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Marathon’s David Michel Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announce that David Michel, co-founder and General Manager of its studio Marathon Media, will be vacating the position, effective March 31. Michel co-created and co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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Putting the Punch in Your Punch-Up

Part 1: Funny Goddamn Pictures I humbly borrow (okay, steal) this column’s sub-headline from a famous 1996 essay by John Kricfalusi entitled “Funny Goddamn Drawings,” ... Continue Reading →
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Retro Fever: ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Taz’ on DVD

There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Brings Spielberg’s ‘Animaniacs’ Back

If you’ve been missing the popular Amblin/Warner Bros. animated series Animaniacs since it went off the air in 1999, we have some good news for you. The Hub is bringing the show back ... Continue Reading →
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‘Animaniacs Vol. 4' Coming to DVD in Feb.

We’ve got some great news for Animaniacs fans, just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday! You can catch up with the zany adventures of Yakko, Wakko and Dot as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Lee Adams to Oversee Assorted Nuts’ L.A. Office

Assorted Nuts Animation Studios has opened a new office in Los Angeles titled Assorted Nuts Entertainment. The new arm of the studio will focus on the studio’s existing TV, feature ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Fights for Marvel

Stating that the animation biz has changed big-time over the last two decades could probably earn one the Nobel Prize in Obviousness. But animation is still a part of the overall show ... Continue Reading →
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Woody Woodpecker Flies to the Big Screen

Walter Lantz’ hyperactive animated bird Woody Woodpecker will be making his way to the bigscreen, thanks to Chris Meledandri and his team at Universal’s Illumination Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →