Posts Tagged ‘NYCC 2008’

NYCC 2008: Disney’s Royalty and Robots – The "WALL•E" and "Prince Caspian" Panel

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2008
Disney conquered the mammoth IGN Theater at New York Comic Con with a panel to screen their two newest films: Disney/Pixar’s WALL•E, and Disney/Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. If audience reaction is any gauge, Disney is going to have two more hits on its hands starting in May, although it must be […]

NYCC 2008: "One Piece" Offers Pieces of Eight for the Fans

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
FUNimation’s One Piece panel was held in a jam-packed room of fans, revealing both the size and the intensity of the One Piece fanbase. Panelist Mike McFarland opened up to audience questions immediately as his colleague Justin Cook ran back to get screening materials and a working DVD player for the room. Unsurprisingly, the very […]

NYCC 2008: "Avatar" Concludes July 2008 (UPDATED 4:30 PM)

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
At the Avatar panel at the New York Comic Con, the trailer for the conclusion to book 3 revealed that the remaining episodes of season 3 will return to the air in July 2008, including the four-part series finale. The next DVD will still be released on May 6, 2008, and will include episodes that […]

NYCC 2008: Nicktoons’s "Three Delivery" – Like "The O.C." In Chinatown. With Dragons

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
On Saturday morning at the New York Comic Con, Nickelodeon showed off Three Delivery, the latest new show from the Animation Collective that is scheduled to debut on the Nicktoons network on June 27, 2008 at 7:30 PM. Attending the panel was Larry Schwarz (creator and executive producer), Pei-Chen Chen (cultural consultant), Alan Foreman (art […]

NYCC 2008: The Black Panel – "Black Panther," "Hannibal," and BET vs. "The Boondocks"

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
Saving the best for last, the Black Panel closed out Friday at the New York Comic Con. The panel was moderated by the ever-entertaining Michael Davis, exective vice president for Urban Ministries and a weekly columnist for He was joined by Cheryl Lynn Eaton, the founder of the Ormes Society, named for first female […]

NYCC 2008: Ralph Bakshi Returns to New York, Still Unfiltered

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi and the new book Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi were the subjects at a panel hosted in the massive IGN Theater at New York Comic Con 2008. The panel started late, although the earlier event in the room was a screening of Independents: A Guide for the Creative Spirit, a documentary […]

An Animation Fan’s Guide to New York Comic Con 2008

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008
The New York Comic Con website has been updated with the full list of programming scheduled for this year’s convention in HTML format (organized chronologically) and in a PDF grid. Animation fans will probably be most interested in the following content: FRIDAY, APRIL 18 1:00 – 2:00 PM What’s Next After Naruto? (1E16), discussing emerging […]