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Original Silver Age Comic Book Art Stolen

Art collector and dealer Mark F. McDermott is reporting the theft of $45,000 worth of Silver Age comic book art, including original pages by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Curt Swan, and John Buscema. The theft occurred in New York City at W 54th Street and 6th Avenue on the weekend of May 7. McDermott is […]

New Manga Publisher Launches in October

Go! Media Entertainment has announced Go! Comi, the company’s manga imprint scheduled for launch in October. Go! Comi‘s launch titles will include Cantarella by You Higuri, Her Majesty’s Dog by Mick Takeuchi, Crossroad by Mizuki Shioko, and Tenshi Ja Nai! (I’m No Angel!) by Takako Shigematsu.

Neal Adams Interview at Comic Foundry

The Comic Foundry has posted a two-part interview of legendary comic book artist Neal Adams (part 1 and part 2). Adams and writer Denny O’Neil revamped Batman for the post-Adam West era and were the team for the famed “social responsibility” issues of Green Lantern/Green Arrow.

Devil's Due Publishing Announces "G.I. Joe" Contests

Devil’s Due Publishing has announced three contests tied to the upcoming re-launch of their G.I. Joe titles. One is aimed at fans, while the other two are aimed at retailers and are meant to assist in the promotion of the new G.I. Joe: America’s Elite comic series. Issue #0 is a special 25-cent launch issue […]

Creating Grand Central Station in CGI

The New York Times has published a feature article describing the re-creation of Grand Central Station for the CGI animated feature Madagascar (free registration required).

Disney Reports Second Quarter 2005 Earnings of $698 Million

The New York Times covers Disney’s second quarter earnings announcement (free registration required), which reported a $698 million profit on $7.8 billion in revenue. The 30% rise in profit from the first quarter was attributed to increased home video sales, as well as higher prices and attendance at Disney’s theme park in Florida.

Comic Book Previews for May 18: "Batman: Dark Detective", "JLA: Classified"

Mile High Comics has released advance previews of several comics coming from DC and Marvel on May 18, 2005. DC highlights include Batman: Dark Detective #2 by Steve Englehart, Marshall Rogers, and Terry Austin; Ex Machina #11 by Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, and Tom Feister; and JLA Classified #7 by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, […]

Tajja Isen Interviewed About "Atomic Betty"

Voice actress Tajja Isen has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about her role as Atomic Betty in the cartoon of the same name. The article notes that the 13-year old actress is currently working on other animation projects, along with an Atomic Betty holiday special and live-action music video.

Navarre Corporation Acquires FUNimation

A press release has announced that the Navarre Corporation has acquired FUNimation Productions, Ltd. and the FUNimation Store, Ltd. for approximately $100 million in cash and 1.8 million shares of Navarre common stock.

Toshio Suzuki Speaks About Ghibli's Next Film

A report on Nausicaa.net summarizes comments made by producer Toshio Suzuki on NHK about Studio Ghibli’s next project. Suzuki and director Hayao Miyazaki are currently planning a movie targeted at smaller children.

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