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G.I. Joe Enlists for Amazon's Kindle Worlds

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that America’s daring, highly trained special missions force has opened up a new front in their ongoing war against Cobra: Kindle Worlds, Amazon.com’s program that allows writers of fan-fiction to publish and profit from their work. Hasbro and Amazon have added G.I. Joe to the properties available for writers on Kindle […]

SyFy Enters DMZ

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There has been a second American Civil War and Manhattan has been turned into a demilitarized zone [DMZ] – such is the scenario for the next SyFy series which will be based on the 72-issue DC [Vertigo] comic of the same name [DMZ] and center on a man who resides in said DMZ. “DMZ” is […]

PR: Get ready to geek out at the MCM Midlands Comic Con!

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MIDLANDS COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, TELFORD – 15 FEB. Get ready to geek out at the MCM Midlands Comic Con! Sci-fi fans, movie buffs, comic collectors, anime enthusiasts and cosplayers will be flocking to Telford International Centre on 15 February for the MCM Midlands Comic Con, the first show in MCM Expo’s packed 2014 […]

ComicsAlliance Profiles "Transformers" Writer Mairghread Scott

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ComicsAlliance has profiled writer Mairghread Scott as part of its “Hire This Woman” series of articles, focusing on female comics pros. Scott is a well-known writer for Hasbro’s Transformers franchise, with credits on Transformers Prime and Transformers Rescue Bots (as well as Kaijudo), and is also co-writer on IDW’s Rage of the Dinobots and Transformers […]

Marvel Brings Deathlok And Lorelei To S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Marvel comics characters Deathlok and Lorelei will be making appearances on “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. beginning next month. The cyborg Deathlok will emerge from the current character Mike Peterson [J. August Richards] while Lorelei [the younger sister of Amora the Enchantress, in case you’re keeping score at home] comes from the Asgardian world of Thor and […]

Toonzone Attends Nickelodeon UK's 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Animation Reveal

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Before speaking to the panel of TMNT producers we viewed an upcoming episode of season 2, ‘Attack of the Squirrelanoids’. Making its UK debut at 9:30am 25th January on Nicktoons, it’s a love letter to Aliens and pulp sci-fi comics in which our heroes must face a ninja’s natural enemy- mutant squirrels. Scary, funny and […]

Cross Media International Will Bring Osamu Tezuka's Cast of Characters to North America

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Astro Boy and friends have a new representative. Cross Media International, a San Franscisco-based production and management company, announced today that it entered into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for Osamu Tezuka’s properties and characters in North America. Tezuka, known as the “God of Manga” and the “Walt Disney […]

"Fortune" Talks with Disney CEO About "Frozen"; Discussions for Broadway Show Revealed

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Fortune magazine spoke with the Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger on the success of Frozen, quoting Iger as saying that the film’s critical and box-office success indicates that “Disney Animation is where it rightfully belongs.” The article traces this moment from Iger’s first big act as CEO to buy Pixar Animation Studios in 2006, […]

Constantine Gets Pilot License

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Chain-smoking, cursing, trenchcoat-wearing supernatural detective John Constantine is getting his own pilot episode at NBC television. The comic book detective who began life at Vertigo before moving over to DC Comics is the creation of Alan Moore but the pilot will be written by David Goyer, a writer on all three of Christopher Nolan’s “Batman” […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Series Finale Comic Coming from Dark Horse in May

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Newsarama reports that Dark Horse Comics will be printing a comic book mini-series based on the unproduced series finale to Star Wars: The Clone Wars, with the first issue scheduled for May 2014. The limited series, to be titled Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir, will be written by Jeremy Barlow; the artist has not yet […]

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