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Stan Sakai Talks "Usagi Yojimbo"

UGO.com has posted an interview with writer/artist Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo and letterer for Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragones’ Groo the Wanderer and Stan Lee’s Spider-Man daily newspaper comic strip. In addition to his comic book published by Dark Horse, Sakai’s ronin rabbit has appeared in the animated adventures of the Teenage Mutant […]

The Future of "Justice League Unlimited"'s Second Season Revealed

Only The World’s Finest can give you an exclusive sneek peek on what fans can expect for the remainder of Justice League Unlimited‘s second season. Since the official loglines of these episodes do contain spoilers (although officially released), we will only be presenting the episode names here. To view the logline for each episode, please […]

"The Incredibles": These Four are Fantastic

Pixar seems to be that rarest of creatures in Hollywood: a studio that can do no wrong. It seems many are waiting for the studio’s inevitable first flop. It remains to be seen whether they will find it in next year’s Cars, Pixar’s final film with Disney, which, in a surprising and disturbing turn, seems […]

Manga's Future Has Feminine Feel

The English-language Yomiuri Shimbun notes that the Kawasaki City Museum in Japan will be exhibiting the works of famous all-female manga studio CLAMP. Entitled “Manga Aato wa Toki o Kaeru” (translated “Manga Art That Defies Space and Time”), the exhibition is scheduled to coincide with the 15th anniversary of CLAMP’s professional debut in 1990 with […]

J-Rock "Shonen Knife" Tours Canada

Continuing with our previous Toon Zone story about them, J-Rock “Shonen Knife” is currently touring Canada. The band, that had previously toured with popular American music artists, has also caught the eye of The Boston Globe. “Shonen Knife” also created a song for a Powerpuff Girls music video on Cartoon Network. Shonen Knife Canadian Tour […]

Disney to Include Welsh Words in "Live! Winnie the Pooh"

Following months of discussion between The Walt Disney Company and the Wales Millennium Centre, Disney has agreed to include Welsh words in one of its shows, Live! Winnie the Pooh, for the first time. In selected shows featuring Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, and the entire 100 Acre Wood gang, the narrator will be […]

Roy Disney and Stanley Gold Send Letter to Disney Board

Disney dissident shareholders Roy Disney and Stanley Gold today sent a letter to The Walt Disney Company board of directors, stating that company directors were subverting the search for a new chief executive. Gold and Disney said they believed current Chief Executive Michael Eisner would participate in interviews of candidates, and that “the practice would […]

Steve Englehart Talks "Batman: Dark Detective" Mini-Series

Writer Steve Englehart talks about his upcoming Batman: Dark Detective mini-series in a feature article at ComicBookResources.com. Englehart talks about the plot elements at play in the series and the challenges he faced with writing “in continuity.” The article also links to several new preview pages. Englehart and artist Marshall Rogers created “The Laughing Fish” […]

Fox Hears "Whos" in Its Future

Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios will follow up Robots with a CG-animated version of Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio will write the screenplay; Audrey Geisel will executive produce and retain certain creative approvals. The film is expected to be ready for release […]

WB Rivals Skeptical About "Loonatics"

Disney Channel president Rich Ross and Cartoon Network’s Michael Ouweleen are among those expressing bafflement about Warner Bros. Animation’s recently announced Loonatics action series, today’s USA Today reports. The article quotes Ouweleen calling it “odd to use the wiseacre personality of Bugs” in an action series and Ross warning that classic characters “cannot be genetically […]

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