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Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated French comic-book artist and director of the animated film The Rabbi’s Cat, had harbored dreams of writing about his grandmother’s tales of life [...]
What’s the classic line…“Everything old is new again?” Nowhere is that more evident than in the world of television. This week I’m thinking of what has happened to the television series Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, which originally aired on NBC from 1981 to 1983. The show created a teen [...]
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 at the 10th Annual VES Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 7, 2012. The Award [...]
A federal judge has ruled the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby cannot reclaim copyrights to such well-known Marvel characters as the Fantastic Four, Hulk and the X-Men. Kirby’s heirs had filed in 2009 notices of copyright termination with Marvel for dozens of characters the artist had created or [...]
As everyone reading this knows, the San Diego ComicCon is taking place this week. ComicCon is, among other things, the ultimate melding of the comic book, motion pictures and television industries, which these days are pretty darn simpatico. But it was not always so. In 2005 I spoke with legendary [...]