"USA Today" on CGI "Horton Hears a Who"

by Ed Liuon September 18, 2006
USA Today has published a brief article and a production image from Horton Hears a Who, a CGI animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss favorite from 20th Century Fox and starring Jim Carrey and Steve Carell. The movie will be animated by Blue Sky Studios, makers of the Ice Age franchise. (via Cartoon Brew)

"Pucca": Aww, Cute Widdle Ninjas!

by Dukeon September 18, 2006
If there’s one thing Disney’s good at, it’s airing really odd imported animation. From Tokyo Pig to Daigunder, Disney really seems to pick the oddest stuff from Asia that might appeal to kids to air on their various channels. And you know what? They’re good at it. They’re so good, they’ve basically re-created a Korean […]

Toon Zone Was There: Seth MacFarlane at GWU

by Zach Loganon September 17, 2006
On Saturday night, September 16th, Seth MacFarlane, creator of the hit series Family Guy and American Dad, spoke at the Smith Center at George Washington University. He spoke about the well known origins of Family Guy and also shared info about an upcoming episode. Some news has come out of this discussion with MacFarlane’s D.C. […]

Disney Announces Holiday DVD Releases

by Dukeon September 16, 2006
Walt Disney Entertainment is gearing up for the holiday season with a variety of DVD releases: Disney/Pixar’s Cars arrives on November 7th with a price tag of $29.99 US and $36.99 Canadian. The Little Mermaid returns in a Special Edition on October 3rd. The release will retail for $29.99 US and $36.99 Canadian. Disney’s The […]

Press Release: Fill Your Holiday Gift-Giving Needs with This Treasure of DVD Releases

by Dukeon September 16, 2006
Fill Your Holiday Gift Giving Needs with This Treasure Trove of DVD Releases from Buena Vista Home Entertainment BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 14, 2006–Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc.: CARS The high-octane Disney/Pixar team announces the DVD debut of the smash hit #1 animated and #2 biggest film of the year, CARS, in time for the holidays […]

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) […]