PR: Get Ready for the Spring Break Show-Down & TWF Season Finale

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2007
GET READY FOR THE SPRING BREAK SHOW-DOWN AND THUMB WRESTLING FEDERATION: TWF SEASON FINALE Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16 on YTV (February 28, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) This March Break YTV characters go head-to-head and thumb-to-thumb with the Spring Break Show-down and Thumb Wrestling Federation: TWF season finale. From Monday, March […]

PR: Denise V. Wohl and Jim Shooter Launch Seven

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2007
DENISE V. WOHL AND JIM SHOOTER LAUNCH SEVEN THE GREATEST TEAM OF SUPERHEROES OF ALL TIME AT THE 2007 NEW YORK COMIC CON New York (February 2007) – What is the result when two Bronze Age Marvelites join forces after 25 years? They create SEVEN, the next level of super heroes which premiered at the […]

PR: 2nd Akibahara Trilogy Movie "Cat Girl Kiki" Slated for May Release

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2007
LIVE ACTION FILM “CAT GIRL KIKI” SLATED FOR MAY RELEASE Second film in AKIHABARA TRILOGY to hit shelves on May 8, 2007 and be priced at $19.95 SRP NEW YORK, NY (February 28, 2007)  The May release of Cat Girl Kiki, the second live action film in the Akihabara Trilogy, was announced today by […]

PR: Will Vinton Returns for Second Los Angeles Appearance

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2007
Riding on the success of his recent graphic novel debut, Will Vinton returns for a second Los Angeles appearance! Author to appear at Golden Apple Books on 3/14 After many successful years in the world of animation, Will Vinton dives into the two-dimensional comic world with Jack Hightower, a thrilling new action-adventure-comedy about a very […]

PR: Major New Anime Releases Announced by VIZ Media at 2007 New York Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon March 2, 2007
MAJOR NEW ANIME RELEASES ANNOUNCED BY VIZ MEDIA AT 2007 NEW YORK COMIC-CON Highly Anticipated Debut of DEATH NOTE Via Download To Own And New DVD Releases For NARUTO and MÄR Drew Fan Accolades San Francisco, CA March 2, 2006 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive […]

Miyazaki’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ nominated for Nebula.

by Jacob T. Paschalon March 2, 2007
Mr. Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle has been nominated for a Nebula Award. Source: Anime News Network

South Park Season 11 Starts March 7; Downloads from iTunes March 13

by Ed Liuon March 2, 2007
A press release from Comedy Central states that the 11th season of South Park will begin on Wednesday, March 7, at 10:00 PM Eastern/Pacific time. The release states that the seven all-new episodes will include a parody of Fox’s 24 and a visit by Senator Hilary Clinton (D-NY). The press release also notes that the […]

Museum of Modern Art Opens "Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making"

by Ed Liuon March 2, 2007
This weekend, New York’s Museum of Modern Art will open a new exhibition titled “Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making” to focus on artists who use the lexicon of comics and animation to produce new, experimental works of art. The exhibit will run from March 4 to June 11, 2007.

Eric Beckman on NY International Children’s Film Festival

by Ed Liuon March 2, 2007
The New York Times has published a feature article about Eric Beckman, co-director of the New York International Children’s Film Festival (registration required). Beckman describes the broad selection of children’s films offered by the festival, describing the film festival’s offerings as bouillabaisse or sashimi while, “Hollywood just keeps on serving chicken fingers.”

‘Flushed Away’ Takes #1 in Video Sales

by Nobuyuki samaon March 2, 2007
Just one day after saying that it had taken a big write-down on its Flushed Away feature, DreamWorks Animation got word Wednesday that the movie debuted on DVD as the No. 1 film of the week in sales, according to Nielsen VideoScan. The film bumped Oscar winner The Departed from the top spot — although […]