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AK Comics Brings Arab Superheroes to Comics, TV

An article in Business Today Egypt profiles AK Comics. Headquartered in Egypt, AK publishes comic books featuring several Arab superheroes. They are also entering into several licensing agreements and are working on an animated TV series which they hope to sell to a satellite network early next year.

NY Times Looks at DC's "Infinite Crisis"

The New York Times has published an article about DC Comics’ Infinite Crisis and the changes it has in store for DC’s iconic superhero characters (registration required). Infinite Crisis #1 hits comic book stands today, after a nearly year-long run-up. In related news, DC Editor Dan DiDio was interviewed by Newsarama.com about Infinite Crisis. The […]

"Ghost Stories" Vol. 1: It's Okay If You're a Muslim, a Christian, or a Jew...

Satsuki’s the new girl in a new town, one with an inhabited, good school right next to a deserted and haunted one. When she, her potentially retarded brother, the Jew, the stud, and the born-again Christian chick accidentally go into the wrong school, they get wrapped up in a world of ghastly evils. Can Satsuki […]

Andrew Dabb Talks "G.I. Joe: Sigma 6" Comic

Newsarama.com has posted an interview with writer Andrew Dabb about G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, a six-issue limited series beginning in December from Devil’s Due Publishing.

"The Flash" Races to DVD Next Year

TVShowsOnDVD has confirmed that Warner Home Video will be releasing the entire 22-episode run of The Flash on January 10, 2006.

DC Announces Jan/Feb 2006 Collected Editions: Alan Moore, Seven Soldiers

DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]

"Wallace & Gromit": 24-Carrot Filmmaking

Stop-motion animation has never achieved the same popular success as the hand-drawn variety. Its painstaking production, which involves photographing small models moving in miniscule increments a frame at a time, would drive away all but the most dedicated filmmakers, and the days of shooting to obtain mere minutes of film demand patience well beyond the […]

"Case Closed" 5.3: The Unfortunately-Placed Episodes

Poor Detective Conan. Thanks to TMS messing around with the dub and Cartoon Network’s idiotic scheduling, what could have been a huge success in America has turned into one of the bigger bombs in recent anime history. It’s a shame too, as the mysteries here are much cleverer than anything on Scooby Doo or Ghostwriter […]

"Case Closed" 5.4: The Trimphant Debut of Kaito Kid

Even those who hate CSI and its ilk love watching a good mystery in action, and more often than not, Case Closed, or more well known in the fandom by its original name of Detective Conan, has had plenty of exciting and unique mysteries. That tradition continues on this disc, and provides a new foil […]

"Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek" Comes to Adult Swim

Central Park Media’s award-winning short film Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block this month. The CG sci-fi horror anime will be broadcast on Saturday night/Sunday morning, October 30, at 12:00am. [Source: Adult Swim] Click here to read Toon Zone’s review of Kakurenbo. (via William C. Maune)

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