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Under the Table with J.B. and Friz

Most cartoon historians are aware that the fluid that fueled the medium during its Golden Age was not ink or paint, but alcohol. Among my favorite booze-related tales from the toon ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Canada Reveals Fall Lineup

Canadian tooncaster Teletoon has revealed its fall programming lineups for its Teletoon, Teletoon at Night, Teletoon Retro, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim channels. Packed full of new ... Continue Reading →
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Looney Tunes Leads DVD Packs

Some fun goodies for kids and kids-at-heart today! The big flippin’ deal this week is Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume One (Warner: $26.98). But even though you get two glorious ... Continue Reading →
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Reel FX Acquires Deep Ellum Headquarters

Dallas-based animation and vfx house Reel FX has acquired the 73,200 square foot property that has served as its headquarters for the past seven years at 301 N. Crowdus St.. The studio, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. to Produce Hybrid ‘Rascal Raccoon’ Movie

One Press graphic novel Rascal Raccoon’s Raging Revenge is on its way to become a Warner Bros. live-action/CG animation hybrid movie. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Matt Fogel ... Continue Reading →
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The Case for Robert McKimson

Unlike many toonheads, I’ve long been fascinated with the cartoons of Robert McKimson. McKimson was part of the Warner Bros. animation troika in the post-war years, along with Friz ... Continue Reading →
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Bradford Fest Celebrates Chuck Jones Centennial

Legendary animator Chuck Jones will be the subject of a special tribute at the 18th Bradford International Film Festival  (April 19-29) in the U.K. on the occasion of his 100th birthday. BIFF ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro, Gutierrez Collaborate on ‘Day of the Dead’ Pic

Guillermo del Toro will produce a new CG-animated feature, directed by Jorge Gutierrez, the creator of Nickelodeon’s series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera. The movie, which ... Continue Reading →
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Bridge Direct Gets Master Toy for Looney Tunes

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced that global children’s consumer products company The Bridge Direct, Inc. is now master toy licensee for the beloved Looney Tunes property ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Readies Diverse Toy Fair Slate

Warner Bros. Consumer Products is getting ready to unveil new tie-in toys for The Dark Knight Rises, The Green Lantern, Young Justice, Looney Tunes, ThunderCats and The Hobbit at this ... Continue Reading →