"Sunday Pants" Comes to CN October 2

by Zeddon September 23, 2005
Sunday Pants, a new 30-minute series showcasing original and acquired animated shorts, will debut on Cartoon Network on Sunday, October 2, at 9:30pm (ET, PT). The series will air every Sunday evening, featuring a fast-moving selection of short animation pieces from around the world. Sunday Pants will feature a variety of animation styles, from traditional […]

Comics Previews: "Defenders," "Revisionary," "Red Sonja," "Action Philosophers"

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2005
Several new comics previews are available on the Internet: – Mile High Comics has advance previews of Marvel and DC comic books hitting stands on September 28, including Defenders #3 by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire (Marvel); and Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere #4 by Gaiman, Mike Carey, and Glenn Fabry (DC/Vertigo) – continues […]

Capizzi Discusses His Work on "The Batman"

by James Harveyon September 22, 2005
The Batman series producer and writer Duane Capizzi recently sat down with The World’s Finest to discuss his work on the animated series. To read the interview, click here.

James Anderson Named CN PR Head

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Veteran television publicity executive James Anderson will join Cartoon Network as vice president of public relations, it was announced today by Shirley Powell, senior vice president of corporate communications for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. In his new role, Anderson will oversee external and internal communications supporting the domestic Cartoon Network brand, including the flagship television […]

Lisa Gregorian Promoted at Warner Bros. Television Group

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Nineteen-year Warner Bros. veteran and respected marketing executive Lisa Gregorian has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing for the recently created Warner Bros. Television Group, the company announced today. In her new position, Gregorian will work with the studio’s internal television marketing teams as well as television networks […]

Taubman Centers Announces "Narnia" Promotion

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Taubman Centers Inc. today announced plans for an innovative promotion surrounding the theatrical release of Walt Disney Pictures’/Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe this holiday season. Beginning November 15, families who visit select Taubman shopping centers will have the opportunity to enter an environment showcasing elements of the […]

Marvel and Activision Announce "Ultimate Spider-Man"

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Ultimate Spider-Man is now available for the PlayStation 2, the Xbox, and the Nintendo GameCube for $49.99 SRP, Marvel and Activision announced today. Additional versions of the game are also available. [Source: PR Newswire]

FunMail Inc. Announces Mobile Content Licensing Agreement for "Wallace & Gromit"

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
FunMail has announced an agreement with Aardman to create and distribute ringtones, wallpapers, and animated screensavers based on the upcoming feature film Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Beginning in early October, consumers will be able to purchase Wallace and Gromit wallpaper and ringtones to personalize their mobile phones. The service will be […]

New "The Batman" Villains, "Versus Dracula" Trailer

by James Harveyon September 22, 2005
Batman: Yesterday, Today and Beyond has been updated with some huge The Batman news. The excellent fansite has a peek at three all-new villains for the cartoon series that can be accessed by clicking here. On top of that, the site also has screengrabs and video from the new The Batman Versus Dracula trailer, which […]

"Excel Saga" Soundtrack 1: Get Wacky!

by Classic Speedyon September 22, 2005
The comedy anime series Excel Saga is one of my all-time favorites. It has an uncontrolled comic energy that I hadn’t previously seen in anime and has more in common with an American cartoon like Animaniacs, Looney Tunes, or The Simpsons than, say, something like Evangelion, Sailor Moon, or heck, even other anime comedies. It […]