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Tokyopop and "Bumper King" Collide

ICv2 reports Tokyopop has acquired the 26 episode Korean series Bumper King and that they have a wide range of plans for the property. The CGI-animated show is described as an action-adventure/comedy in the world of remote control bumper cars.

"Justice League Unlimited" Crashes to DVD!

Warner Home Video and DC Comics welcome the World’s Greatest Super Heroes’ all-new daring adventures in the ultimate DVD release – Justice League Unlimited: Saving the World. The heroes unite to embark on power-packed adventures to rid the planet of alien invasions, criminal threats and global conspiracies. More information on the DVD can be found […]

Cartoon Network and Hasbro Partner to Support Tsunami Relief Efforts

Hasbro, Inc., in conjunction with Cartoon Network, is launching PLAYATHON, a new way for kids to raise funds for the causes they care about while playing and having fun at the same time. Funds raised from PLAYATHONs held through March 31 will benefit the UNICEF Tsunami Relief and Recovery Project. Kids can share and learn […]

WHV and Mattel Enter Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Hot Wheels Property

Warner Home Video Inc. and Mattel Inc. have entered into a worldwide home video distribution agreement for the company’s new Hot Wheels AcceleRacers property. Under the terms of the multiyear agreement, WHV will have exclusive distribution rights to four Hot Wheels movies promoting the new AcceleRacers animated property in all territories throughout 2005, beginning with […]

Telewest and Nickelodeon Make Amends

Nickelodeon has now returned to the Telewest Broadband cable platform, two months after it was dropped when the two parties failed to agree on a new carriage contract. Telewest’s 1.3 million subscribers saw Nickelodeon’s four channels, Nickelodeon, Nick Replay, Nicktoons, and Nick Jr., removed from the lineup just before Christmas. While both parties declined to […]

Ten Acquires First French Toon

Network Ten in Australia has acquired 78 episodes of Totally Spies, its first ever French-produced series, after a deal with Marathon International, C21Media reports.

Sam Elliott is Caretaker in "Ghost Rider"

Mark Steven Johnson has posted on the Superhero Hype! Message Boards that Sam Elliott will be playing the part of Caretaker in the Ghost Rider film.

Mr. T Comic Book to Debut in May

UK-based APComics will be publishing a new comic book based on 80′s superstar Mr. T. The book is scheduled to debut in the United States on May 21, 2005, Mr. T’s birthday. Continuity connections between this new comic book and Mr. T’s smash-hit animated series or his earlier Mr. T and the T-Force comic were […]

Mark Waid Talks Superman for "Superheroes and Philosophy"

Newsarama.com has posted the table of contents for Superheroes and Philosophy and reprinted the entirety of chapter 1, an essay on Superman by Mark Waid. Waid is currently finishing a run on Marvel’s Fantastic Four, and is the author of Superman: Birthright, the recent graphic novel re-telling Superman’s origins. Other contributors to the book include […]

"DisneyWar" Good for Publishers; Maybe not for Disney

The New York Times has published another article about DisneyWar: The Battle for the Magic Kingdom, the upcoming book by James B. Stewart about the power struggles within Disney (free registration required). The article focuses mainly on the book’s role in reviving sales of the corporate tell-all, but does contain many new revelations on the […]

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