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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 http://www.idwpublishing.com(San 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 […]

CBR on New "Clone Wars" Comics

by Ed Liuon August 14, 2008
Comic Book Resources has spoken with scripter Henry Gilroy about the new comic books from Dark Horse based on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the CGI animated continuation of the Star Wars saga which hits theaters on August 15, 2008, and will then become a series on Cartoon Network. Gilroy discusses the story that he […]

Comic Book Vets Team Up for Holocaust Survivor Artist Dina Gottliebova Babbitt

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2008
The New York Times is reporting on a six-page comic book to benefit Dina Gottliebova Babbitt, a Holocaust survivor who survived the Auschwitz concentration camp by painting watercolor portraits for Dr. Josef Mengele (free registration required). Some of Babbitt’s artwork survives in the possession of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Poland, which is refusing […]

Time Magazine Examines Islamic Superheroes "The 99"

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Time magazine has taken a look at the Islamic superhero team comic book The 99, which takes Islamic mythology to create 99 heroes, each of whom personifies one of the 99 traits that the Koran attributes to Allah. The comic is the brainchild of Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, and the title has been successful enough in […]

SDCC2008: Sunday/Closing External News Roundup

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2008
Toon Zone News can’t be everywhere at the San Diego Comic-Con 2008. Below are a round-up of links from our many friends all over the Internet with news of interest to animation fans: Comic Book Resources has posted video interviews with Denys Cowan and Reginald Hudlin about Black Panther, as well as video shown to […]

BOOM! Studios’ Mark Waid Discusses "The Incredibles" and "Muppet Show" Comics

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2008
Comic Book Resources has spoken with BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid about the newly announced licensed comics based on Pixar and Muppets properties. Waid will be writing two new comic book series based on The Incredibles and The Muppet Show, and other comics planned include Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., WALL-E, and Cars. Waid discusses how […]