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"Human Crossing" Vol. 3: Stories from Boringville, Japan

Human Crossing sounds like a good idea: an anthology of adult-oriented dramas, each exposing the difficulties of a different set of social relationships. Unfortunately, the intriguing concept is almost its only advantage. The visuals are the most obvious and biggest disappointment. Yes, this isn’t an action show, but there are minimal standards below which a […]

4Kids Announces "Winx Club Volume 2" On DVD

4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc., in association with FUNimation Entertainment, will release Winx Club Volume 2: The Power of Dragon Fire on DVD on November 15, 2005. The DVD features six episodes of the series and carries a running time of approximately 135 minutes. It will retail for $14.98 SRP. The following is a track […]

Don Bluth Donates 1 Million Pieces of Art to SCAD

Veteran animator Don Bluth and his artistic partner Gary Goldman have donated more than 1 million pieces of their animation artwork to the Savannah College of Art and Design. The gift, valued at several million dollars, includes animation cels, drawings, and sketches from works such as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, All Dogs […]

Walden Wong on Inking "Justice League Unlimited" Comics

Inker Walden Wong is the focus of an article at Comicon.com’s PULSE News. Wong discusses his techniques and his approach to inking comics for DC such as Justice League Unlimited, Day of Vengeance, and The Human Race.

Comics Previews for November 4: Infinite Crisis, Red Sonja, Strange Detective Tales

An assortment of comic book previews are available throughout the Internet. – A profile on Marvel Comics writer Daniel Way at Comicon.com’s PULSE NEws includes several preview pages for Wolverine #35, which was released last week. – Newsarama.com has a four-page preview of Udon Studio’s Exalted #1, on comic book stands now. The fantasy comic […]

"Boondocks" Triggers Controversy Before Premiere

An article in the Los Angeles Times covers the premiere of The Boondocks on Cartoon Network (free registration required). Both Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder and Cartoon Network vice president Mike Lazzo were interviewed for the article. It also notes a long line of prominent African-Americans, including the Rev. Al Sharpton and Bill Cosby, who are […]

"The Batman Vs. Dracula": Fang-Smackingly Delicious

The Batman has been a love/hate show for franchise fans since the very moment it was announced. A feeling that it could never top Batman: The Animated Series didn’t help, but some remained cautiously optimistic that it could prove a refreshing take on the Caped Crusader. Now I watch and enjoy the series, but it’s […]

"Justice League Unlimited" Vol. 2: The DC Entry Drug

The original Justice League was a little on the bland side. Sure, the occasional episode was magnificent, but too many generic alien baddies decreased enjoyment of the show. Batman: The Animated Series, most of Superman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond raised the bar so high that Justice League seemed like a pale attempt to […]

Multiple Aardman Animations Planned

Aardman Animations has several animated TV series in the works for both the U.S. and the U.K., ICv2 reports. Among them: * Chop Socky Chooks — a computer-animated series about kung-fu chickens (U.S.) * An American hybrid version of U.K. series Creature Comforts, editing together interviews with real people and animation (U.S.) * Forty episodes […]

Olijnyk Promoted at Buena Vista

Buena Vista International Television has promoted Orest Olijnyk to senior VP and MD, Canada, according to C21Media. Olijnyk will continue to report to Laurie Younger, president of BVITV, and will oversee sales, marketing, and operations for the company’s distribution business across Canada.

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