"Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars Vols. 4 & 5": These Are The Voyages of the Hagwane

by Jon Ton April 17, 2008
Volumes 4 and 5 bring Super Robot Wars to its halfway point, and it’s interesting to see how things have progressed. The war with the Divine Crusaders, which quickly displaced the initial threat from the mysterious Aerogators in the early episodes, is still the series’ primary plot. So far, the alien threat has only served […]

Newsarama Interviews Leslie Iwerks on "The Pixar Story"

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has interviewed Leslie Iwerks, director of the documentary film The Pixar Story and granddaughter of legendary Disney animator Ub Iwerks. The younger Iwerks discusses how she became a filmmaker, how she was selected to direct The Pixar Story, her opinions on the senior management and employees of Pixar Animation Studios, and […]

More "Scooby and Shaggy" and "Tom and Jerry Tales" DVDs Coming This Summer

by on April 17, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue Volume 2 and Tom and Jerry: Tales Vol. 5 to DVD later this summer, the company announced yesterday. Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue will be released on July 8, while Tom and Jerry will hit store shelves on August 12. Both titles will […]

PR: FUNimation Entertainment Highlights and Events at New York Comic Con 2008

by on April 17, 2008
FUNimation® Entertainment, the foremost producer and distributor of anime in North America , will be at New York Comic Con in full force to promote our latest titles and long-held favorites. Come by our booth (#1607) for more information about exclusive items and events: Shin chan: Behind the scenes! Come peak behind the scenes of […]

PR: VIZ Announces an Array of Exciting Plans for 2008 Comic Con

by on April 17, 2008
Company Will Welcome Comics Legend For A Special Press Event On Historic New Manga Collaboration As Well As Offer Attendees A Relaxing Manga Lounge And A Variety Of Screenings And Insightful Panel Discussions NEW YORK, NY, April 18, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, […] Begins Offering Free Streaming Video of Marvel Animated Shows

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2008 has begun making animated TV shows available for viewing via streaming video, starting with Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes. The episode “Trial by Fire” is viewable now, with future episodes coming approximately once a week. The home page indicates that X-Men: Evolution will be coming soon. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

TV Guide Hosts First Look at "Spectacular Spider-Man"’sGreen Goblin

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2008 has the exclusive first image of The Spectacular Spider-Man‘s Green Goblin, who will be making his first appearance on the show on April 26, 2008 at 10:00 AM (Eastern) in the episode “Catalysts.” The Goblin will be voiced by Steven Blum. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

PR: The Weinstein Company & Exodus Film Group Launch "Igor" at New York Comic-Con ’08

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2008
THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY AND EXODUS FILM GROUP LAUNCH “IGOR” AT NEW YORK COMIC-CON 2008 “Igor” Trailer Set To Make Its Worldwide Debut Panel Discussion featuring the film’s director and writer to Take Place on Sunday April 20th at 2pm “Be An Igor” Contest Announced Inviting Fans to be Part of the Film New York, NY […]

Girls on Film: "Speed Grapher" is Dirty, Disturbing Entertainment.

by on April 17, 2008
As much as I enjoy the arts, photography is one art I’ve never been seduced by. So when I realized that Speed Grapher—a Gonzo-produced series recently released in a formidable box set, complete with a bunch of special features and 12-page color information booklets—I can hardly say my adrenaline started pumping. The story takes place […]

"Simpsons" Swept Up in More Controversy

by on April 16, 2008
The Simpsons is caught up in more controversy in South America, with Argentine politicians criticizing a recent episode that refers to former dictatorships, Variety reports. In a recent episode, a character refers to “disappearances” under the government of Juan Peron: “When he disappeared you, you stayed disappeared.” Variety notes that “disappearances” of that nature were […]