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"Bleach" Creator Tite Kubo to Appear at San Diego Comic-Con 2008 in July

VIZ Media will be hosting Tite Kubo, the creator of the Bleach and Zombie Powder manga, as a special guest at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2008 on July 25-26. Kubo will be appearing at the Bleach the Movie screening on July 25, and at the Shonen Jump panel and two autographing sessions on July […]

Dark Horse on the "Gantz" Manga

Newsarama has interviewed Michael Gombos, Dark Horse Comics’ Director of Asian Licensing, about their English-language Gantz manga coming in June. Gombos goes into the plot of Gantz, the long process of bringing the manga to US shores, the competition over Gantz between Dark Horse and VIZ Media (which is owned by Gantz publisher Shueisha), how […]

Torres, Nauck, and Storrie Interviewed on DC Animated Comics

The World’s Finest Online has posted three interviews relating to DC’s animated series tie-in comics. The first speaks with writer Paul Storrie about his Gotham Girls mini-series, where he digs into the odds of a trade paperback collection and what he’s working on currently. The others focus on Teen Titans Go!, speaking with writer J. […]

New "Star Wars: Clone Wars" Comics Launch in August 2008

The latest solicitations from Dark Horse Comics reveals that a new Star Wars: Clone Wars graphic novella series will start in August 2008 with the 96-page Star Wars: The Clone Wars — Shipyards of Doom. The comic will be written by Henry Gilroy, the head writer of the upcoming TV show, and illustrated by the […]

"Batman Strikes!" Comic to End with Issue #50

The World’s Finest Online has confirmed that DC Comics’ The Batman Strikes! comic book will be ending with issue #50, shipping in October 2008. The comic book was a tie-in for The Batman animated series, and is being cancelled to make way for a new tie-in comic book to link with the new Batman: The […]

Free Comic Book Day 2008 on May 3, 2008

2008’s Free Comic Book Day is today, May 3, 2008. Participating comic book retailers will be offering a variety of free promotional titles to customers. Included in the Gold Sponsor offerings are Simpsons and Futurama comics in the Bongo Comics Free-for-All! Edition (Bongo), the Transformers Animated FCBD 2008 Edition (IDW), and a 2008 Shonen Jump […]

NYCC 2008: Dark Horse Comics on "Hellboy Animated," "Turok," "Gremlins," and Manga

We missed the Dark Horse Comics panel at New York Comic Con, but had a chance to meet up briefly with Jeremy Atkins at the Dark Horse booth on Sunday to catch up on the animation-related comics from Dark Horse, and chat about a few other things besides. – For now, there aren’t any new […]

Internet "Hellboy Animated" Shorts May Tie to New Movie

On the Hellboy Animated weblog, producer Tad Stones noted that “there is some talk of doing very short [animated] projects for the internet.” However, Stones states that there is no work being done on a third direct-to-video movie. The live-action Hellboy II: The Golden Army will be released in July 2008. (via Comic Book Resources […]

"Turok: Son of Stone" Comic Coming in September 2008

The latest Dark Horse Comics advance solicitations reveals that a Turok: Son of Stone comic book will be shipping on September 24, 2008. Based on the recent direct-to-video animated movie, the 88-page trade paperback will be written by producer Tad Stones and will retail for $14.95 and be available for pre-order next month. The solicitation […]

Free Comic Book Day 2008 Offerings Announced

The Free Comic Book Day website has announced the comics that will be available this year. Included in the Gold Sponsor offerings are Simpsons and Futurama comics in the Bongo Comics Free-for-All! Edition (Bongo), the Transformers Animated FCBD 2008 Edition (IDW), and a 2008 Shonen Jump sampler (VIZ Media). Silver-level sponsors include Disney’s Gyro Gearloose […]

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