Cartoon Network And Dark Horse Books Announces The Art Of Steven Universe: The Movie Art Book Coming This Autumn

Cartoon Network And Dark Horse Books Announces The Art Of Steven Universe: The Movie Art Book Coming This Autumn

Cartoon Network And Dark Horse Books Announces The Art Of Steven Universe: The Movie Art Book Coming This Autumn

Today (12th April), Dark Horse Books and Cartoon Network has announced that they will be releasing a new Steven Universe art book, but this time it’s for the upcoming movie. Steven Universe is Cartoon Network’s GLAAD Media Award-winning and Emmy-nominated animated series, the series focuses on the adventures of a young boy named Steven and his team of magical aliens – The Crystal Gems who defend Earth from the destructive force of their homeworld. The first art book – Steven Universe: Art & Origins was released in July 2017.

The Art of Steven Universe: The Movie art book is designed by Ryan Sands (Youth in Decline’s Frontier quarterly art and comics magazine) and is produced in conjunction with Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar. The art book will feature preliminary character designs, storyboard development and various artwork from the anticipated movie.

The Art of Steven Universe: The Movie art book will be released around the same time when the movie premieres on Cartoon Network USA this autumn. Fans can now pre-order a copy through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at local comic shops. The book will consist of 96-pages of artwork and will have a recommended retail price of $19.99 USD.

From The Dark Horse Books Press Release: Dark Horse and Cartoon Network Announce “The Art of Steven Universe The Movie” Art Book

Dark Horse and Cartoon Network are excited to announce the newest installment of their partnership with The Art of Steven Universe The Movie art book. Steven Universe, Cartoon Network’s GLAAD Media Award-winning and Emmy-nominated animated series, revolves around Steven, the “little brother” to a team of magical aliens—the Crystal Gems—who defend the planet Earth. Created by Emmy and Annie Award-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe is produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

Go behind the scenes of Cartoon Network’s highly anticipated movie with this unique art book! This magical deep-dive into the Steven Universe movie is designed by Ryan Sands (Frontier) in conjunction with Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar. See preliminary character designs, witness the formation of settings and storyboards, and discover the art that shaped the full-length movie! It’s a new kind of artistic adventure with Garnet, Amethyst, Pearl, and—of course—Steven. In the meantime, eager fans can purchase the Steven Universe Coloring Book to occupy their time and prepare for the upcoming movie release.

The Art of Steven Universe The Movie art book will be timed to the release of the movie, coming this fall. Fans can pre-order a copy through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at their local comic shop. This unique, 96-page zine-like softcover retails for $19.99.

https://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/2923/dark-horse-and-cartoon-network-announce-art-steven

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

As previously mentioned on the blog, Cartoon Network USA has started hosting a brand new weekly Steven Universe podcast, featuring the cast and crew from the show. The podcast is a behind the scenes inside the development of the recently Emmy-nominated show. Steven Universe fans listening to the podcast will find out more about the creative process behind the show as well as the show’s origins. The new podcast is another media offering relating to Steven Universe from Cartoon Network alongside the Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1 digital album, the new upcoming console game – Save The Light and the Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book.

In the most recent episode of the podcast called “Coming of Age with Steven Universe”, Zach Callison, voice of Steven Universe, and Grace Rolek, the voice of Steven’s best friend – Connie, talk about growing up and their time growing into their roles. Both talk about when they auditioned for their voice acting roles and the moment when they were hired for the part. Both Zach and Grace talk about working with Rebecca Sugar and the Crewniverse and also their favourite episode moments and songs.

According to a press release from Cartoon Network UK today (02/08/2017), special guests on the podcast will include the show’s former supervising director and co-developer – Ian Jones-Quartey, the voice of Steven Universe – Zach Callison, Pearl’s voice actress – Deedee Magno Hall, the voice of Amethyst – Michaela Dietz, the voice of Peridot – Shelby Rabara and more. New episodes will be released every Thursday and the Steven Universe podcast is now available via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms.

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-steven-universe-podcast/id1261418557?mt=2

iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/620-The-Steven-Universe-Podcas-28325604/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/07/cartoon-network-usas-brand-new-steven-universe-podcast/

From The Turner UK Press Release: Cartoon Network Takes Fans Behind the Scenes with Official Steven Universe Podcast

Cartoon Network continues to engage its fans on every platform with the addition of an official podcast exploring the world of Steven Universe. The all-new weekly podcast invites fans behind the curtain of the recently Emmy-nominated series for conversations with creator Rebecca Sugar and the Steven Universe cast and crew.

The Steven Universe Podcast joins a host of recent multiplatform offerings, including the Billboard chart-topping digital album Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1, available on vinyl later this fall, the highly anticipated console game Save the Light, the official behind-the-scenes art book: Steven Universe: Art & Origins, and an upcoming line of Steven Universe construction sets from McFarlane toys. Episodes of Steven Universe are currently airing on Cartoon Network, and are also available on the Emmy-winning Cartoon Network App.

The Steven Universe Podcast is available now via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms. New episodes will continue to release every Thursday. The podcast explores the creative process behind the series, the critically acclaimed music, and much more. Guests include Steven Sugar and Ian Jones-Quartey, as well as Steven Universe Gems Zach Callison, Deedee Magno Hall, Michaela Dietz, Shelby Rabara and more.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/video/steven-universe/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/steven-universe

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Yesterday (23/07/2017) was the last day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, on the final day at the convention, three Cartoon Network related events took place, the Steven Universe: Art and Origins discussion session, the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu panel (as well as The Ninjago Movie video game demonstration) and a live recording of the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle and a huge crowd of Steven Universe fans.

Starting off Sunday at the convention was the panel for the newly released Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book, although the panel was more like a relaxed conversation. Rebecca Sugar discussed the making of the art book. Rebecca was joined by Ian Jones-Quartey (former supervising director for Steven Universe) and the book’s author, Chris McDonnell. Leading the conversion, Rebecca talked about what influenced the show, the development of the characters (including early character concept art) and design of the show as well as the show’s music. There was an autograph session, this was an opportunity to get a copy of the new art book signed.

Also on Sunday afternoon, was the panel for the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show, the event was an in-depth behind the scenes look into the making of the animated series and development behind the Lego toys associated with the series. Attending the panel were Kevin and Dan Hageman (show writers), Tommy Andreasen (showrunner), Simon Lucas (senior creative director at Lego), and Nelson Lamonica (IP lead at Lego). Some info about the upcoming season, season eight was unveiled, the season will be called “Sons of Garmadon” and a (silent) sneak peek of the new season can be seen in the video below.

Also at the Lego booth, there was a live demonstration of the new Ninjago movie video game.

A huge crowd of Steven Universe fans gathered round to take part in the official “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle yesterday.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/