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"Yu Yu Hakusho" Dead At 112 Episodes

by Chad Boninon October 29, 2005
Yusuke Urameshi is dead. At least, that’s how the first episode ended. Or was that Tekken 5 or Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance? Either way, he’s been back for the better part of a hundred episodes at this point, and is currently fighting in the tournament to decide the fate of the demon realm. If he […]

'Ultimate Avengers' Designs Revealed

by Stuon October 28, 2005
Steve E. Gordon, the character designer and CO-director on the upcoming Ultimate Avengers direct-to-DVD feature, has posted the character designs for Nick Fury and The Black Widow on his blog. The Ultimate Avengers, the first of nine direct-to-DVD animated features from Marvel and Lions Gate, will be released on February 21, 2006. The trailer for […]

Broadband Enterprises Syndicating Warner Brothers Online Shorts

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2005
Broadband Enterprises has entered into an agreement to syndicate animated short films from Warner Brothers Online. The shorts will include “Looney Tunes,” “Gotham Girls,” and “Timberwolf”; Broadband Enterprises will sell advertising sponsorships around the programming. (via TZ Moderator Stu)

New "Johnny Quest" Comic Book Series Coming from DC

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2005
Wizard magazine is reporting that Johnny Quest will get a five-issue mini-series from DC Comics next year. The book will be written by Joe Kelly (JLA, Space Ghost) with artwork by Howard Porter.

Todd McFarlane Named Guest of Honor for NY Comic-Con

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2005
A press release has announced that artist and Image Comics co-founder Todd McFarlane has been named a guest of honor at the inaugural New York Comic-Con. The convention will be held February 24-26, 2006, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. McFarlane’s appearance will coincide with a retrospective of his work at the Museum of Comic […]

On-line Comics Previews for October 28, 2005: Zombie Tales, Jonah Hex, Sgt. Rock

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2005
Several on-line comics previews are now available on the Internet. They include: – An 8-page preview of Zombie Tales: Oblivion from Boom! Studios is available at Comic Book Resources.com. The anthology book includes work by Mark Waid, Mark Badger, and Keith Giffen, and is on comic book stands now. – An interview with writer James […]

New Interviews With 'The Batman' Show and Comic Artists

by Bird Boyon October 28, 2005
The World’s Finest has put up two new interviews with The Batman character designer Jose Lopez and The Batman Strikes! #15 artist Wes Craig.

"Shadow Star Narutaru" Vol. 4: Kids Have Issues, But DVD Has Extras

by Karl Olsonon October 28, 2005
A catchy alt-pop opening song that’s somewhere between the Spin Doctors, old school No Doubt and Blues Traveler. Cute, simple opening animation that looks like it was probably done with markers and crayons. Adorable monsters that make Pikachu appear pathetic. Cripplingly cute characters, calling to mind Kodocha and Ojamajo Doremi. It’s a total bait and […]

Lucas Opens Animation Studio in Singapore

by Zeddon October 27, 2005
Lucas, the company of U.S. director George Lucas, today launched an animation studio in Singapore to produce television shows and feature films for the global market. The studio, Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, is financially backed by the Singapore government to boost the island’s multimedia industry. [Source: Japan Today]

JAKKS Pacific Signs Licensing Agreement with Scholastic for "Clifford" & "I Spy"

by Zeddon October 27, 2005
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced a worldwide licensing agreement with Scholastic Media to produce a line of JAKKS Pacific’s new Tell-A-Story interactive books based on Scholastic Media’s preschool properties Clifford The Big Red Dog and I SPY. The Tell-A-Story system connects directly into a standard TV using Plug & Read technology, serving as an introductory […]