LeftField and Crunchyroll team for Anime NYC, a new show

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LeftField Media, the events company behind Awesome Con, Play Fair and more events, is bringing an anime back to NYC in 2017 with the aptly named Anime NYC, with Crunchyroll, the streaming anime service as primary sponsor, and Funimation, Viz and Kinokuniya also aboard. The event will take place November 17-19, 2017 at the Javits […]

Lego Dimensions to get Lego Batman Movie and more in February

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Parents of child gamers and rabid Batman fans, just when you thought your wallets could take a rest… the toys-to-life gaming giant LEGO Dimensions  is about to add to its already galactic sized collection of content. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today revealed details around three highly collectable expansion packs for LEGO Dimensions,  that will be available […]

INTERVIEW: Eleventh Doctor scribe Rob Williams talks diversity, Doctors, and Daak

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He’s written for Martian Manhunter and Rebirth: Suicide Squad. But before all that, he wrote for the Doctor. We talk to Rob Williams about his work on two years of the Eleventh Doctor for Titan Comics.

Happy! by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson gets pilot order at SyFy

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Happy! an Image series by Grant Morrison and Darrick Robertson has been given a a pilot order at SyFy, as the relentless march of comics into primetime television continues. The series concerns a hardboiled hitman who questions his life after he meets a small, imaginary flying blue horse named Happy. See the first link for […]

IDW restructures editorial with Ryall, Hedgecock and Cerasi

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IDW Publishing just announced some restructuring in editorial as they embark on Revolution, a groundbreaking reworking of Hasbro properties into a shared universe. Chris Ryall moves from Editor in Chief to Chief Creative Officer, with an emphasis on developing new creative opportunities for all divisions of IDW, including pursuing new creative talent, stories, and licenses, […]

RIP C. Martin Croker, animator, voice artist, cartoonist

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Over the weekend I was devastated to learn of the sudden death of Clay Martin Croker, best known as the voice of Zorak and Moltar on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, but also an animator, cartoonist, and general renaissance man. He was only 54, and died after a sudden, acute illness. You can read about […]

Live blogging the 2016 Ignatz Awards

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Hey hey, don’t know how long my power will last, but we’re here for the only US comics awards that cartoonists RACE to get to. Director Warren Bernard thanks volunteers and guests and remembers Alvin Buenaventura and Richard Thompson Nate Powell: I feel SPX is my home planet. “It’s proven itself the most inclusive scene I’ve […]

The Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics announces 2017 judges

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Entering its third year, the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics is a prestigious honor and a wonderful way to keep McDuffie’s spirit alive. The judges for 2017 have just been announced, and entries are open. And disclaimer, I am once again a judge and extremely honored to do so. The awards have a new […]