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Viz Announces New December and January Titles

by Classic Speedyon September 15, 2006
Volumes 8-10 of Pokemon: 10th Anniversary Edition are all set for December 19th. Naruto is also getting a couple of releases: The second box set will be released on December 5th in both regular and special editions, while volume 7 will be released on December 27th. Also look for Full Moon (vol. 3), Inu-Yasha (vol. […]

Bernard "Berny" Wolf 1911 – 2006

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2006
Several news outlets are reporting on the passing of Bernard “Berny” Wolf last week at the age of 95. Wolf’s career stretched back to 1924 at Max Fleischer’s Inkwell Studios, and included stints with Disney, MGM, and Hanna-Barbera. Mark Evanier and Jerry Beck have posted longer career summaries and appreciations of Wolf’s contributions.

Glen Murakami Talks "Titans: Trouble in Tokyo"

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2006
Glen Murakami has spoken to Steve Fritz about the new Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo movie, which makes its debut on Cartoon Network tonight and its debut on DVD in November. During the interview (which contains spoilers for the movie), Murakami discusses the long time between proposing the movie and making it, important changes for […]

National Cartoon Museum Loses Empire State Building Space

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2006
Mort Walker’s National Cartoon Museum suffered a setback when a deal to exhibit the museum’s works in a dedicated space at New York City’s Empire State Building fell through, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate. Walker, the cartoonist who created Beetle Bailey, possesses over 200,000 pieces of comic book, comic strip, and animation […]

"Mr. Peabody" Goes to the Big Screen

by Dan Collinson September 15, 2006
The Sci Fi Wire reports that DreamWorks is working on a CGI film based on the Rocky & Bullwinkle characters, Mr. Peabody & Sherman. The film is the story of a dog and his boy assistant who go time traveling on a device called the Wayback Machine. Tiffany Ward (daughter of the late Jay Ward) […]

"Robot Chicken": Because You Were Born Between 1980 and 1990

by Karl Olsonon September 15, 2006
I have to give Robot Chicken some credit for their mid-season opener. They manage to capitalize on a lot of sketches that aren’t completely bolted into pop-culture references, and they are even at the point where they can begin to satirize themselves a little without it feeling too self-serving. We open with Robot Chicken ready […]

"Squidbillies": Hitting Its Drunken, Hilarious Stride

by Karl Olsonon September 15, 2006
“Why don’tcha take that weak [explicitive deleted] to the park, where maybe the squirrels will care!” – Granny Cuyler. Squidbillies has dealt with a lot of issues in a hilarious fashion. Racism? Check. Parentage? Check. Alcohol Abuse? Check. Drug Abuse? Check. Ol’ Fashioned Physical Abuse? Sure, but never did I think they’d figure out how […]

Disney Channel Announces Halloween Programming

by Zeddon September 15, 2006
Disney Channel has announced several Halloween programming highlights for this year, including Halloween-themed episodes of The Replacements and The Emperor’s New School airing at 8:00pm and 8:30pm, respectively, on Saturday, October 14. Click here to view the press release with full details.

Press Release: Halloween Highlights for Disney Channel

by Zeddon September 15, 2006
TRICKS AND TREATS ABOUND AS DISNEY CHANNEL SCARES UP HALLOWEEN WITH ORIGINAL EPISODES OF HIT SERIES “SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY,” “HANNAH MONTANA,” “THE REPLACEMENTS” AND “THE EMPEROR’S NEW SCHOOL” “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,” FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 (8:30 p.m., ET/PT) “Scary Movie” – Zack convinces Cody, Jessica and Janice to go […]

Jonathan Mostow to Direct "Sub Mariner"

by La Parkaon September 15, 2006
Superhero Hype! reports that Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines) will be directing and writing a feature film adaptation of Sub Mariner for Universal.