Posts Tagged ‘Marvel’

Who Shall Wield The Hammer? Marvel’s Thor Versus the Thor of Myth

by Shawn Hopkinson May 14, 2011
If you have any familiarity with Marvel comic books, Marvel movies, and Marvel cartoons, you’re probably familiar with Thor. You know the Mighty Thor; imposing, hammer swinging, beardless, blond-haired, talks with sort of a fake Shakespearean accent and says “I say thee nay!” a lot. Thor is … Wait a minute, Shakespeare? Beardless? Isn’t Thor […]

"Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Vol. 2: A-Team Brings Their A-Game

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2011
I was greatly impressed at the scale and the skill of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes after watching the first episode at New York Comic Con last year and catching all the “micro-episode” lead-ins online. It was a show that I felt was worthy of Marvel’s flagship superhero team, creating accessible versions of some of the […]

"Super Hero Squad Show" Vol. 3: Mental Super-Hero Show Designed Only for Laughter

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2011
Volume 3 of The Super Hero Squad Show: Quest for the Infinity Sword has the episode “Mental Organism Designed Only for Kisses,” in which a love enchantment gone awry makes Ms. Marvel fall madly in love with the massive-headed MODOK. This was really the episode of the show which pushed it from an entertainingly goofy […]

Robot 6 Interviews Chris Yost on "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes"

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2011
Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6 weblog has interviewed Chris Yost on his role on Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, airing now on Disney XD. Among other topics, the interview delves into Yost’s role on the show, why he thinks Clint Barton/Hawkeye is the character that makes a team of heroes the Avengers, how and when the […]

"Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Micro-Episodes Premiere On-line

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2010 and have begun airing “micro-episodes” of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in advance of the TV series’ premiere on Disney XD on October 20, 2010 at 8:30 – 9:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). <object id="flashObj" classid="clsid<object id="flashObj" width="400" height="300" classid="clsid27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ codebase=”

IGN Hosts "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Trailer

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2010
IGN is hosting the trailer for Marvel’s new cartoon Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, which is slated to premiere on Disney XD in Fall 2010: More The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Info (via TZ member Matt Hazuda)

G4 Posts Video Preview of "Iron Man" Anime

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2010 has posted a one-minute video preview of Iron Man Anime that was shown at last week’s San Diego Comic-Con International: <object classId="clsid27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ width=”480″ height=”418″ id=”VideoPlayerLg47623″> Video Game – E3 2011 For more details, check out Toonzone News’ coverage of the Iron Man Anime panel. (via TZ member Matt Hazuda)

"The Super Hero Squad Show" Vol. 1: Prime Grade Super Hero Silliness

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2010
The Super Hero Squad Show is the demented radioactive mutant love child of Marvel Comics superheroes and Looney Tunes, and the miracle isn’t that it works as well as it does but that it works at all. This show and Batman: The Brave and the Bold came along at just the right time, with both […]

Jeph Loeb on Marvel’s TV Plans

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2010
Jeph Loeb, recently appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Television for Marvel Entertainment, has recently given several interviews about his new position and Marvel/Disney’s plans for upcoming animated and live-action TV shows (MTV’s Splash Page weblog, Techland, Newsarama, and C21 Media). However, the interviews are long on generalities and short on substance, since Loeb does […]

"Super Hero Squad Show" Vol. 1 DVD Arrives July 13, 2010

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2010
Shout! Factory has announced that the first DVD of Marvel’s The Super Hero Squad Show will be released on July 13, 2010. The disc will contain six episodes of the show, along with character profiles and a new interview with Stan Lee as bonus features. Suggested retail price is $14.93. The full press release follows: […]