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Dwayne McDuffie to Take Over "Fantastic Four" Comic

Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada revealed that writer Dwayne McDuffie (Justice League Unlimited) will be taking over the monthly Fantastic Four comic book. Current writer J. Michael Straczynski announced his imminent departure from the book, although no dates for McDuffie’s first issue have been announced.

Hellboy Animated Products Coming from Dark Horse

Dark Horse Comics has announced a line of peripheral merchandise to go along with the debut of the Hellboy Animated direct-to-DVD movies coming in late 2006. The merchandise will include statues of the animated Hellboy and Abe Sapien, a new comic book series published in digest-sized format, PVC mini-figures, busts, and refrigerator magnets. (via Comic […]

"Ninja Scroll" #1 Preview On-Line (Updated with More Pages)

Mile High Comics has posted a preview of DC Comics’ Ninja Scroll #1, written by J. Torres (Teen Titans Go!) and drawn by Michael Chang Ting Yu. The comic is based on the famous anime series, and will reach comic book stands on Wednesday, September 27. Other notable previews include Batman and the Mad Monk […]

ICv2 on "Cartoon Network Effect" on "Bleach" Manga

ICv2.com has posted an article examining how airing the Bleach anime on Cartoon Network has affected sales of the corresponding manga series. The “Cartoon Network effect” was previously observed with Naruto, which was a smash hit on Cartoon Network and soon gained manga sales to match. (via Tom Spurgeon’s Comics Reporter)

Bill Morrison on His Cancelled "Yellow Submarine" Adaptation

Artist Bill Morrison has spoken to ComicBookResources.com about the comic-book adaptation for the animated Yellow Submarine movie for Dark Horse Comics which was intended to be released in time for the release of the movie on DVD. Morrison explains how the comic came to be and the chain of events that led to its cancellation. […]

STAS 10th: Monkeys, Shock Jocks, and Supergirl - Evan Dorkin & Sarah Dyer

To commemorate the impending 10th anniversary of Superman the Animated Series, Toon Zone News and the World’s Finest Online have teamed up for an interview series with an assortment of people associated with the show or the tie-in Superman Adventures comic book series. Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer have accumulated an extensive pedigree in the […]

Marvel Comics US Stamp Characters Named

Next year, the U.S. Post Office will be issuing a collection of postage stamps dedicated to Marvel’s superheroes, joining the DC Comics superhero stamps issued this year. The list of superheroes (which apparently could not include groups or teams) is as follows: Spider-Man The Incredible Hulk The Sub-Mariner The Thing Captain America The Silver Surfer […]

Now Playing Interviews Tad Stones about "Hellboy" Animated

Now Playing magazine has interviewed director Tad Stones about the series of animated direct-to-DVD movies based on Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. The interview covers the trials Stones went through to get to this point, the plot summaries of the first two movies, the casting of the movies’ voices, and the prospects of more animated Hellboy projects. […]

Larry Hama on "G.I. Joe Declassified"

Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed writer Larry Hama about his upcoming run on G.I. Joe: Declassified, which promises to tell the “origin story” of the team of Real American Heroes. Among other topics, Hama discusses the “dossiers” that were included in the comics and the original toy line, his opinions on his original 14-year run […]

Paul Dini Talks "Detective Comics"

Newsarama.com has interviewed Paul Dini about his 12-issue run on Detective Comics, discussing what took so long to get him on a regular Batman comic, the differences between writing for comics and for the animated series, and upcoming plots for issues in his run. Detective Comics #821 and #822, the first two issues of Dini’s […]

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