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IDW Announces Debut of "Transformers Animated" Tie-in Comics

IDW has announced the debut of the Transformers Animated comic book mini-series, which shipped on August 13, 2008 and should be available at comic book retailers now. Transformers Animated: The Arrival #1 is the first of a five-issue mini-series that will fill in holes and providing alternate viewpoints of the arrival of the Autobots and […]

"Transformers Animated" Season One is "Teen Titans" for the Giant Robot Set

Teen Titans changed all the rules. Before Teen Titans debuted in 2003, American superhero cartoons were either played completely straight or completely silly. Teen Titans rejected this dichotomy, keeping one foot firmly in each camp. As a result, the show could encompass villains as diverse as the ludicrous Mad Mod and the sinister Slade, and […]

More Details on "G.I. Joe: Resolute;" Transformers Next?

More information has been revealed about the new G.I. Joe web cartoons announced recently. The series of 10 5-minute episodes with 1 double-length conclusion will be written by comic book writer Warren Ellis, with Dave Johnson providing character designs, Joaquim Dos Santos directing, and Sam Register producing. The series will be aiming for PG-13 territory, […]

"Transformers Animated" DVD is Full Throttle Fun

I grew up in the 1980’s, the golden age of toy-commercials disguised as animated entertainment, and while I watched my share of these shows, I never managed to get into The Transformers. In hindsight, this seems like an odd omission, considering the number of my friends who were fans and the number of elements in […]

IDW Asks "What If?" with "All Hail Megatron" #1 on July 9, 2008

On July 9, 2008, IDW will publish All Hail Megatron #1, the first of a 12-part Transformers series that depicts what would happen if the Decepticons succeeded in conquering an Earth without the Autobots to keep them in check. The series will be written by Shane McCarthy and featuring art by Guido Guidi. For full […]

PR: "Transformers Animated: Transform & Roll Out" Arrives on DVD June 17

AN ALL-NEW ANIMATED SPECIAL FROM CARTOON NETWORK’S NEW HIT SERIES ARRIVES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON DVD TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED: TRANSFORM & ROLL OUT High-Octane Adventure Featuring Everyone’s Favorite AUTOBOTS Debuts June 17, 2008 and Includes Two Bonus Animated Shorts HOLLYWOOD, CALI F. – The leg endary “ROBOTS IN DISGUISE” are back and better than ever […]

Toon Zone Picks the Top 5 Iconic Cars of Animation

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! To commemorate the double-header of the new Speed Racer cartoon on the Nicktoons network and the live-action movie by the Wachowski brothers, the staff of Toon Zone News has put together our list of the top iconic animated cars. We’ve limited our to 5 in honor of Speed Racer’s […]

Newsarama Interviews Marty Isenberg on "Transformers: Animated"

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken with producer Marty Isenberg about the upcoming Transformers: Animated, which debuts as a TV movie on Cartoon Network on December 26, 2007, to launch a new series in 2008. Isenberg discusses how the series was started, plot elements and changes that were made because of the successful live-action movie, […]

Peter Cullen on Optimus Prime in Cartoon and Movie

Superhero Hype has interviewed voice actor Peter Cullen about his role as Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots in the Transformers cartoons and live-action movie. Cullen discusses what it was like working with live-action director Michael Bay, his reaction to the ups and downs of Optimus Prime in the cartoons, and how he modeled […]

Steven Spielberg on "Transformers" Sequels and "Tintin"

ComingSoon.net was able to speak with director Steven Spielberg on the set of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and had a chance to speak to him about several of his other film projects. Regarding sequels to the summer hit Transformers movie, Spielberg stated that lead actor Shia LaBeouf is signed for […]

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