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Free Comic Book Day 2005 on Saturday, May 7

This year’s Free Comic Book Day is hitting comic book stores internationally on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Participating comic book shops will have a variety of comic book titles available for free, and many will have creator signings or other in-store events. This year’s offerings include The Batman Strikes (DC), Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man and the […]

Bill Finger Award Announced for Comic Book Writing

The Eisner Awards have announced a new Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing. Named for writer Bill Finger, who was pivotal in creating the first Batman comic book stories, the award will recognize any comics writer, living or dead, who has produced a significant body of creative comics writing. The first Finger […]

"Pocahontas 10th Anniversary Edition": A Brave New World for Disney

In 1995 the world lay at Disney’s feet. The studio had amazed worldwide audiences with four critically acclaimed blockbusters in a row, and with no significant competition they were free to pursue any project they pleased. And so Disney surprised pundits by doing what they had never done before, a historical romance. Pocahontas featured no […]

Pixar Announces First Quarter Financial Results

Pixar Animation Studios today reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 2, 2005. For the quarter, Pixar reported revenues of $161.2 million and earnings of $81.9 million, compared with revenues of $53.8 million and earnings of $26.7 million achieved in the year-ago quarter. These earnings per share calculations reflect the adjusted share […]

Club NOGGIN Launching in Malls Nationwide

Club NOGGIN will hit 85 General Growth malls nationwide by August 2005, NOGGIN and General Growth Properties, Inc. jointly announced today. The interactive, educational, in-mall experience for preschoolers launched one year ago in only five test markets and will now commence its second rollout in key markets across the country. Club NOGGIN and participating General […]

Nickelodeon Networks Receives Eight CTPAA Beacon Awards

Nickelodeon Networks has been awarded a total of eight Beacon Awards for various pro-social campaigns on Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite/TV Land, and The N. Sponsored by the Cable Television Public Affairs Association (CTPAA), the national Beacon Awards competition recognizes excellence in public affairs throughout the cable industry. A full list of awards received follows: From […]

Nickelodeon and Verizon Wireless Launch Nick Mobile on V CAST

Nickelodeon and Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of Nick Mobile, a new service bringing Nickelodeon video content to Verizon Wireless’ V CAST wireless phones. Music videos from Nick Jr. shows Dora the Explorer, Blue’s Clues, The Backyardigans, and LazyTown will be the first available content on Nick Mobile, with Nickelodeon television programming scheduled to […]

Frederator Puts "Oh Yeah!" Artwork Pitches Online

Frederator Studios is posting images from some of the submissions it has received for the upcoming season of Oh Yeah! Cartoons. (thanks to Kyle Carrozza )

"Pippi Longstockings" Coming to DVD

Warner Home Video will release Pippi Longstockings, an animated adaptation of the books by Astrid Lindgren, to home video on August 2, the company says. The DVD, which features the voice talent of Catherine O’Hara and Dave Thomas, will feature English, French and Spanish subtitles and include the theatrical trailer. It will retail for $9.97. […]

"Batman: The Animated Series - Volume Three" DVD Website Online

The website for the May 24th release of the Batman: The Animated Series: Volume Three four-disc DVD set is now online. Both the photo gallery and wallpaper sections include images from the early and later episodes of the series. The website also contains video clips, information on the DVD extras, and more. Discuss This News […]

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