A feature article in the Sunday New York Times Magazine covers the fashion choices of the current crop of comic-book characters, focusing on the trenchcoats featured prominently by the murky lead characters of Constantine and Sin City, two live-action movies based on comic books. Edna Mode was unavailable for comment.
Chances are you’re acquainted with the cheerful sea sponge known as SpongeBob SquarePants, even if you don’t have a SpongeBob plushie on your desk. I mean to say, even if you don’t have young children. You leave my plushie out of this. The four-cornered, bucktoothed marine fry cook with bulging eyes has been topping kids’ […]
In a recent issue of Wizard Magaine, Craig Kyle gave numerous updates on the Marvel/Lions Gate upcoming Ultimate Avengers direct-to-video feature. Speaking of the current projects, “It’s the print of the film before it’s animated,” says Kyle. “It’s the storyboard cut together with the voice-over to give you the timing of the scenes and the […]
Some of my favorite moments from Futurama are the ones that see robots put in situations you’d think would be exclusive to humans. Fox’s new movie Robots, with animation by Blue Sky, may not have a character as edgy as Bender, but it does manage to build an entire society of robots that, even without […]
The World’s Finest has learned that episode #15 of The Batman, the second episode of the sophomore season, is entitled “Riddled.” The episode will premiere this Sunday on the Canadian channel Teletoon, which currently airs The Batman Mondays and Fridays at 3:30pm and weekends at 10:00am (ET/PT). This episode will introduce a rather different Riddler […]
A press release states that a U.S. district court judge has dismissed several key claims in the trademark and copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Marvel Enterprises against NCsoft over the massive multi-player on-line role-playing game City of Heroes. NCsoft has 10 days to respond to the remaining allegations and claims and assert any counter-claims.
UGO.com has posted an interview with writer/artist Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo and letterer for Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragones’ Groo the Wanderer and Stan Lee’s Spider-Man daily newspaper comic strip. In addition to his comic book published by Dark Horse, Sakai’s ronin rabbit has appeared in the animated adventures of the Teenage Mutant […]
Only The World’s Finest can give you an exclusive sneek peek on what fans can expect for the remainder of Justice League Unlimited‘s second season. Since the official loglines of these episodes do contain spoilers (although officially released), we will only be presenting the episode names here. To view the logline for each episode, please […]
Pixar seems to be that rarest of creatures in Hollywood: a studio that can do no wrong. It seems many are waiting for the studio’s inevitable first flop. It remains to be seen whether they will find it in next year’s Cars, Pixar’s final film with Disney, which, in a surprising and disturbing turn, seems […]
The English-language Yomiuri Shimbun notes that the Kawasaki City Museum in Japan will be exhibiting the works of famous all-female manga studio CLAMP. Entitled “Manga Aato wa Toki o Kaeru” (translated “Manga Art That Defies Space and Time”), the exhibition is scheduled to coincide with the 15th anniversary of CLAMP’s professional debut in 1990 with […]