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"Dragon's Lair" Comics Coming Spring 2006

by Ed Liuon January 31, 2006
Arcana Studios has revealed that a Dragon’s Lair comic book will be hitting comic shop stands in Spring 2006. Arcana will reprint issues #1-3, originally from MVC, in one issue and then finish the story in three more issues. Issue #1 will feature a cover by Don Bluth, animator and creator of the original Dragon’s […]

"Bambi II" Comes to DVD for Just 70 Days

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
Bambi II will be available on DVD and VHS on February 7, 2006 for $29.99 (SRP). However, it will only be available through April 17. In tribute to the 70th anniversary of Walt Disney’s inception of his animated classic, Bambi, Walt Disney Home Entertainment will place Bambi II under moratorium just 70 days after its […]

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Holds "Tokyo Festa" in NYC

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is holding “Tokyo Festa” — a day of free events throughout New York City — on February 7, 2006. The program is aimed at increasing awareness of Japan’s customs, culture, and cartoons. Highlights include: The En-Nichi Market A recreation of an old Edo marketplace, featuring traditional fun and games for both […]

"Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids - Vol. 3" Street Date Set

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids – Vol. 3 is now scheduled to arrive on DVD on May 2, according to Ventura Distribution, owners of UrbanWorks, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The 265-minute release will retail for $19.99 SRP. Originally scheduled for release last year, the release has been pushed back several times.

Four "Futurama" Movies Planned

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
According to a post by Billy West on his message board, four full feature length Futurama DVD movies will begin production in late July or August. (via Craig Crumpton)

"South Bank Show" Special to Cover Anime

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
ITV1’s South Bank Show arts series will be dedicated to anime on February 19 and will include interviews with leading lights of anime, such as film producer Matsuhisa Ishikawa. ITV4 will follow up the show with an airing of the 1995 animation film Ghost In The Shell on March 4. [Source: BBC]

CritterPix Hires John Carey

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
CritterPix Studios has named John Carey to the position of senior vice president of production. As a 30-year show business veteran, Carey has established and maintained CG pipelines for several animated feature productions and companies. He was most recently the vice president of production and technology at Walt Disney Pictures where he led a team […]

"King of the Hill - Season 6" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
King of the Hill – Season 6 will be available on DVD on May 2, 2006, according to TVShowsOnDVD. A 3-disc set is expected, and TVShowsOnDVD has the probable track listing.

Elastic Licenses "Caillou"

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
Spanish brand management firm Elastic Rights has signed several broadcast and licensing deals for Cookie Jar’s animated preschool series Caillou. C21Media has details.

HIT Hires Director of Promotions and Sponsorship

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
HIT has created the role of Director of Promotions and Sponsorship and has hired Chris Tadey to fill the position. C21Media reports.