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Adult Swim Boasts All The Space Ghost Coast To Coast You Can Toast

by Peter Paltridgeon September 20, 2016
You have likely heard by now that Clay Martin Croker, the animator and voices behind Cartoon Network’s groundbreaking late-night series Space Ghost Coast to Coast (which wound up giving birth to an entire network’s worth of irreverent, quirky programming), has passed on at the unfair age of 54. And if you hadn’t heard that yet, […]
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Does Darkwing Duck Really Take Place In An “Alternate Universe?” Here’s What We Know

by Peter Paltridgeon September 12, 2016
Darkwing Duck turns 25 this month  One thing not every fan may know is that the show started development as a spinoff of DuckTales called “Double-O Duck,” and though this was no longer the case when it aired, remnants of the connection still exist in the final product, Launchpad the most obvious one. So it’s […]

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Cartoon Network UK Study Finds Children Value Humour And Kindness As Qualities

by Grant Whiteon September 12, 2016
A study undertaken to promote Cartoon Network UK’s continuing Imagination Studios programme reveals that UK children prioritise noble traits such as humour and kindness. The nationwide survey of 6-12 year olds, their parents and teachers found that, whilst 63% of kids prefer to draw over write and the majority would start by designing how their […]
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Elena of Avalor Premieres On DVD This December

by Peter Paltridgeon August 26, 2016
We had to wait over a year for We Bare Bears to grace home video, but Elena of Avalor’s first DVD disc is going to happen nearly instantaneously. The first four episodes that have aired will be offered in a DVD package for the young female holiday market. Elena of Avalor is a spinoff of […]

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Nickelodeon Announces “Rocko’s Modern Life” TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Today, August 11, 2016, is the 25th anniversary of Nicktoons! It was during this very morning that Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy premiered on the kids’ cable channel, the first completely original cartoons to be created specifically for the network. Then came Rocko’s Modern Life, and following that, an endless stream of cartoon creations, […]
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The Simpsons’ First Hourlong Episode Coming In 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2016
Today during Fox’s appearance at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, the network announced they would be airing the first Simpsons episode in 28 years to span an hour’s length of time. Is there any particular reason, storywise, for this episode to last an hour? No reason we can see. Called “The Great Phatsby,” […]

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Ms. Marvel Makes Her Animated Debut This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2016
One of the most popular recent additions to the Marvel Universe is the reinvention of Ms. Marvel. Kamala Khan doesn’t come off as your typical tough, stoic superhero; she’s more like a giant fangirl of superheroes that became one herself (and LOVES it). if her Jake the Dog-like powers of growing and stretching don’t stop […]
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Shout Rolls Out Packaging, Release Date For “Transformers: The Movie”

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
We’ve got a release date for the newly remastered (in 4K!) Transformers The Movie, the 1986 release that most critics consider to be Orson Welles’ finest role. Mark your calendars for September 13, 2016. The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil […]

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SDCC 2016: Warner Bros. Apparently Interested in Pepe Le Pew Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
Warner Bros. might be interested in building an entire feature film around the Looney Tunes character Pepe Le Pew. The news leaked out during the SDCC panel for Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, where writer Max Landis admitted the spec script was one of the projects he was working on. Um. Well. That would certainly […]
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SDCC 2016: World Premiere Justice League Action Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
If the newly released Comic-Con trailer for Justice League Action is any indication, WBA’s next effort should be a terrific new take on the DCU. For one thing, Booster Gold seems to have a larger role than anyone thought; he appears to be a regular, and that’s fine with us. All his lines are, well, […]