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Activision Expands Alliance With Marvel

Activision, Inc. is expanding their long-term, broad-based strategic alliance with Marvel through an additional license agreement for a non-persistent role playing game (RPG). Under the terms of the deal, Activision is granted the exclusive rights to develop and publish cross property non-persistent RPGs that utilize a broad, “ensemble cast” of characters from the Marvel Universe. […]

Marvel Profits Fall as Toy Sales Plunge

Marvel Enterprises had operating income of $43.1 million in the second quarter of 2005, down from earnings of $63.6 million in the year-ago period, the company said today. Revenues fell to $88.1 million from $155.5 million. For the six months ended June 30, Marvel earned $91.0 million, down from $120.9 million. Six-month revenues fell to […]

"Incredibles" Wins Three at VSDA Awards

The Incredibles last night picked up three awards at the 2005 Home Entertainment Awards of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA), the association says. The Pixar title was named Family Title of the Year, Sell-Through Title of the Year from a Major Studio, and Marketing Campaign of the Year from a Major Studio. Mulan II […]

The Dark Knight Strikes DVD in October

Warner Home Video has announced the release of all-new two-disc special editions of the four original Batman movies, from Burton’s franchise classic to Schumacher’s franchise crippler. Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin will be released October 18th. They will be available individually and as a gift set, Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology […]

WHV Announces New "Teen Titans," "The Batman," and "Justice League Unlimited" DVDs

Update (July 22nd): Added Cover Art, Back Art and Special Features for Justice League Unlimited. Update (July 11th): Updated Cover Art for The Batman and Teen Titans added; back cover for The Batman and Teen Titans added. Special features for The Batman and Teen Titans added. WHV has officially announced three new DC Animated DVDs […]

Jim Aparo 1932 - 2005

Jim Aparo, DC comic book artist for over 40 years, passed away early this morning at the age of 72, due to complications from a recent illness. Aparo’s work appeared in Batman and the Outsiders, The Brave and the Bold, and The Spectre, as well as the controversial “Death in the Family” storyline which killed […]

Dan Slott Talks Up His Mighty Marvel Mayhem

BrokenFrontier.com has posted an interview with writer Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk), surveying his career in writing comics to date but focusing on his upcoming Thing mini-series and the relaunch of She-Hulk in October.

Fan Coverage of "The Batman," "Justice League Unlimited" Comic-Con Panel

Fans flocked to the The Batman and Justice League Unlimited Superhero Action Panel, a revealing panel and Q&A session, including never-before-seen footage and other special surprises. Click here to read the fan coverage of an all-new episode of JLU and world-premiere footage from The Batman vs. Dracula, Warner Home Video’s upcoming feature-length thriller. Coverage begins […]

SDCC News Roundup: 7/15

The first full day of Comic Con International has come and gone… and while the announcements have been starting to go fast and furious, they haven’t really ramped up to the degree that will be seen on Friday and Saturday… The death of Will Eisner does not mean the death of his most famous creation, […]

Dan Slott Does His "Thing"

Newsarama.com has posted an interview with Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk) about his upcoming The Thing mini-series. The Fantastic Four spin-off comic is scheduled to be released this fall.

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