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Category Archives: Big Ideas

Is the New Boom a Bust?

Let’s wax for a bit about Boomerang, shall we? As many of you may or may not know, Boomerang, the digital tier bonus sister channel to Cartoon Network, originally launched in 2000 as a dumping ground to get CN’s older, canceled and discarded shows off the man channel in order to make room for their …

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The Hub: What Could Have Been

Well, folks, we’re approaching the final week of The Hub network being called The Hub. Next Monday (October 13) will mark the beginning of The Hub’s rebrand as Discovery Family. Hasbro will still be in control of the channel from 5 AM to 5 PM, but the rest of the hours will be programmed by …

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New Rules for DC Superhero Movies

The Justice League movie. The Holy Grail for nerds. And like the Holy Grail, obtaining it has proven to be no easy task. While Marvel and Disney have been successfully kicking out the jams with their MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), releasing one decent superhero movie after another, all culminating in the spectacular blockbuster The Avengers, …

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A Superman Video Game That Wouldn’t Suck

A few days ago, a member of the Toonzone Forums created a thread asking the question “Should Rocksteady make a Superman video game?” Without a doubt, the most common statement that I’ve heard from people saying why a Superman video game wouldn’t work is this one: “The problem with Superman is that he’s almost invincible …

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Bringing Action Back, Part 3: Some Possible Solutions

As you can guess by the title, this is a follow-up to “Bringing Action Back”. By now we all know the situation: action cartoons are in a bad way right now. The recent 2-month hiatus of Beware the Batman (which has already been covered by Jason in “Beware the Backlash”) is just the latest blow …

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