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Templeton, Torres, Cooke Nominated for 2006 Shuster Awards

A partial list of the 2006 Shuster Award nominees has been posted, with outstanding writer nominations going to J. Torres (Teen Titans Go!) and Ty Templeton (Batman Adventures) & Joe O’Brien. Writer/artist Darwyn Cooke (Batman Beyond) has also been nominated as outstanding comic book cartoonist (writer/artist). The Shuster Awards are named for Joe Shuster, co-creator […]

"Ultimate Avengers the Movie": Animated Superheroes Grow Up

Fringe projects like the Heavy Metal films aside, mainstream American animation has rarely dared challenge the PG barrier. In a sign that the anime revolution may have at last reached our shores, Ultimate Avengers the Movie boldly tests PG-13 waters with an exciting, intelligent adventure aimed squarely at adult viewers. I can’t tell you how […]

Pixar's "Cars" at Wondercon

A report at IESB covers Pixar’s Cars previews at Wondercon this past weekend. The report describes two clips from the movie and some “behind the scenes” discussion with the Pixar staff. Other expected animation news did not seem to materialize. A summary of the comic book related news can be found at Tom Spurgeon’s Comics […]

Toon Zone Members Choose the Best of Animation in 2005

2005 may have not been one of the best years in animation, but there were some works that members of the Toon Zone forums felt were deserving of praise. Forum members voted for the year’s best in what turned out to be a very close battle in numerous categories. Cartoon Network’s Foster’s Home for Imaginary […]

'Justice League', 'Superman', 'Teen Titans' and 'The Batman' DVD Releases

June 20, 2006 has learned that there are four new animated DC DVD sets on the horizon for WHV’s release calendar. June 20, 2006 Justice League: The Complete Second Season Superman the Animated Series: Volume 3 June 20, 2006 Teen Titans: The Complete Second Season The Batman: The Complete Second Season

'Justice League' and 'Batman Beyond' DVD Press Release

WHV has released the official press release for the upcoming March 21st release of Justice League: The Complete First Season and Batman Beyond: The Complete First Season. BURBANK, CA (February 9, 2006) – No crime is left unpunished as Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring the most courageous superheroes to DVD. A comic […]

Mike Parobeck Memorial Posted

George Khoury has posted a lengthy tribute at Newsarama.com to the late Mike Parobeck. Parobeck is best known for his lengthy tenure on the tie-in comics to Batman the Animated Series, where he would give away two fully-rendered sketches per month to the best letter column correspondents. Parobeck died due to complications with diabetes in […]

Reader's Digest and Marvel Entertainment Team Up for New Line of Interactive Books

Reader’s Digest Children’s Publishing has announced an agreement to publish and distribute interactive books based on the Marvel Heroes program to children ages four through eleven in the United States, Canada and the U.K., beginning in the fall of 2006. The books will feature such characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, […]

Dan Slott Talks "She-Hulk," "Thing," and "Big Max"

Dan Slott, former co-writer for the Batman Adventures comic book, spoke briefly to Comic Book Resources about three of his current comics projects. Slott drops teasers for upcoming storylines in his She-Hulk and Thing monthly comics from Marvel, and also talks about Big Max, a new comic from Mr. Comics that stars an “Ape in […]

Dini to Write "Detective Comics"

Writer Paul Dini and artist Rags Morales will be teaming up on DC’s Detective Comics title starting this year, according to a comment at the end of the Dini/Morales team on (note: article contains spoilers for DC’s Infinite Crisis event). Dini confirmed that he will be writing “the Busiek/Pacheco Superman team” on his weblog, and […]

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