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The New York Anime Festival is merging with the New York Comic-Con. ReedPOP, organizer of both shows, announced the anime-oriented event would no longer be a separate, stand-along event from NYCC. The anime event was launched in December 2007, following the success of the comic event’s successful first editions in [...]
Jean Giraud, whose comic book work and film designs under his own name and his science fiction nom de plume Moebius made him one of the most acclaimed and influential artists in the world, died Saturday after a long struggle with cancer at his home in Paris at the age [...]
The popular Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming back to comics via Dark Horse. The Oregon-based publisher announced a multi-part publishing program that will kick off with an Avatar entry in the annual Free Comic Book Day, set this year for May 7. The free comic will [...]
Feature-film production and finance company Legendary Pictures is getting into the comic book business with the launch of a new publishing arm to be headed up by industry veteran Bob Schreck. The company plans to publish between four and six graphic novels in print and digital formats, with the first [...]
A pair of classic characters are getting a new life in comic books, with Ape Entertainment acquiring rights to create new stories for Richie Rich and Strawberry Shortcake. The publisher announced at the just-concluded New York Comic-Con its plans for the characters, which include a modern revamp for the poor [...]