The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times have covered a recent SEC filing about the proposed Disney/Pixar merger (registration required for both), noting that Pixar creative chief John Lasseter will be granted the power to greenlight all animated features from the studio, subject to final approval from Disney CEO Robert Iger. The filing […]
A press release has details for anime and manga programming for the upcoming New York Comic-Con. Companies attending the con include Viz, Tokyopop, ADV Films, Central Park Media, and Del Rey. The New York Comic-Con will be held at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in New York City from February 24 – 26.
Dan Slott, former co-writer for the Batman Adventures comic book, spoke briefly to Comic Book Resources about three of his current comics projects. Slott drops teasers for upcoming storylines in his She-Hulk and Thing monthly comics from Marvel, and also talks about Big Max, a new comic from Mr. Comics that stars an “Ape in […]
Cartoon Network has pre-ordered Team Galaxy, an action-adventure comedy series from Marathon — producers of CN’s Totally Spies and Martin Mystery. The 52-episode series, set to premiere this fall throughout the world, including on Canada’s YTV, is one of the most expensive original non-CN-produced acquisitions by the network at $16-17 million for the entire series. […]
Warner Home Video has officially announced the upcoming May 23rd release of Samurai Jack Season 3 on DVD. Changed from the initial report on TV Shows on DVD is the box art, which features a different image on the slip cover portion. As of now, few details are available, but expect more shots of the […]
Nickelodeon Latin America has announced a slew of new programming for its 2006 slate, including the animated series The X’s, Catscratch, Skyland, Yu-Gi-Oh! Gx, Lola and Virginia, and Kappa Mikey. New episodes of several current Nickelodeon Latin America’s shows, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Rugrats and Dora the Explorer, among others, will also air. [Source: World Screen]
Upper Deck Entertainment (UDE) — in association with Nickelodeon — has announced plans to create and distribute a new trading card game (TCG) based on the cartoon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The trading card game will be the first collectible card game to use UDE’s new QuickStrike game engine, which features lightning-fast one-on-one card […]