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"The Legend of Prince Valiant Volume 1": A Series Fit for a King

Once upon a time the newspaper comic strip sections were robust and full of not only the usual comedy but also action adventure. Though it has a lower profile today, one of the most famous such strips is “Prince Valiant,” which has portrayed the dashing exploits of a young Arthurian knight since 1937. Though there […]

SDCC: New "Afro Samurai" Details Revealed

At the San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, new details were revealed about the upcoming Afro Samurai anime starring Samuel L. Jackson. The series, slated to run on Spike TV, will be five episodes long, although there may be more episodes if it does well. Each of the five episodes had a budget of over $1 […]

STAS 10th: Understanding Superman Adventures with Scott McCloud

To commemorate the impending 10th anniversary of Superman the Animated Series, Toon Zone News and the World’s Finest Online have teamed up for an interview series with an assortment of people associated with the show or the tie-in Superman Adventures comic book series. Scott McCloud has been involved in writing and drawing comics for more […]

Boomerang Spotlights 10 Characters in 10-Day Marathon

Boomerang has announced a special 10-day marathon of programming, dedicating 24 hours each to 10 of their favorite animated characters: – July 21: Daffy Duck as Duck Dodgers – July 22: The Pink Panther – July 23: Tom of Tom and Jerry – July 24: Dexter of Dexter’s Laboratory – July 25: Lu of Mike, […]

Press Release: Boomerang to Spotlight 10 Classic Characters Over 10-Day Marathon

Boomerang to Spotlight 10 Classic Characters Over 10-Day Marathon 10 Consecutive 24-Hour Tributes to 10 Top Cartoon Stars Will Run Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 30, 6 a.m.-6 a.m. Boasting more stars than there are in the cartoon heavens, Boomerang has blocked out ten consecutive days to showcase ten 24-hour tributes to top stars […]

Platypus Comix Interviews Tom Ruegger on "Tiny Toons," "Batman"

Platypus Comix has posted the second part of an interview with Tom Ruegger, focusing on his tenure on Tiny Toon Adventures. The interview covers everything from how Ruegger got started on the show, explanations of early concept artwork, and the problems encountered during production. The end of the interview reaches Ruegger’s time on Batman The […]

UPDATED: Scholastic's Graphix Announces Upcoming Graphic Novels

ICv2.com has announced the new graphic novels coming soon from Scholastic’s Graphix publishing imprint, including an adaptation of Peter S. Beagle’s popular fantasy The Last Unicorn to be drawn by Michael Kaluta and released in Fall 2008. Other works from Graphix include Magic Pickle by Pixar animator Scott Morse and two Goosebumps anthologies which will […]

"Squirrel Boy": TV to Hibernate to

One might question the creativity of the mastermind of a show called Duckman, but since many iconic and complex characters such Batman, Spider-man, and Hamlet-man share the same nomenclature I’m inclined to give the benefit of the doubt. However, when that person’s next magnum opus turns out to be Squirrel Boy, well, one begins to […]

Denys Cowan Talks BET Animation Efforts

Newsarama.com has interviewed Denys Cowan, comic book artist and current Senior VP of Animation at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network. Cowan discusses his responsibilities at the network, his Batman Confidential project for DC Comics, why he won’t talk about his role in The Boondocks animated TV show, and BET’s upcoming animation projects.

"Guardians of Luna" Preview: Good Moon Rising

Sometimes you come across something that’s not on television yet, but should be. Avi Melman, CEO of Cybergraphix Animation sent Toon Zone a screener copy of their new series, Guardians of Luna. Nothing of the current animated offerings available on television has captured my attention for an entire episode, so this was definitely an unexpected […]

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