"The Spectacular Spider-Man" Is Pretty Much That

by Christopher Glennonon March 13, 2008
Spider-Man is Marvel Comics’ icon. In the past decade alone, he’s starred in three live action movies, over a dozen video games, and countless comic books. Those ten years have also put him in three animated series; if you go back to the beginning, The Spectacular Spider-Man is the sixth (or even seventh, depending on […]

Japanese-Animated Batman Video’s New Teaser Online

by Weathermanon March 11, 2008
Warner Brothers has opened the website for the Batman: Gotham Knight anthology animated by Studio 4°C, Madhouse and Production I.G. The colection of 6 short, integrated stories wil ldebut on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc on July 8, 2008. [Source: Anime News Network]

"Batman: Gotham Knight" Site Launched

by Dan Collinson March 11, 2008
Superhero Hype reports that Warner Bros. has already launched the official website for the new animated movie Batman: Gotham Knight. The site features a High-Res featurette trailer as well as a sign up site to receive updates. Batman: Gotham Knight tells the story of the Caped Crusader in six different stories set in-between the films […]

PR: More Movies and Action This April on Teletoon

by Ed Liuon March 10, 2008
MORE MOVIES AND ACTION THIS APRIL ON TELETOON Toronto – Wet weather won’t worry TELETOON viewers this April as the animation network airs top shows including new episodes of Ricky Sprocket as well as the action-packed Chaotic and Bakugan. This month TELETOON Presents entertains the whole family with movies starring the crime-fighting canine, Scooby-Doo as […]

PR: Neil Patrick Harris "The Flash" "Justice League: The New Frontier"

by Maxie Zeuson March 6, 2008
Somewhere between the Emmy Award nominations and the critically-acclaimed stage performances from Broadway to Los Angeles, Neil Patrick Harris still finds room in his busy schedule for his guilty pleasure: comic books and the super heroes within. Harris is now back on the set of “How I Met Your Mother,” but he had time during […]

Updated: "Super Hero Saturday" Bringing New Series, Ending Old Ones

by Maxie Zeuson March 5, 2008
One superhero series will end, another begin, and a third return with a new episode on March 8 when KidsWB presents “Super Hero Saturday.” The back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back heroics start at 9:30am (ET/PT) with the new Legion of Super Heroes episode “In the Beginning,” which details the Legion’s formation. The story, by Steven Melching, has Legion members […]

Kevin Conroy to Appear in "Batman: Gotham Knights" Direct-to-Video Movie

by Ed Liuon February 29, 2008
At the end of a video interview about the Batman: Gotham Knights direct-to-video movie, DC Comics’ Gregory Noveck stated, “I think fans will be happy with the return of Kevin Conroy.” It is not clear from his statement whether this means Conroy will provide the voice of Batman again, or if he will simply have […]

"Justice League: The New Frontier": The Brave and the Bold and the Little Bit Bonkers

by Maxie Zeuson February 28, 2008
Justice League: The New Frontier opens with two of the loveliest animated sequences ever glimpsed outside a Brad Bird film. In the prologue an unseen artist paints and narrates a spooky tale about the rise and incipient return of the monstrous “Centre.” The colors are bold but perhaps slightly divergent from the usual primaries; the […]

"Justice League: The New Frontier": Flawed, but Strong and of Good Courage

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2008
It’s hard to walk into an adaptation of one of your favorite books with the full expectation that your favorite scene isn’t going to be in it. Such was the problem I faced when spinning up Justice League: The New Frontier, the direct-to-video adaptation of Darwyn Cooke’s graphic novel DC: The New Frontier. Attempting to […]

"Justice League" Flying Again

by Maxie Zeuson February 27, 2008
Warner Bros. on-again, off-again Justice League movie is officially back “on” again, Variety reports. The studio is still aiming for a 2009 release. Cast options connected to the picture had expired, but no changes appear to be in the works. Adam Brody will play the Flash; Rapper Common plays Green Lantern; Armie Hammer Jr. is […]