8 items from 2015
This explosive season of Transformers Prime: Beasthunters begins immediately following the shocking cliffhanger of the monstrous war on earth between the Autobots and Decepticons. An heroic Optimus Prime sacrificed his own safety to ensure the escape of his army, but the Autobot base has been thrown into ruin, with its inhabitants forced into hiding as the Decepticons begin to take control of their new fortress; Darkmount.
However, following years of isolation on Cybertron, Shockwave arrives on earth in an attempt to hunt down the remaining Autobots who have been scattered across the globe and establish an overarching Deception dominion. Now the only chance of survival is for the Autobots and humans to work together to defeat a common foe, protect their homelands and overthrow Megatron’s tyrannous regime once and for all.
While their future hangs in the balance, our protectors have yet to determine if their fearless leader »
- Phil Wheat
Stars: Diedrich Bader, Troy Baker, John Dimaggio, Tom Kenny, Phil Morris, Nolan North, Khary Payton, Kevin Michael Richardson, James Arnold Taylor, Tony Todd, Kari Wahlgren, April Winchell | Directed by Brandon Vietti
Batman has joined the just formed Justice League in order to keep tabs on Superman, a mistrust that is complicated by Superman’s bad (but well meaning) clone, Bizarro, and his creation of the Bizarro League. But, there is an even bigger threat that forces the two Leagues to join forces. Yes, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Cyborg; and their bizarro-universe clones, Batzarro, Bizarra, Greenzarro and Cyzarro, must team-up to stop Darkseid and save the galaxy!
Wherever there is chaos and destruction, Superman’s mixed-up clone, Bizarro, is not far way. He hears the opposite of what is said, says the opposite of what he means and does the opposite of what is right. The Man of Steel »
- Phil Wheat
“Golan the Insatiable,” the animated program that first aired on Fox as part of its latenight Animation Domination HD programming block, is returning to the network and will air during primetime this summer with a new cast.
The updated version has Rob Riggle voicing a mighty overlord from another dimension who winds up in Oak Grove, Minnesota. His only friend is a wry 9-year-old girl (Aubrey Plaza) who would love for him to wreak havoc on her town. Additional voice talent includes Ken Marino, John Dimaggio, Maria Bamford, Rachel Butera and Nick Rutherford.
— Golan the Insatiable (@GolanInsatiable) April 28, 2015
“Golan” was created by Joshua Miller and developed by Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser. Nick Weidenfeld and Hend Baghdady serve as executive producers, alongside Silverstein and Jeser. Miller serves as a co-executive producer. The series is produced by Weidenfeld’s Friends Night, in association with Double Hemm. »
- Whitney Friedlander
Fox’s new half-hour animated comedy series “Golan the Insatiable,” which stars Rob Riggle and Aubrey Plaza, is set to premiere May 31 at 9:30 p.m., the network announced Tuesday. Ken Marino, John Dimaggio, Maria Bamford, Rachel Butera and Nick Rutherford will also lend their voices to the cartoon. “Golan” is the first Animation Domination High-Def series to land a primetime series order. The comedy follows a mighty godlord (Riggle) from an alternate dimension who arrives in Oak Grove, Minnesota, where his only friend is a macabre, 9-year-old girl named Dylan (Plaza). She constantly urges him to wreak havoc on her town. »
- Tony Maglio and Joe Otterson
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments. Concrete Jungle: The Series Tweetable Logline: "Concrete Jungle" is an animated comedy about humans and animals coexisting in New York City Elevator Pitch: "Concrete Jungle" is an animated comedy about humans and animals coexisting in New York City. The series follows two roommates, a dog named Frank (John Dimaggio) and a human named Jack (Steven Cartoccio) as they navigate the big city. Production Team: Written, directed, animated and edited by Steven Cartoccio. About the Film: "Concrete Jungle" started out as my stop-motion thesis film for the School of Visual Arts back in 2010. The short was a series of vignettes that upon graduation I turned into a pilot episode. »
The Pendleton Ward-created cartoon, which is currently airing its sixth season and has been renewed for a seventh, centers on the adventures of a human boy named Finn and his best friend dog Jake, who fight to protect their beloved Land of Ooo from the villainous Ice King, who is usually searching for his coveted Princess Bubblegum.
Chris McKay, who exec-produced The Lego Movie and has been tapped to direct The Lego Batman Movie, and Roy Lee, who produced The Lego Movie and is producing McKay’s Batman feature, are teaming to produce the adaptation. Cartoon Network Studios will be involved, as will Ward, who is expected to write and produce the feature.
- Isaac Feldberg
Debuting in 2010, Adveture Time has become one of the weirdest, subservise, and downright entertaining cartoons in recent memory, developing a huge fan base among teenagers and adults, as well as it's target kid audience. Following teenager Finn and his magical talking dog Jake (voiced by veteran John Dimaggio, better known as Bender from Futurama) as they get into numerous, utterly barmy adventures in the magical Land of Ooo (actually a post apocalyptic earth ravaged by nuclear war, just one of the many details of the shows hidden, dark mythology), it has become a ratings hit for Cartoon Network, and has seen a number of high profile celebrities lend their vocals, including Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Hamil, Ron Perlman, George Takei, Matthew Broderick, and Andy Samberg. Now Adventure Time will be coming to the big screen with Warner Bros. charging The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee and the upcoming Lego Batman »
- email@example.com (Tom White)
Let’s just get this out of the way now: Amongst we ComicMixers, the esteemed (and far prettier) Emily S. Whitten is a bigger and better fan of voice actors than I shall ever be. With that being said… aren’t voice actors amazing?
You see, in between bouts of crippling sinusitis and binge-watching Breaking Bad like I was addicted to meth, I opted to catch John Dimaggio’s documentary I Know That Voice. A fantastic little flick dedicated in celebration of a continually (mostly) unsung hero of the animated world: the voice performer. With interviews from some – if not most – of the current tribe of working actors and actresses who lend their larynx to the cartoons of the day, I simply must recommend watching it yourself soon if you haven’t already.
But that recommendation is not my singular premise of the week, kiddos. For you see, it was »
- Marc Alan Fishman
8 items from 2015
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