Series editor Jeremy Barlow has been interviewed about the Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures comic book series, based on the animated shorts by Genndy Tartakovsky on Cartoon Network. Barlow details the target audience for the comics, which restrictions come from Lucasfilm and which are self-imposed, and past and upcoming plot elements. A three page preview […]
Tad Stones has detailed some of the retailer incentives that will be offered with the upcoming Hellboy: Blood and Iron direct-to-video DVD movie, including comic book bundles from Wal-Mart, a Hellboy Animated action figure from Best Buy, and a Lobster Johnson magnet from several other retailers.
Jason Hall is no stranger to writing comics for the animated DC universe. His Mr. Freeze story from Gotham Adventures and the continuation in Batman Adventures were loved by fans and his works in the Justice League Adventures series were some of the best the series has to offer. Now, with his upcoming issue of […]
The Daily Cross Hatch weblog has posted a 2-part interview with Will Vinton, creator of “Claymation” and currently promoting Jack Hightower, his original graphic novel published by Dark Horse Comics (part 2 and part 2). Among the topics covered in the interview are the origins and future of Jack Hightower’s comic books, Vinton’s opinions on […]
Newsarama.com has interviewed Yani Mentzas, Editorial Director and Executive Vice President of Vertical, on the company’s manga publishing efforts. The company has published English translations of Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha and Ode to Kirihito, and just released To Terra… Vol. 1. At the end of the interview, Mentzas states, “We are looking to launch a manga […]
Newsarama.com has interviewed Mike Mignola on the many different Hellboy-related projects coming out this year, including new Hellboy/BPRD-related comic books, the sequel to the 2004 live-action movie, and the Hellboy Animated direct-to-video movies. Mignola discusses the plans for each and how they differ from each other.
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]