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"Cinderella" DVD Moves 3.2 Million Units in 1 Week

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2005
Home Media Retailing magazine is reporting that Disney’s Cinderella Platinum Series DVD has sold 3.2 million units in its first week of sales. Industry insiders predict that Cinderella will be one of the top 10 top-selling DVDs of the year. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

AK Comics Brings Arab Superheroes to Comics, TV

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2005
An article in Business Today Egypt profiles AK Comics. Headquartered in Egypt, AK publishes comic books featuring several Arab superheroes. They are also entering into several licensing agreements and are working on an animated TV series which they hope to sell to a satellite network early next year.

NY Times Looks at DC's "Infinite Crisis"

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2005
The New York Times has published an article about DC Comics’ Infinite Crisis and the changes it has in store for DC’s iconic superhero characters (registration required). Infinite Crisis #1 hits comic book stands today, after a nearly year-long run-up. In related news, DC Editor Dan DiDio was interviewed by Newsarama.com about Infinite Crisis. The […]

"Zixx Level Two": Talk Like an Egyptian, Sound Confusing

by Chad Boninon October 12, 2005
It’s rather hard to describe Zixx. I know that the majority of you, the readers, have never heard of the show, given that most of you likely live in the United States. But we’ve somehow snagged weekly advance copies, so you’re getting the inside scoop whether you like it or not. And you should like […]

"Ghost Stories" Vol. 1: It's Okay If You're a Muslim, a Christian, or a Jew...

by Chad Boninon October 12, 2005
Satsuki’s the new girl in a new town, one with an inhabited, good school right next to a deserted and haunted one. When she, her potentially retarded brother, the Jew, the stud, and the born-again Christian chick accidentally go into the wrong school, they get wrapped up in a world of ghastly evils. Can Satsuki […]

Hit Korean Drama Gets Animated

by Benon October 12, 2005
Korea’s first animated series to be based on a domestic live-action television drama will premiere at the end of this month, the Korea Times reports. The drama on which the series is based, titled Daejanggeum or Jewel in the Palace, was wildly popular across Asia. An estimated 47 percent of the population of Hong Kong […]

Andrew Dabb Talks "G.I. Joe: Sigma 6" Comic

by Ed Liuon October 11, 2005
Newsarama.com has posted an interview with writer Andrew Dabb about G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, a six-issue limited series beginning in December from Devil’s Due Publishing.

"The Flash" Races to DVD Next Year

by La Parkaon October 10, 2005
TVShowsOnDVD has confirmed that Warner Home Video will be releasing the entire 22-episode run of The Flash on January 10, 2006.

DC Announces Jan/Feb 2006 Collected Editions: Alan Moore, Seven Soldiers

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Rule Weekend Box Office

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2005
Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit had estimated ticket sales of $16.1 million on its opening weekend, knocking the Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan out of the top spot.