The Lego Batman Movie

“The Lego Batman Movie” due in February 2017

Announced some time ago, “The Lego Batman Movie” is now definitely a project going ahead by Warner Bros. There’s been various direct-to-video movies featuring a Lego Batman, but this film is a spinoff of the hit film “The Lego Movie.” “The Lego Batman Movie” will be released in February 2017, with Will Arnett voicing the blocky Dark

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“The Flintstones” to get the big-screen treatment (and *not* by Seth MacFarlane)

News came earlier this week that “The Flintstones” will be revived as a (presumably CGI) big-screen animated film. Unlike the earlier proposed “Flintstones” revival that would’ve been spearheaded by Seth MacFarlane of “Family Guy” fame (which fortunately fell through), this film will be co-produced by comedian Will Ferrell. No indication what the film will be

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A week of media racism, sexism, and homophobia: from superheroes to “Duck Dynasty”

While it’s not all about comics/animation, the previous week’s seen plenty of racist, sexist, and homophobic stuff in the media that I feel’s worth remarking on anyway, especially since I’m tired of repeating myself in various online forums. To wit: Scott Lobdell mistreats fellow comic creator MariNaomi Last week, a comic creator named MariNaomi wrote

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Cartoon collectibles: Wakko Warner toy

This week’s cartoon collectible is another oldie-but-goody, especially for “Animaniacs” fans: a Wakko Warner beanbag toy: I bought Wakko at the Warner Bros. Store back around 2000, when I lived in Indianapolis. It wasn’t long after that that the store (like the whole WB Store chain) shut down, which is a shame, as I liked

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