Home Video will be releasing the entire 22-episode run of The Flash on January 10, 2006.

DC Announces Jan/Feb 2006 Collected Editions: Alan Moore, Seven Soldiers

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Rule Weekend Box Office

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit had estimated ticket sales of $16.1 million on its opening weekend, knocking the Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan out of the top spot.

Aardman Warehouse Fire Destroys "Wallace and Gromit" Props, Sets

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
A fire at Aardman Animations’ warehouse in Bristol has destroyed props and sets from their earlier films. Aardman spokesman Arthur Sheriff stated that Aardman’s “whole history has been wiped out” from the loss of all the materials from Chicken Run and the first three Wallace and Gromit short films. No injuries were reported as a […]

UNICEF Carpet Bombs the Smurfs

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
A public service advertisement by UNICEF has obliterated the Smurfs’ home village through an aerial bombardment. The public service announcement, to be aired in Belgium next week, is meant to raise funds for a program to rehabilitate former child soldiers in Burundi. The animated cartoon was produced with the approval of the family of the […]

"Wallace & Gromit": 24-Carrot Filmmaking

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
Stop-motion animation has never achieved the same popular success as the hand-drawn variety. Its painstaking production, which involves photographing small models moving in miniscule increments a frame at a time, would drive away all but the most dedicated filmmakers, and the days of shooting to obtain mere minutes of film demand patience well beyond the […]

"Case Closed" 5.3: The Unfortunately-Placed Episodes

by Dukeon October 9, 2005
Poor Detective Conan. Thanks to TMS messing around with the dub and Cartoon Network’s idiotic scheduling, what could have been a huge success in America has turned into one of the bigger bombs in recent anime history. It’s a shame too, as the mysteries here are much cleverer than anything on Scooby Doo or Ghostwriter […]

"Case Closed" 5.4: The Trimphant Debut of Kaito Kid

by Dukeon October 8, 2005
Even those who hate CSI and its ilk love watching a good mystery in action, and more often than not, Case Closed, or more well known in the fandom by its original name of Detective Conan, has had plenty of exciting and unique mysteries. That tradition continues on this disc, and provides a new foil […]

"Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek" Comes to Adult Swim

by Zeddon October 8, 2005
Central Park Media’s award-winning short film Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block this month. The CG sci-fi horror anime will be broadcast on Saturday night/Sunday morning, October 30, at 12:00am. [Source: Adult Swim] Click here to read Toon Zone’s review of Kakurenbo. (via William C. Maune)

Disney Channel October 2005 Movies & Specials

by Zeddon October 7, 2005
The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of October: The Great Mouse Detective (1986) Monday, October 31 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) Hercules (1997) Monday, October 10 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) Monsters, Inc. (2001) Sunday, October 9 (6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Pooh’s Grand […]