Scott Cohn on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comics

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2005
Artist Scott Cohn has been interviewed by’s PULSE News about his work with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics from Mirage Studios. Cohn worked on the second season of the new cartoon and has done art for several other Turtles comics over time.

"The Batman" Writer Christopher Yost Riddled With Questions

by James Harveyon May 20, 2005
This Saturday, Kids’WB! will introduce The Riddler into their hit animated show The Batman. The episode “Riddled” features The Dark Knight and Detective Yin racing through Gotham trying to solve a series of deadly riddles. Episode writer Christopher Yost had a blast writing this episode and getting a chance to write “one of the bad […]

"The Batman" Season Two Update

by James Harveyon May 20, 2005
Wikipedia has a partial list of titles for episodes #27 – 39 of The Batman. While the majority of these titles are unconfirmed, it does provide an idea of what to expect next season on the series. Stay tuned for more information on The Batman here at Toon Zone News and at The World’s Finest.

"Samurai Jack" Slices a Second Season

by Bird Boyon May 20, 2005
It’s been over a year since Samurai Jack: Season 1 hit store shelves, giving fans a full season of their beloved show with pristine DVD video and crystal clear Dolby sound. Now, fans will get their chance to grab the second season set on May 24. The Season 2 set opens with “Monkey-man” teaching Jack […]

Hasbro Grants Transformers Comic Book License to IDW

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2005
The Hasbro Property Group has announced that IDW Publishing has been awarded the license to produce Transformers comics, based on the shapechanging robot toy line. An introductory #0 issue will be available in October 2005, with the regular series launch following in January 2006.

Bart Simpson's Voice Elected Mayor of L.A. Suburb

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2005
Nancy Cartwright, the voice actress who plays Bart Simpson, has been elected mayor of Northridge, CA. News reports suggest that neither job will suffer due to the other. (via’s The Beat weblog)

G.I. Joe's Snake Eyes Gets Origin in August

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2005
Devil’s Due Publishing has announced Snake Eyes: Declassified, a six-issue mini-series that promises to reveal the life story of the enigmatic and wildly popular ninja commando in G.I. Joe. The mini-series is to be written by Brandon Jerwa with artwork by Emiliano Santalucia and Jeremy Roberts. Issue #1 is scheduled for release in August 2005. […]

"Team America": Gunslinging Puppets? [Expletive] Yeah!

by Chris Woodon May 19, 2005
Commentary on American foreign policy has become such a popular global pastime over the last few years that it may soon be proposed as an Olympic event. It would be no odder than watching Team America, South Park-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s ultra-violent, pornographic puppet movie on the subject. The film sets out to […]

Fred Crippen Hosting Session at ASIFA-Hollywood

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2005
ASIFA-Hollywood will host “The Art of Animation Timing: A Master Session with Fred Crippen” on Saturday, May 21, at 3:00pm. The creator of Roger Ramjet will discuss that series as well as UPA shorts and Sesame Street spots that he has worked on. The session will take place at the Ted Ashley/Warner Bros. Screening Room […]

Fox Picks Up Distribution Rights to "The Roach Approach"

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will distribute Wacky World Studio’s The Roach Approach videos to general and Christian retail markets in the U.S. and Canada, AWN reports. The first two videos, Roach Approach: Don’t Miss the Boat and Roach Approach: The Mane Event! will be released on August 23 for $14.98 apiece. Animated Bliss has […]