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‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Kicks Off Disney XD’s Marvel Block

Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1. Gary Marsh, president and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Blade’ Series Launches on G4 Jan. 13

A new anime series based on Marvel’s Blade will launch  on the G4 network Friday, January 13 at 11 p.m., the channel has announced. Harold Perrineau (Lost, The Killing Jar, The Matrix: ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel and Disney Publishing Play with ‘Toy Story’ Comic

Marvel and Disney Publishing have announced plans to introduce a new line of comic books featuring the characters from Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise. Woody, Buzz LightYear and ... Continue Reading →
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WGAW Honors Animation Writers McDuffie and Kress

Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight ... Continue Reading →
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Ralph Bakshi and the Canadian Caper, Part 2

Our story so far:  Ralph Bakshi is asked by producer Steve Krantz to take over production of a troubled series, Rocket Robin Hood, which is being produced in Canada by Al Guest and ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive Producers Guild’s Vanguard Award

Iconic comic-book and animation creator Stan Lee will be receiving the Producers Guild’s 2012 Vanguard Award this January. The award is designed to recognized achievements in new ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds’ Clips Fly Forward

Finland’s Rovio is letting its new Angry Birds clips take wings with 52 two-minute animated clips, designed for TV and mobile platforms. The shorts based on the videogame app which ... Continue Reading →
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Release Date Set for Disney’s ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Movie

Disney has announced new dates for several of its upcoming feature releases. The new Phineas and Ferb theatrical project is set for July 26, 2013, while Jerry Bruckheimer’s off-again, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →