Comics & Animation

In 1998 Sony had the chance to buy the rights to almost every Marvel character for 25 million. They opted to only buy the rights to Spider-Man for just 7 million, stating, “Nobody gives a shit about the other Marvel characters.”

Subscribe To Why Sony Only Bought The Rights To Spider-Man From Marvel Updates The history of comic book characters on film is a fascinating one. We are currently living in a golden age of interconnectedness that approaches what has been done in the comic books for decades, at least in the Marvel Cinematic Universe anyway. …

In 1998 Sony had the chance to buy the rights to almost every Marvel character for 25 million. They opted to only buy the rights to Spider-Man for just 7 million, stating, “Nobody gives a shit about the other Marvel characters.” Read More »

Over the course of its 20 years on Nickelodeon, The Fairly OddParents has been cancelled five times

The Hilarious Number Of Times The Fairly OddParents Has Been Cancelled television TV fans will, more often than not, pay close attention to cancellations and renewals happening with long-lasting broadcast series or hugely popular cable shows, not giving much consideration for how that process works for more niche fare, such as animated programming. I recently …

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In Marvel comics, The Beatles are actually a group of rogue skrulls who came to Earth to invade it but decided that the money and power was better.

John the Skrull John the Skrull is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He first appears in Wisdom #1 (November 2006), and was created by Paul Cornell and Trevor Hairsine. As a Skrull, he normally takes the shape of John Lennon. Fictional character biography[edit] John the Skrull’s …

In Marvel comics, The Beatles are actually a group of rogue skrulls who came to Earth to invade it but decided that the money and power was better. Read More »

Billy West, who does the voice of Philip J. Fry’s on Futurama among other characters, intentionally made Fry’s voice close to his natural voice as a job security measure because it would be more difficult to replace him.

Veteran voice actor Billy West (Futurama, Ren & Stimpy, Doug) joins Matt this Wednesday (6/27) evening on The Matthew Aaron Show starting at 6pm PT. West is best known for his voice-work on Ren & Stimpy, Doug and Futurama. West’s most notable film work was in Space Jam (1996) providing the voice of both Bugs …

Billy West, who does the voice of Philip J. Fry’s on Futurama among other characters, intentionally made Fry’s voice close to his natural voice as a job security measure because it would be more difficult to replace him. Read More »

Daft Punk’s album “Discovery” was turned into a feature length anime film. Having no sound effects or dialogue, the movie was hailed as “the best animated movie made in 2003”

Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (インターステラ5555 Intāsutera Fō Faibu, “Four Five”) is a Japanese-French animated film released on 28 May 2003. The film is the visual realization of Discovery, the second studio album by Daft Punk. Interstella 5555 tells the story of the abduction and rescue of an interstellar pop band. …

Daft Punk’s album “Discovery” was turned into a feature length anime film. Having no sound effects or dialogue, the movie was hailed as “the best animated movie made in 2003” Read More »