Jeff Matsuda to Leave "The Batman" After Season 4

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2007
On his weblog, Jeff Matsuda has stated that The Batman‘s fourth season will be his last on the show. He does add that Alan Burnett will be replacing him as the show’s story editor, and reveals some heavy-hitting guest stars coming soon to the show. (via Comic Book Resources’ Comics Reel)

"Solty Rei" Vol. 1: Doesn’t Leave a Salty Taste in Your Mouth

by Chad Boninon February 19, 2007
Over a decade ago, the “Blast Fall,” an otherworldly storm, destroyed the city and ravaged its inhabitants. In this not-too-future world, humanity is aided by Resemble technology: replacement body parts. There’s a natural upper limit to how much flesh can be falsified, but technicians dream of a 100% Resemble. A mysterious girl may just fill […]

"Solty Rei" Vol. 1: Family Love, Action, Hilarity, and, Most Importantly, Hot Women

by Dukeon February 19, 2007
FUNimation’s deal with Gonzo allows them exclusive licensing rights to most of the latter’s catalog. The latest title in this venture is Solty Rei, which brings together all of the stuff Gonzo is known for: stylish clothing, an odd mix of art styles, some freaky hair designs, great animation, and, of course, beautiful women. Twelve […]

Atari Unveils New "Dragon Ball Z" Video Game at NY Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Atari will be displaying the latest Dragon Ball Z video game at this weekend’s New York Comic-Con at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The game, Dragon Ball Z Shin Budokai: Another Road will be on display in room 1E03 at the convention center. A sequel to last year’s DBZ release, the game features an improved […]

Starz Home Entertainment to Bring Hellboy Animated and Stan Lee to NY Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2007
Starz Home Entertainment has issued a press release detailing screenings, panel discussions, and signings for this weekend’s New York Comic-Con at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center. Hellboy Animated director Tad Stones and Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola will be debuting Hellboy: Blood and Iron, the second direct-to-video movie, on Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 AM. There […]

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 […]