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Atari Unveils New "Dragon Ball Z" Video Game at NY Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Atari will be displaying the latest Dragon Ball Z video game at this weekend’s New York Comic-Con at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The game, Dragon Ball Z Shin Budokai: Another Road will be on display in room 1E03 at the convention center. A sequel to last year’s DBZ release, the game features an improved […]

Starz Home Entertainment to Bring Hellboy Animated and Stan Lee to NY Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Starz Home Entertainment has issued a press release detailing screenings, panel discussions, and signings for this weekend’s New York Comic-Con at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center. Hellboy Animated director Tad Stones and Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola will be debuting Hellboy: Blood and Iron, the second direct-to-video movie, on Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 AM. There […]

PR: Atari Unveils New York Comic-Con 2007 Line-Up

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
ATARI UNVEILS NEW YORK COMIC CON 2007 LINE-UP Never-Before-Seen Godzilla®: Unleashed, Bullet Witch(TM), and Dragon Ball Z® Shin Budokai(TM): Another Road to Appear Publicly for First Time NEW YORK, NY, February 15, 2007 – Atari, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATAR), one of the world’s most recognized brands and leading third-party video game publisher, today announced the Company’s […]

PR: Starz Home Entertainment Shines at New York Comic Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Starz Home Entertainment Takes The 2nd Annual New York Comic Con By Storm! Guests Of Honor Include Stan Lee, Mike Mignola, Jeffrey Combs and The Masters of Horror! WHAT: Starz Home Entertainment at the 2nd Annual New York Comic Con WHEN: Saturday, February 24th TIME: SEE SCHEDULE BELOW WHERE: Jacob Javits Center, New York City […]

Academy Award Nominated Short Films in Theaters Now

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Magnolia Pictures has released a compilation of this year’s Academy Award nominated short films into theaters. The animated films included as part of the compilation are: THE DANISH POET (Den Danske Dikteren) National Film Board of Canada / NORWAY & CANADA – 15 Minutes Oscar Nominee: Torill Kove Kasper, a poet whose creative well has […]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit to Terminate Slesinger "Pooh" Rights

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Judge Florence-Marie Cooper dismissed a copyright lawsuit brought by the heirs of A.A. Milne over the rights to Winnie the Pooh (free registration required). The lawsuit, filed by the granddaughters of Milne and Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard, attempted to use U.S. copyright law to assert rights to the […]

DreamWorks Releases New "Shrek the Third" and "Bee Movie" Trailers

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
DreamWorks Animation has released new trailers for Shrek the Third and Bee Movie, which can be viewed on the Internet in a variety of media formats: Shrek the Third: Quick Time (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Windows Media (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Real Media (High Quality | Medium […]

Talking with Disney’s David Bossert About Pooh and Platinum Editions

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
David Bossert is a man who has worn many hats at the Walt Disney Company over his 22-year career with the company. After receiving a B.F.A. from the renowned California Institute of the Arts in 1983, Bossert began his career at Disney as an effects animator, working on films such as The Black Cauldron, Who […]

Christian Slade Talks "Korgi"

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
Former Disney animator Christian Slade is publicizing his new original graphic novel Korgi, set in a fantasy world where people live alongside magical creatures who resemble Welsh Corgi dogs. Korgi will be part of publisher Top Shelf’s Free Comic Book Day offering in a flip book alongside Andy Runton’s Owly.

DC Direct Shows "Superman: Doomsday," "Afro Samurai" Action Figures

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
At this past week’s New York Toy Fair, DC Direct showed off several new action figure lines, including a collectors set that will tie-in to the announced Superman: Doomsday direct-to-video animated movie and a set of figures based on the manga and anime Afro Samurai. The Superman: Doomsday figures are currently scheduled to go on […]