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Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu Join "Afro Samurai" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2006
Actors Ron Perlman (Hellboy) and Kelly Hu (X-Men 2) will be joining Samuel L. Jackson in the voice cast of Afro Samurai, according to a report on Superhero Hype. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

4Kids TV to Re-Launch "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Season 1 on November 4

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Starting on November 4, 2006, the 4Kids Saturday morning lineup will include a double-dose of Yu-Gi-Oh!, with the new Capsule Monsters series airing at 10:00 AM (Eastern) followed by the relaunch of Yu-Gi-Oh! Season 1 at 11:00 AM (Eastern). Both shows focus on Yami Yugi and monster duels to defeat evil forces. Read the full […]

Press Release: 4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH!

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH! Beginning November 4, Yu-Gi-Oh! Season One Joins Capsule Monsters as Part of the 4Kids TV™ Saturday Morning Lineup NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 30, 2006) – Looking to satisfy your hunger for all things Yu-Gi-Oh!? Look no further! Beginning this Saturday (November 4), 4Kids Entertainment will relaunch […]

J. Torres Talks "Ninja Scroll" Comics

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed writer J. Torres about his adaptation of the Ninja Scroll anime into a comic for DC/Wildstorm. The interview covers how he landed the job to write Ninja Scroll, where it fits in between the movie and the TV series, and how he approaches writing his many different licensed property comics […]

NY Times on "Hellboy: Sword of Storms"

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
The New York Times has published a brief article about Hellboy: Sword of Storms, the direct-to-video animated movie based on the comic book by Mike Mignola (registration required). The article contains comments by actor Ron Perlman on what it’s like to be Hellboy and from creator Mike Mignola on the success of the property and […]

Darwyn Cooke’s "The Spirit" #1 Preview

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
DC Comics has released a three-page preview of The Spirit #1 by Darwyn Cooke (Batman Beyond, Catwoman) and J. Bone, currently scheduled for release on December 20, 2006. The comic is based on Will Eisner’s iconic Spirit comic strip and character about a police detective who operates incognito after his own supposed murder. DC also […]

Cindy Morgan Talks "Tron"

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed actress Cindy Morgan, who played the role of Yori in Disney’s Tron. Morgan also discusses her highs and lows in the movie business, which will be fodder for the autobiography she is currently working on.

VIZ Selects New Latin American Licensing and Promotions Representative

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2006
VIZ Media has announced that Licensing & Promotions Latin America has been selected as its new representative for Zatch Bell! and Naruto in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia. Read the full press release here.

Newtype USA to Spotlight Guyver in November 2006 Issue

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2006
The November 2006 issue of Newtype USA magazine will have a special cover story focusing on Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor, with exclusive artwork from the show creators and a behind-the-scenes look at the latest incarnation of the popular series. The full list of articles and details for the magazine are available in the press release.

"Bleach" Merchandise Coming Soon from VIZ and Great Eastern Entertainment

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2006
A press release from VIZ Media states that the North American license for Bleach merchandise has gone to Great Eastern Entertainment. Patches, keychains, jewelry, posters, and headware are among the merchandise that will be available starting in 2007. Read the full press release here.