Monthly Archives: May 2013

Still another Monsters University trailer

Because Disney really, really doesn’t want you to forget that Monsters University is coming out in just three short weeks, the studio has decided to release yet another trailer for the Pixar prequel, which can be seen over at Collider. Disney originally claimed that the “final trailer” for the film was put out about a month […]

Artist of the Day: Danny Hynes

Danny Hynes has worked on television series The Venture Bros. and Robotomy, and is now working on Steven Universe at Cartoon Network. Danny has a blog here with his latest funny doodles, personal art and things like this run cycle: Danny has an older blog that was active during his Venture Bros. work period that […]

Adult Swim Announces 2013-2014 Lineup

Adult Swim has announced its new lineup of 2013-2014 programming, which includes returning favorites like Black Dynamite, The Boondocks, Robot Chicken and The Venture Brothers as well as new acquisition, Bob’s Burgers, a Halloween special from Tim & Eric and various live-action pilots from, among others, Aaron McGruder (The Boondocks), Paul Scheer (The League, Human […]

John K Presents: Spumco Comic Book Exclusive Preview!

IDW Publishing and Yoe Books are set to release John K Presents: Spumco Comic Book in June. The 160-page book reprints the original run of four Spümco Comic Book issues from the mid-90s, which were published by Marvel and Dark Horse. In addition, the book will include an unpublished 25-page story called “Jimmy the Drooling […]

My Neighbor Totoro

Studio Ghibli (1988), Walt Disney Home Entertainment (May 21, 2013), 1 BD + 1 DVD, 86 mins plus supplements, 1.85:1 ratio, 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio, Rated G, Retail: $39.99 Storyboard: A young family experiences help from playful spirits of nature during a difficult time in their lives, in what is perhaps Studio Ghibli’s most beloved […]

Is The Hub’s “SheZow” The First Transgendered Cartoon Character For Kids?

Recently, Ben Shapiro at Breitbart.com alleged that Margeret Loesch, CEO of the Hub, the network that brought you My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Transformers Prime, was under the influence of drugs (and “leftist”) when she greenlit the animated kids series, SheZow, which premieres on Hub this Saturday, June 1. The “she-larious” show, which […]

Artist of the Day: Nicolas Ménard

Nicolas Ménard is an artist from Montreal currently studying at the Royal College of Art in London. His website is NicolasMenard.com. Nicolas’s work straddles graphic design and animation. He also creates illustrations and prints. See the colorful, blown-out graphics of Woop woop, chop: Or the unique crayon-animated Micromachines:

Anima Mundi Announces Lineup for 2013

The 2013 edition of Anima Mundi, the International Animation Festival of Brazil, has revealed its line-up for competition and non-competition film screenings. The 21st edition of the festival will take place in Rio de Janeiro from August 2 through 11 and São Paulo from August 14 through 18. In the main competition category, 106 animated […]

The Flintstones to meet WWE wrestlers in upcoming movie….wait, what?

It’s not April 1st, so we know this is an actual movie. Deadline is reporting that The Flintstones are set to meet up with WWE wrestlers in an upcoming animated film, with at least three WWE stars playing “themselves.” Vince McMahon will play Vince McMagma, John Cena will play John Cenastone, and CM Punk will be […]

Disney and Pixar Will Release 15 Features Over Next 6 Years

This afternoon, Disney announced release dates for all of its animated features produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar through 2018. The two studios will be responsible for fifteen theatrical releases over the next six years. During the previous six-year period (2007-2012), Disney and Pixar released a total of 12 films. Here’s what we […]