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Country-wide Halloween ComicFest Kicks Off

Good news, comic fans: all across the country, participating comic-book shops will be celebrating Halloween ComicFest (this means free comics are on offer)–the second largest ... Continue Reading →
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PBS to Premiere Superheroes Series on Oct. 15

U.S-based Public Broadcasting System will devote its entire primetime programming on Oct. 15 to the new comprehensive documentary Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle. Produced and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Affleck to Play Batman in Next Superman Pic

The bat is officially out of the bag. Warner Bros. announced yesterday that Ben Affleck will portray the Dark Knight in the upcoming Batman-Superman feature. “Ben provides an ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of August 26 2013

If you were casting the next Batman, who would you pick? Ben Affleck John Hamm Ryan Gosling Josh Brolin Harrison Ford Continue Reading →
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Hulk to the Power of Five

Expect lots of larger-than-life dilemmas, plenty of action and dysfunctional family jokes in Marvel’s new series Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., premiering this month on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Taubin Tapped as DreamWorks’ New Marketing Head

Dawn Taubin has been hired as the new Chief Marketing Officer at DreamWorks Animation, Deadline reveals. Taubin’s appointment follows the departure of the studio’s veteran marketing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beware the Batman’ Swings to CN July 13

Cartoon Network has announced the premiere date of it’s brand-new CG animated take on the Dark Knight, Beware the Batman, will be July 13 at 10 a.m. ET/PT. The new Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
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Who Can Turn the World on with His Voice

Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today ... Continue Reading →
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So Stan Lee Walks out of a Bar…

If there was one take-away from last week’s WonderCon in Anaheim, it was this: the barriers between comic books, animation and live action have probably never been thinner from a ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV News: ‘Camp Lakebottom’, ‘Filly’ and ‘Peppa Pig’

With only a few days left until the 50th edition of MIPTV market kicks off in Cannes next week, various TV distributors and producers are sending us their news of global TV sales and ... Continue Reading →