Nausicaa.net is reporting a Studio Ghibli film festival running from June 2 to June 30 at the University of California at Berkeley Art Museum. Nearly every Studio Ghibli film will be screened, including Howl’s Moving Castle. Details and scheduling information is available at the film festival web site.
DC Comics has announced that Batman, Nightwing, Robin, The Flash, JLA, and Wonder Woman will increase in cover price in June from $2.25 to $2.50, leaving the only $2.25 comics in their Johnny DC line. In addition, the Vertigo books 100 Bullets, The Books of Magick, and Lucifer will all become $2.75 in June as […]
Future Shop will begin carrying a four-disc, special edition DVD release of Brooke Burgess’s Broken Saints on May 10, it was announced yesterday. The twelve-hour saga, which began as an online, Flash-animated graphic novel, will feature revamped art and effects, a 5.1 Dolby Surround remix, and optional voice narration featuring William B. Davis, Kirby Morrow, […]
Samuel L. Jackson will produce and lend his voice to Afro Samurai, a new animated series from Gonzo and Fuji Television that will premiere on Spike TV in 2006, Active Anime reports. The series, set in a futuristic-feudal Japan, will focus on a black samurai on a mission to avenge the death of his father. […]
Kronk’s New Groove likely won’t hit DVD until January 2006, the better to coincide with the launch of The Emperor’s New School on Disney Channel, Ultimate Disney reports, citing Variety. The site also reports that Disney has such titles as Cinderella III, The Little Mermaid III, Brother Bear II, The Aristocats II, The Tinker Bell […]
In the early 1990s, a shift occurred in the comic book publishing world. Increased desire for creative freedom and financial reward led to a small boom of small press and self-publishers offering alternatives to the mostly homogenous output of Marvel and DC Comics. One of the most successful creators to break into the business was […]