NYCC: Tad Stones and Mike Mignola on "Hellboy: Blood and Iron"

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2007
The second day of the New York Comic Con started with a bang at the Hellboy: Blood and Iron preview panel. Attendees to the panel were treated to a full screening of the direct-to-video movie, followed by a brief Q&A session with director/writer Tad Stones and with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. During the Q&A session, […]

Kim Possible Gets A New Look (UPDATED 2/24)

by Zeddon February 24, 2007
Next month on Disney Channel, the animated heroine Kim Possible will face her own worst nightmare. When her mission suit that she wears to fight villains is discontinued at Club Banana, she has to find something else to wear that is comfortable, stylish, and gives her the freedom to move adeptly in order to battle […]

"Baki the Grappler" Vol. 10: Only Going Forward

by Dukeon February 24, 2007
Baki the Grappler has always impressed me with its variety of fighting techniques. Unlike other anime, each and every character in Baki has his own distinct style, which makes for quite a refreshing series. Nowhere is this shown to better effect than in Volume 10 of the series. Yujiro, ashamed of his apprentice’s performance against […]

NYCC: Anime Network Continues Growth; Bringing "Oh My Goddess!" S2 and More in May

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2007
On the first day of the New York Comic Con, the Anime Network’s Stacy Dodson (Director of Operations and Programming), April N. Brem (VOD & Programming Manager) and Emily Olman (Director of Advertising) presented the state of the Anime Network. In one form or another, they said, the network is currently carried in 96% of […]

NYCC: Bill Plympton Presents "Shut-Eye Hotel" and "Idiots & Angels" Excerpts

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2007
The New York Comic Con hosted an hour-long panel with renowned independent animator Bill Plympton on its first day of programming. Plympton spent most of the panel showing clips from a variety of projects. A short-film biography was followed by two music videos from last year: one for “Heard ‘Em Say” by Kanye West and […]

"Dragon Ball Z" Season Two DVD Set Coming in May

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
FUNimation will release the Dragon Ball Z Season Two set to DVD on May 22, the company said yesterday. The set, which includes the Namek and Captain Ginyu Sagas, will retail for $49.98. [Source: FUNimation]

"Yin Yang Yo!" Gets Second Season Order

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Jetix has ordered another 26 half-hour episodes of Yin Yang Yo!, World Screen reports.

Nelvana Gets "Horrid Henry" Rights

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Nelvana Enterprises has picked up worldwide sales and distribution rights to Horrid Henry, c21 Media reports. The agreement excludes the United Kingdom and Germany, where local broadcasters have already secured rights to the Novel Entertainment show.

Time Warner Pays $405 Million to Settle Sharehold Suits

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Time Warner will pay $405 million to settle certain shareholder lawsuits over accounting problems at its AOL subsidiary, Reuters reports. The company still faces lawsuits seeking $3 billion in damages.

BKN Gets $15 Million in Bank Funding

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
BKN International has secured a further $15 million in funding from Germany’s HSBC Dusseldorf bank, c21 Media says. The distributor will use the funds to produce Zorro: Generation Z, Legend of the Dragon, and Robin Hood: Quest for the King.