Review: “Mia and the Migoo” Is Miyazaki Minus the Magic

by Maxie Zeuson October 18, 2012
With its child heroine, its fantastical plot, and its strong environmental message, Mia and the Migoo will immediately remind viewers of the work of Hayao Miyazaki (whose name even appears to be referenced in the title character). Alas, this animated French film resembles Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest and other ecologically-minded Hollywood animated fare more […]

NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]


NYCC 2012: Roundtable Interviews with “The Dark Knight Returns” Producer Bruce Timm and Voice Director Andrea Romano

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2012
At the 2012 New York Comic Con, Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois and I were able to sit in on roundtable interview sessions with Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano, executive producer and voice director, respectively, on Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. The first half of the two-part adaptation of the seminal graphic novel by Frank Miller and […]

NYCC 2012: Day 4 Photo Gallery – Cosplayers & an Explanation (UPDATED Oct 16, 2012)

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2012
Photos from the last day of the New York Comic Con 2012. As always, hit my Flickr set for descriptions, smart-aleck commentary, and a few extra shots. THE REASON WHY THERE IS NO COVERAGE OF SATURDAY’S MARVEL TV PANEL This was taken one hour before the panel even started. Sorry, guys, but a choice between […]


“Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United” New Trailer Released

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2012
Marvel Animation Studios has released the trailer for Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, the upcoming direct-to-video CGI animated feature that will team up Marvel’s two iconic superheroes. SYNOPSIS: This is the ultimate Marvel Animation Studios Super Hero team-up starring iconic Marvel characters, Iron Man and Hulk. Audiences will enjoy an adrenaline rush as they […]

NYCC 2012: “The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2” Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2012
The usual enthusiastic crowd turned out for the Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 panel at New York Comic Con 2012. The panel was held in the massive IGN Theater to handle the audience, and also to give the clips and trailers screened maximum impact. The panel was hosted by Warner Bros. Animation PR […]


NYCC 2012: Day 3 Photo Gallery – Cosplayers

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2012
New York Comic Con Day 3 (Saturday, October 13) cosplay photos. You know what to do (along with the usual thing about hitting my Flickr album for more details, some alternate photos, and smart-aleck commentary):                  


NYCC 2012: Day 2 Photo Gallery

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2012
We got photos! Check out the pictures from day 2, Friday, October 12, 2012, from New York Comic Con. You can also check out my Flickr album for the con for extra photos, alternate shots, smart-aleck commentary, model identification, and continuing updates throughout the weekend. BOOTH MODELS COSPLAYERS

NYCC 2012: “Robotech” Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2012
Harmony Gold’s Kevin McKeever hosted the Robotech Panel at New York Comic Con 2012, giving a quick rundown of the state of the Robotech universe before opening up the bulk of the panel to audience Q&A (and giving away a pretty hefty pile of Robotech swag to people asking questions). He quickly breezed through the […]