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NY Times Looks at DC's "Infinite Crisis"

The New York Times has published an article about DC Comics’ Infinite Crisis and the changes it has in store for DC’s iconic superhero characters (registration required). Infinite Crisis #1 hits comic book stands today, after a nearly year-long run-up. In related news, DC Editor Dan DiDio was interviewed by Newsarama.com about Infinite Crisis. The […]

Andrew Dabb Talks "G.I. Joe: Sigma 6" Comic

Newsarama.com has posted an interview with writer Andrew Dabb about G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, a six-issue limited series beginning in December from Devil’s Due Publishing.

DC Announces Jan/Feb 2006 Collected Editions: Alan Moore, Seven Soldiers

DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Rule Weekend Box Office

Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit had estimated ticket sales of $16.1 million on its opening weekend, knocking the Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan out of the top spot.

Aardman Warehouse Fire Destroys "Wallace and Gromit" Props, Sets

A fire at Aardman Animations’ warehouse in Bristol has destroyed props and sets from their earlier films. Aardman spokesman Arthur Sheriff stated that Aardman’s “whole history has been wiped out” from the loss of all the materials from Chicken Run and the first three Wallace and Gromit short films. No injuries were reported as a […]

UNICEF Carpet Bombs the Smurfs

A public service advertisement by UNICEF has obliterated the Smurfs’ home village through an aerial bombardment. The public service announcement, to be aired in Belgium next week, is meant to raise funds for a program to rehabilitate former child soldiers in Burundi. The animated cartoon was produced with the approval of the family of the […]

"Wallace & Gromit": 24-Carrot Filmmaking

Stop-motion animation has never achieved the same popular success as the hand-drawn variety. Its painstaking production, which involves photographing small models moving in miniscule increments a frame at a time, would drive away all but the most dedicated filmmakers, and the days of shooting to obtain mere minutes of film demand patience well beyond the […]

Mark Pannicia Talks "Amazing Fantasy" #15

Marvel Comics editor Mark Pannicia has spoken to Comic Book Resources about Amazing Fantasy #15, a special issue scheduled for release in November. Contributing creators include Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk), Greg Pak (X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong, 1602: New World), Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead), Takeshi Miyazawa (Mary Jane, Runaways), and Sean McKeever (Mary […]

"Zoom Suit" Filmmakers Sponsor Katrina Animal Relief; Stake $10K as Second Donation

The team behind the animated short film Zoom Suit has sponsored a van of volunteers to aid in animal rescue in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. John Taddeo, writer and director of the movie, has further committed the $10,000 grand prize of the Hayden Online Film Festival to the Tri-County Humane Society of Boca Raton, […]

On-Line Comics Preview Roundup: October 7, 2005

Several on-line previews for comics have been released this week. They include: – Newsarama.com has posted a 5-page preview of the original graphic novel The Quitter by Harvey Pekar and Dean Haspiel, along with a complete 2-page story about the novel originally published in this month’s Playboy magazine. The book is published by DC/Vertigo and […]

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