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Marvel, Sony, Hasbro and Take-Two sued over "Ghost Rider" movie

The Reuters news agency has reported that Gary Freidrich, one of the creators of the character Ghost Rider, has filed suit against Marvel, Sony, Hasbro and Take-Two Interactive over the production of the recent Ghost Rider live-action movie and subsequent merchandising. Friedrich is claiming that the movie was unauthorized by him and that he has […]

Warner Brothers buys a new Arrow for their quiver

Green Arrow that is. Wizzard magazine is reporting that Warner Brothers has purchased a script from David Goyer(Batman Begins, Blade II) for a movie based on the Green Arrow franchise. The film features the title character locked up for life in a Super Max prison for super villians and super heroes who go bad after […]

Flash in the Pan: "Defenders" Fails to Ignite

I wouldn’t describe Defenders of the Earth as one of my childhood favorites. Even back then, my toy-addicted lump of gray matter found it generic and uninspiring. Last year, when I had the opportunity to review Filmation’s Flash Gordon for Toon Zone, I also had the chance to compare it with Defenders of the Earth […]

Filmation "Superman" & "Batman" Cartoons Coming to DVD (Updated April 1st)

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that two classic Filmation toons are coming to DVD. The New Adventures of Superman: Season 1, and The New Adventures of Batman: The Complete Series will be out on June 26. The New Adventures of Superman will be a 2 disc set containing 36 classic episodes of The Man of Steel in action. […]

"He-Man Season 2 Vol. 2": Greyskull's Final and Finest Honor

With 130 episodes, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe has one of the largest libraries of any American animated action series; it was even more prolific than the venerable Batman: The Animated Series or Justice League. However, despite its massive popularity, the show’s reign at the top only lasted two years. It might be […]

PR: Meet Adam West from Disney's "Meet the Robinsons" at the El Capitan Theater 3/29

Meet Actor Adam West, Part of the Voice Ensemble for Disney’s Animated “Meet the Robinsons,” at the El Capitan Theatre’s Midnight Kick-off on Thursday Night, March 29 Actor Adam West (“Batman,” “The Family Guy”), who provides the voice of Uncle Art, one of the eccentric Robinson family members in Walt Disney Pictures’ exciting new computer-animated […]

Batman gets the LEGO treatment

No, not some new form of torture thought up by The Joker. Warner Brothers Interactive has teamed up with TT Games, the production company behind the wildly successful Lego Star Wars games to produce LEGO Batman. The game is scheduled for release in 2008 and will feature LEGOized versions of Batman, Robin and quite a […]

Did Turtle Toy Sales, Superman, and Batman Lead to "TMNT"?

In comments to the Los Angeles Daily News, Warner Brothers distribution head Dan Fellman seemed to indicate that strong continuing toy sales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles led the studio to revive the film franchise with the CGI animated TMNT movie. Fellman stated that, “The toys were selling and there was a resurgence of […]

Marshall Rogers, "Laughing Fish" Artist, 1950 - 2007

Comic book artist Marshall Rogers passed away over the weekend at the age of 57. Rogers was the artist on the seminal Detective Comics “Strange Apparitions” story arc, which included the famous “Laughing Fish” story that was adapted into an episode of Batman the Animated Series. His other work included memorable runs on DC’s Mr. […]

Neil Patrick Harris in "Justice League" Movie

The cast biographies on the NCAA How I Met Your Mother Picks states that actor Neil Patrick Harris “will appear in the upcoming Justice League movie.” It was not clear whether the statement applied to one of the direct-to-video DC animated movies (presumably DC: The New Frontier) or to the announced live-action movie project. (via […]

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