"Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Championship Announced for June

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Upper Deck Entertainment will host the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game U.S. National Championship tournament in San Francisco on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, beginning at 9:00am, the company says. Four top finalists at the event will represent the United States in a World Championship to be held this summer in Tokyo. [Source: PR […]

X-Men: Evolution Season Three: Embrace The Evolution

by Stuon May 19, 2006
Now, after over a year long wait and several single disc releases, we’ve finally managed to get Warner Home Video to release X-Men: Evolution season three in all it’s digital glory in one complete set. This is especially gratifying since the show all but vanished the moment the final episode aired. After a dreadfully tedious […]

Mark Evanier on Peter Beagle vs. Animated "Last Unicorn"

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2006
Writer Mark Evanier has posted an entry on his weblog pointing out a legal battle between writer Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn, and Granada International, the current holder of the rights to the much-beloved animated adaptation of Beagle’s novel. The details from Beagle’s point of view are available in full at Conlan […]

Gemstone’s John Clark Talks "Duck Tales" Comic Collection

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2006
Editor John Clark from Gemstone Publishing has spoken to’s PULSE News about the new Greatest DuckTales Stories Vol. I trade paperback, which reprints six classic Carl Barks Duck stories that were adapted for the DuckTales cartoon. Several preview pages are provided along with the interview. The book should be arriving in comic book stores […]

Boomerang to Air "Superman" Marathon in June

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Cartoon Network’s Boomerang channel will mark the release of Superman Returns with a commercial-free marathon of animated Superman episodes, the network said today. “Superman Saturday” will start on June 24 at 6:00am and run for twenty-four hours. The special programming event will air selected episodes from Superman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and Justice League. […]

Games, Animation Industries Establish New Canadian Industry Awards

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Exhibitors will come together to recognize the accomplishments of the Canadian animation and video game industries with the Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA), it was announced today. Award producers say they want to build a bridge between professionals, students and educators in the animation and video game industries. “These awards are […]

Central Park Signs Sales Agreement with Consortium

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Central Park Media will begin distributing its titles through Consortium Book Sales & Distribution as of June 1, the companies announced today. Central Park publishes such titles as Lee Hyun Se’s Nambul, Kia Asamiya’s Dark Angel, and Kizuna: Bonds of Love under its CPM Manga, CPM Manhwa, and Be Beautiful imprints. [Source: Central Park Media] […]

Boomerang Gives Nod to "Superman Returns" Premiere with 24-Hour Marathon

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Boomerang Celebrates Superman Returns Premiere with SUPERMAN SATURDAY, 24-Hour Marathon Airing June 24 All-Animated Tribute to DC Comics’ Man of Steel to Run Commercial-Free 6 a.m.-6 a.m. In high anticipation of the upcoming worldwide premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Superman Returns on June 30, Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s 24-hour commercial free network showcasing classic cartoons, will […]

Central Park Media Signs with Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
New York, NY (May 18, 2006) – Leading U.S. independent graphic novel publisher Central Park Media (CPM) is proud to announce that it has contracted with Consortium Book Sales & Distribution (CBSD) for the sales and distribution of its books throughout the U.S. and Canada. CBSD will begin handling distribution of CPM titles as of […]

E3 Gives Producers of New Awards Warm Welcome

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
VANCOUVER, May 16, 2006 – EA, Ubisoft, A2M, Auto Desk, Studio B, Voicebox, Nitrogen, Bardel, Western Imperial, David Kaye Productions, Budget Monks, British Columbia Film, Sheridan Institute, VanArts, Selkirk College, and The Art Institute of Vancouver are the players already on board and backing the new Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA […]