First Footage From Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!

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The first footage from Be Cool, Scooby-Doo has been revealed via two international Boomerang promos. While these two promos don’t show us much, there is also this pitch reel on Vimeo, which gives us a better feel for the show.

I’m still not a fan of the animation. But if the pitch reel is any indication, I think the writing will more than make up for the terrible animation.

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DC Comics Solicts For March 2015

Here are the DC Comics solicts for March.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #55

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Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale MARCH 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Faster than a cheap watch! Stronger than the smell of old gym socks! It’s…Hyperman! The Mystery Inc. gang is invited to an advance movie screening of Shaggy and Scooby’s favorite super hero, Hyperman – but when the movie’s super-villain comes to life and terrorizes the theater, the movie reel goes missing. Now, it’s up to Shaggy and sidekick Scooby to save the day!

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New Details on Moon Monster Madness, Plus A Release Date Change

The back cover art for Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness has been revealed along with the official plot description{thanks to Amal}. The release date has also been pushed back a week to February 17th.

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It’s one giant step for dog-kind as Scooby-Doo and the Gang blast off for an epic, other-worldly adventure in this all-new original movie! After winning the last 5 seats in a lottery, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma are off to space in billionaire Sly Baron’s brand new ship, the Sly Star One. It’s all gravity-free fun until a mysterious alien begins destroying the ship! As the ship breaks down, the crew is forced to land on Sly Baron’s base… on the dark side of the moon! Will the gang unravel this alien mystery? Will Scooby-Doo and Shaggy find snacks on the moon? Will Fred ever take his space helmet off?! Journey to the outer limits with Scooby-Doo to find out!

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Scooby-Doo LEGOs Are Finally Coming!

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Scooby-Doo LEGO sets are finally coming according to the LEGO fan site The Brick Fan. There will be four different sets: A Mystery Machine with Fred, Shaggy, and Scooby minifigs, a haunted house with Shaggy, Scooby, Velma, and Daphne, along with two other sets{one of which will feature a swamp monster}. These sets are expected to be released around May/June 2015.

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Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #7 Is Out Today!

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When a test of Dr. Albrick Einstone’s time machine goes awry, Scooby and the gang find themselves the unexpected guests of everyone’s favorite modern Stone Age family, the Flintstones! And they’ve arrived just in the nick of time – because Bedrock is being plagued by that notorious spook, The Phantom of the Operrock!

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Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness Coming February 2015

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A newDirect-To-DVD Scooby-Doo movie, Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness, will be released on February 10, 2015. No details are known other than the above cover art, but Amazon does list the following special feature:

Space Space Travel is Groovy! Join host Mindy Cohn (voice of Velma Dinkley) as she introduces us to the exciting world of space travel with help from the world famous Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

There is no Blu-ray version listed. But it’s reasonable to assume there will be one along with an early digital release.

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DC Comics January Solicitations

Here are the DC Comics solicitations for January. Also, covers for Scooby-Doo Team-Up #7, #8, and Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #53.

SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #8
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by SCOTT JERALDS
Cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale JANUARY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Scooby and the gang meet George Jetson, his boy Elroy… (you can sing the rest of the theme song for yourself!). In the far-flung future, everyday people like the Jetsons don’t like to believe in superstition. But people are people – and they flip their jetpacks to overdrive to flee from the unexpected appearance of the Space-Age Spectre!

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Scooby-Doo and the Witch’s Ghost: A Retrospective: Part 2

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I remember when Scooby-Doo and the Witch’s Ghost came out. This was pretty early on in my Scooby fandom. It wasn’t the first Scooby thing I saw obviously, but it was one of the earliest. Actually, I admit I didn’t like this movie when it came out. I preferred more classic Scooby back then. But like Zombie Island, it has grown on me over the years. Is it as good as Zombie Island? Well, I think one half of Witch’s Ghost is good, the other half is much, much better.

With Zombie Island and Witch’s Ghost being produced so closely together, they share a darker tone than most Scooby-Doo movies. The first half is your typical Scooby-Doo mystery, but the second half is basically a horror movie. Not that the first half is bad or anything, but it’s a little predictable. The movie really picks up when the real witch’s ghost shows up. Tim Curry as Ben Ravencroft makes for a great villain. It’s much scarier fare than the usual Scooby-Doo fare. Of course, the humor inserted throughout helps lighten the mood. It all blends together really well.

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Scooby-Doo and the Witch’s Ghost: A Retrospective: Part 1

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Has it really been 15 years already?

Scooby-Doo and the gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a mysterious horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

I’m not 100% positive, but given the release date of this movie, this might well have been my first exposure to Scooby animation. Which might actually explain my undying love for this movie and The Hex Girls. I’m not going to bury the lead here, still to this day, this is by far my absolute favorite Scooby movie. If that’s all you want to know, you can stop reading now.

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