Newsarama.com has posted a preview of Frank Espinosa’s Rocketo #1, coming in August from Speakeasy Comics. Espinosa is an animator with a long history with the Looney Tunes stable of characters, providing the artwork for the Looney Tunes US Post Office stamps.
Writer Joe Casey has talked to ComicBookResources.com about G.I. Joe: America’s Elite, the reboot of the Devil’s Due comic book series. Six pages of preview artwork from the promotional 25-cent #0 issue are included with the article.
Under a deal with Majesco, DreamWorks Animation will now release films for Nintendo’s Game Boy, AWN reports, citing Variety. The first titles to be published as games will include Shrek, Shrek 2 and Shark Tale.
Inspired Corp. will release Story Store, a new 13-episode children’s animation series, to DVD, according to AWN. There will be a total of five DVDs sold, each containing three episodes and a free children’s book. Also included is a holiday special with one bonus episode.
FUNimation has acquired North American rights to Basilisk, a 24-episode anime series produced by Gonzo Digimation, AWN reports, citing ICv2.com. Set in the early 17th Century, the series mixes aspects of the ninja and horror genre with a Romeo & Juliet-like romance between the leaders of two mutant ninja clans.
Jetix Europe today announced financial results for the six months ended March 31, 2005, with net profit up 45 percent to $13.9 million, on revenues of $91.3 million, an eight percent gain on the year-ago period, World Screen reports. Jetix Europe also increased its subscriber base by 2.4 million to 40.7 million homes in 58 […]