Animaniacs revival official

By Alex Wiggan It’s official: Animaniacs is being revived. According to Variety, Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation are working together on the rebooted series (first discussed last year), with Steven Spielberg, Sam Register, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank on board as executive producers. The show has received a two-season straight-to-series commitment from Hulu and will make its debut … Continue reading

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Gargoyles is now on DisneyLife

By Alex Wiggan This is not a drill. I repeat, this is not a drill. Animated TV show, Gargoyles has arrived on DisneyLife – the UK’s Disney-centric streaming service. Thirteen episodes are available to watch right now! What are you waiting for?! Get watching them! The show about a group of gargoyles, turned to stone in medieval Scotland and re-awakened … Continue reading

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SDCC: IDW to publish Visionaries comic

By Alex Wiggan ‘80s cartoon & toy line, Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light is being revived in the form of a comic. Hurrah! IDW Publishing is to revive the cult favourite, with Magdalene Visaggio on writing duties and Fico Ossio providing the art. The news was announced during IDW’s ‘First Strike panel’, which took place during day one of San … Continue reading

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60 years of Hanna-Barbera

By Alex Wiggan Founded in 1957 by George Sidney and former MGM animation directors, William Hanna & Joseph Barbera, Hanna-Barbera is one of the most famous cartoon studios of all-time. During the company’s heyday, Hanna-Barbera created some of the world’s greatest cartoon characters, from Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones, to Yogi Bear and The Jetsons and produced more than 3,500 half-hours … Continue reading

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Classic Marvel cartoons come to Poundland

By Alex Wiggan Morning Marvelites, this post is for you – call it a sort-of ‘heads up’ from one geek collective to another. Thanks to the wonder of Instagram (we have eyes everywhere ya know) it has come to our attention that Poundland is selling classic Marvel cartoons on DVD. The DVD sets, which sell for just one pound, boast … Continue reading

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The seven best episodes of The Real Ghostbusters

By Alex Wiggan On Friday (March 31st), The Real Ghostbusters landed on Netflix. Correction: On Friday (March 31st), 113 episodes of The Real Ghostbusters landed on Netflix. 113 glorious episodes. Not only was this great news for fans of Ghostbusters in the UK, but as Netflix dropped the show in the US and across Europe at the same time, it … Continue reading

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The Real Ghostbusters is on Netflix

By Alex Wiggan Cancel all your plans for the weekend: The Real Ghostbusters has been added to Netflix. In total, 113 episodes of the classic ‘80s ‘toon have been added to the streaming service, providing you (yes, you!) with the perfect opportunity to stay in bed, switch off your phone and enjoy some damn fine toonage! Seriously, what are you … Continue reading

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Captain Planet heads to digital streaming

By Alex Wiggan Stop what you are doing – ‘90s ‘toon Captain Planet and The Planeteers is to get a digital release. Excited? We are! The animated show about an environmentally friendly superhero is heading to a variety of digital platforms including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, PlayStation Store, Xbox Store and Vudu. The show – and it’s follow-up, The … Continue reading

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Boomerang to launch streaming service

By Alex Wiggan Love Scooby-Doo, Bugs Bunny and Tom & Jerry? Well, if you said yes (and you’re a US citizen) then we have some good news: Boomerang is to follow in the footsteps of Netflix, Amazon, Disney and more, by introducing a new, cartoon-streaming service. The $5-a-month service will include a range of cartoons, all taken from the back … Continue reading

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Watch: DuckTales trailer

By Alex Wiggan A new trailer for Disney’s DuckTales has arrived. The new trailer showcases the animation style of the ‘toon, as well as the cast of characters including all the old favourites such as Launchpad and Scrooge McDuck. Donald Duck will also be appearing in the show. The trailer hit YouTube earlier this, accompanied by the following statement: “A … Continue reading

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