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Dan Lee, RIP

Dan Lee, the Canadian animator who designed the character of Nemo for the Pixar film Finding Nemo, died of cancer on January 15. He was 35. Lee also worked on other Pixar productions, including A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, and Monsters, Inc. He had been working on an upcoming 2007 release at the time […]

Josh Blaylock on Restarting "G.I. Joe"

Josh Blaylock of Devil’s Due Publishing has been interviewed by yojoe.com about the ending of the current G.I. Joe comic book series and its planned revival. (via Newsarama.com)

Kirby Descendants Comment on Stan Lee Court Victory

Robert Katz and Lisa Kirby, nephew and daughter of legendary comic creator Jack Kirby, have made critical statements to the New York Times about Stan Lee’s recent court victory over Marvel Comics. A judge recently ruled that Lee was contractually entitled to 10% of film and TV profits from Marvel Enterprises, reviving complaints about historic […]

"Valiant" Aims to Revive Ealing Studios and British Animation Industry

The Los Angeles Times has published a feature article about Valiant, an animated film about British carrier pigeons during World War II (free registration required). The films’ producers hope that the film will revive the famed Ealing Studios and a moribund British animation industry. Valiant is scheduled to debut in the United Kingdom on March […]

Boomerang Salutes Pepe Le Pew on Valentine's Day

Boomerang will air a Valentine’s Day tribute to Pepe Le Pew with a 24-hour marathon beginning at 6:00am (ET/PT) on February 14, the network said today. Boomerang will air in chronological order all seventeen shorts in which the amorous skunk appeared, including shorts that featured him in cameos, repeated throughout the day. Boomerang will also […]

"Tommy" Gets Animated

Producer Robert Stigwood wants to turn The Who’s rock opera Tommy into an animated movie, ContactMusic reports. Stigwood plans to lavish $400 million on the project.

Arcana EIC Interview Set for Monday Afternoon

Arcana Studio’s Sean O_Reilly will be interviewed by Fanboy Radio on Monday, January 31, at 3:00pm (ET). The interview will be streamed over the KTCU website.

"Incredible" Sweep at the Annies

The Incredibles swept the Annies Awards last night, winning in every category it was nominated in and taking the trophy in every Animated Feature slot. The Pixar hit carried off ten trophies in total, with Brad Bird taking home three for himself. The Incredibles was named Best Animated Feature and also won Animated Effects (Martin […]

"Transformers: Cybertron" Gets Euro TV Time

Cartoon Network’s European channels have picked up the rights to the new Transformers Cybertron cartoon, tformers.com reports. The series will air in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, France, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Scandinavia.

TMNT Disc Art Goes Online

TVShowsOnDVD has cover art for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Vol. 2), which is slated for release on April 26.

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