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Cartoon Network Premieres “Adventure Time with Finn & Jake” on April 5, 2010

March 1st, 2010

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For Release: March 1, 2010

Cartoon Network Premieres Adventure Time with Finn & Jake  

New Original Animated Series Debuts on April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

Cartoon Network’s new original animated series Adventure Time with Finn & Jake premieres Monday, April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The show introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, our heroes always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat, and Jake, a brassy dog with a big, kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin.

From the mind of creator Pendleton Ward, Ooo is a land built for adventure. Teeming with imposing mountains, lush green plains, accessible forests, ubiquitous prairies and winding rivers, the cities and towns are filled with bizarre characters in need of unique assistance. Whether it’s [Read more…]

AT @ AMonline, as promised.

January 26th, 2010


Animation Magazine, February 2010, illustrated by Phil Rynda, Tom Herpich, Ghostshrimp, Nick Jennings, Dan Thompson

Here’s the link to the great Adventure Time article in Animation Magazine.

–Fred

The first Adventure Time magazine cover!

January 19th, 2010

Animation Magazine, February 2010, illustrated by Phil Rynda, Tom Herpich, Ghostshrimp, Nick Jennings, Dan ThompsonAnimation Magazine editor Ramin Zahed has kindly given AT its first (yes, first!) cover story, dated February 2010, months before our premiere. He interviewed creator Pendleton Ward and me a few weeks ago and provided non-blog readers with a first view of the updated series production design.The magazine does a web holdback on paper articles, so I’ll link it as soon as it’s posted at their website (please buy it at the newsstand) but here’s a great quote from Pen in the meantime:”I like to doodle these characters and kind of figure out what their story is. In fact, I try to make everything stupider and simpler. Finn and Jake are two buddies who shoot the breeze about whatever nonsense is going on around them — just like anyone sitting on a porch might do.”There you have it.–Fred …:::Update: Ramin [Read more…]