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SDCC2008: Friday External News Roundup

by on July 26, 2008

Toon Zone News can’t be everywhere at the San Diego Comic-Con 2008. Below are a round-up of links from our many friends all over the Internet with news of interest to animation fans:

  • Comic Book Resources attended the G.I. Joe panel, where new information was revealed about the animated G.I. Joe: Resolute series and the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra feature film. (UPDATED) Entertainment News International has photos of the character designs for the films.
  • Comicon.com’s PULSE News covered the Disney Animation Story Process Panel, reporting on the collected wisdom of Paul Briggs (story artist, The Princess and the Frog), Nathan Greno (head of story, Bolt), Don Hall (head of story, The Princess and the Frog), Mark Kennedy (head of story, Rapunzel), Michael LaBash (story artist, Bolt), Joe Mateo (story artist, Bolt) and Josie Trinidad (story artist, The Princess and the Frog).
  • Newsarama covered the Lionsgate/Marvel Hulk vs. Wolverine panel, where half of the upcoming DTV was screened for the audience, followed by a Q&A with supervising producer/co-writer Craig Kyle.
  • Animation Magazine notes that Virgin Comics and Perspective Studios are teaming with comic book writer Grant Morrison to create MBX, a comics and animation franchise based on the Indian epic poem The Mahabharata. The companies expect to announce several animation projects in the next several months.

(Return to Toon Zone’s San Diego Comic-Con 2008 Complete Coverage)

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