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Book Review: The Art of Regular Show

The Art of Regular Show was released earlier this month by Titan Books and we got our hands on a copy. The large format (11.4” x 8.9”) 160 page collection of animation stills, sketches, storyboards, and commentaries chronicles the shows creation and its eccentric cast. We see how a rough set of proto-characters evolved into the Pops, Mordecai and Benson that we’ve come to know in the series.

If you’re not familiar with the series, Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered in 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park. Their regular attempts to slack off usually lead to surreal, extreme, and often supernatural misadventures.

The book covers ground with each cast member including Quintel, Paula Spence, Sean Szeles, Calvin Wong,
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‘Regular Show’ Creator: We don't use scripts

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‘Regular Show’ Creator: We don't use scripts
(Cbr) For a series set in a public park, Cartoon Network’s "Regular Show" does a great deal to expand the weirdness of animated television. Masterminded by creator Jg Quintel, the cartoon adventures of bluejay Mordecai and raccoon Rigby often slide into flights of lunacy, with ghost truckers, haunted arcade games, professional partiers and even “The Best VHS in the World.” In advance ofthe release of the Season 3 DVD box set, Quintel spoke with Spinoff Online about the series’ surprise longevity, the expanding cast of a show with more than 100 episodes under its belt, and the craziness alternative-comics artists bring to the show. Plus, Cartoon Network shares an exclusive new clip from the DVD’s special features. Spinoff Online: Jg, in its years on air, "Regular Show" has bucked the trend of recent animated shows on cable. Up until recently, cartoons were expected to only run a set amount of
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Comic-Con 2013 schedule: See what's happening Friday

Comic-Con 2013 schedule: See what's happening Friday
Friday’s Comic-Con schedule has landed! And it’s totally packed with action, from Simon Pegg’s latest The World’s End panel to a special Veronica Mars presentation.

In case you missed it, click here to see Thursday’s schedule and below you’ll see Friday’s TV and movie highlights. For more info and the complete schedule head over to the official Comic-Con site.

10:00am-11:00am, Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Cartoon Network: Regular Show: Care to join the not so regular cast and crew for an eventful hour of over the top regular?
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Comic-Con 2013 Schedule for Friday, July 19th

Comic-Con International has announced the schedule for the second day of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 on Friday, July 18. You can clickHere to check out the full schedule, including comic book-related events, but we have pulled out all the movie, DVD, and TV-related panels right here. Take a look at what this day has to offer.

10:00 Am - 11:00 Am Cartoon Network: Regular Show

Care to join the not so regular cast and crew for an eventful hour of over the top regular? Yeeeeeeeeuh you do! Check out exclusive content and get the inside scoop on your favorite slackers and some of their closest friends. The panel features: Regular Show creator J.G. Quintel (voice of Mordecai), William Salyers (voice of Rigby), Sam Marin (voice of Benson, Pops, and Muscle Man), Sean Szeles (supervising director), Matt Price (writer), and storyboard artists Toby Jones and Calvin Wong. Part of the back-to-back Regular Show/Adventure Time Panel Extravaganza,
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Comic-Con Is “Adventure Time”!

I have to admit, I’m woefully out of the loop when it comes to Adventure Time, but I know it’s one of the biggest things at every con, and of course, their presence will be heard, along with other folks from the Cartoon Network, at this summer’s Comic-Con. Read on for details on the panels and who’s coming, including nuggets on Teen Titans Go! and Beware The Batman.

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Cartoon Network will once again offer the ultimate fan experience both on and off the convention floor. Taking center stage is an Adventure Time themed booth on the convention floor showcasing the Ice King’s iconic castle with an exclusive fan-centric photo opportunity. Fans again have the opportunity to collect exclusive Comic-Con giveaways including five different Adventure Time buttons.

Directly across the street from the Convention Center, Cartoon Network has joined
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