Over The Garden Wall Art Book To Be Released September 2017
Dark Horse Comics will be releasing a book containing artwork from Cartoon Network Studios’ critically acclaimed and Creative Arts Emmy award winning mini-series – Over The Garden Wall. The book, Art of the Garden Wall will contain drawings made during the production stages as well as sketches from the mini-series creator, Patrick McHale. The book will also contain never-before-seen artwork that never made the final cut and artwork from the mini-series’ prototype pilot – Tome of the Unknown. Art of Over The Garden Wall will be available to purchase at book retailers in the United States from Wednesday 13th September, the book will be available to pre-order very soon.
Over The Garden Wall follows two half-brothers named Wirt and Greg who find themselves lost in “The Unknown”, an enchanted and mysterious land filled with forests and small villages with an autumnal and turn-of-the-20th century theme, on their journey, they befriend a cursed bluebird named Beatrice who wishes to break the spell that was casted upon her. Voice acting talent includes Elijah Wood (Wirt), Collin Dean (Greg), Melanie Lynskey (Beatrice), Christopher Lloyd (The Woodsman), John Cleese (Quincy Endicott, Adelaide of the Pasture) and Tim Curry (Auntie Whispers).
Official Description Of The Book:
From Pottsfield to Cloud City, venture up and over and dive right into this colorful hardbound art book. A complete tour through the development and production of Over the Garden Wall, this volume contains hundreds of pieces of concept art and sketches, along with a comprehensive look at the show’s breathtaking production art, including art from the acclaimed 2013 short film Tome of the Unknown: Harvest Melody, which served as the series’ pilot. Also includes commentary from creators Patrick McHale and Nick Cross, interviews with the cast and crew, and more!
Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has won two awards at the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, the award ceremony was held at Kidscreen Summit 2017 in Miami, Florida yesterday (14/02/2017). We Bare Bears won awards for Best Animated Series for kids and for best writing. Congratulations to the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and to the show’s writing and production team for their creativity, talent and hard work.
We Bare Bears follows three bear brothers with distinct personalities, they try their best to fit into human society either by making friends, doing different jobs and they even try to seek internet stardom, but their animal instincts always seem to take hold of them which usually leads to humorous consequences. Even though they struggle, they always have each other for support. We Bare Bears also won the Best International Kids Show award at the 2016 Children’s BAFTA’s in London, UK last November.
The Kidscreen Awards is organised by children’s media news website – Kidscreen, the awards celebrates the best in children’s TV production, broadcasting and digital media. The ceremony was hosted by Canadian comedian Darrin Rose and all children’s programming nominations were reviewed and assessed by a panel of children’s media industry executives from the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
New Mobile Game Mighty Magiswords Surely You Quest Available From 16th February
Next Thursday (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network Games will releasing their latest mobile game based on Mighty Magiswords called “Surely You Quest”. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who go quests using their magically outrageous swords. The new game will be available for iOS, Android and Fire devices and will be available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.
Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest is an RPG (Roleplaying Game) game where the player takes the role of Prohyas and Vambre, were they partake in humorous quests and exciting battles using their Magiswords. The new game will integrate into the MagiMobile app, the app integration into the game allows the player to utilizes the swords they’ve collected either by watching video clips, by watching the TV show or by completing quests on the app. The Magimobile app was originally released in the United States on 10th November and had since rolled out to Cartoon Network audiences in Australia and the Philippines.
The new mobile game is another addition to the Mighty Magiswords digital content already produced by Cartoon Network Studios, such as interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.
Mighty Magiswords will also fully premiere in the United Kingdom on 10th April (for the Easter school holidays) and will also fully premiere on Cartoon Network France on Monday 6th March at 7.05pm.
From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Expands The Mighty Magiswords World: Season Two Greenlight and New Mobile Game Surely You Quest
Turner’s Cartoon Network has charted multiplatform wins internationally with Mighty Magiswords, leading to a season two order of the hit comedy series and the launch of a new mobile game, Surely You Quest. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who embark on heroic quests using outrageously funny swords called Magiswords.
The immersive MagiMobile app, which has so far had APAC launches in the Philippines and Australia, empowers fans to collect swords like the Warriors. And this newest mobile game further heightens the interactivity of the Mighty Magiswords world by allowing users to use their collections in active gameplay, while also gathering and upgrading more Magiswords via the audio content recognition cues in Mighty Magiswords programming.
Mighty Magiswords is produced at Cartoon Network Studios and created by Kyle A. Carrozza (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water). Season two of Mighty Magiswords will find Prohyas and Vambre embarking on epic adventures and even more hilarious quests in pursuit of the latest and greatest Magiswords to add to their coveted collections.
Fans have shown they are hungry for more from the Mighty Magiswords world and Cartoon Network is ready to meet them wherever they are with Surely You Quest, an idle RPG coming to iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for free on February 16 in the US, and in selected Asia Pacific markets over the coming few weeks.
Surely You Quest connects to MagiMobile by giving fans access to their Magiswords and allowing them to expand their collections. Gamers can use the swords they previously earned in MagiMobile for gameplay in Surely You Quest, and the more fans watch and engage with MagiMobile, the more options they will have for battles in the game. Surely You Quest adds to a rich connected world of more than 400 pieces of original content including interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.
New episodes of Mighty Magiswords continue to air on Cartoon Network and are available anytime, anywhere on the Cartoon Network Watch and Play and Cartoon Network Anything apps, as well as its websites and YouTube channels.