Last month at Toy Fair, fans found out that Mattel's toy interpretations of Cartoon Network's new Young Justice animated series would be delivered in two lines: One 6" wave stylized after the show, but otherwise compatible with DC Universe Classics and another 4.5" line with articulation more in line with the Justice League Unlimited toys (roughly 5 points of articulation). Entertainment Earth'
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Mattel hit Toy Fair hard this year with brand new action figures from across its robust DC Comics-related license slate. Flagship collector line DC Universe Classics is bursting at the proverbial plastic seams with a line of familiar Super Friends, Suicide Squad and Batman characters plus Crime Syndicate and Legion of Superheroes multipacks. Animated propert
When famed animator Bruce Timm sat down with Conan O'Brien a few months back to create The Flaming C, a super hero in the late night talkshow host's own image, fankind knew it had just witnessed something magical. That magic has since manifested into a fantastic fan-made custom action figure and not one, but two animated appearances within clips of Cartoon Network's Young Justice. Check out the latest clip of The Flaming C standing in for Superman after the cut.Premiering on TBS's Conan earlier this week, the latest Flaming C appearance sees the macho hero come to Superboy's aid as he struggles to save a school bus full of children from falling off a bridge. Just like Conan, The Flaming C has no time for idle chit-chat, however, and he rushes off to continue his never-ending battle against injustice in his loafers, fishnet stockings and garters, oven mitt and jai alai glove.
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A Conan O'Brien-inspired superhero created by the talk show host and legendary Warner Bros. animator Bruce Timm has made his first appearance with the Justice League. O'Brien and Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited) came up with The Flaming C back in December, when Conan first realized how close his new studio was to the famous Warner Bros. Animation building. O'Brien instructed a captive Timm to design the character with loafers, fishnet stockings and garters, oven mits, a jai alai glove and "more of an ass."
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Last Friday, Cartoon Network aired the one-hour pilot of their new animated series, Young Justice. Loosely based on the DC comic of the same name -- in that it features some of the same characters, though with a radically different plot -- the show follows the adventures of Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad and Superboy as they form a new team of young heroes under the guidance of the Justice League. ComicsAlliance's own Chr