While the debate rages among fans over who might be the best live-action actor to play Batman, there is no such controversy when it comes to the voice of The Dark Knight â€“ Kevin Conroy stands unchallenged for that title. As the voice behind the landmark series Batman: The Animated Series, Conroy set a standard that has cast a wide shadow over any other actor attempting to fill the role for nearly two decades. Conroy once again dons the animated cowl for the September 29 Warner Home Video release of Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. In Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, United States President
Press Release One hundred years after the Big Wet, Earth has been left a broken, infertile world of rock and sand. The town of Providens is like many others on the post-Big Wet planet–small, mostly illiterate, and struggling for survival. When the town welcomes a stranger named Michael into its midst, will the quiet man lead them to a brave new world or shatter what little order still exists?
Press Release Archie Andrews, Americaâ€™s typical teenager was presented for the first time in PEP COMICS #22 in December 1941.Â Since then, Archie and his friends have entertained eight generations of readers. The opportunity has now arrived for both old and new Archie fans to experience Archieâ€™s fun-filled journey to become the worldâ€™s most popular teen. Archie Comics is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Dark Horse Comics as Archie and the kids from Riverdale will be joining the Dark Horse line of classic comic reprints. The Archie Archives will consist of hardcover volumes, in Dark Horseâ€™s archive format,
Press Release To help get comics fans in the proper mood for Halloween, writer Nick Tapalansky and artist Alex Eckman-Lawn will embark on a four-stop tour to sign and promote their Archaia hardcover horror book, Awakening, and will even offer exclusive prints and a link to read a free, online preview of the first chapter in the next volume. Fans who are unable to attend any of the signings but purchase the book, or have purchased it already, will also get the opportunity to read the free preview. â€œThe amount of support weâ€™ve received over the past few years has
Press Release In this globe-trotting comedic misadventure, Benton “Bags” Bagswell, charming loser, drunken prognosticator, and loutish every-man, has decided to track down the Face of History, shadowy leader of a vast conspiracy. To do this, Bags has enlisted the help of an expanding cast of odd-balls and misfits, including his troubled girlfriend Victoria and the ever-over-the-top spy Rick Stryker. But the closer they get to a final confrontation, the closer Bags comes to realizing that fate has more in store than any of them could anticipate and that he might not be the hero of this story at all. Come
Press Release As the 50th anniversary of this iconic strip approaches, IDW and the Library of American Comics are proud to announce that The Family Circus Library, Volume 1 will be available in November. Creator Bil Keane debuted The Family Circus in February 1960 and for fifty years has delighted audiences worldwide with the simple humor of every day life. The endlessly curious, often too clever children and their loving, long-suffering parents capture the essence of every family. â€œAs a parent, I see these cartoons come to life everyday in my home,â€ said series editor, Scott Dunbier. â€œKeaneâ€™s terrific sense
Press Release London will host a traditional Dickensian Christmas with a little Disney magic this holiday season as Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, Robin Wright Penn, Bob Hoskins and Academy AwardÂ®-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis come together to celebrate the World Premiere of â€œDisneyâ€™s A Christmas Carolâ€ on November 3, 2009.Â The festivities include a history-making coordinated Christmas Lights Switch-On:Â for the first time ever, the world famous Christmas Lights on Regent and Oxford Streets, plus the festivities in The City of Londonâ€”at the very heart of Dickensian Londonâ€”will share the same theme of â€œDisneyâ€™s A Christmas Carol.â€
Press Release Superheroes For Hospice is hosting their 2nd Comic Book Show on Saturday, October 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Saint Barnabas Health Care System Corporate Building, located at 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange.Â Â All proceeds will support the patients and families of the Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center (SBHPCC). This project started in December 2008 by Volunteer Coordinator, Spiro Ballas.Â â€œIâ€™m reliving my youth for a good cause,â€ says Ballas. SBHPCC relies heavily on donations and fundraising projects to bridge the gap between the cost of care and the insufficient reimbursement
Press Release The Walt Disney Studios has made aÂ deal with Apple Corps Ltd. to develop a new 3D performance capture adaptationÂ of the 1968 hit animated film “Yellow Submarine” to be written andÂ directed by Robert Zemeckis, it was announcedÂ today at the D23 Expo by Dick Cook, chairman, The WaltÂ Disney Studios. The film will be created by ImageMovers Digital, Disneyâ€™s state-of-the-art performance capture animation studio operated in conjunction with Zemeckis and his partners, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey, who will serve as producers on the project.
Press Release The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (â€œPanâ€™s Labyrinth,â€ â€œThe Hobbitâ€), is launching a new production label called Disney Double Dare You, to create new animated films full of chills and thrills for audiences of all ages, it was announced today at the D23 Expo by Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.Â All films will be produced under the guidance of del Toro, who originated the concept and the design of DDY and who will also direct certain projects. The first project in development for the new label is called â€œTrollhunters,â€
Press Release Brave New World Comics, the 2008 Eisner award winning super store located in Los Angeles’ Santa Clarita Valley, is proud to announce the opening of their Master Class Series. Writing for Comics with Mark Waid is the first in a brand new series of classes that the community friendly store plans to offer. “Mark is a tremendously popular and talented writer.”, says Portlyn, co-owner of the store, “We’re thrilled that he’s going to be sharing his wisdom and experience with our students!”
Press Release Super Duck.Â Wilbur.Â Cosmo the Merry Martian.Â Suzie.Â These names evoke more than just nostalgia for comic book readers who grew up in the 1940s, â€˜50s and â€˜60s.Â They are still highly regarded today, as new generations of collectors discover these cool and crazy characters from Archieâ€™s past. Now, on the companyâ€™s 70th anniversary and the eve of these charactersâ€™ return to the limelight in various media, Archie Comics is pleased to bring back these popular characters once more in a hysterical two-part story written and drawn by Fernando Ruiz that you just canâ€™t miss!
Press Release As of September 1st, Archie Comics “Freshman Year #1” is the most downloaded comic in iTunes History! Jon Goldwater, co-CEO of Archie Comics said, “As the Digital medium expands to include more forms of entertainment; we want Archie Comics to be at the forefront of new media. We are delighted to find our fans are already there and waiting for us. We announced the Archie Digital Comic for iTunes in May and in less than four months our first offering Archie Freshman Year #1, has become the most downloaded comic on iTunes. It is incredible!”
Press Release BOOM! Studios proudly announced today that IRREDEEMABLE #6 has completely sold out â€” after only one day. Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comic Distributors is completely sold out of IRREDEEMABLE #6, the first printing may still be available from retailers across the country. Diamond Comic Distributors is making the second printing of IRREDEEMABLE #6 available for retailers to order immediately with the item code of JUL098277. Continuing an upward trajectory, IRREDEEMABLE #6 garnered more orders than even the first issue. Even so, demand for the latest issue has outpaced expectations. BOOM! Studios most recently released the