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"Yu-Gi-Oh!", "Shaman King" Collector's DVDs Announced

4Kids Entertainment Home Video and FUNimation will release the third volume of the special DVD collector’s editions of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Shaman King to home video on February 22, the companies said today. The discs, previously unavailable in the U.S. and Canada, will contain features edited to conform to U.S. broadcast standards and to make room […]

DC Comics' Dan Didio Talks "Countdown"

Dan Didio, VP Editorial for DC Comics, has spoken to Newsarama.com about DC Countdown, the upcoming summer event that promises to shake up the status quo in the DC universe. Didio delves into the connections between Countdown and the recently concluded Identity Crisis, along with the many mini-series and tie-ins Countdown will spawn. DC Countdown […]

PBS Member Stations May Air Controversial "Postcards from Buster" Episode

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that some PBS member stations may air a controversial episode of Postcards from Buster, where the rabbit title character visits a lesbian couple in Vermont (free registration required). Meanwhile, the Boston Globe is reporting that WGBH, the Boston PBS affiliate which produces the show, has pushed the episode back […]

Scott McCloud Battles Bear On-line

A new website is pitting writer/artist Scott McCloud against a bear. McCloud, writer/artist for Understanding Comics and writer for Superman Adventures and the newly released Superman: Strength, claims to have no knowledge of the site or of any heretofore unrevealed bear-fighting skills. The bear was unavailable for comment.

Tim Seeley Talks Artwork for "Evil Ernie," "G.I. Joe"

Artist Tim Seeley has spoken to ComicBookResources.com about his work on Devil’s Due Publishing’s Hack/Slash: The Final Revenge of Evil Ernie and the current G.I. Joe comic book series. Seeley briefly talks about the big upcoming change of direction for G.I. Joe and his upcoming departure from the title.

"Devil Hunter Yohko" Coming to DVD in February

ADV Films will release Devil Hunter Yohko: The Complete Collection to DVD on February 8 in a new three-disc thinkpak box set, the company said today. The DVD-only release, priced at $39.98, will contain all five episodes of the series along with “Devil Hunter 4-Ever!”, a collection of Yohko-inspired music videos presented in Japanese 2.0 […]

"Martian Successor Nadesico" Vol. 1: Marginally Successful, or Massively Surprising?

The Jovians, lizard-like aliens who have attacked and decimated Earth’s base on Mars, have their sights set on attacking Earth. Who else can defend the planet but Nergal’s High Mobile Battleship Nadesico? Given that the main pilot of Nadesico’s mecha is a sentai-watching assistant chef who doesn’t want to actually fight, the commander a love-struck […]

The Uncanny Brilliance of "SpongeBob SquarePants"

SpongeBob SquarePants may be the most popular American cartoon character around today. But you probably don’t need me to tell you that. And he’s popular with people who are over seven years old, too. That’s something else you probably don’t need to hear from me. And if you’ve watched the cheerful sponge and his slightly […]

Sci-Fi Channel Renews "Rift," Adds Two New Series

Sci Fi Channel has greenlit two new primetime animated shows, Gordion and Amazing Screw in Head, and renewed Tripping the Rift, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Disney Unhappy with Forthcoming "DisneyWars" Book

The Walt Disney Co. is putting pressure on Simon & Schuster over James B. Stewart’s forthcoming DisneyWar: The Battle for the Magic Kingdom, according to The Los Angeles Times (free registration required). The closely guarded book reportedly paints an unflattering picture of Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s tenure at the company, and Disney has warned Simon […]

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