Every once in a while an animated work comes along that's able to charm viewers among children and adults alike. Adventure Time is most definitely one of those shows, thanks to its fantastic wit and the occasional bit of grim reality underneath its candy coated surface. It’s no wonder then that with such a following, Adventure Time has seen quite a bit of love from cosplay community.
Everyone loves trivia about their favorite animated features and series, but with over 100 years of animation history behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in cartoons in this continuing video series. You think you know cartoons? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!
It's trivia time! Come on, grab your friends, we'll go to various different facts. With Jake the Dog and Finn the Human, the trivia will eventually end. It will end after twelve facts. Yes, that's right! This week, we are looking at animation sensation Adventure Time! From its humble beginnings as an animated short that went viral to the biggest thing on Cartoon Network, this video lays out tidbits of history and arcana from the land of Ooo.
In the year 3085, four teenagers travel time and space saving the universe one planet at a time. Thanks to ThreeA, in the year 2015, you'll be able to bring these little Bravest Warriors home.
As part of a collaboration with Frederator, ThreeA will be releasing the cast of Bravest Warriors as sixth-scale action figures this year. The series kicks off with bestest of friends, Chris Kirkman and Beth Tezuka, each captured in their full animated personas. At sixth-scale, Chris will come in at a sizeable 11.9" tall (mostly due to the splendiferous do), and Beth will arrive at just a hair under 10.5" in height.
Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
ComicsAlliance has confirmed that the live Inkstuds podcast event in Los Angeles next month will feature Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley, Love and Rockets cartoonist Jaime Hernandez, Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward, and White Clay author (and Adventure Time contributor) Thomas Herpich. Additionally, the already funded campaign will introduce a new stretch goal of $14,000 (CAD) to take the mobile cartoonist interview show to New York and the United Kingdom.
Bodysnatching bad guys are traditionally depicted as germs, viruses, bugs, worms and other less-than-lovely corruptors. In Ryan Pequin and colorist Mirka Andolfo's Bravest Warriors #5 backup, "Cute Calamity," however, the team may be up against a much more cuddly threat when the huge-hearted Wallow adopts a pet of unknown alien origins...
ComicsAlliance's own Caleb Goellner was the first person to point out the similarities between Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time and Jack Kirby's Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth to me. As such, he is solely responsible for the shame I now feel for having not picked up on the connection on my own...