One of the most difficult parts of being a high schooler is finding the place where you feel comfortable, where you feel you truly belong. The inherent desire to find a tribe that accepts you is overwhelming, sometimes scary. But when you find the right group of people who make your life worth something, then […]
If you were a kid coming of age in the late 1990s/early 2000s, then Butch Hartman’s work was an essential part of your entertainment diet. Between the perennial classic The Fairly OddParents (still releasing new episodes after sixteen years!), the fan favorite Danny Phantom, and the wildly absurd T.U.F.F. Puppy, Hartman’s work has occupied a […]
It’s the first time all four have ever been interviewed together, I’m told. Possibly even the first time cartoon series masterminds Trueheart, Alexovich and Vasquez have been interviewed at once. Strap in for this wide-ranging chat that covers both the Invader Zim television series and comics in great detail. We also discuss Donald Trump, how comics shouldn’t be a fall-back position, and even Zack Snyder.
The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon’s four season follow up to the beloved Avatar: the Last Airbender, is receiving a full series DVD box set. It was recently announced that Avatar would also finally be collected as a 16 DVD complete series box set this fall, so this move comes as little surprise. No release date was assigned […]
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.
Here’s a on offer that many people might just get excited about: The Small Press Expo and Nickelodeon are teaming for a Call for Submissions where cartoonists can pitch ideas for an animated short. One person will be selected and get a cartoon made, working with the Nickelodeon animation staff. The offer is open to exhibitors […]