Beat Retreat: GameStop Expo 2016, video game camp holds comic surprises

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Last week GameStop managers and employees got the royal treatment from the retailer’s various vendors and partners at GameStop Expo 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The three day show is built as part reward for GameStop employees and part sales training from the many companies selling their products in GS stores. The final day […]

Ben Hatke’s ZITA THE SPACEGIRL series picked up by Fox Animation

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Earlier this week, it was revealed that Fox Animation has picked up Eisner Awarding-winning writer Ben Hatke’s series Zita the Spacegirl with Chernin Entertainment to produce.  According to Deadline, screenwriters Morgan Jurgenson and Alex Ankeles are set to adapt Hatke’s graphic novels.  The story focuses on Zita, a young girl who is forced to become an intergalactic hero […]

National Book Festival 2016: The Archive of Cartoonist Interviews!

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Your tax dollars at work! Not only does the Library of Congress sponsor the annual National Book Festival, but they archive lots of digital material online! (And if that doesn’t knock your socks off, the Library also collects and archives multimedia in a variety of formats… an original print of Star Wars: A New Hope… […]

Disney/WB superhero movie update: DC has “a little room for improvement”, while Marvel steams ahead

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Goldman Sachs Communacopia is a big giant corporate chat fest, sort of like Comic-Con if Hall H was just for investors, and both WB CEO Jeff Bewkes and Disney head Bob Iger appeared to talk about stuff…including superheroes. Acknowledging that the reviews for Batman v Superman and Suicide left somthing to be desired, Bewkes said […]

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 […]