"Over the Hedge": Just Another Funny Critter Picture

by on May 21, 2006
Oh God, only a month has lapsed since the release of Disney’s The Wild, and already it’s time for another CG-animated farting animal picture? And from DreamWorks, the studio that fills its movies with pop culture references instead of actual jokes? Never mind Over the Hedge—is there a wall I can jump to get out […]

Geneon Announces New July & August Titles

by SB20xxon May 20, 2006
Get your wallets ready because the late summer will be time for a large amount of complete collections from Geneon. In July, Captain Herlock: Space Pirate, Dokkoida!?, Hanaukyo Maid Team La Verite, and New Getter Robo are getting released, while August will bring us Daphne in the Brilliant Blue, Hellsing (Signature Series), Jubei-Chan 2, and […]

"TaleSpin" Reportedly Coming to DVD (Updated 5/19)

by Dan Collinson May 19, 2006
With Darkwing Duck and The Tick already having upcoming DVD releases in August, one additional Disney cartoon is now coming to DVD as well according to–TaleSpin. The toon features characters from The Jungle Book. Baloo is a struggling pilot for a courier company called “Higher for Hire”; Shere Khan is more of a businessman; […]

Production Starts on CG-Animated "Sheepish"

by on May 19, 2006
IDT Entertainment has begun production on Sheepish, a CG-animated feature about a wolf who is turned into a sheep, Animation Magazine reports. Twentieth Century Fox will distribute.

"Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Championship Announced for June

by on May 19, 2006
Upper Deck Entertainment will host the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game U.S. National Championship tournament in San Francisco on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, beginning at 9:00am, the company says. Four top finalists at the event will represent the United States in a World Championship to be held this summer in Tokyo. [Source: PR […]

X-Men: Evolution Season Three: Embrace The Evolution

by on May 19, 2006
Now, after over a year long wait and several single disc releases, we’ve finally managed to get Warner Home Video to release X-Men: Evolution season three in all it’s digital glory in one complete set. This is especially gratifying since the show all but vanished the moment the final episode aired. After a dreadfully tedious […]

Mark Evanier on Peter Beagle vs. Animated "Last Unicorn"

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2006
Writer Mark Evanier has posted an entry on his weblog pointing out a legal battle between writer Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn, and Granada International, the current holder of the rights to the much-beloved animated adaptation of Beagle’s novel. The details from Beagle’s point of view are available in full at Conlan […]

Gemstone’s John Clark Talks "Duck Tales" Comic Collection

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2006
Editor John Clark from Gemstone Publishing has spoken to’s PULSE News about the new Greatest DuckTales Stories Vol. I trade paperback, which reprints six classic Carl Barks Duck stories that were adapted for the DuckTales cartoon. Several preview pages are provided along with the interview. The book should be arriving in comic book stores […]

Boomerang to Air "Superman" Marathon in June

by on May 19, 2006
Cartoon Network’s Boomerang channel will mark the release of Superman Returns with a commercial-free marathon of animated Superman episodes, the network said today. “Superman Saturday” will start on June 24 at 6:00am and run for twenty-four hours. The special programming event will air selected episodes from Superman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and Justice League. […]

Games, Animation Industries Establish New Canadian Industry Awards

by on May 19, 2006
Exhibitors will come together to recognize the accomplishments of the Canadian animation and video game industries with the Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA), it was announced today. Award producers say they want to build a bridge between professionals, students and educators in the animation and video game industries. “These awards are […]