Teshkeel Media Group, KSC today announced a comprehensive agreement with Marvel Entertainment, Inc. to bring Arabic-language Marvel comics, trade paperbacks, and magazines to the Middle East region. Under the terms of the agreement, Teshkeel will engage in a wide-ranging multi-year publishing program which, for the first time, will bring Marvel’s world-famous comic books to the […]
Cogeco Cable (Canada) has signed an agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) to offer new titles and old classics from the Warner Bros. library. WBITD distributes Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature films, many of which will now be available to Cogeco Cable customers on a VOD basis. WBITD will provide Cogeco Cable with box […]
Actor Charles Rocket (real name Charles Claverie) has been found dead of an apparent suicide. Known for uttering a four-letter word on Saturday Night Live which cost him his job, Rocket provided voice-over work for a number of animated shows, including Batman/Superman Adventures, The Zeta Project, Men in Black, and Titan A.E.
DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]
Marvel Comics editor Mark Pannicia has spoken to Comic Book Resources about Amazing Fantasy #15, a special issue scheduled for release in November. Contributing creators include Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk), Greg Pak (X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong, 1602: New World), Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead), Takeshi Miyazawa (Mary Jane, Runaways), and Sean McKeever (Mary […]
Avi Melman of Cybergraphix Animation and Kengo Kimura, CEO of Tokyo Kids, producers of Zoids: Fuzors, announced today that Kimura’s company would become a co-producer of Cybergraphix’s Guardians of Luna, opening up the possibility of a Japanese airing for the series. Luna, announced last year, was created by Melman and written by Michael Reaves (Batman: […]
In what may arguably be the best superhero film of 2005 (then again, with Fantastic Four being the only other real “superhero” movie, that’s not saying much), Batman Begins thrilled critics, wowed audiences and gave fans of the big, bad Bat what they wanted in a film. As it turns out, what the fans wanted […]