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Constantine Gets Pilot License From NBC

by Alex Beanon February 22, 2014
Snarky British supernatural detective/con man/magician John Constantine has returned from the pages of 1980s DC Comics for a possible new television series on NBC. The pilot episode will have Matt Ryan [who voices pirate Edward Kenway on “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag”] in the lead role. Keanu Reeves played the character in a live action […]

Dark Horse and Nickelodeon to Produce More “Avatar,” “Korra” Merchandise

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon are expanding their successful publishing partnership of comics based on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra to begin selling merchandise based on the two shows starting in May 2014. Among the merchandise being planned are limited-edition statues, figurines, busts, plush figures, drinking glasses, cups, coffee mugs, coaster […]

Chris O'Donnell as Robin

Of Course Chris O’Donnell Still Has His Old Robin Costume, Conan

by Shawn Hopkinson February 21, 2014
Leave it to Conan O’Brien to ask the geekiest question, and to get the funniest answer. Yes, Chris O’Donnell does have his old Robin costume, and he keeps it in a wooden crate in his basement. The Batman Forever and Batman & Robin actor told Conan that he asked to keep one of the Robin […]

Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Steve Jobs Planned as U.S. Postage Stamps

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
The Washington Post has uncovered a list of planned designs for upcoming U.S. postage stamps for 2014-2015, which includes Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Apple co-founder and seminal Pixar figure Steve Jobs. Rudolph is listed as “Design Approved” for release in 2014 (alongside stamps commemorating events of the Civil War, the War […]


Jimmy Murakami, “When the Wind Blows” Director, 1933 – 2014

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2014
Cartoon Brew reports the passing of Jimmy Murakami at age 80, director of 1986’s animated feature film When the Wind Blows and an instrumental figure in the development of Ireland’s animation industry. Murakami was born in 1933 in San Jose, CA, and was sent to the Tule Lake Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, […]

PR: Dentsu Entertainment’s Animated Series “LBX” To Debut On Nicktoons In 2014

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2014
Dentsu Entertainment’s Animated Series LBX To Debut On Nicktoons In 2014 Bandai America To Unveil First “LBX” Products At Toy Fair 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Little Battlers eXperience (LBX(TM)), an extremely popular Japanese television series and franchise, will debut in the U.S. on Nicktoons in 2014, announced today by […]