“We are tired of relying on whisper networks”: Women and GNC Animators Demand Concrete Changes to Stop Sexual Harassment
More than 200 women and gender non-conforming animators have signed an open letter to the animation community, demanding concrete changes to weed out sexual harassment in the industry.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Rebecca Sugar Sings “What’s the Use of Feeling (Blue),” and We All Feel Feelings Forever
Here's a really delightful performance of "What's the Use of Feeling (Blue)" from none other than Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar.Read More
Steven Universe Soundtrack: Vol. 1, which includes all of the songs from the start of the series through episode 120, is now available on streaming services and digital platforms.Read More
Prepare to stuff your cheeseburger backpack.
Earlier this month, Cartoon Network released an awesome DVD called "The Return," which features 12 episodes from Seasons 1 and 2 of Steven Universe hand-picked by creator, Rebecca Sugar, making it a perfect gift for the person you've been trying to get into the show for ages. To celebrate the release of "The Return," the folks at Cartoon Network have given us a pile of Steven Universe goodies to give to a very lucky reader!Read More
In News About Cute Things That Are Beyond Cute, Rebecca Sugar took to Tumblr today to announce that she has adapted the Steven Universe episode "The Answer" into a children's book!Read More
We talk a lot 'round these parts about how comics have a long way to go before there's gender parity in the industry. However, we also love celebrating the women who are and have been working in the medium.Read More
Love Adventure Time? Well, now's your chance to win an awesome prize pack to celebrate the release of Adventure Time: The Enchiridion, which is out on DVD now!Read More
The Saturday of New York Comic Con could've been re-named Rebecca Sugar Day, and no one would've batted an eye. Her signing had to be capped, because the line was humongous, and she was bouncing back and forth between appearances and panels. Thankfully, I got to snag a couple of minutes with the Steven Universe creator!Read More
Rebecca Sugar, the creator behind Steven Universe, recently had an interview with Entertainment Weekly about her show and how it found its place among some of television's most feminist titles. And, of course, she also dishes on the show and teases just a tiny little bit of what's to come.Read More
Welcome to Beach City.
At New York Comic Con we had an amazing opportunity to sit down with Rebecca Sugar, creator and showrunner of Steven Universe, Cartoon Network's first cartoon series created and run by a woman. With Adventure-Time-alumn Sugar were voice actors Zach Callison (who plays the titular Steven) and singer/actress Estelle (who provides the voice of the Gems' leader, Garnet).Read More
Take in the pretty.
"Nothing but fighting and mighty fine tunes." Now that's the kind of thing I like to hear.Read More
History of Women in Animation Part Two!
Last time, we looked at the first women to shove their way into the animation industry (and you can read more in depth information on them Read More
Good News Everyone!
it's time to play the music
The whole show will be on its way to us next month, but those lucky enough to get into the Steven Universe panel at NYCC were treated not just to this opening sequence, but a whole episode. And, naturally, a Q&A with creator Rebecca Sugar herself. Fans who managed to catch the leaked pilot were a little freaked out, I think, by the changes made in character designs, but Sugar reassured them that changes were not made out of network pressure or budget limitations: just the simple process of taking an animated series from the concept stages into full production. Yes, I have been humming this song to myself all day.Read More
This Exists... Because of A Lady
Are you excited for Steven Universe, the new Cartoon Network series created by Rebecca Sugar, who not only has a sweet (heh) name but has also worked on Adventure Time? I don't know about you, but I'm excited for work by anybody who's even waved to Adventure Time on the street, not to mention the first Cartoon Network series to be created a woman. Here's the first poster, which looks pretty kickass. The show will premiere on November 4th.Read More
And So It Begins
While everybody else this morning is watching a new trailer for Man of Steel (we'll post it later, I promise), you're going to be different. A rebel. You're going to watch the pilot for Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar, the lady behind lots and lots Adventure Time's songs. It's a show about three magical girl heroes, the Crystal Gems, and their over-eager protege Steven. And it's pretty freakin' great.Read More