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Colombian Comic Transforms Late Pope into Superhero

An article on MSNBC.com spotlights the Incredible Popeman, a comic book to be published soon in Colombia that transforms the late Pope John Paul II into a full-fledged superhero. The debut issue will supposedly feature a meeting where the late pontiff will meet Batman and Superman for superhero lessons. Supposedly, reaction to the comic book […]

Ben Avery on "Lullaby", "The Imaginaries" (UPDATED with Lullaby #2 Preview)

Writer Ben Avery has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his two mini-series from Image Comics: Lullaby: Wisdom Seeker, which puts the lead characters of several children’s stories on a quest to defeat an encroaching evil, and The Imaginaries, a series about the land where imaginary friends go to retire. The first issue of […]

Robotech to Appear in Animated PSA for United Nations

A press release states that Robotech will appear in a special Public Service Announcement (PSA) commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations. It will be the first animated PSA for the UN in many years and will air side-by-side with PSAs starring Sean Connery, Michael Douglas, Colin Farrell, and Lenny Kravitz.

Dudley Do-Right Emporium Facing the Wrecking Ball

Mark Evanier and Jerry Beck are both noting that the Dudley Do-Right Emporium on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood is facing destruction. The Emporium was opened in 1971 by Rocky & Bullwinkle creator Jay Ward, who often manned the registers with his wife Ramona. The Emporium closed earlier this year.

"Solo" #5 Spotlights Darwyn Cooke

Darwyn Cooke will be the spotlight artist for the fifth issue of DC Comics’ Solo, and Comicon.com’s PULSE News has spoken to Cooke about his contributions to the title. Several preview pages from the issue are included with the article. Solo #5 is available for pre-order now, and is scheduled for release in June.

"Madagascar" Activity Disc to Come with "Shrek 2" DVD

According to a report in the Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing, the Shrek 2 DVD will contain a special “activity disc” and a movie ticket to promote Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation’s newest movie scheduled for release on May 27. Additionally, a report in Daily Variety claims that 15 minutes of footage from the film met with […]

Alan Burnett Talks "Krypto the Superdog"

Newsarama.com has spoken to producer Alan Burnett about the new Krypto the Superdog animated show debuting soon on Cartoon Network. Burnett talks at length about the artistic influences for the new show, the ties it has to Superman: The Animated Series, and guest pet stars.

"G.L.A." #1 Preview Available On-Line

PopCultureShock.com has posted a 4-page preview of G.L.A. #1, the first of a four-issue mini-series by Dan Slott and Paul Pelletier. The comic will reach comic book stands on April 6, 2005.

More Giffen & DeMatteis "Hero Squared" Lunacy

Writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis have been “interviewed” again by Newsarama.com about their upcoming Hero Squared mini-series. While intermittently talking about the new comic kicking off in May from Boom! Studios, DeMatteis reveals a deep and abiding depression and Giffen mostly plugs his other projects.

Scott Allie on Being Conan's Editor

Dark Horse Comics’ Scott Allie has given an extensive interview to Newsarama.com about Conan, the hit monthly comic by Kurt Busiek and Cary Nord that hews closer to the original Robert E. Howard pulp stories. Allie goes into the picking of the creative team, current and future storylines (including the fill-in issue to be drawn […]

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