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"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 […]

Previews for "Batman Strikes" #8, "JLA: Classified" #6

Mile High Comics has released a 4-page preview of The Batman Strikes! #8, the tie-in comic to the new Batman animated television show. They also have a preview for JLA: Classified #6, which continues the “I Can’t Believe It’s Not the Justice League!” story by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire.

DC Comics Ends Humanoids, 2000 AD Publishing Relationship

DC Comics has confirmed via press release that they are discontinuing their publishing initiative with the European publishers Humanoids and 2000 A.D./Rebellion due to low sales. The last titles to be published were advance solicited last month, and all titles will continue to be available as back-list items. At this time DC Comics’ manga imprint […]

"He-Man" DVD Details Revealed

BCI Eclipse has released details on the 2-disc “Best of” Collector’s Edition DVD of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, scheduled for release on July 12 during the San Diego Comic-Con International convention. The set will contain 10 episodes, half from season 1 and half from season 2, in addition to a variety of […]

Porky Pig Voice Actor Hosting Seminar Cruise

Writer Mark Evanier reports that Bob Bergen, current voice actor for Porky Pig, will be hosting a seminar on breaking into the voiceover and voice acting business on a 3-day cruise to Mexico on February 10, 2006. Details are available at Bergen’s website.

Gene Hazelton, 1919 - 2005

Veteran animator and artist Wesley “Gene” Hazelton passed away last week, according to a report in Tom Spurgeon’s Comics Reporter weblog. Hazelton began working for Disney in 1939, working on films like Fantasia and Pinocchio, before moving to Warner Brothers in 1941. Later, Hazelton was a fixture of the Hanna-Barbera studios, working on both the […]

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