Mile High Comics has posted several on-line previews for comics from DC and Marvel scheduled for release on August 10. Highlights include Action Comics #830 by Gail Simone and John Byrne, Green Arrow #53 by Judd Winick, Captain America #8 by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, and Incredible Hulk #85 by Peter David and Jorge […]
The Quills Literary Foundation has named their 2005 Quill Award nominees. James B. Stewart’s DisneyWar was nominated in the “Business” category, Fantagraphics’ Complete Peanuts 1953-1954 was nominated in the “Humor” category, and Marvel Comics’ 1602 by Neil Gaiman, Andy Kubert, and Richard Isanove was nominated in the “Graphic Novel” category.
VIZ Media has announced scheduling information for the first Zatch Bell manga and home-video anime releases. The first two volumes of Zatch Bell manga will be released in August for $9.99 each. The first volume of anime will debut on November 4, featuring 4 episodes for $19.98.
Boomerang will spotlight Batman: The Animated Series and Superman in two five-hour marathons airing August 20 and 21. Batman: The Animated Series (1992-1994) will run on Saturday night, August 20, from 8:00pm – 1:00am (ET). Superman (1996-1997) will run on Sunday night, August 21, from 8:00pm – 1:00am (ET). [Source: Cartoon Network]
CBS Sports will use pixilated characters in their new NFL Today promotional. Running in :30 and :10 second spots throughout the day, the Pixel People will be animated characters including “The Blimp Dudes,” “The Tailgaters,” “The Cheerleader,” “The Punk,” “The Gangsta,” “The Executive,” and “The Hippie Chick.” The spots will air in the coming weeks, […]
Time Warner, Viacom, and Pixar all reported second quarter financial results this week. Time Warner’s revenues decreased 1% over the same period in 2004 to $10.7 billion, with expected declines at the Filmed Entertainment and AOL segments offset almost entirely by growth at the Cable, Networks, and Publishing segments. The Company reported an Operating Loss […]
A $2.5 billion settlement of the Time Warner Securities Fraud litigation was announced on Wednesday by Lead Plaintiff’s Counsel, Heins Mills & Olson, P.L.C. of Minneapolis, and the defendants. In addition, $150 million recovered by the Department of Justice will be distributed to class members and, subject to consent from the SEC, $300 million recovered […]
After a long journey, the finale of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is here. The first half had its difficulties, but the second half so far has grown to fill the shoes any Gundam title should. ZAFT officially enters the battle between the Dominion and the Clyne Faction, with Flay jettisoned to the Dominion with a […]
As we near the end of the series, it feels weird to be back up in space after spending the past thirty-something episodes on Earth. Last disc, the Archangel and the Orb cruiser Kusanagi escaped the destruction of Orb by heading into space. With the death of Lord Uzumi, Cagalli is in pieces after learning […]
With ZAFT and the Archangel hogging the spotlight, the Earth Alliance is feeling a little jealous, so they decide it’s time to unleash their own Mobile Suits, including three new Gundams (one of which is butt-ugly), on the poor little country of Orb. Will our heroes survive this battle? OK, so that’s not that hard […]