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"Stars & Stripes" Magazine Posts Archived Walter Lantz Article

Writer Mark Evanier notes that the Stars and Stripes website has posted an archived article about a visit to a Korean school by animator and Woody Woodpecker creator Walter Lantz. The article shows a date of “December 7, 1969, 1976,” although references in the article suggest the earlier year is the date of original publication.

WizardWorld: Philadelphia News Roundup

The WizardWorld: Philadelphia comic book convention has wrapped up for the weekend, resulting in a massive amount of comics news. Newsarama.com has posted a summary page that links to their coverage of all the major news stories, focusing heavily on the impact Marvel’s House of M and DC’s Infinite Crisis storylines will have on their […]

Gail Simone on JLU "Double Date"

Writer Gail Simone has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about “Double Date,” the episode of Justice League Unlimited that aired on Cartoon Network last Saturday. Simone discusses how she landed the job, the connections to her Birds of Prey comic book, and the potential for additional future episodes.

Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment Partners with VIBE

A press release notes that Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and VIBE magazine have entered into an exclusive relationship to create an urban superhero character. The as-yet unnamed character will appear in the pages of VIBE magazine, with an eye towards DVD projects, televsion, and feature films.

Disney Seeks Dismissal of Disney/Gold Lawsuit

The Disney Corporation has requested that a Delaware judge dismiss the recent lawsuit brought against the company by Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times (free registration required). Disney and Gold, Disney’s most consistent critics, are alleging that shareholders were misled on the thoroughness of the search […]

"Madagascar" the Movie Has Little Impact on the Country

An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.

Rich Koslowski Ranges from Archie to Elvis

Writer/artist Rich Koslowski has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his current comics projects, split between inking Archie comics and his creator-owned The King original graphic novel where an Elvis impersonator may be the God of Song. Koslowski’s early career included a stint as a storyboard artist for Sonic the Hedgehog.

Early "Batman Begins" Screening Open to WizardWorld Philadelphia Attendees

Wizard Entertainment has announced that attendees to their WizardWorld Philadelphia comic book convention will have a chance to see a special advance screening of Batman Begins. Special passes will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 4, at Wizard’s Special Events Ticket Booth.

On-line Video of Alex Ross on "Gatchaman"

In conjunction with the upcoming DVD release of the seminal Science Ninja Team Gatchaman anime series, ADV Films has posted a 3-part interview with artist Alex Ross (Kingdom Come) about the influence the show has had on him. Ross provided painted artwork for the Gatchaman collector’s box and the 18 individual DVDs.

Gail Simone Talks "Teen Titans" Two-Issue Arc

Writer Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Deadpool) has spoken to ComicBookResources.com about her upcoming 2-issue story arc on DC’s Teen Titans comic book. The book, scheduled for August, will re-introduce Hawk and Dove into the DC comics universe and will be drawn by Rob Liefeld.

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