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WB Teases Goofy ThunderCats Spin-Off, ThunderCats Roar

Despite the controversy behind Teen Titans GO! eschewing the Teen Titans franchise’s young adult themes in favor of slapstick comedy, there is no denying that it’s a commercial success that has built its own audience. So it is not surprising that a similar treatment is being given to the ThunderCats franchise. Titled ThunderCats Roar!, this new kid-friendly, more comedic take on the iconic ...

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Leonard Starr, a Principal Writer on the original Thundercats series, Passes Away.

One of the most underrated writers of his day, Mr Starr wrote about a majority of the scripts for the Thundercats (1985) series and was the principal showrunner for the franchise. It was his past work in other comics and in very early Marvel (which was once called Timely Magazine), that showcased his work. Both Jack Kirby and Joe Simon (the latter, one of the creators of Superman) praised him ...

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Warner to Release ThunderCats: The Complete Series Next Month

Fans of the 2011 reimagining of ThunderCats should leave a space free on their shelves, as Warner Archive Collection will be releasing an all-new Blu-Ray edition of ThunderCats: The Complete Series on November 11, 2014. ThunderCats: The Complete Series will contain all 26 episodes in stunning 1080p HD, which means you get to see all the colorful action the way it was meant to be seen. ...

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Clip: Teen Titans Go! – Halloween

Warner Bros. Animation has just released a new preview clip for the next episode of Teen Titans Go!, titled “Halloween.” The episode is scheduled to air this coming Thursday, October 30 at 6:00/5:00c on Cartoon Network. In “Halloween,” the Titans have defiantly made it known that they’re over Halloween, prompting Raven to conjure up the Halloween Spirit in order to give them a good ...

ThunderCats roar on Cartoon Network July 29th
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Thundercats (2011) Retrospective.

People who have been not been living under a rock and have been watching Toonbarn’s incoming coverage of Power Con would know that there were comments made by the writers of the new Thundercats series regarding the recent remake of the iconic franchise. Nevertheless, we never really knew how “ambitious” it was. Now we do. In a recent article on MTV Geek, Dan Norton stated things he wanted ...

ToonBarn Interviews Thundercats Voice Actors and Writer
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ToonBarn Interview: Thundercats Voice Actors and Writer

Over the last few weeks, I have been really lucky to have connected with some of the main players in the Original Thundercats series that aired from 1985-1989. In the 80’s, Thundercats was so popular that it had become the #1 rated cartoon in over 30 television markets in the United States. Recently, Thundercats was re-booted as a new series, with different animation, different writers, ...

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RetroCon Debuts With Thundercats Voice Actors

RetroCon: a toy and nostalgia-oriented convention in south-east Pennsylvania, debuted for the first time on Veterans Day, November 11, 2012, to huge crowds at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. RetroCon focused mainly around classic toys of the 80’s, but also spotlighted were the movies, the video games, the cartoons, the fads… you get the idea. It’s all ...

Thundercats – What Lies Above Part 2
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Thundercats – What Lies Above Part 2

Warner Bros. Entertainment has just released 2 new clips for this week’s episode of Thundercats, which is actually the 2nd part of the season finale. Entitled “What Lies Above”, the 2nd part finds the Thundercats locked in battle with Mumm-Ra’s forces in Avista city, as both sides vie for the Tech Stone. In the heat of battle, Lion-O finds himself betrayed by a trusted ally. ...

Thundercats: The Forever Bag
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Thundercats: The Forever Bag

This week on Thundercats, the spotlight is given to the two smaller members of the crew, as Kit and Kat take centerstage in the episode entitled “The Forever Bag”. The episode finds the two dimunitive Thundercats following Tookit into his magical Forever Bag, which is a seemingly normal bag that is infinitely big on the inside. Once inside the Forever Bag, Kit and Kat meets a group ...

Thundercats: Birth of the Blade
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Thundercats: Birth of the Blade

This weekend on Thundercats, the episode “Birth of the Blade” has both Lion-O and Pumyra on the run from Mumm-Ra and his forces in the mines of Mount Plundarr. The duo aim to keep the Sword of Plundarr out of Mumm-Ra’s hands, and if you’re wondering why, the episode will provide a flashback to the origin of said sword, and its connection to the Sword of ...

Nintendo DS Gets a ThunderCats Game
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Nintendo DS Gets a ThunderCats Game

There will be a new game based on Cartoon Network’s modern update of the Thundercats, as developer Aspect Digital (of Naruto: Ninja Council) and Namco Bandai are currently working (or has finished working) on a new Thundercats game for the Nintendo DS. Note that the game is for the Nintendo DS, instead of Nintendo’s newer 3DS. On the one hand, it means that the graphics will ...

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