South Park finds yaoi, but Craig and Tweek have been an item for a long time


Some may have been perplexed by the “yaoi” element in last night’s South Park episode but it’s turns out that Trey Parker and Matt Stone were just ripping the lid off a long existing shocking secret about Craig and Tweek. Here’s the startling truth!

Genndy Tartakovsky’s Luke Cage Comic is being hyped — again


The other day the great animator Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Lab, Clone Wars, Hotel Transylvania) did an interview for Hotel Transylvania 2, which is coming out soon, and sneaked in a reference to a Luke Cage comics that he drew in 2007: “Actually, you could help out with that,” Tartakovsky told me, with a laugh. “The […]

NYCC ’15: Adult Swim announces signings, panels, parties, poop


OKAY KIDS, NYCC is right around the corner and the schedules and exclusives and all that are raining down fast and furious. Here’s Adult Swim’s plan, including two free parties (Get their early and be prepared). One of them is a three hour boat cruise around the Hudson. Talk about setting away from the con! […]

‘Vixen’ debuts on CW Seed and ‘The Flash’ adds Jesse Quick


Today, The CW’s streaming network CW Seed debuted the first animated extension of their televised “Arrowverse” in Vixen, starring Megalyn Echikunwoke and featuring guest talent from the network’s lineup of superhero series (including Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin). For those curious, you can now watch the full episode and get a look at the newest addition to […]

SPX/Nickelodeon team up gets mixed response


While the chance for SPX exhibitors to pitch cartoon ideas to Nickelodeon as announced yesterday sounds like a good opportunity, there was quite a bit of controversy about it on social, as seen in these tweets. Click on the Gillman and Gran links to go to much longer discussions, but the basic objection is that SPX is a small press show that celebrates the joy of small press comics, and formalizing the participation of a major cartoon network/corporate brand at the show goes against that philosophy.

SDCC ’15: Our Animation and Comics Creator Interviews in Audio-form


Here’s where I finally release what’s left of our SDCC audio content…as a follow-up to last week’s set of DC and Marvel Television interviews, here are our chats on the animated side of things including discussions with Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland, Bruce Timm, Andrea Romano, Ike Barinholtz, Seth Meyers, and more! Additionally, here are the audio […]