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Marvel Q1 2008 Profit of $45.2M; "Avengers" Movie and More DTV News

Marvel Entertainment Inc. reported First Quarter 2008 results of a $45.2 million profit (PDF format), a slight slip from the $46.8 million profit of the same period in the previous year. Some upcoming animation projects were updated in the report (compared to the Fourth Quarter 2007 earnings announcement news): Wolverine and the X-Men, Iron Man: […]

"Iron Man": I'm With Iron Man, And You Should Be Too

Traditionally, Iron Man has been one of those second tier superheroes. He’s not Captain America, he’s not Batman (although he can be a startling parallel); nor is he a mutant or alien who gets his powers from some outside source. He’s Tony Stark, a womanizing, borderline alcoholic … genius. Same with the casting of Robert […]

Alan Burnett Aims at Deadshot in "Batman: Gotham Knight"

Long-time fans of Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and The Batman know Alan Burnett as one of the key players in the Dark Knight’s recent animated history. Burnett extends his association with the character in this summer’s upcoming DVD release Batman: Gotham Knight by penning the “Deadshot” segment and acting as story editor on […]

PR: Alan Burnett Discusses "Batman: Gotham Knight"

Alan Burnett has spent more consecutive years “in the Batcave” than anyone in animation history. Deadshot readies to fire on Batman during their battle inside a subway tunnel in “Batman Gotham Knight.” Not counting his stint on “Super Friends” in 1983, Burnett has constantly helped bring the Batman’s legacy to animation since 1991 – when […]

PR: Peter MacNicol on Being Doc Ock

The next time you drop the “I’m too busy” excuse for some undone deed, consider the career of Peter MacNicol. Over the past year, MacNicol could be found pulling the unheard-of simultaneous double duty as a core cast member in two hit primetime television series – “24” and “Numb3rs” – and was still able to […]

"The Batman" and Educational Series Lead Toons in Daytime Emmys

The Batman capped its final season with four nominations and Legion of Super Heroes took three in the 35th Annual Daytime Emmys, which were announced yesterday. Other series receiving multiple nominations include Arthur, Curious George and Tom and Jerry Tales. Educational series scored particularly well in the Daytiime Emmys, especially in the Children’s Animated Program […]

PR: Liberation Entertainment Inks Deal with Jetix Consumer Products for Marvel DVDs

LIBERATION ENTERTAINMENT INKS DEAL WITH JETIX CONSUMER PRODUCTS TO DISTRIBUTE CLASSIC MARVEL ANIMATION CATALOGUE ON DVD Deal covers DVD distribution for classic animated series across multiple European territories Liberation Entertainment Ltd has agreed a multi territory DVD deal with Jetix Consumer Products, the licensing division of leading kids entertainment company Jetix Europe, for classic Marvel […]

Liberation Entertainment Lands European Marvel Animated Series Rights

Liberation Entertainment Ltd has acquired exclusive European DVD distribution rights from Jetix Consumer Products for several animated series based on Marvel Comics superheroes, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Silver Surfer, and Spider Woman. The countries named in the deal include the UK and Ireland, Benelux, Germany as well as German-speaking Austria […]

"Masters of the Universe 2002": The Power Returns, In Style

After cycling through the entirety of the Filmation and Jetlag series, BCI has recently begun releasing the latest He-Man series in the form of 2002’s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Launched in a blaze of glory, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe sought to update the legend of the most powerful man […]

PR: "The Batman" and "Teen Titans" Complete Fifth Season DVD Sets on July 8, 2008

DC SUPER HEROES SWOOP INTO ACTION WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES THE FINAL SEASONS OF THE BATMAN: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON AND TEEN TITANS: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON ON JULY 8, 2008! Burbank, CA (April 28, 2008) – Batman and the Teen Titans find themselves in the fight of their lives as Warner Home Video […]

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