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Namco Lands "Peanuts" Video Game License

Namco has been awarded the rights to create and publish video games based on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip. Namco will have the license until 2009, and plans to publish Peanuts games for all current and upcoming game platforms.

Paul Storrie and EricJ Talk "Revisionary"

Writer Paul Storrie (Justice League Adventures, Gotham Girls) and artist EricJ (Rex Mundi) have been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about Revisionary, their new series coming in June from Moonstone Comics about a psychic charlatan who acquires genuine precognitive abilities. Several pages of unlettered preview art are included with the interview.

Marvel to Offer Classic Comics in Dollar Digests

In July, Marvel Comics will release a series of black-and-white digest comics that will reprint classic early issues of their iconic superhero characters. Each digest will retail for $1 and contain 64 pages. The digests will feature the earliest stories of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the Hulk, and the X-Men.

Darwyn Cooke on "Green Lantern Secret Files 2005"

Darwyn Cooke has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his work on Green Lantern Secret Files 2005, a one-shot comic by Cooke and writer Geoff Johns. A two-page spread of preview artwork is included with the article. Cooke broadly hinted at a creator-owned original graphic novel in the works and promised an announcement soon.

Will Eisner's "The Plot" at the NY Times

The New York Times has published a brief look at The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (free registration required). The graphic novel was completed by writer/artist Will Eisner just before his passing in January and debunks the infamous document that falsely claimed to document a worldwide Jewish conspiracy […]

"G.I. Joe" #0 Preview On-line

Newsarama.com has landed an eight-page preview of G.I. Joe #0, the relaunch of the title from Devils Due Publishing coming in June. The new series promises to shake up the status quo of the fan favorite comic.

Stan Lee Interviewed in LA Times Magazine

Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times Magazine (free registration required). In addition to discussing his feelings about his past career successes with Marvel Comics, the interview details Lee’s current plans for new superheroes, the lawsuit with Marvel Comics over TV and movie profits, and the failure of Stan Lee […]

2005 Eisner Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2005 Eisner Awards have been announced. Writer Brian K. Vaughan leads the list with seven nominations for his work on Ex Machina (DC/Wildstorm), Y the Last Man (DC/Vertigo), and Runaways (Marvel). Other notable nominees include Joss Whedon and John Cassaday for Astonishing X-Men, Darwyn Cooke for DC: The New Frontier, and […]

Sen. Richard Lugar: Superhero

A report in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette has outed Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) as the alter ego of the superhero known as Walnut Man. Lugar/Walnut Man and 13 other Capital Hill superheroes have joined forces to aid the youth program of Arena State, a local theatre company in Washington, DC. Rumors of a team-up […]

Paul Storrie Becomes "Revisionary"

Newsarama.com has interviewed Paul Storrie, writer for DC Comics’ Justice League Adventures and Gotham Girls mini-series, about his new series Revisionary from Moonstone Publishing. The series centers on a fake TV psychic who develops real precognitive abilities, which foretell a future that he must try and prevent. Revisionary #1 is available for pre-order now for […]

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