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Dark Horse to publish "Dirty Pair" novels starting in June, 2007

by Weathermanon March 20, 2007
Dark Horse Books has announced the publishing of the original Dirty Pair writings as a eight book set that will begin in June, 2007. Originally published in SF Magajin by Haruka Takachiho the stories spawned a number of related properties including a television show, two Original Video Animation(OVA) series, two OVA features, a feature film […]

Dark Horse Announces Several New Manga and Manhwa for Summer 2007

by Weathermanon March 14, 2007
Dark Horse has announced several new titles for publication in summer, 2007. Launching in June will be MPD-Psycho, an 11 volume manga by Sho-u Tajima and Eiji Otsuka. The title was originally licensed by another US company who declined to publish it due to content issues. The title will be rated 18+ and will not […]

Ron Perlman on Being Hellboy

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2007
Newsarama has spoken to actor Ron Perlman about the role of Hellboy, focusing on the direct-to-video animated movies. Perlman discusses his favorite aspects of the role, the differences he sees between the live-action Hellboy and the animated Hellboy, and some of his other voice acting roles. Hellboy: Blood and Iron, the second Hellboy Animated movie, […]

Third Hellboy Animation Project in Planning

by Jacob T. Paschalon March 11, 2007
Mr. Tad Stones revealed on the official Hellboy Animated blog that the title of the third Hellboy Animated project would be The Phantom Claw. “I was going to wait until the production has a green light but the script for the next Hellboy Animated is headed into the climax and I wanted to talk about […]

Greg Weisman on New "Spider-Man" Toon and "Gargoyles" Spin-Off Comic

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Greg Weisman about his work on the recently announced Spider-Man animated series, which will premiere on the Kids WB next year, and also about his Gargoyles and Gargoyles: Bad Guys spin-off comics from Slave Labor Graphics. Weisman discusses the approach he will take to the famous web-spinner, […]

Claymation Creator Will Vinton Makes 2nd Los Angeles Appearance

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2007
Dark Horse Comics has announced that Will Vinton will be appearing at Los Angeles’ Golden Apple Comics on March 14, 2007, to promote his new graphic novel Jack Hightower. Vinton is the creator of “claymation,” a trademarked term for his brand of stop-motion animation, and was the animator behind the California Raisin ad campaign, the […]

NYCC: Toon Zone News Interviews Stan Lee on "Mosaic" and "Condor"

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2007
Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction. To the general public, his name is synonymous with comics, and his frequent cameos in movies and voice-over work in Marvel Comics animation may make him the most recognizable personality in the comic book industry. I can say that the experience of interviewing Stan Lee is […]

NYCC: Toon Zone News Interviews Tad Stones & Mike Mignola on "Hellboy: Blood & Iron"

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2007
In 1993, a promotional comic book made for the San Diego Comic Con by Dark Horse Comics introduced a giant spawn of the supernatural fighting to keep the monsters in the world at bay. Created by Mike Mignola, Hellboy soon became a fan-favorite comic book character, becoming one of the pillar characters for Dark Horse […]

NYCC: Tad Stones and Mike Mignola on "Hellboy: Blood and Iron"

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2007
The second day of the New York Comic Con started with a bang at the Hellboy: Blood and Iron preview panel. Attendees to the panel were treated to a full screening of the direct-to-video movie, followed by a brief Q&A session with director/writer Tad Stones and with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. During the Q&A session, […]

Osamu Tezuka Exhibit Opens in Australia

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2007
An exhibit showcasing the artwork of Osamu Tezuka will be opening soon in Sydney, Australia, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Tezuka: The Marvel of Manga will run at the Gallery from February 23 to April 29, 2007, before coming to San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. Read Toon Zone News’ prior coverage of […]