Will Bob Iger Become the New Disney CEO?

The New York Times covers Disney’s search for a new CEO, focusing on current frontrunner and Disney President Robert Iger (free registration required). Disney representatives have met with the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, and while it seems that Iger is being groomed for the position, other names being mentioned currently include Peter Chernin […]

Image Comics Goes "Beyond Avalon"

Newsarama.com has spoken to Desperado Publishing’s Joe Pruett about Beyond Avalon, a new quarterly comic by Pruett with art by Goran Sudzuka. Beyond Avalon focuses on Megan, daughter of King Arthur, who must take up Excalibur to search for her missing father. Several preview pages are linked to the article. Beyond Avalon #1 will debut […]

NCSoft Files to Dismiss Marvel "City of Heroes" Lawsuit

Last Monday, NCSoft filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought against it by Marvel Comics over the on-line role-playing game City of Heroes. Marvel claims the game infringes on their intellectual property rights by allowing players to create superhero characters resembling Marvel Comics characters. The TerraNova weblog has more details on the motion to […]

"Corpse Bride" Trailer Goes Online

Apple has the trailer for Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion feature, Corpse Bride. (via Cartoon Brew)

"Ed, Edd 'n Eddy" Season 1, Vol. 1 Announced

Warner Home Video will release Ed, Edd ‘n Eddy: Season 1 Vol. 1 to DVD on May 10. The six-episode, 84-minute collection will also include two featurettes (“Plank’s Perspective” and “My Best Freind Plank”) and “Club Ed: The Rules and Regulations.” It will retail for $14.97. Other details: Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio – 1.33, […]

TV-Loonland Chief Resigns

Citing personal reasons, Peter Völkle, chairman of Germany’s TV-Loonland AG, is stepping down immediately from his post, vwd reports. He will be replaced by Selma Behlüloglu, who is currently head of Finance and Controlling at the company.

Rave Master Parties On

Rave Master premiered last June as part of Cartoon Network’s revamped Toonami bloc and for the next six months Haru, Elie and friends journeyed to recover the Rave Stones. When the series abruptly left the schedule last month, viewers wondered if the music had died for the song infused show. ICv2 reports Cartoon Network has […]

'Fantastic Four' Video Game Previewed

The February print edition of GameInformer.com has an exclusive eight-page preview of the upcoming video game based on the Fantastic Four live-action movie. Game developer Seven Studios says they want to “give gamers a chance to interact with the legendary foursome like never before….to control and experience these icons’ extraordinary abilities to their full extent.” […]

Hands Off SpongeBob!

First they came for the Teletubbies and I did nothing, because I hate mewling horribles who live in Orwellian romper rooms. But then they came for SpongeBob SquarePants. Now it’s time to march. That’s the reaction a lot of people–not all of them cartoon fans–seem to have had when The New York Times on Thursday […]

Schizophrenic CG "Pet Alien" Thinks It's Hand-Drawn

With the popularity of computer-generated animation on the rise, boosted by Pixar, Jimmy Neutron and many others, it comes as no surprise to see Cartoon Network get into the act. Their entry, called Pet Alien, is a half-hour cartoon produced by John Doze Studios and Taffy Entertainment, and though produced on computers it at times […]

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