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"Moral Orel" Volume 1 on DVD: Not Praiseworthy

by Bird Boyon April 30, 2007
Moral Orel is not a show I’d seen or heard much about before seeing its DVD announcement. I may have seen the name once or twice in passing on TV, but I never took much initiative in attempting to watch it. Still, that’s what DVDs are for—to catch up on what you missed on TV. […]

"The Littles" and "The Get-Along Gang" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 29, 2007
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that S’more Entertainment is bringing the two classic 80s toons The Littles and The Get-Along Gang in complete series box sets. The Littles will be a 5 disc set containing all 29 episodes from the classic ABC cartoon, and will arrive in stores on October 16th. The Get-Along Gang is a 3 disc […]

"Ed, Edd n Eddy: Complete Second Season": The Mighty Eds Return

by Bird Boyon April 28, 2007
The end of April brings us the DVD release of Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Complete Second Season; the first season was released at the end of last year. I wish that other series got releases so nicely spaced together. This second season of Ed, Edd n Eddy is a definite improvement over the first, […]

ADV acquires "Air"

by Weathermanon April 27, 2007
ADV Films has announced the licensing of Air. Based on a visual-novel series produced by Key, Air includes both the television series and the theatrical movie. The 13 episode show will begin distribution on August 14, 2007. The movie will come out late in the fall of 2007. [source: www.animenewsnetwork.com]

Animated Spawn Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 27, 2007
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Home Video & HBO is brining all 18 episodes of Todd McFarlane’s Spawn to DVD in Todd McFarlane’s Spawn- The Animated Collection: 10th Anniversary Edition. All 18 episodes will be digitally remastered, and special features include profiles, storyboards, and interviews with Todd McFarlane. The box set will be in stores on […]

Scripting The Sensational: Stan Berkowitz Talks Spider-Man: The Animated Series

by Stuon April 27, 2007
If you’re into your superhero cartoons, you’re probably all too aware of who Stan Berkowitz is. He was a writer for The New Batman/Superman Adventures, Batman Beyond and Justice League over the past decade, but he got his start on superhero animation with the 1990’s Spider-Man: The Animated Series. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon […]

Adult Swim 2007 Announcements: 7 Nights a Week, New Series

by William C. Mauneon April 27, 2007
Adult Swim’s 2007 Upfront presentation took place Thursday evening in New Tork. Toon Zone’s Harley was there to cover the network’s announcements for the coming year. The presentation included news of another expansion for the network, series extensions, and off-television initiatives. Perhaps the biggest news was Adult Swim taking on a full seven nights a […]

Reports Claim Disney Dropping "Buena Vista" Brand Name

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2007
In an anonymously sourced story, Bloomberg News is reporting that the Walt Disney Corporation is about to purge its entertainment divisions of the “Buena Vista” brand name within weeks to take advantage of the wide recognition of the Disney brand name. The affected divisions are Buena Vista Distribution, which distributes Disney’s feature films to theatres, […]

"Cartoon Modern" Named Best Film Book of 2006 by Theatre Library Association

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2007
Amid Amidi’s Cartoon Modern has been named the Best Film Book of 2006 by the Theatre Library Association. The book examines the unrecognized and undervalued animators of the 20th Century.

PR: Adult Swim Announces 2007 Programming Slate at New York Upfront

by Matt Hazudaon April 26, 2007
Adult Swim Announces 2007 Programming Slate at New York Upfront New Series and Additional Episodes Ordered for Returning Programs Seventh Night of Programming Beginning in July First Quarter 2007 Ratings Sets New Record Robot Chicken Series Joins Forces with Lucasfilm Ltd. for Star Wars-Themed Special At the Adult Swim Upfront in New York today, the […]