Generator Rex – ToonBarn http://www.toonbarn.com Cartoon news from Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, The Hub, Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, CG animation, anime, movies, or any kind of cartoons! Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:00:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.8 4530339 NYCC Interview: Man of Action Studios’ Steven T. Seagle, Duncan Rouleau and Joe Kelly http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/nycc-interview-man-action-studios-steven-t-seagle-duncan-rouleau-joe-kelly/ http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/nycc-interview-man-action-studios-steven-t-seagle-duncan-rouleau-joe-kelly/#comments Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:45:03 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=35030 Man of Action Studios is the bi-coastal production company responsible for such megahits as the Ben 10 empire and Generator Rex on Cartoon Network, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man for Disney XD, wildly successful video games, toy lines, comic books, graphic novels, stage productions, animation and a slew of upcoming feature films. They serve as front line […]

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ToonBarn's Marc Morrell Interviews Man of Action Studios at New York Comic Con 2012

Man of Action Studios is the bi-coastal production company responsible for such megahits as the Ben 10 empire and Generator Rex on Cartoon Network, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man for Disney XD, wildly successful video games, toy lines, comic books, graphic novels, stage productions, animation and a slew of upcoming feature films. They serve as front line creators, producers, writers and artists on many of their projects and are constantly creating more. A Man of Action is someone who gets things done. This perfectly describes each member of Man of Action Studios. Much like their super-powered protagonists existing across all platforms, Man of Action Studios is a creative collective that can generate and adapt ideas into the highest-rated television shows and best-selling merchandise in the US and around the world.

Man of Action Studios Logo

Who are the men behind Man of Action Studios? I am glad you asked. Man of Action Studios began in 2000 as a group of four friends from diverse backgrounds: Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly and Steven T. Seagle, all graphic novelists with a strong appreciation for structure and storytelling, who wanted to do something bigger.

Rook and Ben from Ben 10: Omniverse

Ben 10 is already the most commercially successful original superhero franchise of the past two decades and the original series has spun off three sequel series, two live-action made-for-TV movies, a multi-national foreign game show, a live stage show, a monster truck show, and a roller coaster. Thanks to Man of Action Studios, Ben 10 is also an upcoming feature film from producer Joel Silver. According to Cartoon Network, which airs Ben 10, the projects’ merchandising has already topped $3,000,000,000 in sales.

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, Co-Executive Produced by Man of Action Studios

When Marvel/Disney wanted to launch Ultimate Spider-Man, they sought out MOA to entrust with their crown jewel character. Man of Action Studios has their own imprint at Image Comics for all of their creator-owned comics and graphic novels and all continue to write and in Rouleau’s case, draw, for industry mainstays DC and Marvel as well.

Marvel's Avengers Assemble, Executive Produced by Man of Action Studios

It was announced at the Marvel Television Panel last Saturday at New York Comic Con that Avenger’s Assemble, a new Marvel Animated Series will feature the same heroic team from The Avengers movie, with the addition of Falcon. Adrian Pasdar will do the voice of Iron Man just as he did on Ultimate Spider-Man and the Iron Man anime series. Fred Tatsciore will voice the Hulk, Roger Craig Smith will be doing Captain America, Travis Willingham as Thor, Troy Baker as Hawkeye, Laura Bailey as Black Widow and Bumper Robinson as Falcon. Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle are all Executive Producers.

Man of Action's Joe Casey, Steven T. Seagle, Duncan Rouleau, and Joe Kelly (clockwise)

Would you like to meet the creators of Ben 10 and Generator Rex? We thought you might. They just happened to be at a little convention called New York Comic Con this past weekend. ToonBarn’s Marc Morrell was on hand at the Man of Action Studio Booth on the New York Comic Con Show Floor to ask them a few questions.

There’s more ToonBarn Interviews coming from Marc Morrell at New York Comic Con! Look for them over the next few days. We are bringing you many of your favorite animated shows.

See you next time… on ToonBarn.

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Free Flash Game: Generator Rex Providence Defender http://www.toonbarn.com/game/free-flash-game-generator-rex-providence-defender/ http://www.toonbarn.com/game/free-flash-game-generator-rex-providence-defender/#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2012 09:00:54 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=29426 Today’s free flash game is a cool side scrolling shooter based on the hit cartoon network show Generator Rex. Entitled Providence Defender, the game puts you in control of Rex, who must team up with Bobo in order to rescue agents from an outbreak of vicious flying EVOs. To get around the city while looking […]

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Free Flash Game: Generator Rex Providence Defender
Today’s free flash game is a cool side scrolling shooter based on the hit cartoon network show Generator Rex. Entitled Providence Defender, the game puts you in control of Rex, who must team up with Bobo in order to rescue agents from an outbreak of vicious flying EVOs.

To get around the city while looking for civilians in need of rescuing, you need to make use of Rex’s Boogie Pack, while Bobo gets busy blasting any EVO that makes the mistake of getting in your way. In order to rescue a civilian, you need to land, but do it carefully because landing too fast will hurt Rex. You also have to watch out, as the EVOs won’t stop coming at you even if you’re busy rescuing hapless civilians.

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Heroes United hits iTunes top 100 http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/heroes-united-hits-itunes-top-100/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/heroes-united-hits-itunes-top-100/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2011 02:52:03 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24829 The new crossover between Ben 10 and Generator Rex is already available in iTunes! Cooler still, the joint event between the two hasentered in the iTunes HOT 100 list day 29! If you missed the Heroes United special on Cartoon Network (how could you do that to the Man of Action boys?!) this is a […]

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Heroes United hits iTunes top 100

The new crossover between Ben 10 and Generator Rex is already available in iTunes! Cooler still, the joint event between the two hasentered in the iTunes HOT 100 list day 29! If you missed the Heroes United special on Cartoon Network (how could you do that to the Man of Action boys?!) this is a great opportunity to make up for it. Best of all, you get to keep the copy to watch again and again, for just $3.99!

To purchase Heroes United from the iTunes store, just click here.

Heroes United

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When Rex and Ben became Heroes United http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/rex-ben-heroes-united/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/rex-ben-heroes-united/#respond Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:46:54 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24638 OK, it’s now all said and done. Man of Action studios and Cartoon Network brought their A-Game, and the result was an amazing one hour special where two of our favorite super heroes shared the same screen for Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. After months of hype and hours of waiting impatiently at […]

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When Rex and Ben became Heroes United

OK, it’s now all said and done. Man of Action studios and Cartoon Network brought their A-Game, and the result was an amazing one hour special where two of our favorite super heroes shared the same screen for Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. After months of hype and hours of waiting impatiently at our TVs, we can all finally breathe a sigh of relief… that is, until we dig ourselves back in, and revisit everything! First and foremost, and of special interest within this topic, we wanted to review how the special explored both characters, and each of their respective origin stories. What was it like for Ben and Rex not just before they were united, but before they were the heroes we know them to be?

Before Ben and Rex were at odds

Before Ben and Rex were at odds

Before Six got hurt

Before Six got hurt

Before apes flew spaceships

Before apes flew spaceships

Ben Tennyson was once a regular boy

Ben Tennyson was once a regular boy

Rex Salazar was once a regular boy

Rex Salazar was once a regular boy

Ben gained alien forms

Ben gained alien forms

Rex gained Nanite control

Rex gained Nanite control

Kevin Levin, Gwen, Grandpa Max and Ben 10

Kevin Levin, Gwen, Grandpa Max and Ben 10

Generator Rex Agent of Providence

Generator Rex Agent of Providence

Now they are best pals

Now, they are best pals

They even try on each other's coat

They even try on each other's coat

Benerator Rex?  Generator Ben?

Benerator Rex? Generator Ben? Are they prepping a sequel!?

About Heroes United:
In the midst of battle, Ben 10 is dragged into a dimensional rift and sent spiraling to a strange alternate world where microscopic nanites infect every living creature on the planet: the world of Generator Rex! Are Ben’s alien transformations any match for Rex’s power builds? Who is the mysterious villain threatening to take them down? And can they unite in time to keep both of their worlds from being destroyed? Tune in to find out!

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Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United review http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-generator-rex-heroes-united-review/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-generator-rex-heroes-united-review/#respond Sat, 26 Nov 2011 17:06:17 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24669 On Friday, November 25th, Cartoon Network introduced a game changer: Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United, an hour-long special event of out-of-this-world proportions! The special brought Ben Tennyson of Ben 10 fame over to the universe of Rex Salazar, of Generator Rex fame. There was a smash up, a team up, and then a […]

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Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United review

Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United review

On Friday, November 25th, Cartoon Network introduced a game changer: Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United, an hour-long special event of out-of-this-world proportions! The special brought Ben Tennyson of Ben 10 fame over to the universe of Rex Salazar, of Generator Rex fame. There was a smash up, a team up, and then a battle to end all battles with the malevolent Alpha Nanite; an evil, twisted mirror of the Nanites that Rex utilizes for all of his builds. For months we’ve been waiting to watch. For hours we’ve been watching, rewatching, and reviewing what we’ve just seen. So what’s the final verdict? Who won? Will there be another? And, overall, how did we rate Heroes United?

Without question, the show was awesome. Hands down, Cartoon Network delivered an A+, not just for Ben 10 Ultimate Alien fans or for Generator Rex fans — this was an amazing toon by any regard. The team up was evenly balanced, the new surprises and villain were so worth the wait, the story and production values were top notch, etc.

Generator Rex Diamondhead and White Knight

Generator Rex Diamondhead and White Knight

 

Outside of Ben and Rex, we did get to see a number of guest stars from the Generator Rex universe, from Agent Six to the White Knight, the former joining in the battle against Alpha early on, and the latter helping finish it off.

Diamondhead and Generator Rex

Diamondhead and Generator Rex

Thankfully, Ben’s many, many alien forms made numerous appearances.  From Big Chill to XLR8 to Diamondhead to Humungousaur to Rath  and Cannonbolt, it was absolutely a full roster, spanning aliens from the original Ben 10, Ben 10 Alien Force, and Ben 10 ultimate Alien.

Alpha Nanite got an upgrade

Alpha Nanite got an upgrade

Undeniably, one of the best parts of the episode was the Alpha Nanite.  Honestly, we were expecting so much of the special to focus on the relationship between Ben and Rex (from beating each other up, to becoming friends) and never thought much of a “story” would work out, or even be necessary.  And while it likely wasn’t necessary, the folks at Cartoon Network absolutely blew us away with how diabolical and creepy Alpha was.  In each and every one of his stages of evolution, he proved to be an actual threat to Ben, to Rex, and to their combined forces.

A big upgrade

a BIG upgrade

he is still pretty mean too

he is still pretty mean too

ut oh wait a minute

ut oh... wait a minute...

that is not a good sign

that is not a good sign

And when we say combined forces…

Another upgrade for Alpha, to a Nanite with alien forms

Another upgrade for Alpha, to a Nanite with alien forms

Rex is set to fight

Rex is set to fight

Alpha counters with a mutation of Ben 10s abilities

Alpha counters with a mutation of Ben 10s abilities

Really, really great episode that you’ll be able to check on Cartoon Network again and again over the next few days and weeks (check local listings!). We’d love to explore the rest of the Heroes United, including Ben’s new alien form (how about just the name as a teaser – Shocksquatch!) AND the very awesome finale battle with Alpha, buuuut… we’ll save that for a few more days to give everyone a chance to get caught up.

In the meantime, all we can say is: we loved it. A MUST see, A+ rating.

Can’t wait for the sequel and rematch 😉

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Alpha goes omega on Cannonbolt, XLR8, and crossovers http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/alpha-omega-cannonbolt-xlr8-crossovers/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/alpha-omega-cannonbolt-xlr8-crossovers/#respond Fri, 25 Nov 2011 21:31:03 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24605 Ben, meet Rex. Rex, meet Ben. For the past few months, we’ve been really digging into what would happen if these two ever met – and for the past few weeks, we’ve started to see images and video of what will happen when they do. From what we can tell, we know there’s going to […]

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Alpha goes Omega on Cannonbolt, XLR8, and crossovers

Ben, meet Rex. Rex, meet Ben. For the past few months, we’ve been really digging into what would happen if these two ever met – and for the past few weeks, we’ve started to see images and video of what will happen when they do. From what we can tell, we know there’s going to be a misunderstanding. We know that they’re going to battle it out, to see which one of them would win in a fight. What we haven’t really understood yet is, what they’re going to do once the fighting between the two Man of Action, Cartoon Network super stars is complete. In other words, who is the villain (or villains) that they’ll be faced up against? Who, really, is powerful enough to battle not just Ben 10, but Generator Rex and the Agents of Providence? How about this creepy guy, named Alpha!

Alpha is not happy

Alpha is not happy

While its still a little early to tell (and, by a little early, we mean just a few hours before the November 25th, 7pm deadline when Cartoon Network finally unveils Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United) Alpha appears to be some … well, crazy powerful being. One half alien form, one half nanite controller – Alpha seems somewhat like the perfect enemy for the combined forces of Ben 10 and Generator Rex.

Generator Rex and Ben 10 square up

Generator Rex and Ben 10 square up

No, they are done fighting - they are pals

No, they are done fighting - they are pals

Alpha makes himself known - and he is not a pal

Alpha makes himself known - and he is not a pal

Ben packed the Ultimatrix

Ben packed the Ultimatrix

Diamondhead is back with Generator Rex

Diamondhead is back with Generator Rex

Diamondhead takes on Alpha

Diamondhead takes on Alpha

Generator Rex takes on Alpha

Generator Rex takes on Alpha

Ben and Rex discuss strategies

Ben and Rex discuss strategies

Rex has an dea

Rex has an dea

How about we try Cannonbolt

How about we try Cannonbolt

That’s right, we’ve got yet another Ben 10 alien form joining in the Heroes United, Cannonbolt! An Arburian Pelarota from the planet Arburia, Cannonbolt harkens back to the original Ben 10 series. Though we got to see an updated Ultimate Cannonbolt in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Ben once again goes with the less-than-Ultimate form in the Heroes United special. The huge, broad-shouldered alien has natural armor plating and can curl into a ball like an armadillo to form quite a powerful cannon ball type weapon, becoming virtually invulnerable.

Alpha does not think so

Alpha does not think so

XLR8

OK, how about XLR8

If Cannonbolt was not getting it done, how about XLR8? ANOTHER alien form Ben is bringing to the game! Ben 10’s appearance in the Generator Rex special is quickly becoming an Alien Index! A ply on the word “accelerate”, XLR8 is a Kinecceleran, who looks somewhat like a velociraptor dinosaur. With wheel-like feet, scissor claws, and a streamlined helmet-shaped head, this form can reach speeds of 2 and 300 miles per hour in an instant – just like the Justice League’s Flash.

No, maybe fourarms

No, maybe fourarms

Fourarms is ready to take on the bad guys

Fourarms is ready to take on the bad guys

Generator Rex is a fan

Generator Rex is a fan

Alpha is not

Alpha is not

Four times the awesome

Four times the awesome

Alpha hates Ben

Alpha hates Ben

and Alpha hates Rex

and Alpha hates Rex

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Prepare for a Big Chill on Black Friday http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/prepare-big-chill-black-friday/ http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/prepare-big-chill-black-friday/#respond Fri, 25 Nov 2011 16:49:05 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24581 Sorry, Rex, but it looks like Ben ate well enough this past Thanksgiving to bring all of his alien friends into your universe! When it hits 7pm this November 25th on Cartoon Network, Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar meet for the very first time in the one hour, special presentation of Ben 10 / Generator […]

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Prepare for a Big Chill on Black Friday

Sorry, Rex, but it looks like Ben ate well enough this past Thanksgiving to bring all of his alien friends into your universe! When it hits 7pm this November 25th on Cartoon Network, Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar meet for the very first time in the one hour, special presentation of Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. All week long, we’ve been getting a special look at what the battle has in store for us, and one thing has become very clear: there’s lots of alien forms! We know that Humungousaur is the first to show his (humongous) face, and later learned that Diamondhead would be crashing the party as well. With all the action heating up, don’t you just wish for a nice, big chill…? Or how about a not-so-nice Big Chill!

Big Chill spreads his wings

Big Chill spreads his wings

Big Chill at flight, with Rex on his tail

Big Chill at flight, with Rex on his tail

Rex swoops in for a closer look

Rex swoops in for a closer look

Who ate my sandwich

Who ate my sandwich!?

Our next star up to bat (up to moth?) is Ben’s Big Chill alien form. Like with Humungusaur and some of his other forms, it appears Ben is ditching Ultimate Big Chill from Ben 10 Ultimate Alien in favor of the Alien Force version. The Necrofriggian from the planet Kylmyys, Big Chill is some sort of combination between a ghost and a moth, with wings and antennae, as well as an intangible, phantom-like quality.

Generator Rex ready to duel

Generator Rex ready to duel

The battle of Ben 10 vs Generator Rex begins again

The battle of Ben 10 vs Generator Rex begins again

And while he’s got super strength and flight on his side, one of his key abilities is phasing between and through objects at his discretion.

Big Chill has a nice green glow

Big Chill has a nice green glow

maybe that green coloring is related to these teaser images…?

Ben Tennyson contained

Ben Tennyson contained

Ben 10 pleading with Generator Rex

Ben 10 pleading with Generator Rex

After recently finding out about both Rath and Lodestar joining in on Heroes United, it’s become very clear that this special is going to be so, so awesome. Sure, it’s great for fans of Ben 10, and its great for fans of Generator Rex, but this type of crossover is simply exciting for any fan of cartoons!

Who the heck is that

wait a minute - who the heck is that...?

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Rath and Lodestar join Ben and Rex http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/rath-lodestar-join-ben-rex/ http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/rath-lodestar-join-ben-rex/#respond Thu, 24 Nov 2011 23:27:09 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24553 Today is Thanksgiving, but tomorrow we give thanks! On Friday, November 25th, at 7pm, Cartoon Network is ready to present Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. Needless to say, we’re a bit excited for the premiere. I mean, c’mon! It’s both of Man of Action’s biggest superstars, Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar, teaming up […]

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Rath and Lodestar join Ben and Rex

Today is Thanksgiving, but tomorrow we give thanks! On Friday, November 25th, at 7pm, Cartoon Network is ready to present Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. Needless to say, we’re a bit excited for the premiere. I mean, c’mon! It’s both of Man of Action’s biggest superstars, Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar, teaming up and… well, also beating each other senseless. Of course, we have to see who would win in a fight, right?

Ben 10 ready to battle

Ben 10 ready to battle

Generator Rex in action

Generator Rex in action

Granted, it’d be a little unfair to expect Ben to stand a chance. I mean, the guy is just a regular teenager, while Rex is filled with all these awesome, trasnforming nanites that allow him to turn his arms into hammers and his butt into a rocket. …seriously! But that’s why we’re expecting our Ultimate Alien friend to come packed with a bunch of different alien forms, himself. He may be in a different world, but he was sent there with his Ultimatrix – so let’s see some forms! We’ve gotten a sneak peek look already at what happens when Humungousaur gets angry. Further down the line, we got to see Ben make a transformation into DiamondHead. Who else we got?

Rath makes a point

Rath makes a point

How about Rath? The Appoplexian, muscle-bound, tiger man with incredible rage – and an awesome personality. He might not be the brightest bulb, but he’s a great warrior, and has to refer to himself in the third person. He can pummel enemies with ease, is agile like a acrobat, and has a retractable claw for extra weaponry.

Rath getting busy

Rath getting busy

Check the claws dude

Check the claws dude

Rath is Ultimate enough

Rath is Ultimate enough

 
Lodestar in action

Lodestar in action

Now let’s bring in Lodestar, the Biosovortian from the planet Attracta with a floating metal head. How does it float there? The same way Lodestar devastates his enemies, via his incredible magnetic abilities. He can repel metal, attract giant forms, and even emit magnetic pulses, just like the X-Men’s Magneto. His incredibly touch armored hull is complete with crab like claws – which can all regenerate if need be.

Lodestar poised

Lodestar poised

Lodestar in Heroes United

Lodestar in Heroes United

About Heroes United:
In Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United, two of action’s mightiest heroes come together for one blockbuster adventure! In the midst of battle, Ben 10 is dragged into a dimensional rift and sent spiraling to a strange alternate world where microscopic nanites infect every living creature on the planet: the world of Generator Rex! Are Ben’s alien transformations any match for Rex’s power builds? Who is the mysterious new villain threatening to take them down? And can they unite in time to keep both of their worlds from being destroyed? It’s explosive action of epic proportions as these two heroes combine their powers for the ultimate showdown!

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Cartoon crossovers, ala Heroes United http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/cartoon-crossovers-ala-heroes-united/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/cartoon-crossovers-ala-heroes-united/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:53:43 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24482 The upcoming Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex crossover has everyone super hyped up. We’ve been adding new coverage of the special event as often as possible, simply because its just too ‘dern awesome looking. In addition to it just being a cool, brand new episode, its just a sweet concept to see two […]

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Heroes United has us look back at other crossovers

The upcoming Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex crossover has everyone super hyped up. We’ve been adding new coverage of the special event as often as possible, simply because its just too ‘dern awesome looking. In addition to it just being a cool, brand new episode, its just a sweet concept to see two entirely different shows colliding in a single format. With that in mind, we wanted to take a look back into some of the other more famous cartoon matchups, teamups, crossovers, mix-n-matches, and… squish-together-ers!

Batman and Superman World's Finest

Batman and Superman World's Finest

World’s Finest
Batman: The Animated Series helped spawn many different spin-offs, with the creative geniuses behind that show going on to work the Justice League Unlimited series, Batman Beyond, Green Lantern, and more. But back in BTAS’s heyday, there was a single other cartoon in the DC Universe, Superman: The Animated Series. The two shows, though made by the same people, were pretty different: Superman was fighting intergalactic alien overlords in a futuristic city, while Batman was tackling street crime in his art deco world. As much as fans of both toons wanted a matchup, No one ever thought they’d see the day. …But then World’s Finest came along, a three-part Superman: The Animated Series episode, where Batman, the Joker, Harley Quinn, and others made one of the most memorable, and best, mashups ever. The success here is likely what directly lead to shows like the Justice League, proving that matchups with super stars like these guys could work, and work well!

Joker and Lex Luthor

Joker and Lex Luthor

Lois and Bruce

Lois and Bruce

Batman does not like to be found

Batman does not like to be found

 
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones

The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones

The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones
This first ever meeting between the classic characters from The Flintstones and The Jetsons first appeared as part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 series. Elroy, the brilliant son on the Jetsons, builds himself a time machine that the family decides to use for a vacation in the future – only Elroy accidentally sends them thousands of years to the past. Can the future family adapt to life with dinosaurs? Or can the prehistoric family evolve when they later all travel to the future? Of course, they’re super stars!

 
The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour

The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour

The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour
Jimmy Neutron and Timmy Turner from the Fairly OddParents are two of Nickelodeon’s most iconic mascots, so their pairing was something dreams were made of! One of the most appealing aspects of this particular crossover was the mixing of animation styles: Fairly OddParents is in a more traditional, 2D, almost Flash-based style, where as Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius utilized CG animation. Thus, when they tangled, we got to see each character in and out of their respective style. Perhaps better yet (and maybe somewhat of a prediction for the Ben 10 / Generator Rex pair) their matchup was so well received, it lead to two additional meetings! The Jimmy Timmy trilogy also included When Nerds Collide and The Jerkinators.

Jimmy Timmy

Jimmy Timmy

 

What other cartoon crossovers can you think of?

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The countdown to Heroes United http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/countdown-heroes-united/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/countdown-heroes-united/#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2011 00:30:47 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24391 Check out the Heroes United Giveaway! It’s days now. Just a handful of days. It’s just months, it’s not weeks, it’s not “just an idea” or some sorta sick April Fool’s joke (cough, cough) Heroes United is just a few days away from its November 25th premiere. For the first time ever (and, note, no […]

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The countdown to Heroes United

It’s days now. Just a handful of days. It’s just months, it’s not weeks, it’s not “just an idea” or some sorta sick April Fool’s joke (cough, cough) Heroes United is just a few days away from its November 25th premiere. For the first time ever (and, note, no one ever said “only time”) Ben from Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is teaming up with Rex from Generator Rex in an hour long crossover event. This special even has us not caring about Thanksgiving or Christmas!! Actually, that’s not true, at all… we’re excited for both! …Maybe THEY, too, should crossover, in some sorta …Thanksmas? ….Ahh, forget it. In the meantime, enjoy these new screen grabs from Ben 10 / Generator Rex Heroes United!

Ben 10 Generator Rex Heroes United

Ben 10 Generator Rex Heroes United

Heroes United Logo

Heroes United Logo

Heroes United Ben 10

Heroes United Ben 10

Ben Tennyson is used to being the star of his own show, and the star of his own universe, where everyone knows he’s the superhero extraordinaire. But none of that is true this time around, as Ben steps into Generator Rex’s universe! Here, Rex Salazar is top dog, the Agent of Providence that saves the world again and again – even from weird threats like an alien-forming teenager!

Heroes United Generator Rex

Heroes United Generator Rex

Humungousaur looking a bit cranky

Humungousaur looking a bit cranky

At the very least, we know that there’s going to be trouble towards the beginning. Both Ben and Rex are a mighty opponent, and we can see what happens when Rex’s builds try to match up against Humungousaur. It’s a knock down, drag out fight between the Man of Action stars – and we love it!

But, whether he’s geared up with an Omnitrix or an Ultimatrix, and as much as we love seeing Humungousaur in action, we know that Ben isn’t going to limit himself to a single alien form. So who else is along for the ride in this hour long special…?

Humungousaur lunges in

Humungousaur lunges in

Rex prepares a counter attack

Rex prepares a counter attack

Ultimatrix still works in Rex's world

Ultimatrix still works in Rex's world

Diamondhead gets ready to throwdown

Diamondhead gets ready to throwdown

Now its Generator Rex versus Diamondhead

Now its Generator Rex versus Diamondhead

Diamondhead joins the ranks of Ben 10 aliens – will Generator Rex have the builds to stop his attacks?!

Diamondhead

Diamondhead

Diamondhead ready for action

Diamondhead ready for action

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First video of Heroes United: Ben 10 meets Generator Rex http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/video-heroes-united-ben-10-meets-generator-rex/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/video-heroes-united-ben-10-meets-generator-rex/#comments Thu, 17 Nov 2011 19:15:06 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24127 We’re past teasers. We’re past trailers. With just a little more than one week before the official unveiling of the Cartoon Network one hour special, Heroes United, we’re now up to showing full clips! With Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex meeting for the very first time, the Man of Action made super heroes […]

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First video of Heroes United: Ben 10 meets Generator Rex

We’re past teasers. We’re past trailers. With just a little more than one week before the official unveiling of the Cartoon Network one hour special, Heroes United, we’re now up to showing full clips! With Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex meeting for the very first time, the Man of Action made super heroes are bringing their A-Game to the crossover, teaming up and battling up to make sure audiences get their excitement to the max. We’ve already posted bits and pieces about how Ben Tennyson goes Humungousaur on Generator Rex. We’ve also had an indepth look at how Ben, Wrath, and Lodestar are all unknowns in the world of Generator Rex. But pictures can’t quite do it justice, so lets get to the footage!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y2aA2dmpEo
Heroes United Ben 10’s Lodestar and Wrath help Generator Rex

Ben 10 and Humungousaur meet Generator Rex

Ben 10 and Humungousaur meet Generator Rex

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRJwqEx9Rd0
Generator Rex meets Humungousaur from Ben 10

Generator Rex and Ben 10 swap coats

Generator Rex and Ben 10 swap coats

Don’t forget to let us know who you think would win: Ben 10 vs Generator Rex!

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Ben 10 vs Generator Rex, who will win? http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-generator-rex-win/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-generator-rex-win/#comments Wed, 16 Nov 2011 21:33:28 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=24050 Friday. November 25th. 7pm. Cartoon Network. Four quick phrases that mean big business: the day after Thanksgiving here in the U.S.! … well, ok, sure, there’s some gobble gobble, but that’s not the MOST important part. It’s also Black Friday, the biggest shopping sale … of… the… OK OK, seriously, let’s get to the real […]

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Ben 10 versus Generator Rex, who will win?

Friday. November 25th. 7pm. Cartoon Network. Four quick phrases that mean big business: the day after Thanksgiving here in the U.S.! … well, ok, sure, there’s some gobble gobble, but that’s not the MOST important part. It’s also Black Friday, the biggest shopping sale … of… the… OK OK, seriously, let’s get to the real deal: Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United! The hour-long special event of out-of-this-world proportions! Ben Tennyson and Rex, two heroic teenagers from Man of Action Studios, team up to save the world — both of their worlds! Will you be there to see the battle? And who will win?

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Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex Crossover

Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex Crossover

In the midst of battle, Ben 10 is dragged into a dimensional rift and sent spiraling to a strange alternate world where microscopic nanites infect every living creature on the planet: the world of Generator Rex! Are Ben’s alien transformations any match for Rex’s power builds? Who is the mysterious villain threatening to take them down? And can they unite in time to keep both of their worlds from being destroyed? Tune in to find out!

Heroes United poster

Heroes United poster

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Ben 10 goes Humungousaur in Heroes United http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-ultimate-humungousaur-heroes-united/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/ben-10-ultimate-humungousaur-heroes-united/#respond Sat, 12 Nov 2011 12:35:52 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=23808 For weeks now, we’ve been anxiously looking forward to the first ever meeting of Cartoon Network superstars Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar, aka Ben 10 and Generator Rex. As heroes in each of their respective shows, we could only imagine that they’d both meet up, shake hands, then chance on after some of their teamed […]

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Ben 10 goes Humungousaur in Heroes United

For weeks now, we’ve been anxiously looking forward to the first ever meeting of Cartoon Network superstars Ben Tennyson and Rex Salazar, aka Ben 10 and Generator Rex. As heroes in each of their respective shows, we could only imagine that they’d both meet up, shake hands, then chance on after some of their teamed villains – but that’s not exactly what the Man of Action icons have planned. …and now, we’re even more anxious for the November 25th special to premiere! Generator Rex could have an advantage, with a body full of nanites ready to form giant, pummeling hammers. But, thankfully for Ben, he didn’t leave his Ultrimatrix on his world, giving him the ability to shape shift into his Humungousaur form. Humungousaur versus Generator Rex? Sounds like a fight we’d like to get a preview of!

From the center of the Nanite Storm

From the center of the Nanite Storm

The story that brings Rex and Ben together all starts with a giant, scary looking storm, whose details are still shrouded in mystery. However, we can see that, with the monstrous storm comes a monster, as Humungousaur falls from the epicenter.

Humungousaur is big even as a silhouette

Humungousaur is big even as a silhouette

It’s not Rath. It’s not Nanomech. It’s not Terraspin, Echo Echo, Big Chill, or Cannonbolt. That silhouette could only belong to the impressively massive Humungousaur!

Humungousaur from Ben 10 Ultimate Alien on the scene

Humungousaur from Ben 10 Ultimate Alien on the scene

Not quite in Ultimate Humungousaur form of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, though he’s much larger and imposing than the Humungousaur we saw in Ben 10: Alien Force.

Rex is caught off guard by his new opponent

Rex is caught off guard by his new opponent

Unfortunately for Rex, the version of the monster doesn’t seem to matter.

A build from Generator Rex versus a fist from Humungousaur

A build from Generator Rex versus a fist from Humungousaur

Maybe a quickly constructed metal fist could help knock some– …. hmm… nope.

a face only an Ultimate Alien could love

a face only an Ultimate Alien could love

Now that is a face we hope we never get to close to.

Generator Rex about to get served

Generator Rex about to get served

Rex doesn’t seem like he’s too anxious to get close, either.

Generator Rex versus Ben 10 and Humungousaur

Generator Rex versus Ben 10 and Humungousaur

This. Just. Happened!

Ben 10's Humungousaur about to deliver the pain

Ben 10's Humungousaur about to deliver the pain

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Looking into the Generator Rex half of Heroes United http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/generator-rex-heroes-united/ http://www.toonbarn.com/cartoon-network/generator-rex-heroes-united/#respond Thu, 10 Nov 2011 14:47:26 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=23643 As far as Cartoon Network goes, Ben 10 is king. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about the original Ben 10 series, the in-between Ben 10: Alien Force, the current Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, live action movies, CG specials or upcoming toons; Ben Tennyson reigns supreme. But there’s an uprising and loyal army of fans […]

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Looking into the Generator Rex half of Heroes United

As far as Cartoon Network goes, Ben 10 is king. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about the original Ben 10 series, the in-between Ben 10: Alien Force, the current Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, live action movies, CG specials or upcoming toons; Ben Tennyson reigns supreme. But there’s an uprising and loyal army of fans behind Man of Action’s newest hero, Generator Rex, and they’re hoping that Rex gets the drop on Ben when the two meet up in Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. On November 25th, Cartoon Network plans to unveil just that, delivering the goods on the ultimate team up. Err, match up. Err… well, they’ll both be in the same special. So lets take a look at some of what makes Generator Rex so fun, and so awesome, as we see the hero in action.

Nanite Storm Cloud

Its all well and good until the Nanite Storm Cloud takes over NYC

Generator Rex in a training session

Generator Rex in a training session

Bring it on Six, I have robot arms

Bring it on Six, I have robot arms

Bobo with a ringside seat

Bobo with a ringside seat

Nothing like an alien invasion over Manhattan

There is nothing quite like an alien invasion over Manhattan

Generator Rex in gear

Generator Rex in gear

Rex in his glory

Rex in his glory

Its go time, Rex

Its go time, Rex

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Ben Tennyson unknown in the world of Generator Rex http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/ben-tennyson-unknown-world-generator-rex/ http://www.toonbarn.com/ben-10/ben-tennyson-unknown-world-generator-rex/#respond Wed, 09 Nov 2011 14:56:59 +0000 http://toonbarn.com/?p=23512 Our pal Ben Tennyson has been through a number of changes through out the years, even beyond the ability to shape shift into various alien forms. One of the most damaging, which occurred between the Ben 10: Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien era, was having his secret identity exposed to the world. Now, […]

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Ben Tennyson unknown in the world of Generator Rex

Our pal Ben Tennyson has been through a number of changes through out the years, even beyond the ability to shape shift into various alien forms. One of the most damaging, which occurred between the Ben 10: Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien era, was having his secret identity exposed to the world. Now, wherever he or one of his alien forms goes, everyone knows who is really beneath it all. But then, somehow, Ben shoots over to an incredibly similar, but different Earth. Here, in New York City, there appears to be an alien threat that Ben must deal with, along with Humungousaur, Lodestar, Diamondhead, Rath and others. The problem is, no one recognizes the alien forms. Worse yet, no one recognizes Ben. …and who the heck is this Generator Rex guy…?

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y2aA2dmpEo

Seriously no one knows you

Seriously no one knows you

On November 25th, Cartoon Network hopes to answer all of those questions and more in their upcoming animated special Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United. The event will match up two of the CN’s biggest stars, both created by the same Man of Action company. And, obviously, once we finally get to unite these two awesome action star super heroes, they’ll be best pals, right?

Not exactly.

Generator Rex meets Ben 10

Generator Rex meets Ben 10

Their encounter doesn’t exactly spark a love fest between all parties involved, especially with the knock down, drag out fight the two super powered icons are able to dish out. But, the title has the phrase “Heroes United” in it, doesn’t it? So things have to get better at some point.

…Right?

It does not look like Providence and Generator Rex like Ben

It does not look like Providence and Generator Rex like Ben

EEF! Tough crowd!!

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