Guns, zombies, A.I., gene manipulation, a talking bear, and girls whose sex appeal oddly stems from the discolored trappings woven from an industrial cyberpunk thread: what more do you need?
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the availability of the Adobe Creative Suite 5 product family, the highly-anticipated release of the industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow.
VARIETY reports that San Diego's Tourism Marketing District board is offering Comic-Con hotel tax revenue as an incentive to stay in the city.
If you haven’t experienced the Radical Axis vision, you’re falling behind. From the deviant fast-food characters of Aqua Teen Hunger Force to the alcoholic mouse of 12 oz. Mouse, Radical Axis continues to push the boundaries of animation’s familiar aesthetic and to joyously exercise the freedom of speech intrinsic to comedy’s carnival.
Hey, I get the manipulation of audience anticipation, but Reborn! simply lacks focus and cogent story telling at the volume level. I learned nothing about these characters, except that they engage in long drawn-out melees.
Jeanne Chamberlain and Maggie Richardson, the nieces of famed Disney artist Mary Blair, have launched the new website the Magic of Mary Blair (magicofmaryblair.com).
On April 12, Adobe announced a massive slate of new products, updates and packages centered around the latest versions of its flagship Photoshop, Flash and creative suite of products.
Every year fans and industry insiders alike wonder whether Comic-Con’s days in San Diego are numbered. VARIETY reports that San Diego has made a big move to keep the Con right where it is.
On Friday, April 9 at 7:00pm, a meeting aptly titled Mecha Mania: Four Decades of Slam-Bang Sci-Fi Robot Anime will take place at Viz Cinema.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art - MoCCA is proud to announce two new offerings from its Education Department.
Marvel Studios is in talks with NICK AND NORA'S INFINITE PLAYLIST director Peter Sollett to helm RUNAWAYS, reports Deadline.com.
When I was a kid, I loved going to visit my cousins in Seattle. They were avid comic collectors and I would spend hours carefully thumbing through issues of Spiderman, Fantastic Four and other plastic-sleeved titles. Perhaps this is why I enjoy the trend of motion comics as promotion. It speaks to childhood nostalgia while cutting through the clutter.
Clever marketing campaigns engage audiences in unexpected ways that connect, often with a nod and a wink, to the property’s intrinsic nature. Or to poorly paraphrase Marshall McLuhen; the medium can be a major part of the message. Motion comics are a great way of exciting prospective viewers about an upcoming film or television show, even if the property is not animated. And they provide increased opportunities for graphic designers, artists to collaborate with studios and directors.
VARIETY reports that Warner Bros. is launching a line of Supergirl merchandise to compete with Disney's lucrative Princess franchise.
Pixar animator Sanjay Patel discusses his new illustrated book devoted to The Ramayana, one of Hindu mythology's most powerful and enduring tales.
As an artist-in-residence, Otsuka will create an original manga inspired by the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi. He will also be conducting illustration workshops open to the general public.
This lithograph is on high-quality paper (archival in fact), priced at $49.99, and includes a certificate of authenticity. Only 250 prints will be made.
Visionary is not an adjective I predicate often. But Q. Hayashida’s vision disturbingly invigorates our optical senses.
Designer Chris Leavens at his Unloosen site has posted a link to the launch of Tiny Speck's new massively-multiplayer game, GLITCH.
Chinese animator Te Wei died of respiratory failure at the age of 95 in Shanghai, according to WIKINEWS.
Dubbed a “sci-fi manga,” Bokurano initiates the tale of fifteen kids whose lives are altered by a chance meeting. A strange man in a seaside cave invites them to play a cutting-edge video game that pits giant robots against alien invaders. But they have to sign a contract first. And when the purpose of their agreement is revealed, the game stops being fun.