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Platform International Animation Festival: Toonzone Interviews "Adventure Time" Creator Pendleton Ward

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A graduate of the CalArts Animation Program, Pendleton Ward went on to work at Frederator Studios and wrote and storyboarded for The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack before going on to create the hit series Adventure Time in 2010. Following the “Awesome” Cartoon Network panel at the Platform International Animation Festival, Toonzone News caught up to […]

Platform International Animation Festival: “AWESOME” CARTOON NETWORK

October 28, LOS ANGELES, CA—REDCAT and CalArts’ Center for the Contemporary Arts devoted a screening and panel to Cartoon Network, in celebration of their 20th anniversary.  The event included a selection of a handful of Cartoon Network shows and featured guests Rob Sorcher, Pendleton Ward, J.G. Quintel, Pete Browngardt, and Rebecca Sugar for a Q&A. […]

NYCC 2012: Day 2 Photo Gallery

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We got photos! Check out the pictures from day 2, Friday, October 12, 2012, from New York Comic Con. You can also check out my Flickr album for the con for extra photos, alternate shots, smart-aleck commentary, model identification, and continuing updates throughout the weekend. BOOTH MODELS COSPLAYERS

Variety on Cartoon Network's Offbeat New Shows

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Variety has taken a look at Cartoon Network’s sponsoring of more offbeat animated fare, including Adventure Time and Regular Show, and the new newly announced series Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe. The article credits Chief Content Officer Rob Sorcher for championing these new shows created by a generation of animators who grew up with Cartoon […]

"Adventure Time: It Came From the Nightosphere" DVD: Still Strange, Still Surreal, Still Spectacular

Adventure Time: It Came From the Nightosphere is the second Adventure Time DVD, bringing another 16 11-minute stories from the show to home video. While any Adventure Time at all is welcome on general principle and there are a number of gems to be found on this volume, I find I still have mixed feelings […]

"Adventure Time: My Two Favorite People": Strange, Surreal, and Spectacular

I suspect that Adventure Time is a lot like Monty Python or the Coen Brothers: people who get it think it’s the funniest, most awesome thing ever, and people who don’t will only stare at it in complete and utter bafflement. It’s a strange, surreal, and spectacularly hilarious show that defies easy description or categorization. […]

Toonzone Interviews Pendleton Ward, Creator of "Adventure Time"

TZN: It’s kind of cool because it’s still playing with those same ideas and tropes from those genres, but it doesn’t look or feel like any other shows in those genres. PENDLETON WARD: I like that it’s just a background element in the mix. It makes it interesting for fans who watch the shows over […]

Clip (with Song) and Stills Released from "Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake"

Cartoon Network has released the following clip from the special gender-bending episode of Adventure Time premiering on September 5, 2011, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT): Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: For more details, check out our earlier coverage here.

SDCC2011: Clip Released from "Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake"

Cartoon Network has released the following clip from Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake that was screened for fans at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con panel: The episode guest-stars Neil Patrick Harris as Prince Gumball. Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening also made a surprise appearance at the panel to declare, “Other than my own […]

SDCC2011: Cartoon Network Monday Comedy Panel Sizzle Reel

Cartoon Network has made the following sizzle reel available from their Monday Night Comedies panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2011: Return to Toonzone’s San Diego Comic-Con 2011 News Roundup

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