Recently, I had an opportunity to talk to Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi, whom many of you know as a driving force behind the Totoro Forest Project and most recently, the Sketchtravel charity art project. An accomplished artist who spends his days applying his formidable skills as an art director at Pixar Animation Studios, Dice gave me an inside look at the unprecedented Sketchtravel sketch book, a historic collection of sketches which is being auctioned off this coming October 17th.
Ellen Sragow, curator/owner of Sragow Gallery, is pleased to announce: “Bill Plympton: “The King of Indie Animation" Exhibit and Sale of his Hand Drawn Works from the 1980’s to the present.”
Every year Ballistic Publishing invites digital artists to contribute their best character creations to its EXOTIQUE series.
Just in time for the start of its fourth season on September 23, critically acclaimed TV show FRINGE (Fridays 9/8c on FOX) debuted today a new digital comic series “Beyond the Fringe.”
In this excerpt, Torsten Wolber leads readers through the steps from initial sketch to finished digital painting.
I have been going to Comic-Con on and off since ’94 and I have seen the change. Up to a few years ago, the Con, as it is now know, was the celebration of the comic book artist and writer. It celebrated a genre that had sustained since the turn of the last century.
In the excerpt, Spawn artist Brian Haberlin takes readers through how he brings the comic to colorful life.
Gene Deitch has released the third chapter, "Louis Desser & Gene D," of his blogbook, "Roll the Credits!"
CONAN THE BARBARIAN director Marcus Nispel has inked a deal with Liquid Comics to create a comic book series titled THE CHOSEN, reports Deadline.com.
The estate of Jack Kirby has filled an appeal against the decision of a U.S. District Court judge in favor of Marvel, reports Deadline.com.
VIZ Media has announced the digital launch today of the acclaimed sci-fi manga (graphic novel) masterpiece, NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, on VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Melisa Wallack, who wrote Relativity's untitled Snow White project, has been hired by Universal to write its adaptation of EMILY STRANGE, reports Heat Vision.
20th Century Fox is developing an animated feature version of the comic strip MUTTS, reports Heat Vision.
A showing of paintings and drawings from CATDOG creator Peter Hannan will open at Nickelodeon Studios.
VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in the North America, announced today a collaboration with Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) to create a limited edition digital art book anthology that will be sold through VIZ Media’s Manga App, with 100% of VIZ Media’s net proceeds going to support disaster relief efforts in Japan.
NBCUniversal has taken an equity stake in Stan Lee's hockey superhero property THE GUARDIAN PROJECT, reports Variety.
GREEN LANTERN writer Marc Guggenheim will write the new comicbook series NOWHERE MAN for Liquid Comics, reports Deadline.com.
On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation will coordinate events all over the world as part of Global Smurfs Day, a worldwide event in anticipation of the release of the Smurfs’ trip to movie theaters, it was announced today by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues the digital integration of its vast library of manga (graphic novel) properties with the latest announcement of the availability of the VIZ MANGA APP for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch mobile devices.