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Dark Horse Comics to Publish "Art of the Venture Bros" in October 2014

by Ed Liuon April 21, 2014
At WonderCon 2014, Dark Horse Comics confirmed rumors which surfaced back at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 with an announcement that The Art of the Venture Bros would be published and on sale on October 22, 2014. The large coffee-table art book will contain a wealth of information about the Adult Swim hit series, including “original […]
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Cramming For Comic-Con 2014

by Alex Beanon April 21, 2014
It is never too early to prepare for Comic-Con and if you really want to know what makes the convention tick, then Ben Bolling and Dr. Matthew J. Smith are way ahead of you. They are the co-authors of the recently released [February 2014] book “It Happens at Comic-Con: Ethnographic Essays on a Pop Culture […]

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Conan At Comic-Con In 2015

by Alex Beanon April 16, 2014
Late night talk show host Conan O’Brien will film a week of shows in San Diego during the 2015 Comic-Con. O’Brien will base his show in San Diego’s Spreckels Theater from July 8-12, 2015, marking the first time a talk show has been set at Comic-Con. O’Brien’s late night show “Conan”, runs at 11pm from […]
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Aardman Creates Trailer For Abbie Ross "Hippy Dinners" Memoir

by Grant Whiteon April 16, 2014
Aardman have produced a trailer for Abbie Ross’ “Hippy Dinners” book directed by Darren Dubicki. Published by Transmedia, the book is described thusly: ‘In 1972 Abbie Ross’s cosmopolitan parents move the family from London to rural North Wales, exchanging a town house in Islington for a remote farmhouse on a hill. Abbie’s Liverpudlian grandparents — […]

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PR: Take part in MCM Comic Con's 48-Hour Film Race!

by Grant Whiteon April 16, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Take part in MCM Comic Con’s 48-Hour Film Race! On your marks, get set, go! MCM Expo Group and A1 Pictures are proud to present the first ever MCM Comic Con 48-Hour Film Race this May, with a second contest set for October. Open to […]
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PR: VIZ Media's Neon Alley Launches "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet"

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2014
VIZ MEDIA’S NEON ALLEY LAUNCHES THE BEAUTIFULLY ANIMATED SCI-FI ACTION SERIES GARGANTIA ON THE VERDUROUS PLANET   Catch The Entire Subtitled 13-Episode Series FOR FREE On Neon Alley Online Anime Streaming Platform! San Francisco, CA, April 15, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in […]

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PR: New TV campaign for iglü mouth ulcer treatment by Bray Leino and Aardman

by Grant Whiteon April 14, 2014
New TV campaign for iglü mouth ulcer treatment by Bray Leino and Aardman Creative communications agency Bray Leino has partnered with Aardman animations to produce the latest TV campaign for iglü. iglü Gel and iglü Rapid Relief Gel provide fast, effective relief from mouth ulcers by forming a long-lasting shelter over them. This sticks in […]
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PR: Brian Robillard Named VP, Content Business Operations, for Cartoon Network Studios

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2014
Brian Robillard Named Vice President, Content Business Operations for Cartoon Network Studios Brian Robillard has been named vice president, content business operations for Cartoon Network Studios, it was announced today by Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. In this newly created role, Robillard is charged with creating strategy, business plans and operating process […]

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ComiXology Purchased by Amazon

by Shawn Hopkinson April 10, 2014
ComiXology, the leading digital comics platform, announced today that it has been purchased by Amazon.com. Bombshell, huh? Perhaps the biggest possible bombshell in the digital comics world. Here are a pair of quotes from an Amazon press release: “ComiXology’s mission is to spread the love of comics and graphic novels in all forms,” said David […]
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The Pixar Crisis of 2013 and What Ed Catmull and John Lasseter Did About It

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2014
An article on Bloomberg News focuses on a portion of Creativity, Inc., the recently published book by Pixar President Ed Catmull, which details three crises that Pixar confronted in 2013: “the cost of making animated films was rising, the DVD market was shrinking and there was a feeling among management that a tenet of the […]