Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have joined with Cartoon Network for the second year of a program designed to promote youth interest in baseball and baseball card collecting. The partnership, designed to engage children in the game of baseball via nontraditional media partners that speak directly to […]
FUNimation Productions — the company that has brought Dragonball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, and other anime properties to America — has launched their latest website, this time for Baki The Grappler. Located at www.bakithegrappler.com, the site features cast lists, voice actor interviews, the opening theme, trailers, and more.
This year’s Free Comic Book Day is hitting comic book stores internationally on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Participating comic book shops will have a variety of comic book titles available for free, and many will have creator signings or other in-store events. This year’s offerings include The Batman Strikes (DC), Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man and the […]
The Eisner Awards have announced a new Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing. Named for writer Bill Finger, who was pivotal in creating the first Batman comic book stories, the award will recognize any comics writer, living or dead, who has produced a significant body of creative comics writing. The first Finger […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has posted the first part of an interview with writer Dan Slott about his current G.L.A. (Great Lakes Avengers) mini-series for Marvel Comics. Two 4-page previews are available for G.L.A. #1 and G.L.A. #2; issue #2 was released to comic book stores on Wednesday.
According to Nausicaa.net, the Village Voice is holding a drawing to give away two free tickets to a June 10 screening of Howl’s Moving Castle in New York City. On the same day, the Seattle International Film Festival will be showing the Japanese language version of the film.
In 1995 the world lay at Disney’s feet. The studio had amazed worldwide audiences with four critically acclaimed blockbusters in a row, and with no significant competition they were free to pursue any project they pleased. And so Disney surprised pundits by doing what they had never done before, a historical romance. Pocahontas featured no […]
Pixar Animation Studios today reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 2, 2005. For the quarter, Pixar reported revenues of $161.2 million and earnings of $81.9 million, compared with revenues of $53.8 million and earnings of $26.7 million achieved in the year-ago quarter. These earnings per share calculations reflect the adjusted share […]
Club NOGGIN will hit 85 General Growth malls nationwide by August 2005, NOGGIN and General Growth Properties, Inc. jointly announced today. The interactive, educational, in-mall experience for preschoolers launched one year ago in only five test markets and will now commence its second rollout in key markets across the country. Club NOGGIN and participating General […]
Nickelodeon Networks has been awarded a total of eight Beacon Awards for various pro-social campaigns on Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite/TV Land, and The N. Sponsored by the Cable Television Public Affairs Association (CTPAA), the national Beacon Awards competition recognizes excellence in public affairs throughout the cable industry. A full list of awards received follows: From […]