New York federal judge Colleen McMahon has issued initial rulings in the lawsuit pitting Marvel against the heirs of Jack Kirby, the co-creator of such classic comics as IRON MAN, X-MEN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK and SPIDER-MAN, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hayden 5 Media and comic book publisher Bluewater Prods. are set to produce a rotoscoped short based on comic MARK ZUCKERBERG: CREATOR OF FACEBOOK, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
It’s no secret that VIZ’s catalogue is diverse, and truly has something for everyone. Well, continuing along those lines, the release of The Ouroboros Wave and Dragon Sword and Wind Child has just been announced.
Alexander Payne (SIDEWAYS) is circling Fox Searchlight's adaptation of Dan Clowes' graphic novel WILSON, reports Deadline.com.
U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright has opened the door to allow Warner Bros. to depose the heirs of Superman creators Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jim Davis, the creator of GARFIELD, has apologized for the unintentional timing of the publication of a strip, which introduced "National Stupid Day."
It was only a matter of time before manga and anime apps appeared on the iPad. Fortunately, VIZ waited and definitely got it right. Check it out.
Legendary Pictures has appointed veteran comic book editor Bob Schreck to the role of Editor-in-Chief of the newly-formed Legendary Comics, it was announced by Thomas Tull, Legendary’s Chairman and CEO.
The new venue for celebrating anime in So Cal has a location for 2011 and is now seeking artists for its alley
Under the framework of Cartoon Connection, in conjunction with the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), Florent Mounier, Co-founder of 2d3D Animations (Angoulême/France) and Danny Bergeron, President of Wizzfilms Inc. (Montreal) are pleased to announce their partnership for the co-production of « The Rise of Zelphire, » an animated feature adapted from the 2009 Karim Friha comic book series published by Édition Gallimard.
The long battle over the rights to Superman is going to take longer. The Hollywood Reporter writes that U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright put a stay on the case pending an appeal by Superman co-creators Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel's heirs' lawyer Marc Toberoff.
Direct from the New York Anime Festival, here is the latest blurb from BANDAI regarding Lucky Star manga and other anime titles.
If you have a predilection for the horror, supernatural genre, then this new manga from VIZ may be exactly what you're craving. And with a rating of 'M' for Mature readers, hopefully we won't be stuck with the usual teenage fluff.
Constantin Film has picked up the rights to a trio of titles from Swiss comicbook creator Hansrudi Waescher, reports Variety.
20th Century Fox and Walden Media has picked up the rights to Bil Keane's classic comic strip THE FAMILY CIRCUS, reports Deadline.com.
Writer-producer Donald Todd is bringing a live-action adaptation of the comic strip ZITS to TV, reports Deadline.com.
At New York Comic-Con, MTV Geek, a new genre site focusing on comic books, games, animation, toys, sci-fi, fantasy, horror and technology content, announced content deals with Bill Plympton and Stan Lee.
Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.
ICv2 has announced the ICv2 Comics & Digital Conference at New York Comic Con, a half-day event where industry executives and thought leaders will discuss the impact of the rapidly growing digital channel on the comics and graphic novel medium.
The Cartoon Art Museum hosts cartoonist Joshua Ellingson on Saturday, August 14, 2010 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.