Animated "Spaceballs" Coming to G4

by Dan Collinson September 22, 2006
Does anybody remember Spaceballs, the Star Wars spoof directed by Mel Brooks? E!Online reports that Brooks is bringing his 1987 film as an animated series on the G4 network in the fall of 2007. The toon chronicles the further exploits of Lonestar, Barf, Princess Vespa, and Dot Matrix as they save what’s left of the […]

Parents Television Council Challenges "VeggieTales" Edits

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
A report in the Los Angeles Times states that L. Brent Bozell’s Parents Television Council has challenged NBC over several cuts to the VeggieTales animated series which seemed to edit out references to God (free registration required). NBC issued a statement claiming that the shows were edited for time constraints, but show creator Phil Vischer […]

Jesse Leon McCann on "Krypto the Super-Dog" Tie-in Comic

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
Jesse Leon McCann has spoken to about his work on the tie-in comic book mini-series for the Krypto the Super-Dog TV show. McCann describes the unorthodox way he landed the assignment, his underlying philosophy behind the “all-ages” comic book, and the possibility of a sequel mini-series.

Bill Morrison on His Cancelled "Yellow Submarine" Adaptation

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
Artist Bill Morrison has spoken to about the comic-book adaptation for the animated Yellow Submarine movie for Dark Horse Comics which was intended to be released in time for the release of the movie on DVD. Morrison explains how the comic came to be and the chain of events that led to its cancellation. […]

"12 Oz. Mouse": I Don’t Get It

by Classic Speedyon September 22, 2006
12 Oz. Mouse is what is called in the industry, a “critic proof” show. Flaunting the typical conventions of what you’d see on television, it (nor its creators, I imagine) doesn’t care if people like it or not; its goal is to be supremely weird and surreal, from its unorthodox artwork to its almost absurdist […]

"Dragonball Z: Wrath of the Dragon" Brings Us Dub Weirdness

by Dukeon September 21, 2006
The time has finally come. Sure, we still have the redubs of the first three movies, plus the various season sets still to be released, but the fact remains that this, Dragonball Z Movie 13, Wrath of the Dragon, is the final “new” Dragonball Z product to be released in the U.S. As the final […]

Nickelodeon/MTVN Launch

by Dukeon September 21, 2006
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids & Family Group has officially launched the Beta version of a new service: ParentsConnect. This service will allow parents and caretakers to connect and advise one another in an easy-to-use format. The site will also partner with Nissan and the GoCityKids website. Later this year, Nickelodeon/MTVN will expand the service into ParentsConnectTV, featuring […]

Marvel Posts Info on New "Fantastic Four" Episode

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2006
Marvel Comics has posted an episode description and still photographs for the new episode of Fantastic Four airing this weekend. Titled “Hard Knocks,” the episode promises an epic confrontation with a guest star from elsewhere in the Marvel Universe. The episode should air on Cartoon Network this weekend at 8:00 PM. (via Comic Book Resources’ […]

Press Release: Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids & Family Group Launches

by Dukeon September 21, 2006
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids & Family Group Launches Public Beta – A New Online Community Designed Exclusively for Parents –Nickelodeon: — First Brand Developed out of Newly Formed MTVN Kids and Family Group — Nissan Charter Sponsor of Site’s Public Beta Launch After 27 years of serving kids, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group is expanding to […]

Lee Mendelson to Speak at Charles M. Schulz Museum on Oct 21

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2006
Producer Lee Mendelson will be speaking at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center on October 21 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown TV special. Local cartoonists Darrin Bell, Paige Braddock, Michael Jantze, and Keith Knight will also be speaking about how Schulz’s work has influenced them. […]