'Young Justice' and 'Green Lantern' Cancelled by Cartoon Network?

Posted by k4tzm4n (49885 posts) - - Show Bio

Many of us saw this coming, but that doesn't make this any less heartbreaking! Cartoon Network's latest press release lists new and returning shows and unfortunately fan favorites Young Justice and Green Lantern aren't on it! First the unexplained delay, now this? I'll let that sink in and give you a moment or two to vent.

Despite being widely loved by comic fans, the two animated shows didn't appear on the list. Instead, Teen Titans Go! and Beware the Batman made the cut.

This is very disappointing news, especially after Green Lantern shocked us with such a powerful episode ("Loss"). Viners, this is where I usually ask you to sound off, but I think a moment of silence is more appropriate.

Source: Deadline, Bleeding Cool

#1 Posted by jesusdisciple001 (546 posts) - - Show Bio

first

#2 Posted by spinningbirdcake (1430 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by longbowhunter (7349 posts) - - Show Bio

I just started getting into GL this season. What a bummer.

Online
#4 Edited by cc1738 (358 posts) - - Show Bio

Cartoon Network is a pile of sh*t. They should fold as a network for their stupid decisions. Beware of the Batman looks retarded and Teen Titans go is annoying.

#5 Posted by Blackmoonrose13 (229 posts) - - Show Bio

This is messed up man. I Loved those shows and they were the only reason to watch cartoon network. The channel has gone on a down spiral and it finally hits.

I am not happy and well a bunch of other fans will not be happy either if this is true.

I think we should email them and demand the show to come back on lets see what happens.

#6 Posted by Ahmed Sherif (262 posts) - - Show Bio

it's the same thing that happened with Wolverine and the X-Men and Avengers!! WHY ARE THEY DOING THIS!!

#7 Posted by Billy Batson (58209 posts) - - Show Bio

Mwahahaha.
BB

#8 Posted by Mucklefluga (2596 posts) - - Show Bio

Well i never did really check either of them out properly so it doesn't affect me. But it's really gonna hurt some people out there, especially one of my mates.

But it's not officially officially cancelled right??

#9 Posted by mk111 (3141 posts) - - Show Bio

NOOOOOOO!

#10 Edited by Smart_Dork_Dude (2645 posts) - - Show Bio

*Reads title*

#11 Posted by Blackmoonrose13 (229 posts) - - Show Bio

@cc1738: I agree they lost a good amount of fans now. They are going to spiral and close at this rate unless they get there crap together

#12 Posted by Backflip (2266 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm extremely gutted.....

But again, for all the fan hype, and most of it YJ lived up too... does anyone actually know how popular/viewing figures it was?

#13 Posted by Trevel8182 (754 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't do it after everything that's going on with Marvel TV I need Young Justice and Green Lantern.

#14 Posted by doombot890 (230 posts) - - Show Bio

ere.wrerogjoeiroeurqprf,pavmdmlsam[v\[['epkfdw\'pq][32-ek30poi4e0p2oip13=2]w]qewelpwlelf;eaf'k'a;kk;dwq1``12`p2k;d',dpkmv[fpv777*8*-*--/898984611v3114|AIHIHSSGIWoqkoow[wqepwdkpwkfvvmmwvwpokfvvkfewqOOrrrrrrraaaarrrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

#15 Posted by Reignmaker (2235 posts) - - Show Bio

Such a shame that the shows for kids are the ones who stayed on a kids network.

>.>

#16 Edited by naustin07 (83 posts) - - Show Bio

Never really watched green lantern. But I love Young Justice :'(.... This is a batman show I could get into... http://forums.comicbookresources.com/showthread.php?418300-Batman-animated-series

#17 Posted by ARMIV2 (8722 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, but of course...can't say that I've really been on top of Young Justice or GL as of recently (as shows come on at least hours before their normal time with my aunt's t.v., and those shows come on pretty early normally...), but this sorta thing still pisses me off. Cartoon Network canning good shows before their time? Totally not surprising.

Jerk-offs.

#18 Posted by The Average Bear (2080 posts) - - Show Bio

NOOOOOOOOO!!!!

(don't care about Green Lantern though)

#19 Posted by JimmyOlsen1 (153 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh come on ... I really loved Young Justice ....Cartoon Network sucks :/

#20 Posted by OutlawRenegade (1251 posts) - - Show Bio

Part of the reason they failed is because a lot of the hardcore fans on this site simply watched the episodes on youtube instead of watching them on cartoon network, on demand, or on iTunes.

Sad because both shows were top notch.

#21 Posted by Chibio (920 posts) - - Show Bio

Good bye Artemis' terrible voice actor!

#22 Posted by mk111 (3141 posts) - - Show Bio

Teen Titans GO and Beware the Batman better be good!

#23 Posted by Duo_forbidden (1161 posts) - - Show Bio

*Insert expletive words*

#24 Posted by JSAVen (105 posts) - - Show Bio

Sad. hey kids don`t blame raitings, Its all about toy sales. thats all

#25 Posted by OutlawRenegade (1251 posts) - - Show Bio

Would anyone be suprised if this were done to get the rights for a new Justice League animated show?

#26 Posted by SoA (4975 posts) - - Show Bio

well that was the only reason i watched CN . couldnt another company buy the rights ? nickelodeon? hub??

#27 Posted by nappystr8 (1134 posts) - - Show Bio

It's a shame to see Young Justice go, as it only hit its stride during season 2/Invasion. But its not that uncommon for cartoon shows, especially based on licensed properties to only last two or three seasons before being replaced with a spiritual successor (like Titans Go). I feel like once this season wraps up, the creators will have told all the stories that they really needed to tell.

#28 Posted by cobra88king8 (345 posts) - - Show Bio

they did this on purpose. CN forced the shows out

#29 Posted by spinningbirdcake (1430 posts) - - Show Bio

@Smart_Dork_Dude: Wow. You really outdid my "no post." Well done good sir.

#30 Posted by cmaprice (810 posts) - - Show Bio

The absolute best comic toons get canceled in 2 seasons or less. 
 
The Spectacular Spider-Man
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Wolverine and the X-Men
Young Justice
 
It's a wonder that the Bruce Timm stuff from the 90s and early 00s managed to last so long. Pretty much the only 90s superhero toon stuff that still stands up today without the very strong influence of nostalgia.
 
Let's toss all of the great stuff off the air to make room for more garbage like Ultimate Spider-Man! Yeah!

#31 Posted by mk111 (3141 posts) - - Show Bio

@SoA:

Maybe Toonami could air them on Adukt Swim.

#32 Posted by Urban_Ronin (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not surprised. Young Justice has been sh!t for awhile now.

#33 Posted by frankcmu (37 posts) - - Show Bio

Young Justice is a fantastic show... ugg I am disappointed

#34 Posted by wessaari (630 posts) - - Show Bio

...........you are kidding me. So lets cancel some of the most popular series to make room for other crappy shows. My anger has no limits at this moment, this network has just spat on the faces of loyal fans who have stood by this show even after the treatment it has been getting from its own network.

#35 Posted by SoA (4975 posts) - - Show Bio

@mk111: well that's what saved futurama lol

#36 Posted by mk111 (3141 posts) - - Show Bio

@SoA:

And if it does happen, than I guess we could see more adult content.

#37 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (34025 posts) - - Show Bio

man, I started a thread about this half an hour ago and didn't even get one comment

#38 Posted by TheAcidSkull (18060 posts) - - Show Bio

#39 Posted by Mrfuzzynutz (1124 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah they really screwed the pooch with handling of these two shows. Green Lantern was just to inconsistent for me to really be sad about it being cancelled. But, YJ deserved better then getting replaced by a rehashed Teen Titans.

Perhaps they will continue where YJ ended?!?

I can only hope

#40 Posted by Nefilim927 (357 posts) - - Show Bio

Extremely disappointing. I picked up on this series late but caught up on everything and was very excited for this second season. I really appreciated the more mature tone of the show and running quips such as "Whelmed". Characters could be killed, mature topics (such as romance and drug abuse) were covered and the character designs were for the most part top notch. Teen Titans GO means nothing to me and Beware the Batman I am still on the fence about.

#41 Posted by Pyrogram (41151 posts) - - Show Bio

NONON! GREEN LANTERN! WHY DO ALL THE GOOD SHOWS GET CANCELLED!

#42 Posted by CitizenJP (605 posts) - - Show Bio

B-b-but...I like Young Justice. D':

#43 Posted by Inverno (13315 posts) - - Show Bio

#44 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9206 posts) - - Show Bio

I saw this happening, but it really is upsetting =(

#45 Posted by Kesho_Ronin (209 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheAcidSkull said:

@cmaprice said:

The absolute best comic toons get canceled in 2 seasons or less. The Spectacular Spider-Man The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Wolverine and the X-Men Young Justice It's a wonder that the Bruce Timm stuff from the 90s and early 00s managed to last so long. Pretty much the only 90s superhero toon stuff that still stands up today without the very strong influence of nostalgia. Let's toss all of the great stuff off the air to make room for more garbage like Ultimate Spider-Man! Yeah!
#46 Posted by G-Man (37025 posts) - - Show Bio

@Smart_Dork_Dude: Here's the one Joey made:

Staff
#47 Edited by Smart_Dork_Dude (2645 posts) - - Show Bio

@spinningbirdcake said:

@Smart_Dork_Dude: Wow. You really outdid my "no post." Well done good sir.

I went with what I felt like.

Seriously this hits HARD. I mean, I'm glad the new Teen Titans show is coming out and all but I couldn't care LESS about Beware The Batman. And while I'm a HUGE fan of Teen Titans, it does little to lessen the blow here.

I mean, I loved the original cartoon! It made me LOVE Starfire, who in the comics I find to be a VERY uninteresting character and the New 52 has done little to change my views on her comic-self.

However with the Young Justice universe it really felt like the classic DCU. In fact I KINDA wish the Young Justice universe was the main DCU since it feels so new, but at the same time has the feel of the pre-New 52.

And Green Lantern was just awesome!! Really the Hal of that show is the same for Starfire in Teen Titans for me

#48 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio

CN really really sucks. First they cancell Thundercats, now Young Justice and GL?!?! WTF! I'd start wondering what amazing shows they have in the pipe that could possibly validate cancelling these shows, but we all know they are going to replace them with utter crap.

#49 Posted by annafh (22 posts) - - Show Bio

They were my favourite things about DC at the moment. Devastated :(

#50 Posted by Almighty1Azel (22 posts) - - Show Bio

young justice and green lantern tas will be missed....    

This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.