Comics, Etc.

PR: IDW Releases "The Transformers: All Hail Megatron" #1

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IDW RELEASES THE TRANSFORMERS: ALL HAIL MEGATRON #1 WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE DECEPTICONS TAKE OVER? (San Diego, June 18, 2008) If you’ve ever wondered what might happen to planet Earth without the Autobots to stand in the way of the Decepticon threat, ponder that bleak scenario no more. In July, that threat […]

Newsarama Interviews Dara Naraghi on "Igor" Comic Book Prequels

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed writer Dara Naraghi on his work on the prequel comics for the upcoming animated feature film Igor. Naraghi discusses how he landed the job to write the Igor prequels, how he translated the world of the film into comics, what his plans are for the four prequel comics, and his other new […]

"Dilbert" Becomes Daily Animated Strip On-Line

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2008
Scott Adams’ Dilbert newspaper comic strip will be returning to animation, in the form of daily animated strips to be created by RingTales and posted on a variety of on-line outlets, expanding from and MSN to YouTube and a podcast from Apple iTunes. New animated strips will appear five times a week. (via Comics […]

World’s Finest Interviews Matt Wayne and Carlo Barbieri on Ending "JLU" Comics

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2008
The World’s Finest Online has interviewed writer Matt Wayne and artist Carlo Barbieri on wrapping up the Justice League Unlimited comic book series that tied-in to the Justice League Unlimited series on Cartoon Network. Both discuss their work on the issue, how the knowledge that it was the last issue of the comic affected their […]

World’s Finest Interviews Ethan Beavers on "Teen Titans Go!" and "JLU" Comics

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2008
The World’s Finest Online has interviewed comic book artist Ethan Beavers about his work on the Johnny DC line of animated series tie-in comics, including Teen Titans Go!, Justice League Unlimited, and Legion of Superheroes in the 31st Century. Beavers discusses the links between the shows and the comic books, the work he did on […]

IDW to Release "Igor" Comic Book Tie-Ins Starting in May

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2008
IDW Publishing will be publishing a series of comic book tie-ins to Igor, the upcoming CGI animated feature from the Weinstein Company. The first comic book will be the Igor: Movie Prequel, which should be available at comic book shops now. The issue is written by Dara Naraghi with art by Grant Bond. Three more […]

"Bleach" Creator Tite Kubo to Appear at San Diego Comic-Con 2008 in July

by Ed Liuon May 21, 2008
VIZ Media will be hosting Tite Kubo, the creator of the Bleach and Zombie Powder manga, as a special guest at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2008 on July 25-26. Kubo will be appearing at the Bleach the Movie screening on July 25, and at the Shonen Jump panel and two autographing sessions on July […]

Dark Horse on the "Gantz" Manga

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed Michael Gombos, Dark Horse Comics’ Director of Asian Licensing, about their English-language Gantz manga coming in June. Gombos goes into the plot of Gantz, the long process of bringing the manga to US shores, the competition over Gantz between Dark Horse and VIZ Media (which is owned by Gantz publisher Shueisha), how […]

Torres, Nauck, and Storrie Interviewed on DC Animated Comics

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2008
The World’s Finest Online has posted three interviews relating to DC’s animated series tie-in comics. The first speaks with writer Paul Storrie about his Gotham Girls mini-series, where he digs into the odds of a trade paperback collection and what he’s working on currently. The others focus on Teen Titans Go!, speaking with writer J. […]

New "Star Wars: Clone Wars" Comics Launch in August 2008

by Ed Liuon May 13, 2008
The latest solicitations from Dark Horse Comics reveals that a new Star Wars: Clone Wars graphic novella series will start in August 2008 with the 96-page Star Wars: The Clone Wars — Shipyards of Doom. The comic will be written by Henry Gilroy, the head writer of the upcoming TV show, and illustrated by the […]