This past weekend’s WizardWorld Chicago convention served as the platform for DC and Marvel to announce many of their initiatives for the rest of this year and early 2006. Summary pages of news coverage have been provided by Newsarama.com and ComicBookResources.com. Highlights include the creator and character line-up for Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15, including “Blackjack” […]
Central Park Media is holding a sneak preview screening of its upcoming Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek at Otakon on Friday, August 19, the company says. The prize-winning film will be shown at 6:30pm in Video Room 1. Separately, the company says it has uploaded a Hammerboy PSP promo to its PSP download page. [Source: Central […]
Although violent action anime is in no short supply, there is a curious shortage of titles depicting real-world warfare. After all, what could be more topical than a volatile Middle Eastern insurgency? Yes, probably not one set in the early 1980s. But, chronology aside, Kaoru Shintani’s classic aerial combat manga Area 88 has returned in […]
Comic Book Resources has posted an in-depth look into the upcoming The Ultimate Avengers straight-to-DVD production. The first of a proposed series of direct-to-DVD animated releases featuring Marvel properties, The Ultimate Avengers — slated for release in February 2006 — is based on the first six issues of The Ultimates by Mark Millar and Bryan […]
Warner Bros. has officially announced Mission Hill: The Complete Series for DVD, scheduled for a November 29 release. The 2-disc set will contain all 13 episodes of the animated series and will retail for $29.98. More information, including an episode and extras listing, can be found at TVShowsonDVD.com.