Jae Lee to Write Exclusively for Marvel Comics

Jae Lee will now write exclusively for Marvel Comics, the company announced today. Lee gave some clues to what the near-future holds for him: I’m working on a moody Hulk story with Peter David. After that, it’ll be all out action with a writer who’s no stranger to widescreen comics, featuring a character we’ve all […]

"Shrek" Franchise Delivers $1.6 Billion in Consumer Home Entertainment Spending

DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek franchise has generated over $1.6 billion in consumer home entertainment spending since its inaugural launch in 2001, with the record-shattering VHS/DVD release of Shrek. The current video in the franchise, Shrek 2, has sold more than 37 million units worldwide since its November release — making the third highest grossing feature film […]

DreamWorks Names Rick Sands President & COO

DreamWorks SKG has named Rick Sands President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new post, Sands will oversee the management of day-to-day operations of the private company. Sands will report directly to principal partner David Geffen. Rick Sands previously served as COO of Miramax Films. [Source: PR Newswire]

"Fantastic Four" Trailer in Theaters Soon

Cinescape has reported that a trailer to 20th Century Fox’s Fantastic Four will ship with prints of Elektra, due out on January 14th. The trailer will run one minute and twenty-five seconds.

AnimeNEXT Announces First Round of Attendees

Vic Mignogna, Travis Willingham, Marc Diriason, Lauren Goodnight, Wayne Grayson, and Mike Sinterniklaas will appear at AnimeNEXT in June, event organizers have announced. The convention will be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey, on June 17-19. [Source: AnimeNEXT]

J.M. DeMatteis Talks "Abadazad" Books

Writer Comic Book Culture Forum The interview focuses primarily on the Abadazad books coming soon from Disney’s Hyperion Books for Children imprint, but DeMatteis also briefly touches on projects as disparate as Hero Squared for Atomeka Press to his Hollywood movie projects to his hopes to write more episodes for Cartoon Network’s Justice League Unlimited […]

"JLA", "Nightwing Year One" Comic Previews

PopCultureShock.com has posted two four-page previews from DC Comics: JLA #110, which continues Kurt Busiek and Ron Garney’s “Syndicate Rules” story arc, and Nightwing #101, which starts the 6-part “Nightwing: Year One” story written by Chuck Dixon and Scott Beatty with art by Scott McDaniel. Discuss this news on the Comic Book Culture Forum.

Moonstone to Publish "Buckaroo Banzai" Comics

Moonstone Publishing has issued a press release announcing their plans to this thread in the Comic Book Culture Forum, renowned theoretical physicist, neurosurgeon, and rock-and-roll star. The comics are to be adapted by Earl Mac Rauch, screenwriter for Dr. Banzai’s cult-hit biographical film, and Stephen Thompson, who has drawn Star Wars comics for Dark Horse […]

Image Comics Explores "Four-Letter Worlds"

Image Comics Executive Editor Eric Stephenson spoke to ComicBookResources.com about Four-Letter Worlds, an anthology comic coming from Image later this month that tells stories centering on themes of Love, Hate, Fear, and Fate. Contributors include J Torres (Teen Titans Go!) and Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Tara). Discuss this news on the Comic Book […]

Cartoon Network 2004 Ratings Report

In a record-setting year that featured 417 hours of new original and newly acquired programming, Cartoon Network wraps up 2004 with its best performance ever in both kids’ total day and prime time delivery and ratings for its primary target audience, kids 6-11, according to Nielsen Media Research. Kids 2-11 delivery and ratings also reached […]

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