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2007 Eisner Award Nominees Announced

The full list of the 2007 Eisner Award nominees has been released by the Eisner Awards Committee. Nominations with tie-ins to animation include: Best Short Story “Willie: Portrait of a Groundskeeper,” by Eric Powell, in Bart Simpsons’s Treehouse of Horror #12 (Bongo) Best Single Issue (or One-Shot) Batman/The Spirit #1: “Crime Convention,” by Jeph Loeb […]

"Sonic the Hedgehog": A Fan Looks Back

It’s a reviewer’s job to be objective, but you, the reader, are going to have a hard time perceiving my objectivity this time. As anybody with half a brain and the ability to Google can discover, I am, or at least was, a major Sonic SatAM fanboy. I haven’t been an active fan for quite […]

"Sonic The Hedgehog": A Classic, Or a Sign of Bad Games to Come?

Mobius is in a state of war. Julian Kintobor has usurped the throne of the Kingdom of Acorn and re-christened its capital “Robotropolis” and himself “Dr. Robotnik.” Using stolen technology, he is out to turn his enemies into mindless slaves and pollute the planet. One force stands in his way. The Freedom Fighters, with the […]

Alan Burnett on His "Superman/Batman" Story Arc

Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his upcoming six-issue story arc on DC Comics’ Superman/Batman, starting with issue #37. In addition to details about his story (including the tantalizing hint of “Zebra Batman”), Burnett briefly discusses his career in animation from SuperFriends to The Batman.

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 […]

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