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New Clips & Press Release Interviews on "All-Star Superman"

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2011
Warner Home Video has released video clips, stills, and press-release interviews in conjunction with All-Star Superman, the new animated direct-to-video movie released on February 22, 2011. (Movie native size: 1920 x 1080) – click “full-screen” icon in lower-right to enlarge (Movie native size: 1920 x 1080) – click “full-screen” icon in lower-right to enlarge Check […]

"All-Star Superman": This Star Burns Twice as Bright

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2011
Conventional wisdom says that Superman isn’t as popular as Batman because he’s too powerful and too perfect, and thus audiences can’t sympathize or identify with him the same way they can identify with the definitively human Batman. I think this argument is a big steaming load. If one accepts the conventional criticism that superhero comics […]

"All-Star Superman" Cast and Crew Interviews: McDuffie, Romano, Timm, and More

by Jeffrey Harrison February 24, 2011
On February 17, Toonzone News was invited to the All-Star Superman animated movie premiere at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. We were also given the opportunity to speak with the late Dwayne McDuffie who tragically passed away on Tuesday, February 22. From my personal experience with Dwayne McDuffie, you could tell […]

Reading Room: Superman

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2011
While American newspaper comic strips were published in collected form since the middle of the 19th century, the true launch of the American comic book industry is generally accepted to begin with the launch of its first and arguably most famous original character: Superman. Introduced in Action Comics #1 in 1938, Superman was a smash […]

Christina Hendricks to Attend Paley Center NY Screening of "All Star Superman"

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2011
Warner Home Video has announced that Christina Hendricks will be attending the screening and panel for All Star Superman at the Paley Center for Media in New York City on February 14, 2011. Hendricks (Mad Men) provides the voice of Lois Lane in the direct-to-video movie. The full press release follows, along with a new […]

Video Clip & Stills from "All-Star Superman"; Screenings @ Paley Center in NY and LA

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2011
Warner Home Video has released the following new clip from All-Star Superman, the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie coming on February 22, 2011. (Movie native size: 1920 x 1080; click full-screen icon in player to enlarge) Warner Home Video and Comic Book Resources are also presenting special pre-release screenings of the movie at the Paley Center […]

Kevin Conroy Talks "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse"

by Ed Liuon September 18, 2010
Warner Home Video has released a new interview with Kevin Conroy about the upcoming direct-to-video movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. In addition to discussing his views on Batman in general and in the Superman/Batman movies, Conroy discusses his recent appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con (his first in six years), the oddest place he’s ever been recognized, […]

"Public Enemies": Suspense Goes South by Southwest

by Maxie Zeuson May 24, 2010
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies comes to the small screen with all of the snap and dazzle we’ve grown to expect from the Warner/DC direct-to-DVD product line, and in a few quiet moments it even dares to drop the usual biff-bam-pow stuff for some interesting character interplay. But professionalism can only take things so far, and as […]

Toons of the 2000s: The End of DCAU - A Retrospective

by Neo Yion November 16, 2009
 Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro.   It begins under a full moon. Gotham is enjoying a rare, crime-free night. The cops in their patrol zeppelin are alone with the clouds and their boredom. Then, from nowhere, a swift, shadowy creature soars through the sky. “You see that?” one of the cops cries. Yes, we do. […]

"Superman: The Complete Animated Series" Coming to DVD on November 24, 2009

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2009
The World’s Finest Online reports that a complete series set of Superman: The Animated Series will be released on November 24, 2009. The 7-disc set will include all 54 episodes of the acclaimed series, which followed the success of Batman: The Animated Series and ultimately led up to Justice League. A special bonus disc will […]