Say Hello to Dinsey’s Guardians of the Galaxy

  Disney’s animated adaptation of last year’s hit Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has taken its sweet time to make it to TV screens, but now we finally have our first look, and a première date! Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the cartoon will première on Saturday, September 26th at 9:30 (unless of course, you count the sneak peek they plan on showing on September 5th (at 9, but shhhh  it’s a sneak peek, don’t tell anyone else, O.K.?) Here’s a first look of what you can expect to see this fall..     Sure, it’s just a teaser, so … Continue reading

Get Your First Look at Vixen from SDCC15

  The CW television network has released a trailer for their upcoming Vixen animated series, which will debut in August on their digital platform, CW Seed. The series is the 2nd of 3 spinoffs from the network’s hit series Arrow, along with The Flash, which begins it’s second season this fall, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow which will arrive early in 2016.   The trailer (below) was first screen as part of the CW’s presentation at San Diego Comic Con this week.     Actress Megalyn Echikunwoke (The Following,The 4400) plays Mari McCabe, a young woman who gets more than she imagines … Continue reading

Why Homestuck should be taken seriously

One of my biggest hesitations on beginning Homestuck originated with the polarized views I’d seen on the internet.  It seems people either love Homestuck, or they believe it’s utter smut – there’s very little grey area there.  Now that I’ve spent more time on it, it seems like most of the hate for Homestuck is actually just impatience or irritation, which is understandable, considering how big/long it is. This is not an explanation or summary of Homestuck.  It’s also not a persuasion piece on why you should read Homestuck.  These are the reasons that I think Homestuck needs to be … Continue reading

The Very Animated History of Doctor Who

  Doctor Who has been running for over 50 years, and like many other long running science fiction programing, the show has found it’s way into other mediums.  Films, TV spinoffs, books, audio plays, and comic books based on the adventures of the Doctor have all been made, with varying degrees of success, from out of continuity one-offs, to 16 years running strong. But if there was one dimension the Doctor has had trouble breaking into, and that is the world of animation. Star Trek had a cartoon series, set during the fourth year of the original 5 year mission, … Continue reading

The Tick Returning to Our Screens? SPOOOON!

  The big blue protector of the City, the Tick,  coming back to screen near you? I might happen, thanks to the folks over at Amazon.  But that’s not all, Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, Rules of Engagement), who played the character for its criminally too short a run on Fox back in 2001, is reportedly going to don the blue suit of justice once again! The superhero spoof began as a mascot for the New England Comic shops’ newsletter, before making the jump to indie cult comic in 1988, then to Saturday morning cartoon (with the coolest theme song) in the … Continue reading