Writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis have been “interviewed” again by Newsarama.com about their upcoming Hero Squared mini-series. While intermittently talking about the new comic kicking off in May from Boom! Studios, DeMatteis reveals a deep and abiding depression and Giffen mostly plugs his other projects.
The World’s Finest’s The Batman website has learned that episode #18 of The Batman, the fifth episode of the sophomore season, is entitled “Pets.” This new episode, written by Christopher Yost, brings The Penguin back for his second appearance of the new season. The episode will premiere this Sunday on the Canadian channel Teletoon, which […]
Read or Die is quite an interesting series. The original OVA had giant grasshoppers, ten-foot-long paper airplanes and Beethoven as a villain. Not only that, but the main character, Yomiko Readman — also known as Agent Paper — used paper as her weapon, and as everything else. Whether it was a bulletproof shield, a sword, […]
Subway will feature Pokemon toys in its Kids’ Pak meals through May 8, the sandwich shop chain has announced. Featured toys include the Crazy Poke Ball, Deoxys Whirl, Pokemon Lacrosse Stick and Rayquaza Disc. In addition, each meal will come with a three-dollar savings coupon redeemable with the purchase of Pokemon: Destiny Deoxys on DVD […]
Nicktoons and Frederator Studios are inviting independent animation filmmakers to submit their work for the Nextoons: Nicktoons Film Festival. Shorts chosen by a pre-selection jury will air on Nicktoons in August, and a grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 prize. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.nicktoons.com. Submissions must be received by June 17. […]
Animation, visual effects and motion design students are invited to submit their work to the first annual Global Student Animation Awards. Winners will receive a job interview at a company of their choice and $1,000. Other prizes include a personally engraved Apple G5, the latest versions of Maya, and Adobe products. Fifteen finalists will be […]
The Walt Disney Company and Miramax announced in a joint release today that the Weinstein brothers will leave the specialty film studio after September 30 to create a new company, ending their 12-year relationship with the Mouse House. Disney, meanwhile, will retain the Miramax Films label, as well as the libraries of both Miramax and […]
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has taken on the North American television broadcast, home video, and merchandising rights to Peak Entertainment’s new children’s property The Wumblers. The Wumblers is an animated television series featuring a whimsical collection of characters living in a world similar to our own. The stories are designed to teach kids about mutual respect, […]