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Exclusive Preview of CGI "Goon" Movie at Ain’t it Cool News

by Ed Liuon March 16, 2009
Aint It Cool News has posted two exclusive screenshots from The Goon, the new CGI feature film based on the Dark Horse comic book written and drawn by Eric Powell.

World’s Finest Online Catches Up with Matt Wayne on "Brave & Bold" Comic

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2009
The World’s Finest Online has spoken with writer Matt Wayne about his work in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold tie-in comic book. Wayne is the regular writer for the comic book, saying that, “After a dark ‘n gritty Batman for my entire adult life, it’s great to see a superhero back where the […]

NYCC2009: One Note Samba – Thoughts on This Year’s Con

by Ed Liuon February 13, 2009
New York Comic Con #4 is done now. Random thoughts while I can still remember them. – Don’t think this is the big wrap-up. There’s still more NYCC stuff coming. I have roundtable interviews about Wonder Woman with Bruce Timm, Lauren Montgomery, and Michael Jelenic coming up. – I should point out that I took […]

BOOM!’s Paul Morrissey on Pixar/Disney Comics

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2009
Comic Book Resources has spoken with Paul Morrissey, editor of BOOM! Studio’s licensed Pixar comic books, which include The Incredibles: Family Matters and Cars: The Rookie. Morrissey discusses how he deals with the weight of expectations in working with the Disney/Pixar properties, how he selects writers and artists for the comics, what it’s been like […]

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 on 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 […]