PR: VIZ Media Brings Bleach Creator Tite Kubo, LA Laker Girls, & Greg Oden to SDCC08

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2008
VIZ MEDIA WELCOMES BLEACH CREATOR TITE KUBO, THE LOS ANGELES LAKER GIRLS AND NBA STAR GREG ODEN TO 2008 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL Array Of Notable Personal Appearances And Events In Booth 4113 Celebrate Dual SHONEN JUMP Anniversaries And Showcase Hit Manga Series BLEACH, REAL And SLAM DUNK San Francisco, CA, July 16, 2008 – VIZ Media, […]

"Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars Volume 6" Presents A Divine Last Stand

by Jon Ton July 16, 2008
Volume 6 of Super Robot Wars brings a conclusion of sorts to the ongoing battle with the Divine Crusaders, but it’s clear that darker forces await our heroes over the horizon. With just over 10 episodes left to the end of the series, the war between the Federation and Bian Zoldark’s Divine Crusaders is starting […]

"Naruto," "Death Note," "Bleach" Available on iTunes

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2008
VIZ Media has announced that three of its hit anime series are now available at Apple’s iTunes store for purchase. Two volumes of Naruto (Uncut) season 1 are $22.99 each. The complete Death Note may be purchased for $31.99. 21 episodes of Bleach, which consist of the first two story arcs of the show, are […]

PR: VIZ Media’s Naruto (Uncut), Bleach, and Death Note Now Available on iTunes

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2008
VIZ Media’s NARUTO (Uncut), BLEACH and DEATH NOTE Now Available on the iTunes Store Complete Seasons of Action-Packed NARUTO And BLEACH And All 37 Episodes Of DEATH NOTE Available on iTunes San Francisco, CA, JULY 15, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and […]

Marvel & BET to Show "Panther" Preview at Comic-Con

by Dan Collinson July 15, 2008
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel and BET will show a sneak peek of the upcoming cartoon The Black Panther at this year’s annual Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday July 26. The series will be adapted from the first six issues written by BET President of Entertainment, Reginald Hudlin. The series will air on BET […]

"Smurfs: Season 1-Volume 2" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 15, 2008 reports that Warner is releasing The Smurfs: Season 1-Volume 2. The 2-disc set contains 20 more remastered cartoons, as well as the bonus feature “I Smurf the Smurf.” The set will be in stores on October 7th.

Newsarama Talks "Deadshot" with Alan Burnett

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2008
Newsarama has spoken with writer Alan Burnett about “Deadshot,” his contribution to the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Burnett discusses how he landed the job to write the segment, why he selected Deadshot as the antagonist of his chapter, the work he did on tying the individual chapters together, how he feels about the work […]

Briefly: WALL-E to Dolly?; Chowder Creator Comics; "Space Chimps" Rescue Real Ones

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2008
* The prominent use of two songs from the movie Hello, Dolly! in Pixar’s WALL-E has “unexpectedly amplified the buzz” for a revival of the musical on Broadway. [Variety] * On his weblog, Chowder creator C.H. Greenblatt has posted the two-page autobiographical comic that was published in Nickelodeon magazine a few months ago. * The […]

"Iron Man: Armored Adventures" Trailer On-Line

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2008
The trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Iron Man: Armored Adventures has appeared on-line. The new animated series is scheduled to debut on the Nicktoons Network in the spring of 2009. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Yukikaze": If "Top Gun" Met "2001: A Space Odyssey"

by on July 14, 2008
Teasing, allusive, and obscure, Yukikaze is a series that might have been created to drive a certain kind of viewer mad. This story of an extraterrestrial war lulls the senses with a hypnotically languid pace and graceful, ballet-like sequences of aerial combat; at the same time it forces you to puzzle through the most maddening […]