Adult Swim 2013 Upfront announcements

Discussion in 'The Adult Swim/Toonami Forum' started by MDawg, May 10, 2013.

  1. MDawg

    MDawg Nerfariously planning

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2001
    Messages:
    15,368
    Location:
    Not of your damn business
    Surprised no one mentioned it yet but Adult Swim made their upfront announcements and there's a big pile of stuff coming down the pipe.

    I'm a bit disappointed that Metalocalypse seems to be ending with a single special and not an entire series, but I am impressed that a majority of the new content is animated. Pretty Face and Hot Package being the outliers.

    Also for those playing at home, Mike Tyson Mysteries is Warner Bros Animation's first project with Adult Swim (and yes, Tyson is actually appearing in it in live-action like older 80s series with live-action star names).

    The article also mentions the various pilots in the works in addition to returning shows.

     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 10, 2013
  2. ShadowGUN

    ShadowGUN YES!YES!YES!

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2005
    Messages:
    11,289
    Location:
    Puerto Rico
    The Robot Chicken DC special and the Metalocalypse are only thing that sounded interesting to me. Good to see Black Dynamite back.
     
  3. ChibiGoku

    ChibiGoku Something Not Quite Right

    Joined:
    May 20, 2003
    Messages:
    5,161
    Location:
    Erie, PA
    What's interesting I personally find is how One Piece is listed as a "Returning Acquisition".

    As for the other things... Honestly, I don't even know how to comment about the original series being produced. Never been a fan of a lot of Adult Swim's produced content, except say Aqua Team and Venture Brothers, but I might give King Star King a shot. Unless this already started up and I didn't notice, which tends to be my luck.
     
  4. MDawg

    MDawg Nerfariously planning

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2001
    Messages:
    15,368
    Location:
    Not of your damn business
    The only thing on the list to have already started was Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, so you're good.
     
  5. Beefy

    Beefy It only hurts forever

    Joined:
    May 14, 2003
    Messages:
    4,225
    Location:
    Grandma Prison
    Still no new Titan Maximum.
    Glad to see everything else returning though.
     
  6. Space Cadet

    Space Cadet I'M SWEATING

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2002
    Messages:
    33,483
    Location:
    somewhere
    I think its clear that Titan is dead.

    And it's about time that WBA started making adult animated shows.
     
  7. Sadsic

    Sadsic New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2011
    Messages:
    68
    Location:
    Maryland
    Mike Tyson Mysteries, Rick & Morty, the Metalocalypse Movie and Hot Package all sound pretty great, looking forward to most of the returning series too
     
  8. HG Revolution

    HG Revolution Truth (with crazy opinions!)

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2006
    Messages:
    11,422
    Location:
    Needham, MA
    Hoping they do Sandman for Toonami...
     
  9. DeanBurrito25

    DeanBurrito25 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2009
    Messages:
    3,287
    I couldn't stop cracking up at the Mike Tyson show synopsis. Looking forward to that show as well as Dan Harmon's cartoon and the return of Black Dynamite and Superjail.

    And yeah, it is pretty great that Warner Bros. Animation is still planning to delve into more mature shows after Seth McFarlane's "Flinstones" reboot fell through, huh?
     
  10. Daikun

    Daikun Long Live the Fighter!

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2005
    Messages:
    7,346
    Location:
    California, USA
    WBA is actually making a show for Adult Swim?!? It's about time!

    They should have done this sooner. They're part of the corporate higher-ups that own Turner; they should have gone together like bread and butter.

    It's really late in the game, but I'm glad they're finally taking the initiative. I'm hoping it's well-animated (or at least better animated than some of that ugly crap that AS has churned out for several years) and leads to more productions from them if successful.

    They announced its cancellation two years ago.
     
  11. ChildHood90s

    ChildHood90s Loves his coffee

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2010
    Messages:
    2,170
    Location:
    United States
    I really hope WBA's [AS] shows are well animated. Perhaps Mike Tyson will prove to be a readings hit for [AS]. Still, took WBA long enough. :>
     
  12. mob don chris

    mob don chris New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2007
    Messages:
    138
    Location:
    plano
    is robot chicken season six on dvd now?? is the first dc comics special included or do you have buy it separately??
     
  13. DeanBurrito25

    DeanBurrito25 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2009
    Messages:
    3,287
    Here's the first image from Mike Tyson Mysteries:

    [​IMG]

    At least now it'll look less the usual crude Adult Swim fare and more like an actual 60s/70s Saturday Morning cartoon. I'm eager to see what this will look like in motion.
     
  14. Rick Jones

    Rick Jones Trickin' N Treatin'

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    8,632
    Location:
    177A Bleecker Street
    I'm getting a Mr T vibe. Hopefully, it's funny. It seems like forever since an AS comedy won me over.
     
  15. Lanmanna

    Lanmanna New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2009
    Messages:
    958
    Location:
    Middle of Nowhere
    Reminds me of art from Adult Swim's first shows.
     
  16. Sketch

    Sketch not like those other old guys

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2002
    Messages:
    66,866
    Location:
    Washington
    Nice homage to speed buggy.
     

Share This Page