Newsarama.com has interviewed Paul Dini about his 12-issue run on Detective Comics, discussing what took so long to get him on a regular Batman comic, the differences between writing for comics and for the animated series, and upcoming plots for issues in his run. Detective Comics #821 and #822, the first two issues of Dini’s […]
The Quick Stop Entertainment website has posted a long interview with voice actor Maurice LaMarche, covering his formative years in Canada, his start in stand-up comedy, and his long and varied career in voice acting. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)
A press release from Jetix details several upcoming programming events, including the premiere of Yin Yang Yo! with an 18-hour marathon on Monday, September 4; the debut of Jackie Chan Adventures on Tuesday, September 5; the U.S. premiere of Pucca; and a Power Rangers Extreme Red marathon. Click here for details.
JETIX LAUNCHES NEW, ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES “YIN YANG YO!” IN LABOR DAY MARATHON; THE HIT INTERNATIONAL SERIES “PUCCA” PREMIERES IN THE U.S. –“Jackie Chan Adventures” joins the line-up — — Plus “Power Rangers” Marathon — Burbank, August 16, 2006 . . . Jetix programming block on Toon Disney sizzles into September, debuting a new, original, […]
WHV has announced today that both Volume 2 sets of Animaniacs and Pinky & the Brain are coming to DVD on December 5. Animaniacs: Volume 2 will be a 5-disc set containing 25 episodes, while Pinky & the Brain: Volume 2 will contain 22 episodes on four DVDs. There is no word yet on bonus […]
The Marvel Animation Age has obtained the first four loglines and airdates for the upcoming Fantastic Four cartoon. To read them, click on the above link. The Fantastic Four will premiere on Toonami on Saturday, September 2.
A press release has declared May 7, 2007 to be next year’s Free Comic Book Day. Participating retailers will have a wide selection of free comic books for customers, ranging from DC and Marvel superheroes, to Archie and Gemstone/Disney icons, to a raft of independent and small-press offerings. It will also coincide with the opening […]
Steve Fritz’s “Animated Shorts” column on Newsarama.com has spoken to producer Eric Radomski about the revamped Shaggy and Scooby Doo for the upcoming Shaggy & Scooby Doo: Get a Clue series. The new series focuses on the pair of title characters, as Shaggy inherits a fortune from his eccentric inventor uncle and Scooby Doo ingests […]
Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog notes that Crayon Shinchan will debut on Adult Swim on August 19, 2006 at 10:30 PM. The lead character Shin Chan is often referred to as the “Bart Simpson of Japan,” with a penchant for relentless mocking of his parents and societal mores. MacDonald also links to frank comments made […]
News America Marketing and Marvel Comics are teaming up to distribute free reprints of Amazing Fantasy #15 in 122 newspapers nationwide, including the Chicago Sun-Times and the New York Post. The original comic introduced Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s Spider-Man to the public in 1962. The free comic is apparently part of a deal signed […]