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Interview: Niki Yang of "Adventure Time"

  • By Greg Ehrbar
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  • February 25, 2014 3:00 AM
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Niki Yang achieved her goal of studying animation, graduating from CalArts and becoming one of the most sought-after storyboard artists in Hollywood. Becoming a voice artist wasn’t part of the plan. Yet now she’s playing three roles on two hit animated series: Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and on Disney Channel’s Gravity Falls.

How Can Animation Be Killing the Toy Industry?

  • By Charles Kenny
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  • February 13, 2014 9:00 AM
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Hit shows like Adventure Time have, of course, adult fans that are only too happy to purchase the kid versions of toys, as plenty did for the figures included in McDonalds Happy Meals. Yet that doesn't mean that they aren't hankering for higher quality, and more expensive, merchandise.

"Adventure Time Encyclopedia" Benefit Performance

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • November 21, 2013 3:15 AM
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How's this sound? On December 18th in Hollywood, there will be a live reading of Martin Olson's "Adventure Time Encyclopedia" by Emo Philips, Mike O'Connell, Ron Lynch and Davey Johnson. Music will be performed by Olivia Olson and Martin Olson, and series creator Pendelton Ward will be on hand to sign books. Sound good? Mark your calendar now.

DVD REVIEW: "Adventure Time" Seasons 1 and 2

  • By Greg Ehrbar
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  • June 14, 2013 6:09 PM
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Adventure Time is one of those properties that taps right into what its audience is looking for at just the right time. Though there is undoubtedly an adult crossover – and certainly a college student following – Adventure Time nails what I would surmise is its target: children and adolescents.

"Adventure Time" Season 1 & 2 Blu-Ray Contest

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • June 3, 2013 12:01 PM
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We held our first contest today. The contest is now closed - but check out what we gave away.

How Will We View Adventure Time in 20 Years?

  • By Charles Kenny
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  • May 20, 2013 12:01 AM
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Far and away the hottest cartoon on TV right now. Is Adventure Time as the start of a great era, or the pinnacle of one?

Abrams to Publish the First Official Guide to "Adventure Time"

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 16, 2013 7:51 PM
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Check this out. The cover of Abrams official guide to the hit series Adventure Time, coming out on August 6th. "Translated from the scrolls of Ooo" by my ol' buddy Martin Olson (comedy guru and scripter of Phineas and Ferb and Rocko's Modern Life), the book is a celebration of all things "Algebraic".