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Heritage to Auction Off Rare ‘Peanuts’ Art

Rare original animation art from the first TV appearance by Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters will be offered at the Beverly Hills’ Heritage Auctions on Wednesday (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation’s Legendary (Semi-) Lost Film

Genuinely lost films in feature animation are so rare as to qualify as unique, but there is at least one: Hanna-Barbera’s Rock Odyssey. Intended as the rock n’ roll answer ... Continue Reading →
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Old Visitor from Another Planet

One of the themes of the 2013 Comic-Con, which ended last week, was the 75th anniversary of the most popular space alien of American culture: Kal-El of Krypton, a.k.a. Superman. Superman ... Continue Reading →
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Goodbye, Dali

It has been 10 years now since the release of the longest-in-production film in history, Disney’s animated short Destino. Begun in 1945 as a collaboration between Disney Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Sony May Produce Captain Planet Live-Action Movie

Another popular animated TV show from the 1990s will be making its way to the big screen. Mark Gordon, Don Murphy and Susan Montford are attached as producers to a live-action feature ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Soars to Comedic Heights with ‘Sanjay and Craig’

Sanjay and Craig, Nickelodeon’s eccentric and hilarious new animated series, is exactly the kind of show we love to see on the kids cabler. Forget about all those heart-warming ... Continue Reading →
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Who Can Turn the World on with His Voice

Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘Ricky Gervais’, ‘Tom & Jerry Kids’

There are plenty of animated DVDs to keep toon heads busy this week as we all wait for the arrival of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University in theaters. First ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Smurfs’ DVD Set for July 16 Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced plans to release a new DVD collection The Smurfs: Smurfs to the Rescue! On July 16, 2013. Fans can enjoy Smurf favorites Papa Smurf, Smurfette, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Greenlights ‘Scalia & Snagglepuss’ Movie

Jumping on the recent spotlight on Judge Antonin Scalia, Warner Bros. has announced that it’s going ahead with a new live-action/animated hybrid feature titled Scalia & Snagglepuss: ... Continue Reading →