Category Archives: Cartoons

Funko Announces Pop! Animation: Hanna-Barbera Figures

Hanna-Barbera is the latest addition to Funko’s Pop! Animation line! Look for Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Frankenstein Jr. and Hong Kong Phooey to arrive in June.





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Crosley To Release Special Collectible Peanuts Themed Turntable On Record Store Day – April 19, 2014


Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1000 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally.

Crosley has announced that they will be releasing a Peanuts-themed turntable that will be available for sale at participating record stores on Record Store Day 2014.

Here are the details:

- Only 2,200 made worldwide
- Briefcase-styled record player is constructed of wood and bound in a leatherette material
- NP6 Needle
- Belt-Driven Turntable Mechanism
- Manual Return Tone Arm
- Plays 3 Speeds – 33 1/3, 45 And 78 RPM Records
- Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers
- Output – RCA, Headphone Jack
- AC Power Adapter
- Dimensions (L x W x H) = 4.63 x 14 x 10.5
- Weight 5.5
- Price = $119

For more information about participating record stores please click HERE.


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Batman: Strange Days – Bruce Timm’s Batman 75th Anniversary Short


A brand new short from producer Bruce Timm featuring a lost tale from Batman’s past, the Dark Knight tracks a strange giant to the mysterious lair of Dr. Hugo Strange.


Don’t miss “Batman: Strange Days” and other unique DC Nation shorts Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 CST) on Cartoon Network during Teen Titans Go!

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Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff Mobile Game Arriving On April 10, 2014

NEW ASSET -- The Quest for Stuff Key Art

The wait is (almost) over. Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, the highly anticipated mobile game from Fox Digital Entertainment and TinyCo, will launch on April 10, 2014 on iOS and Android.

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, is a free-­to-­play mobile game, developed by TinyCo in conjunction with Fox Digital Entertainment and Fuzzy Door. It will feature an all-­new, original story influenced by the show’s 200+ episode catalogue as well as current events. The story begins as Peter and the Ernie the Giant Chicken get into another epic battle, causing a truck full of chickens to crash into the Drunken Clam and creating a city-­wide fire that burns down Quahog. Family Guy fanatics can join Peter as he rallies his friends and family to help rebuild the city from scratc

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Nickelodeon & 3DlightFX Present The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D Deco Lights


Nickelodeon and 3DlightFX, creators of the popular 3D Deco Lights recently announce their new partnership to release three-dimensional decorative lights based on the hit animation series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.


The 3DlightFX Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deco Lights are cordless, decorative lights that give the playful illusion that the turtles’ faces are busting through the wall while providing a soothing glow.

Available now exclusively at Target, the collection includes all four turtles: Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael for the retail price of $29.99 each.

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- Choose from Leonardo (blue), Michelangelo (orange), Donatello (purple) or Raphael (red)

- Crack sticker can be easily applied to almost any clean, smooth and weather-resistant surface

- Uses energy efficient LED lights

- Battery operated – requires 3 x AA batteries (not included

- Size: 23cm x 20.5cm x 9.5cm (approx. – dependent on character)

Coming Soon:

Donatello’s hand with Bo-Staff

Donatello’s hand with Bo-Staff

Leonardo’s hand with Katana

Leonardo’s hand with Katana

Michelangelo’s hand with Nunchuks

Michelangelo’s hand with Nunchuks

Raphael’s hand with Sai

Raphael’s hand with Sai

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Adventure Time Art Show Opens At Gallery 1988 On April 3, 2014


This Thursday, April 3, 2014 Gallery 1988 opens an art show inspired by everyone’s favorite show: Adventure Time! Don’t miss this amazing show where over 65 artists reinterpret their favorite characters and scenes in their own unique style. Expect to see original paintings, prints and sculptures, as well as incredible merchandise from Rook.

To attend the opening reception this Thursday, April 3rd from 7-10pm, an RSVP is required. Please send us an email at

This show runs through April 6th at Gallery1988 (West).


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First Teaser Trailer For The Peanuts Movie


For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz’s timeless “Peanuts” comic strip will be making their big-screen debut; like they’ve never been seen before in a CG-Animated Feature film in 3D.


Fox Family Entertainment and BlueSky Studio have debuted the first teaser trailer and images for the CG-animated Peanuts movie. Scheduled for release on Nov. 6, 2015, it will be the first time Charles Schulz’s beloved characters have appeared in a feature since 1980′s Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!).


“It’s long overdue,” Schulz’s son Craig, who’s producing the film, tells USA Today. “The fans have been asking for a long time, but we held off until the time was right.”

Peanuts is directed by Steve Martino (Ice Age: Continental Drift) from a script by Craig Schulz’s son Bryan and his writing partner Cornelius Uliano.

Visit the official site at: 

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Dark Hall Mansion To Release “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” Print By Lorelay Bove On February 5, 2014

Dark Hall Mansion just announced their officially licensed 2014 Peanuts print for Charles M. Schulz’s 1975 classic, “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown.” On sale next Wed, February 5, 2014, at a random time between 9:30 AM PST and 11:30 AM PST and arriving just in time for that special Valentine’s Day gift or just to treat yourself.

Dark Hall Mansion’s guest artist for this year’s “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” is the extremely talented Ms. Lorelay Bove. Born in Spain and having begun her career with Pixar, she now works for the Walt Disney Animation Studios and has been involved in visual development, color characters and more on “The Princess and the Frog,” as well as having worked on “Tangled,” “Winnie the Pooh,” and handling lead designer duties in sugar rush from “Wreck it Ralph.”

All DHM “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” editions measure 18″ x 24,” are strictly limited, numbered, and individually screen printed with Editions as follows:

!2014 BMV-STD

Standard: “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” (Edition of 280) $65

!2014 BMV-VAR

Variant: “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown”  (Edition of 50) $100

Plus a select run of just 5 of each style-Standard and Variant-printed on 18″ x 24″ panels of wood: 

“Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” (Standard art) Wood Edition of 5 – $250

“Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” (Variant art)  Wood Edition of 5 – $250

All Editions go on sale next Wed, Feb 5th, 2014 at Dark Hall Mansion.

The prints will go on sale on Dark Hall Mansion’s dedicated Store page at a random time between 9:30 AM PST and 11:30 AM PST here:

DHM will immediately ship “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” editions!

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MONDO To Release Duck Amuck Poster By Kitten Teeth & Scaredy Cat Poster By JJ Harrison On January 30, 2014

Tomorrow MONDO will release a Duck Amuck poster by Kitten Teeth and a Scaredy Cat poster By JJ Harrison.

Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. These posters will be available online at a random time on Thursday, January 30th.


Duck Amuck poster by Tiny Kitten Teeth. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 175. $40


Scaredy Cat poster by JJ Harrison. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 200. $40

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Comic Book Legend Stan Lee & Author Harlan Ellison To Appear On The Simpsons On January 12, 2014


Comic book legend Stan Lee and author Harlan Ellison will appear on this Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons.

The episode, titled “Married to the Blob,” which finds Comic Book Guy realizing that his comics are nothing if he doesn’t have anyone to share them with. He meets a Japanese woman writing an autobiographical manga and marries her after proving himself and his comic bookstore worthy to her dad.

The show airs Sunday January 12, 2014 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

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Clever Popeye Tattoo

Here’s a clever Popeye tattoo inked by Alina Fokina, an artist in Ufa, Russia.



Australian Artist Unrellius Illustrates The Entire Cast of Futurama

Australian deviantART user Unrellius created a gigantic illustration featuring nearly every character in the entire cast of Futurama. The project took around 14 months to complete and you can check out a larger version of the illustration at deviantART.


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2013 In A Single Cartoon Picture


These are the events of 2013 summed up in a single drawing by artist Mario Zucca to make an end-of-year pop-culture-and-news mashup. There are around 90 separate events depicted, including Game of Thrones’ Red Wedding, a bunch of video games and apps, pop culture sadness, and news stories.

List of included people and events:

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lampoon Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes, Justin Timberlake announces a return to music, Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, Vine app launches, Beyonce performs at Superbowl XLVII, Netflix series House of Cards premieres, Harlem Shake,  First-ever women’s UCF fight (Rousey vs. Carmouche), Prop 8 overturned, Pope Francis elected, Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”) vs. Daft Punk (“Get Lucky”) for song of the summer, Candy Crush Saga becomes most popular game on Facebook, Roger Ebert dies, Reese Witherspoon arrested for disorderly conduct, Iron Man 3, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffers torn Achilles’ tendon, Samsung Galaxy S4 launches, Edward Snowden leaks NSA secrets, Lindsay Lohan in rehab, Arrested Development Season 4 (finally) premieres, The Office final season, Behind the Candelabra airs, Final season of How I Met Your Mother begins, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Great Gatsby, The Hangover Part III, Yahoo purchases Tumblr, Kimye have baby, Paula Deen racism scandal, James Gandolfini dies, Jon Stewart goes on hiatus leaving John Oliver in charge of The Daily Show, Third season of Game of Thrones concludes with record ratings, Red Wedding, World War Z, Man of Steel, LeBron James and Miami Heat win 2nd straight NBA Championship, Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup, Prince George of Cambridge born, Cory Monteith of Glee dies, Netflix series Orange is the New Black premieres, Pacific Rim, The Wolverine, Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs, Doctor Who 50th anniversary, Breaking Bad ends Jenny McCarthy becomes new co-host of “The View” , What Does the Fox Say? goes viral, Grand Theft Auto V, iOS 7 / iPhone 5S/5C released, Affordable Care Act website launches, Lou Reed dies, Jonas Brothers break up, Netflix surpasses HBO for subscribers, Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpson’s Edna Krabappel, dies, Gravity, Ender’s Game, Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cards, win World Series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Twitter IPO, Playstation 4 launched, Xbox One launched, Assassin’s Creed IV, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.


Dark Hall Mansion To Release A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Print By Dave Perillo On Friday November 15, 2013

Dark Hall Mansion, will release this year’s officially licensed Peanuts print for Charles M. Schulz’s 1973 classic, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” on Friday, November 15, 2013 at a random time between 9:30 AM PST and 11:30 AM PST.

Dark Hall Mansion’s invited artist for this year’s take on everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving classic is Dave Perillo and his flair with the multi-panel approach captured many memorable scenes from the beloved fall television special.

The editions are as follows:


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Standard Edition (Edition of 280) – $65


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Variant Edition (Edition of 50) – $100

And a select run of just 10 of each style-Standard and Variant-printed on full 12″ x 36″ panels of wood:

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Standard artwork Wood Edition of 10 – $250

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Variant  artwork Wood Edition of 10 – $250

All Editions go on sale next Friday, Nov 15, 2013 at Dark Hall Mansion: The prints go on sale on DHM’s dedicated store page at a random time between 9:30 AM PST and 11:30 AM PST.

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Phineas and Ferb Meets Star Wars In Special 2014 Episode


The adventuring stars of Disney’s hit animated series Phineas and Ferb are heading to a galaxy far, far away: A special Star Wars-themed episode of the musical-comedy series is currently in production, announced at by show creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh at Comic-Con International in San Diego. The one hour event episode will premiere next year on Disney Channel and Disney XD, placing the characters of Phineas and Ferb in the same space and time as the world of Star Wars.

Povenmire said, “May the ‘Ferb’ be with you and with all of us who for decades have dreamt of a chance to work with the great characters and stories of Star Wars.”

The episode’s story begins a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away — in summer. Phineas and Ferb are living happily on Tatooine, just one moisture farm over from Luke Skywalker. They love simply hanging out and creating new adventures under the twin suns, however, they find themselves thrust into a global rebellion when the plans for blowing up the Death Star accidentally fall into their hands.

Now that fate has suddenly pulled them into the fight for freedom, they must go in search of a pilot who can take them to the Rebels so they can hand over the plans. Complicating matters, Candace — the boys’ sister — has a Stormtrooper-like intent on “busting rebels” who chase Phineas and Ferb across the galaxy in hopes of retrieving the Death Star plans.

Meanwhile, back on the Death Star, Dr. Darth Enshmirtz, a low level Darth, has created a Force-powered “Sith-inator” that he plans to use against the Rebel Alliance. Agent P, working undercover for the Rebellion, is dispatched to stop him, but quickly gets trapped in carbonite. Then, things take a startling turn when Ferb is accidentally hit by the full blast of Dr. Darth Enschmirtz’s “inator” and becomes…an evil Sith.


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Beware The Batman To Premiere On Cartoon Network Saturday, July 13, 2013


The Caped Crusader will return to television screens this summer when Beware the Batman premieres on Cartoon Network Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) as part of DC Nation. Featuring cutting-edge CGI visuals to match the intricate twists and turns of the narrative, Batman steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight for an entirely new generation of fans.


A cool, new take on the classic Dark Knight franchise, Beware the Batman incorporates Batman’s core characters with a rogues gallery of new villains not previously seen in animated form. Along with backup from ex-secret agent Alfred and lethal swordswoman Katana, the Dark Knight faces the twisted machinations of Gotham City’s criminal underworld led by the likes of Anarky, Professor Pyg, Mister Toad and Magpie. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation (WBA), this action-packed detective thriller deftly redefines what we have come to know as a “Batman show.”


Starring Anthony Ruivivar (Banshee) as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Beware The Batman boasts a stellar voice cast with JB Blanc (The Count of Monte Cristo) as Alfred and Sumalee Montano (ER) as Katana. Lending voices to the villains are Wallace Langham (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) as Anarky, Grey DeLisle (Green Lantern: The Animated Series) as Magpie, Udo Kier (Scooby-Doo! Mystery Inc.) as Mr. Toad, Lance Reddick (Fringe) as Ra’s al Ghul and Brian George (The Big Bang Theory) as Professor Pyg.

Beware the Batman is the latest series based on characters from DC Comics to be added to DC Nation, Cartoon Network’s programming block on Saturday mornings. It will be followed by Teen Titans Go! at 10:30 a.m. and joined by all-new animated shorts.

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Mickey Mouse Shorts


Disney is going back to basics for its latest Disney Channel series, titled simply, “Mickey Mouse.” The shorts began airing on Friday, June 28, on the Disney Channel, and other Disney-branded platforms.

19 new shorts will air this year and feature other iconic Disney characters, including Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Minnie Mouse.


Paul Rudish (Dexter’s Laboratory, Sym-Bionic Titan, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic) is executive producing and directing


The new series will feature short adventures starring the company’s mascot getting involved in slapstick hijinks. In a deliberate attempt to get away from the modern look of computer animation, the new Mickey Mouse shorts will be done in traditional 2-D animation and feature a Mickey Mouse styled as he was in the 1930s.


Adding to the retro style, the background designs are inspired by the look of Disney cartoons in the 1950s and ’60s, and it’s said that the production team is paying homage to other Disney icons along the way.

You can watch 4 of the most recent shorts below: Croissant de Triomphe, Yodelberg, No Service and New York Weenie.

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Marvel’s Avengers Assemble Premieres Sunday, July 7 on Marvel Universe on Disney XD


Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, a new animated series reuniting some of Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes—Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and newcomer Falcon—premieres Sunday, July 7 on Marvel Universe on Disney XD (11 a.m., ET/PT).

Featuring the team that took the world by storm in Marvel’s The Avengers, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble follows the action-packed adventures of the iconic Super Hero team, the Avengers, as they find a way to put their differences aside and work together to defend the planet from threats no single Super Hero could withstand. The world’s most dangerous Super Villains don’t stand a chance when the Avengers assemble.

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Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel To Premiere August 16th On The Disney Channel


One of the Disney Channel’s most popular cartoons, “Phineas and Ferb,” will team up with Marvel’s most popular superheroes later this year in a brand new animated special. Titled “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel,” the special will air on August 16th on The Disney Channel.

It is described as follows:

In Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk stand powerless after being struck by Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s power-draining “inator.” Once the Marvel Super Villains – Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K. – find out that Dr. Doofenshmirtz is responsible for robbing the Super Heroes of their powers, they seek him out and together create mayhem in Danville. Meanwhile, Phineas and Ferb do everything they can to restore the Super Heroes’ powers before the evil villains take over the world.


“This is a real Marvel Super Hero operation,” said Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television. “It’s an extraordinary opportunity for these two franchises to come together and create an adventure never before seen in the world of Marvel and Disney.”

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Adventure Time #17 MONDO Variant Comic Cover To Go On Sale Wednesday, June 26, 2013

MONDO worked with BOOM! on a variant cover for Adventure Time #17 to celebrate their Adventure Time/Regular Show Gallery opening last Friday. MONDO decided to use a design from JJ Harrison and below, he talks about his influences and why he did what he did:

“I designed the “Adventure Time” cover to honor the single most important thing in my son’s life–Adventure TIme–and one of the movies that had a tremendous impact on my childhood–E.T.  Both center around a boy and his magical companion and the adventures they share together. It was a nice fit. For me, the original E.T. poster evokes a feeling of soaring adventure coupled with a sense of growing up and loss, and I wanted some of that in this piece, as well. I found a subtle way to include a very melancholy Ice King in the image. I feel like no other character from Adventure Time embodies those emotions more than he does.”

You can see photos of the comic HERE.

Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. This exclusive comic book will be available online at a random time on Wednesday, June 26th and it will not be available at comic shops.



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Phineas And Ferb Mission Marvel Episode Trailer


Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel will be premiering this summer on the Disney Channel. It’s the first TV cartoon crossover between the House of Mouse and the House of Ideas.

The special features a whole host of characters from both universes: Phineas and Ferb and their platypus pal Perry team up with four of Earth’s mightiest heroes: Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Spider-Man.


The Marvel event promises to feature Marvel villains Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K.

The bad guys come to Danville to battle their superhero rivals, rendered powerless thanks to the nefarious Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz.


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Mondo Announces Adventure Time & Regular Show Gallery Show Opening On Friday, June 21st


MONDO announces their next gallery show featuring the amazingly creative and colorful worlds that make up Adventure Time and Regular Show.

After their Adventure Time show last April, they’ve been eager to revisit the Land of Ooo and this time, they’re also featuring work themed around another one of the gallery’s favorite Cartoon Network programs, Regular Show.

The show opens Friday, June 21st with an opening reception from 7PM to 10PM at the Mondo Gallery in Austin, TX. It will be on display through July 20th.

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Walt Disney Animation Studios Debuts Get A Horse Poster

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Making its world debut Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Annecy Animation Festival in Annecy, France, is Walt Disney Animation Studios’ never-before-seen short “Get A Horse!” Starring the one and only Mickey Mouse and featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of the iconic character, this black-and-white, hand-drawn short follows Mickey, his favorite gal pal Minnie Mouse and their friends Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow as they delight in a musical wagon ride—until Peg-Leg Pete shows up and tries to run them off the road.


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MONDO To Release Knighty Knight Bugs & The Wizard of Oz Prints By Tom Whalen On Thursday, June 6th

Tomorrow MONDO will be releasing two new prints by Tom Whalen. First up is a continuation of his Looney Tunes series, with a print for the hilarious, medieval short Knighty Knight Bugs.

The other poster is a mind-blowing 11-color screen print for the inimitable classic The Wizard of Oz.

Please MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. These posters will be available online at a random time on Thursday, June 6th.


Knighty Knight Bugs poster by Tom Whalen. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 275. $40


The Wizard of Oz poster by Tom Whalen. 24″x36″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 350. $60

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