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Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), with DC Entertainment, announced today that it has extended its successful relationship with leading worldwide toy manufacturer, Mattel, Inc.
Following the recent scandal surrounding the announcement of his love child, Arnold Schwarzenegger has halted development of all his film and TV projects, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
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.
Constantin Film has picked up the rights to a trio of titles from Swiss comicbook creator Hansrudi Waescher, reports Variety.
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.
On Friday, Marc Toberoff, the attorney representing heirs of SUPERMAN co-creators in their copyright battle with DC Comics, has filed a motion to have a lawsuit filed against him by DC thrown out, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents an enthralling examination of the creative forces behind the World’s Greatest Super Heroes in Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, an all-new documentary that takes viewers behind the scenes of the iconic company with unprecedented access to the Warner Bros. and DC Comics archives.
FAME LA and Animation Ink announce the Los Angeles Rock'n Comic-Con 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center which supports the Arts, in Animation, Music & the Film Industries and their creative talents.
DC Comics has filed suit against Marc Toberoff, the lawyer who successfully regained the copyright to SUPERMAN for the heirs of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, reports VARIETY.
Warner Premiere’s eighth Motion Comics series Jonah Hex (Rated: TV Mature), which blends the ferocity of the Old West with elements of the supernatural, comes to life today.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art - MoCCA is proud to announce two new offerings from its Education Department.
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.
Dare Comics today announces that its critically acclaimed comic, The Hunter, is to be produced as a nine episode motion comic series by leading Michigan-based production company, PixoFactor Entertainment.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that Ron Howard is eager to direct an adaptation of the Image Comics series, THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT.
With the DC Comics sale firmly in place, WB has created a new company known as DC Entertainment, notes the Hollywood Reporter.
Soon after announcing low cost eBooks, Sony now unveils a comic book-themed PSP digital reader reports Variety.
Set to launch in October; Marvel, Archie and Image Comics are already onboard. Comics can/will be read frame by frame on the PSP’s screen. The company did not unveil any pricing information on the service as yet.
FremantleMedia Enterprises has inked a first-look agreement with Liquid Comics, which was previously known as Virgin Comics, reports VARIETY. Beginning the deal, Liquid will publish two titles later in the year, which will be developed for other media at Fremantle. The animated TV series ANI-MAX follows a boy who can take on the powers and appearance of any animal he touches. The drama FIRST FAMILY follows the difficulties of being the teenaged children of the U.S. president.
Press Release from Dark Horse Comics
MAY 4, MILWAUKIE, OR -- Dark Horse Comics, the third-largest American comics publisher, makes the leap into the digital world of mobile content today with the launch of a new app for the iPhone. With the release of the upcoming TERMINATOR SALVATION film in mind, Dark Horse has chosen a classic THE TERMINATOR story from its vast publishing archives to launch this program.
Cartoon Network Enterprises will work with Del Rey Manga to develop graphic novels based on the animated adventure series THE SECRET SATURDAYS, reports KIDSCREEN.
The first title is set to debut in September, with volume two coming before the end of the year. Featuring detailed, full-color stills from the series, the SATURDAYS comics will follow the same format as those based on BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE and BAKUGAN BATTLE BRAWLERS.