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FUNimation Giving Away "DBZ: Cell Games" DVD Set

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
FUNimation is holding a Dragon Ball Z Cell Games Giveaway at its website. One winner will receive a complete Dragon Ball Z Cell Games Starter Set including individual DVDs: Ultimatum, A Moment’s Peace, Guardian’s Return, The Games Begin, Surrender, Earth’s Last Hope, Awakening, Sacrifice, and Nightmare’s End. [Source: FUNimation]

"Caper Town Cops" Lands on Indian Network

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
ETV Networks will add Caper Town Cops to its networks under a deal with Color Chips India Ltd, reports. The 17 episodes will go onto the air in mid-February. The series is produced by Germany’s BKN International.

Nickelodeon Promotes Kaufman to Exec VP

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
Nickelodeon has promoted Pamela Kaufman to Executive Vice President, Marketing and Worldwide Promotions, the network said today. Kaufman will add oversight of domestic and international marketing operations as well as promotional partnerships for The N, Noggin, Gas and Nicktoons. She will also work with the international division to expand Nickelodeon’s partnerships with international channels. [Source: […]

Manning To Appear at NYC Signing

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
Spider-Man Unlimited‘s Matthew Manning will be doing a signing at Jim Hanley’s Universe (on 33rd Street in New York City) on Wednesday, January 5, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Has Dreamwave Closed Down?

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
Newsarama reports that comic book publisher Dreamwave is shutting its doors. The website cautions, however, that the announcement was not made through regular channels, but notes that the company’s official website has disappeared. (via Adam Tyner)

AnimeNEXT Announces First Round of Attendees

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
Vic Mignogna, Travis Willingham, Marc Diriason, Lauren Goodnight, Wayne Grayson, and Mike Sinterniklaas will appear at AnimeNEXT in June, event organizers have announced. The convention will be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey, on June 17-19. [Source: AnimeNEXT]

Toon Zone News Archives

by Maxie Zeuson January 5, 2005
Toon Zone news stories from July 30, 2001 through December 31, 2004 can be found in the News Archives.

Short Notices: "Sabrina," "Clifford" Hit DVD with Winning Stories

by Maxie Zeuson September 7, 2004
Sabrina The Animated Series: Witch in Training Sabrina is a cute little animated series based on the primetime Sabrina the Teenage Witch show, which in turn was based on the Archie comic book of the same name. In this version, we warp back to when Sabrina was merely a preteen and she and her friends […]

Stimpy’s Pregnant, and Births One Sick Little Monkey

by Maxie Zeuson August 20, 2004
Let us now say a brief, kind word about network censors. Not that I’m terribly fond of network censors as a breed; I’m not fond of plague-bearing rats, either. Still, they are a part of the cartoon ecosystem, and—circle of life, hakuna matata, whatever-hippy/dippy-Gaia-crap-you-choose—they have their role. Every once in awhile something they do rebounds […]

"The Venture Brothers" Makes Campy a Family Affair

by Maxie Zeuson August 6, 2004
Imagine a wedgie-crippled Jonny Quest screaming as he hobbles through the jungle. Picture the Hardy Boys on acid. Hazard Tom Swift or Danny Dunn (if your memory goes back that far) put through the Williams Street thunderblender. Now you’ve got a fair idea of what Adult Swim’s newest series is like. Mummy dearest Brock fights […]