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Newsarama Digs Into Superman Copyright Claim by Siegel Estate

Newsarama.com has posted an update to the battle over copyright to Superboy between the estate of Jerry Siegel, co-creator of Superman with Joe Shuster, and Time-Warner, parent company of DC Comics. In addition to linking to the text of the Siegel’s complaints and Time-Warner’s repsonse and counterclaim, Newsarama notes that the Siegel estate has retained […]

Marvel Previews "Runaways" #2, "Livewires" #2, "Spellbinders" #1

Marvel has released 7-page previews for Runaways Vol 2 #2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona; Livewires #2 by Adam Warren and Rick Mays; and Spellbinders #1 by Mike Carey and Mike Perkins. All three titles are scheduled for release on March 23.

Best of Nick Mag Comics Special on Newsstands Now

A press release from Nickelodeon has announced The Best of Nickelodeon Magazine Special All-Comics Issue, a 58-page special containing the best comics from Nickelodeon’s magazines for the past 11 years. The issue contains contributions from Scott McCloud (Superman Adventures), James Kolchaka, Johnny Ryan, Craig Thompson, and Andi Watson. Comicon.com’s the Beat weblog has a complete […]

Miyazaki/Moebius Exhibition Extended to April 17

The Miyazaki-Moebius exhibition currently running in Paris has been extended due to popular demand. Originally scheduled to close on March 13, the show will now run until April 17, according to this article on ActuaBD.com. The show details the mutual appreciation between Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki and French comic book artist Jean Giraud, a.k.a. […]

Marvel Conference: DTV Animation Highlights; Comics in 7-11's

Marvel Enterprises held a presentation for investors at a Bear Stearns conference this morning. The Marvel Gateway website reports that Marvel and Lions Gate Films will continue making direct-to-video animated feature films, with the third project already in development. In addition, a Fantastic Four animated television show was confirmed and the MTV Spider-Man animated series […]

Brown Johnson of Nickelodeon Promoted and Profiled

The New York Times has published an article about Brown Johnson, an 18-year veteran of Nickelodeon who will be named executive creative director of preschool television today (free registration required). The article focuses on her contributions to shows like Blue’s Clues and Dora the Explorer and the challenge Nick’s programming presents to PBS.

Darwyn Cooke on "DC: The New Frontier"; Reveals Upcoming JLU Episode

Silver Bullet Comics has interviewed writer/artist Darwyn Cooke about his DC: The New Frontier graphic novel. At the end of the interview, Cooke reveals that he has written an upcoming episode of Justice League Unlimited starring the Suicide Squad. The interview also includes preview artwork for his Green Lantern Secret Files story. DC: The New […]

"Villains United" at DC via Gail Simone

Writer Gail Simone has been interviewed by Newsarama.com about Villains United, one of four mini-series spinoffs coming after March’s DC Countdown that unites six of DC’s top villains into a Justice League-styled organization. Simone is both the fan-favorite writer of the Birds of Prey comic book and the writer for an upcoming issue of Justice […]

Preview for Orson Scott Card's "Ultimate Iron Man' #1

Newsarama.com has released a six-page preview of Orson Scott Card’s Ultimate Iron Man #1, a six-issue mini-series that promises the origin story of the Iron Man of the Ultimate Marvel Universe.

J. Torres Talks "Love as a Foreign Language" & CN Tie-in Comics

J. Torres, writer for DC’s Teen Titans Go!, has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his original graphic novel Love as a Foreign Language, centering on a smitten English teacher living in Korea. Volume 1 was released in August, and Volume 2 is due this Wednesday (free previews are available at the Oni Press […]

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