In 2012, Stan Lee got his own comic book convention, Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo came to town, web sensations like the comic Homestuck and series Dick Figures had wild success on Kickstarter and Lloyd Kaufman put a whole ton of Troma films on YouTube.
Sure, there's plenty more that happened in 2 ... More >>
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is the animation phenomenon of this decade. A childre ... More >>
Over the course of two seasons, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic has emerged as the kid's cartoon with a far greater audience than just children. Adult fans of the show -- known primarily as Bronies, as well as the less frequent term Pegasisters -- have created their own online forums and fan con ... More >>
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With two weeks to go until San Diego Comic-Con, news about panel appearances is just starting to hit the web. For animation fans, there's a lot in store from networks like Nickelodeon, Cartoon Net ... More >>
*"Lauren Faust: Let's Hear It for the Girls"
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For this year's L.A. Weekly People Issue, I interviewed Lauren Faust, the fabulously talented artist and writer who has worked on top-notch shows like The Powerpuff Girls and ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
"I've always looked at my work feeling like I was trying to make stuff for girls," says animator Lauren Faust, "and then accidentally getting guys interested as well."
Faust, ... More >>