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New ‘Avengers’ Promo Art Surfaces

It seems that fans can’t get enough of Joss Whedon’s 2012 features adaptation of The Avengers. Today’s big buzzy item was the web release of a promo art for the superhero-packed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thor & Loki’ Key Art, Clips Revealed

Marvel Knights Animation has revealed new art and clips from the upcoming direct-to-DVD feature Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers (Shout! Factory, $14.97) due out September 13. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Your Essential SIGGRAPH ’11 Tip Sheet

There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Rules for Marvel in Kirby Heirs’ Copyright Claim

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Studios Tease ‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ Movies

Comic-Con started with comic books, and now that movies have gotten in on the act it is no surprise that the show features sneak peeks at comic-book movies. Up first is a teaser trailer ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Spotlights Top Talent, Projects

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Seeks Director for ‘Thor 2,’ Due Out July 2013

Thor has proven mighty enough at the box office for Marvel Studios to give the green light to a sequel. Set for release July 26, 2013, Thor 2 is in search of a director now that Kenneth ... Continue Reading →
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‘Green Lantern’ Lights the B.O. Lamp with $52M Opening

The superhero visual-effects 3D extravaganza Green Lantern won the top spot at the box office this weekend even as the big-screen debut of the DC Comics hero fell slightly short of ... Continue Reading →
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Seeing the (Green) Light!

Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern. The summer of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super 8′ Develops Box Office Lead; ‘Panda 2′ Holds Up Well

Super 8 posted decent numbers at the domestic box office this weekend — good enough for the top spot — while the foreign returns continued to give a boost to such animated fare ... Continue Reading →