According to a story in USA Today, Marvel Comics will be distributing one million copies of a special edition New Avengers comic book to forces serving in the United States military worldwide. The first 150,000 copies of the print run will go to troops stationed in the Middle East. A special reception at the Pentagon […]
Writer J.M. DeMatteis and artist Mike Ploog have updated Newsarama.com on their upcoming Stardust Kid comic book mini-series and the planned series of Abadazad novels coming from Disney’s Hyperion Books imprint. The Stardust Kid is a five-issue mini-series scheduled to debut in May, and the Abadazad novels should be released by spring 2006.
This week, G4 TV’s Attack of the Show takes viewers on a behind the scenes, four-episode tour of Adult Swim’s Williams Street location, interviewing show creators and production staff from Harvey Birdman, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and other AS programming. Monday’s episode (featuring interviews with Keith Crofford, Dave Willis, and Matt Maiellaro) has already debuted, […]
Walt Disney and Pixar are trying to patch up their differences, The Times of London reports. Dick Cook, the head of Disney Studios, says it is “definitely our desire” to conclude a new pact with Pixar, while Pixar’s Ed Catmull says that Pixar will resume negotiations with Disney in September, now that Disney CEO Michael […]
Nickelodeon and Best Western International will run a Fairly OddParents sweepstakes from June 20 to July 4, the companies said today. The grand-prize winner will receive a family trip for four to Hollywood, including airfare, accommodations at a Best Western hotel, and the opportunity to meet the creator of The Fairly OddParents. Five hundred second-place […]
ADV will release Peacemaker: The Spider’s Web to home video on May 24, the company says. The DVD-only release will include episodes 16-18 of the anime series in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include two new Character Collections plus production sketches, clean opening and closing animation, and previews. It will […]
“9,” “Thoughts from the Artist,” “Fallen Art” and “La Migration Bigoudenn” have been named winners for SIGGRAPH 2005, a computer animation festival. A complete list of selections for the festival, which will be held from July 31 through August 4 in Los Angeles, is available at the SIGGRAPH website. [Source: Business Wire]