The lesson of South Park: just do it

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The other day the New York Times interviewed South Park’s Matt Stone which you should be able to read unfirewalled here, and Stone delivers a confirmation of Content as King:

Die hard Young Justice fans stand up to studio execs

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For those of you that don’t have cable or watch television, CBR broke the heart breaking news that Green Lantern and Young Justice was not renewed for another season to make room for Beware the Batman and Teen Titans Go! There are some die hard fanboys and girls are not going to let the Warner Bros. studio […]

Corsetto and Sterling craft original Adventure Time graphic novel

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Adventure Time comics have been a huge hit for Boom Studios, with variant covers by a who’s who of indie ad animation stars as eagerly sought after as the latest Alex Roos variant. And the franchise has shown enough legs to warrant a stand alone original graphic novel by Danielle Corsetto and Zack Sterling. The cover is by Stephanie Gonzaga.

A Smurfy Preview Review: THE BABY SMURF by Peyo from Papercutz

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It seems appropriate to ring in the new year with a blue moon and a stork-bourne baby Smurf. THE BABY SMURF, including the title story and several other comics by the legendary Belgian native Peyo, is set for release on February 26th, 2013, a date that seemed all too futuristic even last week. For those […]

Must See: The 1992 X-Men Cartoon Intro in stop motion

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Wow, come crazy nutters spent four months and 4000 photos to make this action figure stop motion recreation of the 1992 X-men cartoon’s opening. That bit where Logan morphs in Wolverine– TOTALLY BOSS. It’s the work of Kyle Roberts and Nathan Poppe, who have made several other stop motion intro sequences which you can see […]

A Matt Bors cartoon from AUGUST

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Tragically still relevant.

Studio Coffee Run: Arrow, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, etc.

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Christopher Nolan can’t talk about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s rumored appearance (which has already been completely and totally denied by JGL’s peoples) in Man of Steel as The Bat. And while we are on the subject of Man of Steel, I am just going to assume that you saw the trailer that everyone went frikkin’ batsh*t over […]

Video: Dash Shaw animates Sigur Rós

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Seraph from Sigur Rós Valtari Mystery Films on Vimeo. Describing the work of Dash Shaw as “unique” strains the meaning of the word: childlike and formalist, preoccupied with the physical body and and the larger body of the family. Since his books the massive family drama Bottomless Belly Button and eerie sci-fi Body World, he’s […]

Exclusive UNCENSORED clip from SUPERF***ERS cartoon debuting tomorrow

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Tomorrow is the day human history changes direction and sets sail for the future, as SUPERF***CKERS, the cartoon based on the James Kochalka superhero epic, debuts on the Cartoon Hangover video channel.

RIP: Lucille Bliss

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Over the weekend I see that voice actress Lucille Bliss died earlier this month at the age of 96. The NY Times has an obituary here. Bliss voices Crusader Rabbit, one of the wicked stepsisters in CINDERELLA, and many other parts, including her best known role, Smurfette. In one of my earlier incarnations, I saw […]

SpumCo comics are back from Yoe and IDW

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In the early 90s, nothing was cooler than Ren and Stimpy, John Krisfaluci’s transgressive cartoon about mudskippers and nose goblins. And the space madness spilled over into comics with THE COMIC BOOK an oversized, newsprint comics anthology of comics by the many talented artists ar SpumCo the production company that put out R&W. Now, courtesy […]

Pre-Orders for ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ are gigantic; great news

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I imagine that most people read articles about comic book sales in a darkened room, in a enclosed and private space – perhaps curtained off – so nobody can see their shame. But comics sales aren’t just for predicting cancellations – in the case of IDW’s forthcoming My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the sales […]

On the Scene: NYCC 2012 Day Four: Happy 50th Spider-Man!

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It wouldn’t have been appropriate to hold a New York Comic Con this year without acknowledging the 50th birthday of Marvel’s flagship hero, and there was plenty of merchandise on hand from the con to commemorate it, including a tote bag, t-shirt, and sweatshirt. But Sunday’s birthday celebration was designed to be kid-inclusive while wowing […]

NYCC: My Little Bronie Panel

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By: Henry Barajas I’ve never seen My Little Pony but I know one when I see it.  I thought it was a cartoon for little girls but apparently it’s taking over the world.

DEAR DRACULA gets animated for Halloween

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Here’s one of those comics-to-TV/movie success stories that’s a little more under the radar: DEAR DRACULA which appeared as part of Shadowline’s kid line under the Image banner, has been adapted into a one-hour animated special and will air as part of Cartoon Network’s Spooky Specials Halloween block on October 16 at 7 p.m. A […]

Batman Hates Bronies

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The battle is over and Batman won. Or so he thinks. Animation by James Lee. Via Cartoon Brew