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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Tops Eisner Award Nominations

Marvel Comics’ relaunch of the blind superhero Daredevil lead the pack with six nominations for the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. Announced this week, the annual award ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Sequel Due in Two Years

Marvel fans, mark your calendars for April 4, 2014 — that’s when the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is due to arrive in theaters. Disney announced the release ... Continue Reading →
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Costumed Toons Glitz Up White House Easter Egg Roll

Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Revs Up April 30 Bow for ‘Motorcity’

Motorcity, an animated adventure series created by Chris Prynoski, is slated to premiere April 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. The half-hour series follows a group of hot-rodding rebels, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Lifts Programming, Acquisitions Exec Miller

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year ... Continue Reading →
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An Offer Out of the Blu

Anybody working in any kind of creative pursuit knows that being in the right place at the right time, and making the right decision, is often crucial to furthering a career. In the ... Continue Reading →
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Hub to Premiere ‘Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters’ June 2

The animated action-fantasy series Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is scheduled to premiere June 2 on The Hub. Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is follows the adventures of a young ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim’s ‘Metalocalypse’ Returns April 29

Get set for more Dethklok. Animation’s deadliest metal rockers are set to return with its fourth-season premiere April 29 at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim. Here is how the network ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Pixar Items Auctioned to Help Japan Tsunami Recovery

It’s been a year since an earthquake and resulting tsunami caused tremendous damage to Japan, and the animation community and Pixar are here to remind fans that there’s ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Taps Altschuler, Krinsky for ‘Woody Woodpecker’

Illumination Entertainment’s proposed Woody Woodpecker feature has a pair of writers. John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky have been tapped by Illumination chief Chris Meledandri ... Continue Reading →