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Bell rings for Marvel's X-Men: First Class

Bell rings for Marvel’s X-Men: First Class

Marvel’s X-Men franchise has seen 4 movies to date; X-Men in 2000, and sequels X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand (in 2003 and 2006, respectively) as well as last year’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Each has pulled in about $200 million, fueling the super hero genre for Disney’s newest acquisition. Now, producer Fox Studios has plans to bring the series back for a 5th film, dubbed ...

X-Men: Volume 5 now available, from Marvel and Disney

X-Men: Volume 5 now available, from Marvel and Disney

With all the hub bub lately about Marvel and Disney’s super hero genre (thanks in no small part to the upcoming Iron Man 2) there’s been a flurry of super news – much of the animated variety! Just days ago, we were able to announce the official launch of X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD, and now, it’s here! The DVD collection was released just yesterday, side by side with Iron ...

Marvel and Disney debut X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD

Marvel and Disney debut X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD

Doesn’t matter who you want to thank; Marvel, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Disney, or even the X-Men themselves – the bottom line is, on May 4th, we’re finally able to get our hands on the fifth and final volume in the DVD collection of the 1990s animated X-Men series. The X-Men must turn to their arch-nemesis, Magneto, to save the life of Professor Xavier! Watch the action ...

So long CORE Digital Pictures

So long, C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures

We hardly knew ye. In a bit of sad news, the toon world must bid a fond farewell to C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, as the global economic downturn impacts even our beloved cartoons. CORE is perhaps best known for its CG animation efforts, including The Wild, Ant Bully, Franny’s Feet, The Spine, and Valiant, as well as work on the X-Men and a number of other projects. Its first feature ...

Disney and Marvel are now official

Disney and Marvel are now official

Well, the deal we’ve been talking about since last August is now official. Disney and Marvel have become BFFs, linked forever. …or at least before a newer, larger, seemingly-impossible deal takes over them both. However, until that happens, the two will be getting awfully comfy with one another. The $4.3 billion dollar acquisition brings Marvel into the Disney family, adding the ...



It’s like the Marvel’s Magento, the ultimate super-villain from the X-Men series, is now trying to save the world. Well, sort of, anyway. The only difference is, instead of Magneto with the cool powers of magnetism and polarity, it’s you! And instead of fighting Wolverine and the X-Men, its you defending your bases from an incoming missle attack. Sound like a fun game? Of ...


Disney to buy Marvel

Mickey and Spidey, happy together? Looks like it! News across the blogosphere is that the Walt Disney Co. will be buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for a super-hero-sized sum of money (upwards of $4 billion in cash and stock). This brings characters like Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine and others into the family of Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Nemo, WALL-E, and Aladdin. Worlds ...


The Spectacular Spider-Man: Growing Pains

Oh great — Venom is back in town. Worse yet, he’s framing Spider-Man for all of the crimes he’s committing! Meanwhile, John Jameson, (J.J.’s son) is hit with alien spores that increase his size and strength. With the added abilities, John becomes Colonel Jupiter, a superhero intent on taking down Spider-Man. Also be on the lookout for Sha Shan Nguyen, who is voiced by ...


Wolverine and the X-Men gets a second season

Not only is Wolverine popular, but so are the X-Men! So what is the logical step for Nicktoons to make? Signing up the hit series Wolverine and the X-Men to a second season! New episodes from season one will kick off Friday May 22nd at 8pm following Iron Man: Armored Adventures. New episodes from the second season should start up later this year, during the fall. ...


Wolverine and the X-Men score big for Nick!

Wolverine, by himself, is a success. The X-Men franchise, without Wolvie, is a success. So, what happens when you pair the two together? …you get the biggest series premiere on Nicktoons, ever! Wolverine and the X-Men is the #1 cable show in its timeslot, slashing away at the competition. How many of you have already seen it? And how many of you are already a mutant?! ...

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