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"Melody of Oblivion" Vol. 2: Still Slow, Still Confusing, Still Intriguing

by Karl Olsonon October 5, 2005
Last time on Melody of Oblivion, our hero Bocca was in the middle of getting to the bottom of some mysteries related to the evil Monster Union and their relationship to a seaside village kept in a spooky eternal night by a constant mist which keeps the tourism business booming. He’d worked out that the […]

Casey Talks "G.I. Joe: America's Elite"; Issues #5 & #6 to be Double-Sized

by Ed Liuon October 4, 2005
Writer Joe Casey has spoken to Newsarama.com about the G.I. Joe: America’s Elite comic book series he is writing for Devil’s Due Publishing. In a related news item, issues #5 and 6 of the series will be double-sized to include a two-part backup story centering on Zartan written by Josh Blaylock.

"Tak" Tries Leap from Videogame to TV Screen

by Ed Liuon October 4, 2005
An article in the New York Times covers the deal between Nickelodeon and THQ to co-develop Tak the jungle boy as a videogame and animated television property (registration required). The recently released Tak: The Great Juju Challenge is the third in the videogame series, while an animated pilot for a TV show is currently in […]

"Batman Begins": Scarecrow Stole My Extras

by Bird Boyon October 4, 2005
In what may arguably be the best superhero film of 2005 (then again, with Fantastic Four being the only other real “superhero” movie, that’s not saying much), Batman Begins thrilled critics, wowed audiences and gave fans of the big, bad Bat what they wanted in a film. As it turns out, what the fans wanted […]

Toonz/First Serve Form Animation Joint Venture

by Zeddon October 4, 2005
Trivandrum-based Toonz Animation India and California-based First Serve Ent. will form a joint venture, First Serve Toonz (FST), which will produce and distribute animation programming for the international marketplace as well as operate a consumer products licensing business, AWN reports. Ed Borgerding, a 20-years veteran of The Walt Disney Company, has been named CEO of […]

"Happy Feet" Comes to IMAX

by Zeddon October 4, 2005
Happy Feet, Warner Bros.’ animated musical comedy about a tap-dancing Emperor Penguin and his adventures in the Antarctic, will be released domestically in IMAX 3D simultaneous with the film’s 2D premiere in conventional theaters on November 17, 2006. AWN has more.

Nickelodeon Announces Halloween Programming

by Zeddon October 4, 2005
Nickelodeon has announced their Halloween programming plans for this year. PR Newswire has details.

Nicholas Cage Names Son After Superman

by La Parkaon October 4, 2005
Superhero Hype! reports that actor Nicholas Cage has named his newborn baby son, Kal-el, after DC Comics hero Superman.

"The Simpsons: The Complete Seventh Season" Officially Announced

by Classic Speedyon October 3, 2005
Fox has officially announced the seventh season of The Simpsons on DVD, confirming rumors that it would get a release before the 2005 holiday season. Though a list of commentaries and box art are not yet available, they will likely be revealed soon. TVShowsOnDVD has more.

'Family Guy' Premiere Party on G4

by Craig Crumptonon October 3, 2005
The Monday 10.03.05 episode of G4’s Attack of the Show will feature a segment on the premiere party for the new Family Guy DVD: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, with creator/voice actor Seth MacFarlane and guest celebrities. Episode airs at 7:00pm, and repeats Tuesday, October 4, at 1:00am and 12:00pm. [All times EST.]