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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

SDCC ’15: CW Seed Debuts Animated “Vixen” Trailer, Series Set in Network’s Flash/Arrow Shared Universe

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Today, we got our first look at the trailer for Vixen, an animated series that will share a chronology and characters with the live action The Flash and Arrow series currently airing on the CW.  Megalyn Echikunwoke will voice the titular character while The Flash’s and Green Arrow’s actors crossover from the realm of physical acting to give […]

The Killing Joke is DC’s next animated film, along with two others

After Justice League: Gods and Monsters hits stores on July 28th, DC Animation has another attention-grabbing project in the works. It was announced on stage at the Gods & Monsters premiere, that the studio would next be tackling Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s The Killing Joke, the most infamous of Joker stories. There’s been no […]