Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment Partners with VIBE

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2005
A press release notes that Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and VIBE magazine have entered into an exclusive relationship to create an urban superhero character. The as-yet unnamed character will appear in the pages of VIBE magazine, with an eye towards DVD projects, televsion, and feature films.

2005 Jetix Kids Cup to be Held in Columbus, Ohio July 29

by Zeddon June 3, 2005
Youth soccer teams will convene this summer for the Jetix Kids Cup, an annual international soccer event that promotes the importance of kids leading active healthy lifestyles, as well as the values of sportsmanship, fair play, cultural exchange, and the pure exhilarating fun of athleticism. Organized by Major League Soccer, the Jetix Kids Cup grants […]

Tony Hawk Joins "CyberChase"

by Zeddon June 2, 2005
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk will lend his voice to an upcoming episode of CyberChase. The episode will air on PBS Kids as the finale of a four-parter (July 25 – 28) entitled “Hacker’s Transformatron.” In the concluding episode, the CyberSquad must save their friend, the cool cyber-teen Slider, from Hacker’s clutches. Slider will also be […]

Mark Hamill to Judge Nicktoons' 2nd Annual "Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival"

by Zeddon June 2, 2005
Mark Hamill has signed on to judge the Nicktoons’ 2nd annual Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, the network announced today. Showcasing the work of independent animation filmmakers, the festival will air on Nicktoons as eight half-hour episodes — airing nightly from Sunday, August 21 through Saturday, August 27, culminating with the count down of finalists […]

"The Fairly OddParents" Presents Hour-long Musical Special

by Zeddon June 2, 2005
Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents celebrates the start of summer vacation with music and magic in School’s Out! The Musical, a one-hour special premiering Friday, June 10, at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The special features rap stars Method Man and Redman as the rapping voice of Pixies performing two original songs, with Ben Stein supplying the […]

Abbey Gardy Files Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against DreamWorks Animation

by Zeddon June 2, 2005
Abbey Gardy, LLP has filed a Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all purchasers of DreamWorks Animations SKG, Inc. securities between October 27, 2004 and May 10, 2005. The complaint alleges that DreamWorks issued a series of material misrepresentations to the market during the Class Period, thereby artificially inflating the price of DreamWorks securities. The […]

Disney Seeks Dismissal of Disney/Gold Lawsuit

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2005
The Disney Corporation has requested that a Delaware judge dismiss the recent lawsuit brought against the company by Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times (free registration required). Disney and Gold, Disney’s most consistent critics, are alleging that shareholders were misled on the thoroughness of the search […]

"Madagascar" the Movie Has Little Impact on the Country

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2005
An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.

Rich Koslowski Ranges from Archie to Elvis

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2005
Writer/artist Rich Koslowski has spoken to’s PULSE News about his current comics projects, split between inking Archie comics and his creator-owned The King original graphic novel where an Elvis impersonator may be the God of Song. Koslowski’s early career included a stint as a storyboard artist for Sonic the Hedgehog.

"Super Summer of Heroes" Comes to Jetix on ABC Family and Toon Disney

by Zeddon June 2, 2005
Beginning Monday, June 13, Jetix kicks off “Super Summer of Heroes,” an on-air and online programming event. The Tick joins Jetix’s programming line-up on Monday, June 13 (11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Toon Disney and Sunday, June 19 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) on ABC Family. Created by comic book artist Ben Edlund, The Tick is a comic-based […]