SDCC News Roundup: 7/15

by Matthew Williamson July 15, 2005
The first full day of Comic Con International has come and gone… and while the announcements have been starting to go fast and furious, they haven’t really ramped up to the degree that will be seen on Friday and Saturday… The death of Will Eisner does not mean the death of his most famous creation, […]

SDCC: Adult Swim Announces New Pilots

by Matthew Williamson July 15, 2005
At their 2005 pitch panel, Adult Swim announced a number of new pilots for their growing block: Space Jail, a new pilot from the makers of the webtoon Barfight, showing the harsh realities of criminals who are sentenced to the tititular prison. The pilot is in development, and no release date has been set. God’s […]

"Go, Diego, Go!" Bows September 6

by Zeddon July 15, 2005
As Toon Zone previously reported, Nick Jr. will spin off Dora the Explorer’s cousin Diego to his own action-adventure series this fall. Entitled Go, Diego, Go!, the animated preschool series will debut on Nickelodeon on Tuesday, September 6, at 8:00pm (ET/PT). It will then join Nick Jr.’s regular weekday lineup the next morning, beginning Wednesday, […]

SDCC NEWS: Naruto Release Information

by Matt Hazudaon July 15, 2005
During their presentation today at San Diego Comic-Con, Viz revealed the DVD release information for its upcoming series Naruto. – First DVD in stores 03/2006 – It will be the edited version – 4 episodes per volume – New volumes every other month – Uncut bilingual episodes will be released in box sets – 13 […]

Adult Swim Gains an Hour This October

by Matt Hazudaon July 14, 2005
At the San Diego Comic-Con today, Adult Swim representatives confirmed that the programming block will be expanded into the 10pm hour on Sundays this October. More information is due out tomorrow during their presentation.

Disney and Slave Labor Graphics Comic Book Team-Up

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2005
Disney Publishing Worldwide has issued a press release detailing their publishing deal with Slave Labor Graphics (previously reported on Toon Zone News). The first title of the four scheduled will be Haunted Mansion in October 2005, with comics based on Tron, Gargoyles, and Alice’s Wonderland to follow.

"Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days" Manga Announced

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2005
Newtype USA has announced that they will be publishing a new manga series based on the Neon Genesis Evangelion anime. Titled Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days, the manga will be based on a PC/PlayStation 2 game and promises a lighter, more humorous take on the giant robot warriors and their pilots. The story will be […]

Lex Luthor’s House Revealed

by La Parkaon July 14, 2005
Superhero Hype! reports that the pictures to Lex Luthor’s home have been posted.

"Revisionary" Scribe Paul D. Storrie Signing at Green Brain Comics

by Bird Boyon July 14, 2005
Green Brain Comics in Dearborn, Michigan welcomes writer Paul D. Storrie into the store on Wednesday, July 27, to celebrate the release of REVISIONARY #1 from Moonstone Books (featuring art and cover by Eric J.(Rex Mundi: Image Comics)). Paul will be signing from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Revisionary #1 Written by Paul D. Storrie; art and […]

DC Direct to Produce Looney Tunes Action Figures

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2005
DC Direct, the toy and merchandising arm of DC Comics, has announced a series of Looney Tunes action figures. The initial wave of figures, scheduled for 2006, will include sets from “What’s Opera, Doc?” and “The Scarlet Pumpernickel.”