PR: Atari Unveils New York Comic-Con 2007 Line-Up

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
ATARI UNVEILS NEW YORK COMIC CON 2007 LINE-UP Never-Before-Seen Godzilla®: Unleashed, Bullet Witch(TM), and Dragon Ball Z® Shin Budokai(TM): Another Road to Appear Publicly for First Time NEW YORK, NY, February 15, 2007 – Atari, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATAR), one of the world’s most recognized brands and leading third-party video game publisher, today announced the Company’s […]

PR: Starz Home Entertainment Shines at New York Comic Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Starz Home Entertainment Takes The 2nd Annual New York Comic Con By Storm! Guests Of Honor Include Stan Lee, Mike Mignola, Jeffrey Combs and The Masters of Horror! WHAT: Starz Home Entertainment at the 2nd Annual New York Comic Con WHEN: Saturday, February 24th TIME: SEE SCHEDULE BELOW WHERE: Jacob Javits Center, New York City […]

Academy Award Nominated Short Films in Theaters Now

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Magnolia Pictures has released a compilation of this year’s Academy Award nominated short films into theaters. The animated films included as part of the compilation are: THE DANISH POET (Den Danske Dikteren) National Film Board of Canada / NORWAY & CANADA – 15 Minutes Oscar Nominee: Torill Kove Kasper, a poet whose creative well has […]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit to Terminate Slesinger "Pooh" Rights

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Judge Florence-Marie Cooper dismissed a copyright lawsuit brought by the heirs of A.A. Milne over the rights to Winnie the Pooh (free registration required). The lawsuit, filed by the granddaughters of Milne and Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard, attempted to use U.S. copyright law to assert rights to the […]

"Shin-chan" Returns to Adult Swim, DVD in August

by Matt Hazudaon February 18, 2007
According to FUNimation’s panel at Megacon today, anime series Shin-chan will be returning to the Adult Swim programming bloc in the late spring or early summer of this year. No further details are available at this time. A Shin-chan “season one” DVD set with episodes in dub production order will be released in August. FUNimation […]

DreamWorks Releases New "Shrek the Third" and "Bee Movie" Trailers

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
DreamWorks Animation has released new trailers for Shrek the Third and Bee Movie, which can be viewed on the Internet in a variety of media formats: Shrek the Third: Quick Time (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Windows Media (High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality) Real Media (High Quality | Medium […]

"Moon Phase" Vol. 3: Count Kinkel Makes Things Serious

by Dukeon February 17, 2007
Moon Phase had a serious start, but it soon took a comedic turn by focusing more on, say, Hazuki’s temper tantrums than on Count Kinkel. Sure, there was an underlying story, but it took a back seat to the comedy, especially after mini-priestesses Hikaru and Karou arrived. With the third volume, though, the main plot […]

Talking with Disney’s David Bossert About Pooh and Platinum Editions

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
David Bossert is a man who has worn many hats at the Walt Disney Company over his 22-year career with the company. After receiving a B.F.A. from the renowned California Institute of the Arts in 1983, Bossert began his career at Disney as an effects animator, working on films such as The Black Cauldron, Who […]

"Karin" Licensed By Geneon Entertainment

by Classic Speedyon February 16, 2007
Karin, a 24-episode comedy anime from J.C. Staff, has been licensed by Geneon Entertainment. The series concerns a female vampire who doesn’t suffer the usual vampire weaknesses, such as garlic and sunlight. Its first volume will contain four episodes and is due on 5/15/07 for a MSRP of $29.98. [Source: Geneon]

Christian Slade Talks "Korgi"

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
Former Disney animator Christian Slade is publicizing his new original graphic novel Korgi, set in a fantasy world where people live alongside magical creatures who resemble Welsh Corgi dogs. Korgi will be part of publisher Top Shelf’s Free Comic Book Day offering in a flip book alongside Andy Runton’s Owly.