Categories
Other Cartoons

Portfolio Develops Animated Series Based on Pet Robots Graphic Novel

Portfolio Entertainment has recently signed a deal with award-winning creator Scott Christian Sava, under which Sava’s graphic novel Pet Robots will be developed into an animated comedy series for children aged 6 to 9 years old. The deal will also give Portfolio distribution, licensing, and merchandising rights for the series worldwide. Pet Robots is about […]

Categories
Cartoon Network Other Cartoons

New Cartoon Network Comics from Boom! Studios on the Way

Cartoon Network Enterprises and publisher BOOM! Studios have recently signed a new first look deal, which will pave the way for a line of comic book and graphic novels based on Cartoon Network’s library of original comedies. The first look deal builds upon the two companies’ current relationship, which has already led to several award-winning […]

Categories
Other Cartoons

VIZ Media Launches Uglydoll Graphic Novel Series

VIZ Media has recenlty announced the launch of a new Uglydoll original graphic series, titled Uglydoll: Goin’ Places!, which will feature Wage, Babo, OX, Ice-Bat, and their friends as they go on colorfoul adventures throughout the Uglyverse, where ugly means unique and celebrating who you really are is the true definition of beautiful. The Uglydoll […]

Categories
Voltron

NYCC Exclusive: Voltron Panel & Interviews

Voltron: Form Blazing Fun! was absolutely the funnest panel we have ever had the pleasure to attend. It was held at New York Comic Con on October 14, 2012, and covered EXCLUSIVELY by ToonBarn. This extremely fan-centered panel, Hosted by Jeremy Corray, Creative Director at World Events Productions (the Creators of Voltron), had a little […]

Categories
Other Cartoons

Warner Bros. planning to adapt graphic novel Bolivar into animated form

Warner Bros. has recently acquired rights to Bolivar, an upcoming graphic novel from Archaia Entertainment. Warner Bros plans to adapt the graphic novel into a full length animated film, and has already pegged Akiva Goldsman and Kerry Foster, as well as Archaia editor-in-chief Stephen Christy to produce via Warner’s Weed Road Banner.

Categories
Disney Other Cartoons Toonbarn TV

Fanimation: From Disney World to Sin City

Nearly a century ago, a man named Walt Disney dreamt up his iconic Mickey Mouse, which would later flourish into cartoons, movies, mascots, and, literally, a whole World of Disney, where everything was bright and cheery and forever known as the happiest place on earth. A few decades ago, a man named Frank Miller dreamt […]

Categories
Other Cartoons

Sony and Dark Horse animate Chickenhare movie

He’s half chicken. He’s half hare. He’s all hero. He’s Chickenhare, the star of the Dark Horse comic book by Chris Grine. This graphic novel, whose stories feature Chickenhare and Abe adventuring in their fantasy world, has recently caught the attention of Sony Pictures Animation, and it looks like an animated feature film will be […]

Categories
Batman

Warner Premiere brings The Dark Knight Returns to DVD

Heralded as the best graphic novel of all time, it appears as the The Dark Knight Returns is finally getting the Warner Premiere treatment. Rumors are running rampant across the intrawebs that Warner Bros. Animation will officially be converting the iconic DC Comics comic book to animation, adding to their long line of comic-to-DVD projects; […]

Categories
Cartoon Network Other Cartoons

The Smurfs get Papercutz to debut The Purple Smurf

The Smurfs; lovable, joyful little critters who gleefully sing the day away. Seems like the perfect little symbol of happiness, right? Well, now imagine that one of them is all twisted and evil and bitter – and most alarmingly, a blue-less purple. Then he bites another Smurf, turning him the same kind of evil and […]

Categories
Naruto

Did somebody say Naruto

Ever been hungry for a Naruto burger? Or maybe Chicken McNarutos? Well, ok, maybe those sound like terrible names, but the idea of getting a Naruto Happy Meal sounds pretty awesome! Thankfully, VIZ Media and McDonald’s are partnering up to bring Latin America just that. The Naruto Happy Meal, which has already seen some appearances […]

Categories
Cartoon Network Other Cartoons

The Secret Saturdays manga

Del Rey Manga recently announced they’d be creating a brand new graphic novel based on the hit Cartoon Network action-adventure series, The Secret Saturdays. …in fact, they’ll be making two! They claim to have found a way to take all of the action and appeal of the toon, and not miss a beat. The first […]

Categories
Other Cartoons

Greetings, from Astro Boy

In an effort to promote the upcoming Astro Boy film, Imagi Studios has partnered with American Greetings to make Astro Boy-themed greeting cards, stationery, and gift wrap type items, as well as partnering with Penguin Group to produce Astro Boy publications.  Additionally, there will be toys, video games, and even comics for the upcoming cg-animated […]