Here is a frist look at Walt Disney Animation Studios upcoming CG-animated film titled “Big Hero 6″ inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name. Big Hero 6 is a comedy adventure that fallows the story of the brilliant robotics prodigy named Hiro Hamada and his companion—a robot named Baymax—Hiro. The two find themselves in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy their high-tech city San Fransokyo. The two join forces as first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. The Marvel comic Big Hero 6 debuted September 1998 and was created by Steven T. Seagle and Duncan Rouleau in the pages of Alpha Flight, volume 2. Big Hero 6 the movie hits theaters in 3D on November 7, 2014. Check out the clip below.
Artist-animator-illustrator Ian ‘Albinal’ Ball has been contributing his multi-talents for the SneakerCon event fliers for over a year now. With each new flier Ian captures the state of which the event is held though cities scapes, notable monuments and adding twist of that underground sneaker swag that only locals could recognize. Using simple graphics and colorful illustrations, Ian gives each city its own personal identity that is never recycled. His latest work for SneakerCon is probably his best yet! Ian has recreated an actual piece of a SneakerCon event, through a less 2 minute animation he gives you inside look to what the event is really all about. The animation is inspired by a well-known movie…that you’ll have to guess! (hint: directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino). Check out the official SneakerCon animation and SneakerCon dates for your city below.
Sneaker Con is ready to take on the Summer 2013 season with four confirmed tour dates through the month of July. The Sneaker Con Summer 2013 Tour will begin on May 11th in Chicago, followed by stops in Atlanta (June 15th), Miami (June 29th), and New York City (July 13th). Expect each Sneaker Con event to bring forth the best that the sneaker culture has to offer, so stay tuned for more information on each exciting date in the Sneaker Con Summer 2013 Tour.
Here is the debut episode titled The Cap’n Learns a 4-Letter Word of the all-new web series The Cap’n Crunch Show! are you ready for the revamped Cap’n? join the Crunch Nation through a series of unfortunate hashtags, the Cap’n learns a new catchphrase. Check out the frist episode below then look for a new episodes premiere every other Tuesday at 11:35PM ET on Real Cap’n Crunch YouTube.
Eva Longoria will star in her very own adult animated comedy titled Mother Up! Longoria voices newly single, Rudi Wilson a disgraced former music executive, who recently moves to the suburbs and realizes that raising two children…might be more than she can handle. So it’s time for Rudi Wilson to mother up! Longria who serves as producer says Mother Up! will be the medium between Family Guy and South Park, the animated series will make its debut this fall on Hulu Plus.
“You could never do this in live-action,” Longoria said. “In animated series, you can really push the envelope and make fun of motherhood.”
Comedian Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker (SNL) have created an all-new half-hour animated series called “The Awesomes” that will be premiering exclusively on Hulu.com starting August 1, 2013. Patrons of San Diego Comic Con will get a sneak peek in July at a special panel screening. The Awesomes series, revolves around the greatest superhero team in history, then follows what happens after all the most powerful members leave. Check out the character descriptions along with a 2 minute preview below.
Artist/Cartoonist/Actor Kevin McShane also known as “Cartoon Kevin” has portrayed himself in 100 different variations inspired by famous cartoon characters and their respectable artist styles. This collection of caricatures took McShane, two years in the making. It was had for me to choose my favorites but I did like the Bill Plympton, John Kricfalusi, Ralph Bakshi and Terry Gilliam, ones only because I love them as artist so the homage to their art is pretty cool. You will have to visit Cartoon Kevin’s site to pick out your own.
Since the dawn of animation, few characters have proved more enduring than Cartoon Kevin. Based on real-world cartoonist and animator Kevin McShane (right), Cartoon Kevin has found his way into the work of almost every significant animator and animation studio from Windsor McCay to Walt Disney, from Osamu Tekuza to Pixar. With his signature black t-shirt, blue jeans, and Chuck Taylor sneakers, Cartoon Kevin has delighted audiences from movie to television screens worldwide for over 100 years.
If you like oatmeal and comedy this news is for you! digital agency Huge, along with Gifted Youth, and the Quaker Oats Company are giving classic cereal spokesman, Cap’n Horatio Magellan Crunch a fresh animated update! Crunch will be the host of all-new late night talk show web series titled The Cap’n Crunch Show. The YouTube web series will consist of nine animated episodes starting May 7, 2013 every other Tuesday at 11:35 pm ET. The target audiences is adults with the first episode centered around the Cap’n interviewing a fictional pop star. Check out the preview below. Let me know what you think of the Cap’n's revamp.
While on his book tour to promote Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos –YouTube legend, Simon’s Cat creator Simon Tofield stopped over at Cartoon Hangover to hang out/do a brief interview with the CH peeps. Simon tells viewers how he got started and inspired to do animation. I would absolutely love to see a Simon’s Cat x Catbug crossover! please please make that happen! check out the video below.
Yesterday at the Best Buy Theater in New York City premiered the Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie! Starring the voice talents of Jason Mewes, Eliza Dushku, Ralph Garman, Ben Gleib, Tara Strong, and directed by Steve Stark. When they can no longer stomach the ever-growing weed of suburban crime, Jay and Silent Bob take on the mantles of costumed avengers Bluntman and Chronic, smashing the super-villains they accidentally create! Can the Doobage Duo save their beloved Jersey ‘burbs from their new arch enemies, the League of Shitters? While clearly not the comic book movie the world wants, GROOVY MOVIE is the comic book movie the world needs! Tickets are on sale now through Groovy Movie. Check out the list below to see when Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie will be playing in your city!