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Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →
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TV Animation Veteran Jim Duffy Dies from Cancer

We are sad to report the passing of TV animation veteran Jim Duffy this weekend after a long battle with cancer. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his family at ... Continue Reading →
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Key ‘Transformers,’ ‘G.I. Joe’ Documents to Be Auctioned

If you’re a fan of the classic animated series Transformers and G.I. Joe — and you have a lot of disposable cash on hand — you’ll want to mark Aug. 18 on your calendar ... Continue Reading →
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The ‘Toy Story’ Toy That Got Away

Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over ... Continue Reading →
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Prolific Batman, Marvel Writer/Director Boyd Kirkland Dies

Boyd Kirkland, a prolific director of animated shows including Batman: The Animated Series and X-Men: Evolution, died Friday while awaiting a lung transplant, according to a post on ... Continue Reading →
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Mediaset Licenses Hasbro Programs for Italy

Hasbro Studios’ animated series Transformers Prime, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, G.I. Joe: Renegades, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends and Pound Puppies are heading ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Transformers, G.I. Joe Documents to be Auctioned

Prolific animation writer Ron Friedman is selling his collection of scripts, artwork and drawings from his days on such iconic series as Transformers and G.I. Joe through memorabilia ... Continue Reading →