Comics, Etc.

CBR Talks with Mark Waid on "The Incredibles" Comics

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2009
Comic Book Resources has spoken with BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid about his work writing the upcoming The Incredibles comic book. Waid discusses the contents of the first story arc, which center on Mr. Incredible slowly losing his super powers, and also discusses the positive licensing relationship with Pixar, the artwork of series artist Marcio […]

"Batman: Black and White" Gets Motion Comic Treatment

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution have announced that Batman: Black and White is the latest DC Comic to be converted into the “Motion Comics” format, which adapts a comic book in semi-animated form through subtle movement, voice overs, and music. Comic stories to be adapted will include works by Darwyn Cooke, Bruce Timm, […]

Free Comic Book Day 2009 Gold Sponsors: Simpsons, Cars, Clone Wars, TF Animated

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
The 2009 Free Comic Book Day Gold Sponsors have been announced. Highlights for animation fans include: Bongo Comics: 2009 Free for All Publisher: Bongo Comics The comic company that brings you The Simpsons and Futurama in the fantastic four-color format joins with retailers to reel in new readers. This special issue features a comic cornucopia […]

A Winning Hand of Black Jack

by Jameson November 15, 2008
Long before House M.D. whipped out his cane there was a maverick doctor who was regularly getting his scalpel wet. Every week in fact, in a serialized manga strip in Weekly Shōnen Champion. The tales continued for a whole decade before leapfrogging to anime in the eighties. I talk, of course, of the unlicensed skills […]

New "Peanuts" Motion Comics Available on iTunes

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Charles Schulz’s iconic Peanuts comic strip is the latest comic to be turned into one of Warner Bros’ Motion Comics, with several classic 1964 comic strips turned into 3-4 minute Flash animated videos available at the iTunes store. Individual episodes containing two cartoons are 99 cents each, and the full “season” can be purchased for […]

Tom Hodges on "Clone Wars" Webcomics

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed Tom Hodges on his work for the Star Wars: The Clone Wars webcomic tie-into the new hit Cartoon Network animated series. Hodges discusses how he landed the job, his deep love for all things Star Wars, and some of his other upcoming work like the m graphic novel and the Midknight comic […]

"The Mindscape of Alan Moore" Offers Many Fascinating Observations on Reality

by Jon Ton September 29, 2008
There are few comic book creators as critically acclaimed as Alan Moore. For as long as I have been collecting comics, his work has been held up as some of the finest latter-day writing the medium has ever seen. The first Moore story I read was from one of his brief forays into true mainstream […]

LA Times Talks with Eric Powell on "The Goon" Movie Adaptation

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2008
The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex weblog has interviewed comic creator Eric Powell, focusing on the upcoming CGI animated adaptation of his Dark Horse comic book The Goon. Powell discusses how the adaptation came about, why he thinks The Goon could only work in animation, his involvement in the art direction and designs of the […]

IDW Announces Debut of "Transformers Animated" Tie-in Comics

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2008
IDW has announced the debut of the Transformers Animated comic book mini-series, which shipped on August 13, 2008 and should be available at comic book retailers now. Transformers Animated: The Arrival #1 is the first of a five-issue mini-series that will fill in holes and providing alternate viewpoints of the arrival of the Autobots and […]

PR: IDW Launches Debut Issue of "Transformers Animated" Miniseries

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2008
IDW’S LAUNCHES DEBUT ISSUE OF TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED MINISERIES Diego, September 3, 2008) For newcomers as well as longtime fans, IDW Publishing – under license from Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS), is proud to announce the release of The Transformers Animated: The Arrival #1 — the first of a series of five ALL-NEW ORIGINAL comics. The […]