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.
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 […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed DC Senior Editor for Collected Editions Dale Crain about the recently published Batman Chronicles, the first volume of what is promised to put every Batman comic book adventure back in print. Volume 1, which goes on sale tomorrow, reprints Detective Comics #27 – 38 and Batman #1 in a 192 […]
Walt Parrish is a mild-mannered comic-book fan from Tacoma, WA, with an unusual alter-ego as “the Cliff Guy.” Parrish collects convention sketches from comic book artists involving cliffs, with secondary sketchbooks dedicated to jars and Kill Bill sketches. Comicon.com’s PULSE News interviewed the Cliff Guy about his sketch collection and its origin. The Cliff Guy’s […]
Newsarama.com has spoken to Marvel Comics editor Tom Brevoort about this summer’s big crossover comics event House of M. Brevoort details the numerous Marvel titles this event will cross into and delves into the aims of the massive crossover event. In a related story, it was revealed that writer Greg Pak (Warlock, X-Men: Phoenix – […]
A report in the Los Angeles Times states that Disney Corporation Chief Strategic Officer Peter E. Murphy has been demoted within the company as part of a reorganization led by incoming CEO Robert E. Iger (free registration required). Murphy’s strategic planning unit will also be dramatically downsized. The move is seen as a way for […]
An article in the Asahi Shimbun newspaper notes the rise of anime-related tourism in Japan. Many local governments, including that for the Tokyo metropolitan area, are giving anime top billing in their tourism promotion efforts, and a growing number of travel package tours offer overseas visitors behind-the-scenes tours at anime studios and trips to anime […]