DC Comics has announced that Batman, Nightwing, Robin, The Flash, JLA, and Wonder Woman will increase in cover price in June from $2.25 to $2.50, leaving the only $2.25 comics in their Johnny DC line. In addition, the Vertigo books 100 Bullets, The Books of Magick, and Lucifer will all become $2.75 in June as […]
The first annual Shuster Award winners were named over the weekend, recognizing outstanding Canadian comic talent for the past year. Ty Templeton shared top honors in the “Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Writer” category for his work on DC’s Batman Adventures, while Darwyn Cooke won in the “Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Cartoonist” category for DC: The […]
It looks like Teen Titans was feeling left out. Like The Batman and Justice League Unlimited before it, new episodes of Teen Titans will premiere in Canada before airing in the US. Thankfully, for you American viewers, the episodes will premiere on Cartoon Network mere days after they air on the Canadian channel YTV. According […]
Mile High Comics has released several previews of comics from Marvel and DC scheduled for release on May 4, 2005. Highlights include Batman: Dark Detective #1, which reunites famed 70’s Batman team Steve Englehart, Marshall Rogers, and Terry Austin, and G.L.A. #2 by Dan Slott and Paul Pelletier (She-Hulk).
An upcoming study from License Magazine notes that Marvel Entertainment and Nickelodeon were two of the top licensors in 2004, based on the strength of such properties as Spider-Man, Dora the Explorer, and SpongeBob SquarePants. Marvel’s licensing brought in $4 billion in retail sales, while Nickelodeon licenses brought in $4.75 billion.
Paramount Pictures will distribute up a slate of films to be produced by Marvel Enterprises under a deal announced by the companies today. The first titles to be released under the new pact will be adaptations of Captain America and Nick Fury, which are expected to be ready for release in 2007 or 2008. Under […]
Marvel Enterprises and Stan Lee have settled all pending litigation connected to a lawsuit in which Lee laid claim to part of Marvel’s Spider-Man profits, Marvel said today. Terms were not disclosed, but the company separately reported taking a $10 million charge against first quarter profits in order to settle the litigation. [Source: Business Wire]
The Batman Begins Batmobile will be one of the attractions at the NASCAR Nextel Cup “Batman Begins 400,” to be held June 19 at the Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR and Warner Bros. said today. The Batmobile will be featured in the Batman Begins Fan Zone, a newly redesigned fan area behind the main grandstand at […]
YTV has scheduled the following movies for the month of June: Batman (1989) – Saturday, June 4, 9:00pm Superman (1978) – Sunday, June 5, at 4:00pm Acceleracers II: The Speed of Silence (2005) – Saturday, June 11, 4:00pm (Premiere) Batman Returns (1992) – Saturday, June 11, 9:00pm Superman II (1980) – Sunday, June 12, 4:00pm […]
The Canadian channel Teletoon will air episode #22 of The Batman, the ninth episode of the sophomore season, this weekend. The episode, entitled “Ragdoll to Riches,” introduces a classic DC character into the series. Included is the official description for the episode: The Batman finds himself caught in the middle of a game of one-upmanship […]