Wizard magazine has interviewed writers Josh Elder and Russell Lissau on their issues of DC’s The Batman Strikes! comic book series. The pair discuss one-upmanship among the stable of writers for the title, the constraints and creative decisions that result from the comics’ all-ages mandate, the books and comics they look to for inspiration, and […]
Warner Brothers has announced a new line of “Motion Comics,” which will take original comic book pages and bring them to life through “the use of subtle movements, voice-overs, sweeping music scores and stunning comic book artwork.” The first title to get the Motion Comics treatment will be Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, which […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release the complete run of Batman: The Animated Series in Batman: The Complete Animated Series. The 17-disc set will contains every episode from the show and a special Bonus feature disc and a 40 page book featuring never before seen artwork. The big set will be in stores on November […]
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that Batman DVDs have topped the sales charts for the week ending July 13, 2008, with the direct-to-video Batman Gotham Knight animated movie taking the top spot in standard DVD sales, followed by the reissued DVD of Batman Begins. The two movies switch places on the Blu-ray sales chart.
Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by Comic Book Resources about his work scripting the “Deadshot” chapter of Batman Gotham Knight. Burnett discusses how much he loves the final direct-to-video movie, why he selected Deadshot for the antagonist of his chapter, and how he feels about his work on later episodes of Superfriends.
Comic Book Resources has posted a brief interview with Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Olson about his segment in the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Olson discusses why his agent thinks he’s crazy, the inspiration for his chapter “Have I Got a Story for You,” how he approached writing his first cartoon, and what he’s working on […]
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel and BET will show a sneak peek of the upcoming cartoon The Black Panther at this year’s annual Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday July 26. The series will be adapted from the first six issues written by BET President of Entertainment, Reginald Hudlin. The series will air on BET […]
Newsarama has spoken with writer Alan Burnett about “Deadshot,” his contribution to the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Burnett discusses how he landed the job to write the segment, why he selected Deadshot as the antagonist of his chapter, the work he did on tying the individual chapters together, how he feels about the work […]
The trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Iron Man: Armored Adventures has appeared on-line. The new animated series is scheduled to debut on the Nicktoons Network in the spring of 2009. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)
Comic Book Resources has posted an article talking with executive producer Bruce Timm about Batman Gotham Knight, the direct-to-video movie that was released to stores this past Tuesday. Timm discusses what he was looking forward to in the collaboration with Japanese anime studios, why Batman is malleable enough to withstand experimentation, how he would have […]