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Review: "The Anime Encyclopedia Third Edition"

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Many animation-related books exist, but the newly released third edition of The Anime Encyclopedia is an example of tremendous ambition successfully realized by British authors Helen McCarthy and Jonathan Clements. Within its pages lies an account of the totality of modern Japanese animation, ranging from its infancy in the 20th century all the way to […]

"The Dam Keeper" Graphic Novels Coming from First Second Starting in 2016

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FIRST SECOND BUYS TWO GRAPHIC NOVELS SET IN THE WORLD OF THE OSCAR®-NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORT “THE DAM KEEPER” New York, NY (March 11, 2015) – First Second, an imprint of Macmillan, has preemptively acquired world rights to two graphic novels based on the Oscar®-nominated short, The Dam Keeper from Tonko House founders Robert Kondo and […]

Daredevil Adds Six Pack

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The cast of “Daredevil” just grew by six with the addition of Rob Morgan [“Believe”] as criminal Turk Barrett, Matt Gerald [“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”] as machinist Melvin Potter, Peter Shinkoda [“Falling Skies”] as a Japanese businessman, Wai Ching Ho [“Affluenza”] as powermonger Madame Gao and Nikolai Nikolaeff [“Camp”] and Gideon Emery [“Grimm”] as a pair […]

Black Mask Studios Unveils YouTube Channels for Comics and Movies

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The New York Times reports on the initiative from Black Mask Studios to launch a series of YouTube channels devoted to comics, and of the upcoming release of its first animated movie, Godkiller, this summer. The studio was founded by Matt Pizzolo (also the creator of Godkiller), writer Steve Niles, and musician/Epitaph Records founder Brett […]

Daredevil Explores Dark Corners In New Trailer

Daredevil Explores Dark Corners In New Trailer

Marvel’s “Daredevil” has a new trailer with plenty of darkness and moody music to get you either depressed or psyched up for its impending premiere on Netflix on April 10, 2015…

Marvel Bails From 2015 San Diego Comic Con

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Marvel Studios is bailing on the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego according to “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn. Participating in a question & answer session on his Facebook page over the weekend, Gunn was asked if he would be showing up in San Diego for this summer’s Comic Con and promptly disclosed […]

Review: "Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I: Blue Eyed Casval" - What The Red Comet Speeds From

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Although most of the attention seemed to go to plans for the anniversary coming in five years, Gundam’s 35th anniversary did not pass without incident. For the first time in a while, two Gundam shows have been broadcast at the same time: Reconguista in G and Build Fighters Try. As both these shows near the […]

The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus Tells Conan He Would "Rock" a Gay Daryl Storyline

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Norman Reedus says he would have no problem playing his The Walking Dead character Daryl as gay. Reedus tells Conan O’Brien that question was raised when someone asked The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman if Daryl would take over the role of Jesus, a “real badass” from the comics who is also gay. Kirkman admitted […]

Tom Ellis To Play Lucifer

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Actor Tom Ellis [“Rush”] has been tabbed to play the lead role in the Fox pilot, “Lucifer”. Ellis will play the DC comic book character who leaves his underground abode for the sunnier climate of modern-day Los Angeles where he assists the police – sorta – by dishing out punishments to criminals. “Lucifer” is expected […]

Supergirl Pilot Adds More Cast Members

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The CBS pilot episode for “Supergirl” is adding a couple new cast members – Chyler Leigh [“Grey’s Anatomy”] and David Harewood [“Homeland”]. Starring Melissa Benoist in the lead role and with Calista Flockhart [“Ally McBeal”] playing media magnate Cat Grant, Leigh will play Alexandra Danvers, Supergirl’s sister, while Harewood plays a former CIA agent who […]

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