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PR: Marvel Comics Announces Free Comic Book Day Spider-Man by Dan Slott/Phil Jimenez

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2007
Spider-Man 3 won’t be the only new Spider-Man tale swinging into the collective consciousness on the weekend of May 5, 2007. For the sixth annual Free Comic Book Day, Marvel’s rolling out a brand new Spider-Man tale by the blockbuster creative team of Dan Slott (She-Hulk) and Phil Jimenez (New X-Men). Much like 2006’s Runaways/X-Men […]

BCI Announces "Defenders of the Earth" Vol. 2 and "New He-Man" Vol. 2

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
BCI/Eclipse has issued two press releases announcing the second volumes of classic late 80’s/early 90’s animated television series. The New Adventures of He-Man Volume 2 will include the last 32 episodes of the 1990’s spin-off from the original He-Man cartoon. The six-DVD set will be available on March 27 for a suggested retail price of […]

"Cinderella III: A Twist in Time" Arrives on DVD Feb 6, 2007; 8 Min. Clip Available

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has issued a press release announcing a street date of February 6, 2007, for Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, the second sequel to Disney’s classic animated feature film. The direct-to-video movie begins with the Fairy Godmother’s magic wand falling into the hands of Lady Tremaine, the evil Stepmother, who uses […]

Super Cyberchase Science Goes Daily Jan 29 – Feb 23

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
A press release from PBS Kids announces the launch of Super CYBERCHASE Science, a daily event running from January 29 to February 23, 2007, where the award-winning math mystery cartoon showcases episodes that focus on how math is used to explore science. The episodes will also link up to educational web resources for more information. […]

PR: BCI to Release "New Adventures of He-Man" Vol. 2 March 27

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
BCI ECLIPSE TO RELEASE FINAL 32 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF “THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HE-MAN®” VOLUME TWO Six DVDs in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available March 27th for $49.98 Los Angeles, CA – After the tremendous success of “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®,” BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company […]

PR: Defenders of the Earth Vol. 2 5-Disc Set Available April 3

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
NAVARRE’S BCI INTRODUCES THE LAST 32 EPISODES OF THE CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES “DEFENDERS OF THE EARTH” Volume Two Available in Five-Disc Set on April 3rd For $34.98 Los Angeles, CA – Experience the climactic conclusion of the iconic “Defenders of the Earth,” the animated series originally created by Marvel Productions. BCI Eclipse, A Navarre Corporation […]

PR: Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Street Date Feb 6

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Cinderella III: A Twist In Time (Street Date: 02/06) Available for a limited time only! CINDERELLA III: A Twist In Time – Disney’s original classic continues in the all-new, animated motion picture, Cinderella III: A Twist In Time, premiering only on Disney DVD. Featuring all the magic and wondrous spirit of Walt’s original “Cinderella,” this […]

PR: CYBERCHASE launches Super CYBERCHASE Science Jan 29 – Feb 23, 2007

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
CYBERCHASE launches Super CYBERCHASE Science, a TV/web event happening daily January 29 through February 23 2007, on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings). The month-long event links 20 encore episodes of the award-winning math-mystery cartoon to online resources that show kids how math can be used to explore science. The episodes will be supported online […]

Tad Stones on Animated Hellboy; "Screw-on Head" Coming from Starz

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Director Tad Stones has been interviewed about the two animated Hellboy direct-to-video movies by’s Animated Shorts column. The interview covers the reaction to Hellboy: Sword of Storms, why certain character design decisions were made, how Hellboy creator Mike Mignola reacted to the DTVs, and what’s coming next in the Hellboy: Blood and Iron DTV. […]

Marjane Satrapi on Animating Her Life for "Persepolis"

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2007
The New York Times takes an early look at Persepolis, the black-and-white animated feature film coming later this year (registration required). The film is based on the graphic novel memoir of Marjane Satrapi, telling her coming-of-age story in Iran after the overthrow of the Shah. The article discusses the path the graphic novel took from […]