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DCDVDInterviewsPress ReleaseWatchmen

The fun doesn’t end for Watchmen fans as Warner Premiere’s Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, March 24.  Included in the release is co-producer/director Eric Matthies’ all-new take on Under the Hood, the Hollis Mason/Nite Owl autobiography from the original Watchmen graphic novel. One of the more cutting-edge creators of DVD content in the industry, Matthies, along with partners Tricia Todd and Josh Oreck, has been responsible for acclaimed ancillary materials for such landmark DVD releases as The Matrix, 300 and Spider-Man. He has helped elevate DVD extra content to a new art

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Digital ComicsIDW PublishingStar Trek

Press Release Star Trek: Countdown, the official prequel to the new Star Trek movie being released by Paramount Pictures on May 8, 2009, is going to mobile devices!  The four-issue mini-series is now available on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch, and Google’s Android Mobile Devices through iVerse Media’s digital distribution technology.  Visit IDWPublishing.com for more information about Star Trek: Countdown. From director/producer J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Lost and Alias), producer Damon Lindelof  (Lost) and screenwriters and executive producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, MI: III) comes a new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star

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AnimationcartoonSneak PeekStar Wars

The final chapter of the thrilling three-part Ryloth saga, “Liberty on Ryloth” brings Jedi Master Mace Windu to the Separatist-occupied planet for the crucial final stages of the peacekeeping effort. The all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, March 13, on Cartoon Network. With Republic forces stretched thin, Mace must convince the beleaguered people of Ryloth to rise up and join him in repelling the droid army. But the Twi’lek freedom fighters are wary of intervention from outside of their race, and are hesitant to trust the Jedi’s efforts.

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Alan MooreAuctionHero InitiativeTwoMorrows Publishing

TwoMorrows Publishing is auctioning off a limited edition hardcover copy of their new book, The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore: Indispensable Edition, autographed by “Watchmen” and “V For Vendetta” author Alan Moore. All proceeds from this auction go to THE HERO INITIATIVE, a federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping comic book creators in need. The auction can be found on eBay.

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AnimationcartoonPress ReleaseStar WarsTelevision

After spanning the galaxy, the conflict comes home in “Innocents of Ryloth,” an all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, premiering at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, March 6, on Cartoon Network. The second in a three-part saga chronicling the liberation of a Separatist-held planet, “Innocents of Ryloth” looks at the civilians caught in the crossfire of the sweeping galactic conflict. When Obi-Wan Kenobi and his clones are sent to the surface to sabotage a powerful Separatist weapon, they encounter heavy resistance from the droid army – but they also come face to face with the

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Boom StudiosPress Release

March 4th, 2009 – Los Angeles – This May, BOOM! Studios premieres Mark Sable’s mini-series UNTHINKABLE, but comic fans everywhere can get a head-start participating in the story NOW by playing comics’ first Altered Reality Game at www.wolfpackpmc.com. Written by acclaimed DC writer Mark Sable, best known for his TWO-FACE: YEAR ONE and CYBORG, UNTHINKABLE is a five-issue mini-series that debuts this May. The series features covers by Paul (PUNISHER NOIR) Azaceta and Kristian (DMZ) Donaldson, with interior art by THE REMNANT’s rising-star artist Julian Totino Tedesco.

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DCFinal CrisisGrant MorrisonPress ReleaseTrade Paperback

DC Comics has expanded the contents of the FINAL CRISIS HC, collecting the explosive event written by Grant Morrison. Now running 352 pages, this title will include FINAL CRISIS #1-7, FINAL CRISIS: SUBMIT #1 and FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1-2, all written by Morrison, along with a new cover by J.G. Jones depicting the penultimate scene of the series. The FINAL CRISIS HC (FEB090203) is advance-solicited in the February Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on June 10 with a price of $29.99 U.S. Because of these changes, this title will be made returnable at a later date.

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AnimationcartoonDCDVDInterviewsMoviesWarner Bros.

Actress Keri Russell makes her animation debut as the voice of the title character in Wonder Woman, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 movies arriving today (March 3) from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation. Warner Home Video is distributing the all-new film, which will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download today. Russell is best known for her Golden Globe-winning lead role in the popular television series Felicity. One of the Mouseketeers on the 1990s incarnation of The Mickey Mouse Club, Russell has appeared or

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IDW PublishingPress ReleaseTrade Paperback

Press Release (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) IDW Publishing is pleased to announce The Family Circus Library by Bil Keane. The Family Circus, which was originally published in only 19 newspapers, is now seen in over 1500 newspapers worldwide, making it one of the most enduring and popular comic strips ever. Drawing inspiration from his own family’s antics, Bil Keane brought the charming adventures of Billy, Dolly, Jeffy & PJ to life where they have been beloved by millions of readers ever since

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AnimationcartoonDCDVDGreen LanternMoviesPress ReleaseWarner Bros.

Press Release BURBANK, CA, (February 27, 2008) – The fabric of intergalactic justice is threatened – until Hal Jordan arrives for his initial mission – in the animated Green Lantern: First Flight, the fifth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies. A co-production of Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the illuminated hero’s first-ever full-length animated film is set for release by Warner Home Video on July 28, 2009.  Green Lantern: First Flight will be available as a special edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Ray™ Hi-Def for $29.98 (SRP) and $34.99

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IDW PublishingJohn BryneTrade Paperback

(San Diego, CA; February 26, 2009) — It’s a union based on super powers, learning your place in the world, and danger! In this latest collection of stories from the mind and pen of John Byrne, IDW packs two time-lost series together—Danger Unlimited and Babe. First up is the four-part Danger Unlimited, the first universe and characters Byrne created after leaving Marvel. In DU, the year is 2061, and long ago alien forces conquered the Earth, making sure to eradicate all humans with super powers to ensure their continued reign over the planet. But an unexpected survivor from the past,

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AnimationcartoonDCDVDMoviesRosario DawsonWarner Bros.Wonder Woman

Actress and fanboy favorite Rosario Dawson delivers a knockout punch as the voice of strong-willed Amazonian warrior Artemis in Wonder Woman, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 movies due from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation on March 3, 2009. Warner Home Video will distribute the all-new film, which will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009. Dawson, whose voiceover experience was previously limited to a single episode of Robot Chicken, completely immersed herself in the warrior mindset to bring

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AnimationcartoonPress ReleaseStar Wars

The first of an epic, three part story arc, “Storm Over Ryloth” begins an in-depth look at the emotional tolls of the galactic conflict, as well as the price of failure when lives hang in the balance. The all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, February 27, on Cartoon Network. In the episode, the heroes of the Republic begin their campaign to free the planet Ryloth from the oppressive occupation of enemy forces. In an effort to break through the orbiting Separatist defenses, however, Ahsoka must learn a hard-hitting

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IDW PublishingPress Release

Press Release (San Diego, CA; February 24, 2009) Brian Hibbs joins IDW Publishing for the second collection of his influential column “Tilting at Windmills.”   Owner of San Francisco’s premier comic book store, Comix Experience, Hibbs provides a dynamic and useful guide for new and established retailers who sell comics. Tilting at Windmills Volume 1, also available from IDW, was a startlingly prescient look at the rise and fall of the comics industry in the ‘90’s. Tilting at Windmills Volume 2 is sure to prove as insightful and colorful a read as Hibbs tackles topics as controversial and varied as book

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