VIZ Media announces that Ken Sasaki will succeed Hidemi Fukuhara as President and CEO of the company as of April 1st, 2012.
Fred Patten reviews Dart's unusual but delightful first in the Yuki 7 Gadget Girls series that combines an original secret-agent novel with a Flash-animation “complete movie trailer” DVD.
Breakthrough Entertainment has optioned Wandering Wenda & Friends, the critically-acclaimed children’s book series written by celebrated children’s author Margaret Atwood.
The Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, “What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD” celebrates the rich history of MAD from the original comic book through the black-and-white magazine to its latest incarnation as a full-color bi-monthly publication supplemented by online content.
Fred Patten reviews a must-have book for fans of Pixar's individual films and students of modern animation in general.
As part of its “ReEvolution” initiative, Marvel will be releasing an augmented reality app called Marvel AR.
Animation historian Adam Abraham will join curator and host Jerry Beck at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's “Madcap Modernism: Mid-Century Cartoons from UPA and Beyond” on Friday, March 30, 2012, at 7:30pm.
Adam Abraham’s new book smartly tells the story of UPA’s meteoric rise, eventual decline and lasting artistic and creative impact still felt today.
The annual Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic (“funny animal”) literature and art of the year, is now open for voting for works produced during the calendar year 2011.
Ireland-based animation and TV production company Telegael has partnered with SupperTime Entertainment to produce the new animated kids series "Impossimals," based on the colorful, striped characters created by UK-based artist Peter Smith and his wife Jayne.
How do you tackle one of the most seminal works in science fiction history? The Oscar-winning director describes how he grappled with the challenges of bringing Edgar Rice Burroughs’ epic tale to the big screen.
Telegael and SupperTime Entertainment are joining forces to co-develp the popular children’ characters of Impossimal for an animated pre-school TV show.
Sheldon Moldoff, who drew some of the most recognizable superheroes of comic books’ golden age without receiving recognition in his own right until decades later, died on February 29 near his home in Lauderhill, FL.
Classic Media, owner of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced they have acquired the rights to Noddy.
Warner Bros. has secured the rights to Bolivar, an upcoming graphic novel from publisher Archaia Entertainment, with Irish filmmaker Kealan O’Rourke attached to write and direct the project.
Fred Patten discusses Studio Ghibli's lush new book detailing the production art of their latest feature film.
London post facility Rushes provided VFX and the main title sequence for the BBC4’s “Dirk Gently” comedy series, based on the books by Douglas Adams.
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
Walden Media, the company behind the "Chronicles of Narnia" franchise adaptation, is moving ahead on development of "Rex Libris."
Salma Hayek has teamed up with the Doha Film Institute and Participant Media to adapt Khalil Gibran’s classic novel The Prophet into an animated feature.