‘Saga,’ ‘Lumberjanes,’ ‘Nemo’ Top Eisner Award Winners

Saga, Lumberjanes and various incarnations of Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo were the top honorees at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, presented July 10 at Comic-Con International: ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Orders 3 More Seasons of ‘South Park’

Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend South Park by three seasons and 30 episodes, taking the longest-running primetime scripted series in ... Continue Reading →

Actress Gigi Edgley to Sign at Animation Magazine’s Comic-Con Booth

Animation Magazine welcomes actress Gigi Edgley, best known for playing Chiana on the fan-favorite sci-fi series Farscape, for an autograph signing session Thursday, July 9, starting ... Continue Reading →

CN Renews 5 Original Animated Series

Cartoon Network has renewed its orders for the original series Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence. That clears the way for season eight of Adventure ... Continue Reading →

Lord and Miller Directing Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Tale

Lucasfilm announced that The LEGO Movie directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord will direct a Star Wars Anthology series feature film about young Han Solo. Due in theaters May 25, ... Continue Reading →
Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer Returns to ‘The Simpsons’

Harry Shearer is back on The Simpsons. Fox has confirmed that the series main cast is returning for the 27th and 28th seasons of the iconic animated hit, including Dan Castellaneta, ... Continue Reading →

Universal Cable Inks First-Look Deal with Dark Horse Comics

Universal Cable Productions has signed a first-look deal with comic book publisher Dark Horse Entertainment that will focus on developing and producing scripted programming from its ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Builds to Sept. 26 ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premiere

The Marvel Animated Universe is going cosmic this autumn, with a Sept. 26 premiere date on Disney XD now set for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. Leading up to ... Continue Reading →
Blaine Gibson

Disney Legend Blaine Gibson Dies at 97

Animator, sculptor and Disney Legend Blaine Gibson, one-time head of the sculpture department at the precursor to Walt Disney Imagineering, died July 5. He was 97. Born in Rocky Ford, ... Continue Reading →
Jane Aaron

‘Sesame Street’ Animator Jane Aaron Dies at 67

Animator and children’s book artist Jane Aaron, who is best known for creating dozens of animated shorts for Sesame Street, died June 27 from cancer in New York City. She was ... Continue Reading →