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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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Rick and Morty and Space Dandy – How These Two Shows Saved Animation in 2014.

  It Feels Great to be back here, and I want to talk about two shows that really has helped me love animation once more… If you are not watching these shows, something is missing in your brain right now. Rick and Morty turns everything on its ear, hasn’t had a bad episode yet,(but some of its fans felt some of the episodes ran slow) and how it talks about existence in the first parts ...

Arthur Rankin Jr. Passes at 89.
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Arthur Rankin, Jr Has passed away (1924 – 2014)

It is with the heaviest of hearts – that I bring this news. One of the greatest animation producers, Arthur Rankin, Jr – passes at his home in Bermuda. He was 89. The Grandson Of Henry Davenport – Mr. Rankin got his start in as part of the early years of the ABC network, as graphic designer and set designer. He and Jules Bass created Videocraft International (which later ...

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 ...

ThunderCats: The Trials of Lion-O, Part Two
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ThunderCats: The Trials of Lion-O, Part Two

On the next episode of ThunderCats, we get the 2nd part of The Trials of Lion-O, in which the ThunderCats (minus Lion-O) find themselves trapped in Mumm-Ra’s Pyramid. Believing that Lion-O is dead, the cats try to escape and prevent Mumm-Ra from acquiring the Eye of Thundera, which is still embedded in the sword. There’s a couple of preview clips below to whet your appetites: ...

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