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Comic-Con@Home 2021 Coverage

Watch our coverage of Comic-Con@Home 2021 featuring an X-Men fandom surprise party, the 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone magazine’s coverage of Marvel, a celebration of geekdom in 1981, The Owl House, Family Guy, and more!

Disney+ explores animated retellings of Marvel Cinematic Universe with What If…? trailer

Disney and Marvel have released a full trailer for the forthcoming animated anthology series for Disney+ What If…?, which can be viewed above. Inspired by the concept of the comic book series of the same name, each episode will explore an alternative spin to major events within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Posing questions such as […]

Get a first look at the Disney+ anime anthology series Star Wars: Visions

Disney and LucasFilm have offered a first look at the forthcoming anime anthology series Star Wars: Visions, which can be viewed above. Originally announced during the Disney Investor Day event in December 2020, the series offers various Japanese animation studios and creators to create unique stories within the Star Wars mythology. The series presently had […]

New York goes to the dogs in Clifford The Big Red Dog trailer

Paramount Pictures has released the first full trailer to their hybrid live-action/animation feature adaptation of Clifford The Big Red Dog, which can be viewed above. Based on the beloved series of children’s books created by Norman Bridwell, the film retells the character’s beginnings who comes into the ownership of young Emily Howard. Her wish for […]

Meet Marvel’s Master of Kung Fu with the Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings trailer

Marvel has release the full trailer to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which can be viewed above. The 25th feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the second theatrical entry in Phase Four, introduces the character original known in the comic books as the Master of Kung Fu. Raised to be an […]

Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina enlist DC animation’s Phil Bourassa as lead character designer

LOS ANGELES — June 23, 2021 Today, Critical Role revealed a first look at the character art for The Legend of Vox Machina, the upcoming Amazon Original animated series from Critical Role and Titmouse. The reveal was made via the latest installment of Critical Role’s behind-the-scenes digital series, The Legend of Vox Machina. It was […]

CW to rework pilot to live-action Powerpuff Girls TV series
Meet The Eternals in first teaser trailer

Marvel and Disney have launched the first teaser trailer to The Eternals, the second feature in phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Created by Jack Kirby, the Eternals are immortal alien Celestials who have secretly guided humanity along their evolutionary stages throughout history. A tragedy brings them together in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame […]

AT&T to spin-off WarnerMedia, which will merge with Discovery
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie to stream on Netflix June 3

Netflix has announced that they will be streaming both parts of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie beginning June 3. Eternal is a direct continuation of the Sailor Moon Crystal series and the two-part film is regarded as the fourth season. The film is also an adaptation of the Dream arc from the original […]

LeBron James gets animated in Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer

Warner Bros. has launched the trailer to the upcoming sequel to their live-action/animation hybrid classic Space Jam, which can be viewed above. This time around, the Looney Tunes will be helping another basketball great in LeBron James (playing a fictionalized version of himself). James finds himself trapped in the Server-verse and must rescue his youngest […]

Animation legend Dale Baer passes away at 70

Dale Baer, a beloved and prolific animation legend, has passed away. He was 70. The announcement came on January 16, 2021 by friends and colleagues that he had passed away the day before. A cause of death has yet to be determined. Walt Disney Animation Studios released the following statement below through their social media […]

Helluva Boss

This is not a family-friendly show, pushing acceptable adult content to a shocking degree, but those willing to brave the fires of Beelzebub may enjoy the independently produced high quality animation, eccentric characters, and nice melodies.

Phineas & Ferb co-creator Dan Povenmire announces new Disney Channel series Hamster & Gretel

Phineas and Ferb co-creator Dan Povenmire has a new animated series that has been greenlit for Disney Channel called Hamster and Gretel. The announcement video, seen above, was posted on Friday, October 9, but was only available for a select few to view. More recently news outlets picked up on the announcement. As Povenmire explains […]

Watch the New York Comic Con panel for Animaniacs revival featuring first clip

Much like other conventions this year as a result of the ongoing pandemic, the New York Comic Con has made their panels and presentations this year virtual and available online for audiences to watch for free. Among them is a panel on the forthcoming revival of the hit animated series Animaniacs, which can be viewed […]

ZooPhobia: Bad Luck Jack

While the characters and story echo Disney Channel programming, the independently produced short contains high quality animation and catchy songs, presenting a wholesome creature that is fun to watch and not fear.

Disney pushes D23 Expo a year from 2021 to September 9-11, 2022