Posts Tagged ‘Samurai jack’
You’ve seen the short 10-second promos that have appeared all over Adult Swim this past week: “JACK’S BACK,” preceded by a short clip of animation. Today AS finally released the first big trailer for the return of Samurai Jack, and it is amazing. As Jack explains in a weary voice, he has now been trapped […]
We’ve known for a while that Cartoon Network and Adult Swim are producing ten new Samurai Jack episodes, but throughout 2016, the network refused to commit to an airdate. Now, thanks to a new promo spot that aired last night, we know exactly when Jack is Back: March 11 at 11:30 PM. The spot was […]
Adult Swim was nice enough to create a seven-minute look behind the scenes at the production of Samurai Jack’s fifth season, which will air later this year on the Toonami block. Series creator Genndy Tartakovsky gets the lion’s share of interview time as he reveals why it took so long to resolve Jack’s story. Production […]
The Annecy animation festival in France has brought us our first look at the new season of Samurai Jack, set to premiere during the Toonami block on Adult Swim. The first public image of Jack appeared during the festival, and….whoa: In addition to the image we now know more about the season itself. Here’s what […]
Rub your eyes and look again: you’re not dreaming, this is happening. Samurai Jack will return at an unspecified time next year with all-new episodes on Toonami. Everything you want to hear is in this announcement: the season will continue the storyline from where it left off; Genndy Tartakovsky himself will be executive producer (guess […]
IDW Teams with Cartoon Network for Comics Based on “Dexter’s Lab,” “Powerpuff Girls,” “Ben 10,” and More
IDW Publishing has announced a partnership with Cartoon Network to turn several shows from the network’s stable of TV shows into comic books. Titles named in the press release include The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Johnny Bravo, and Generator Rex. Announcements on specific titles and creative teams are forthcoming.
Boomerang will begin airing Samurai Jack on August 3, 2009, seven days a week at 11:00 PM (Eastern). The Emmy-winning Cartoon Network original series by Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory) followed the title character and his battles against the evil shapeshifting demon Aku in a dysfunctional future filled with bounty-hunting killer robots, strange alien creatures, and […]
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Fred Seibert, head of the Frederator animation studio. Seibert describes a number of projects in progress, including a Samurai Jack movie, a project based on the Neverhood video game, an anthology film called Seven Deadly Sins, and the Random Cartoons short series for Nickelodeon.
In honor of Mother’s Day, the staff of Toon Zone News decided to put together a list of the top 5 animated mothers. This turned out to be a surprisingly challenging task. Single-parent families and orphans appear with great regularity in animation, and those parental figures that do make it into the final products are […]