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AnimationDCDVDInterviewsWonder Woman

Andrea Romano, arguably the best known casting/dialogue director on the animation scene today, brings the voices of yet another DC Universe animated original film to life with “Wonder Woman.” Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new film on March 3, 2009, as distributed by Warner Home Video. The action-packed movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009. “Wonder Woman” is the fourth DC Universe film in the ongoing series, and Romano has returned – after the first three successful ventures –

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IDW PublishingPress Release

Press Release (San Diego, December 3, 2008)  IDW Publishing is holding its first ever sale of comic books and graphic novels at its San Diego headquarters on Saturday, December 6, 10 am – 3 pm.  This is a fantastic opportunity for comic book collectors to scoop up some real bargains and hunt down some rare titles they may have missed, including some limited editions and signed copies – all at bargain prices.  There will be surprises and giveaways with every purchase. A number of comic book creators will be on hand offering free autographs of their work, including Ben Templesmith

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AnimationcartoonPaul DiniTelevision

Press Release Acclaimed animation-and-comics writer Paul Dini (the “Justice League,” “Superman,” “Batman” animated series) amps up the action for Jedi heroines Luminara Unduli and Ahsoka Tano in “Cloak of Darkness,” an all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, premiering at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, Dec. 5, on Cartoon Network. In “Cloak of Darkness,” Ahsoka and Jedi Master Luminara escort captured Viceroy Nute Gunray to trial – but they’re unaware that Count Dooku has dispatched his deadly assassin Asajj Ventress to free the prisoner and eliminate the Jedi.

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IDW Publishing

Press Release (San Diego, CA and Prince Edward Island, Canada, December 1, 2008)  IDW Publishing will release the new graphic novel by Troy Little entitled Angora Napkin in January 2009. An animated pilot of Angora Napkin is also in production and set to air on Teletoon, Canada in March 2009. Angora Napkin is an adult comedy about a pop music trio of girls who constantly find themselves mired in the horrible and confronted with the macabre.   Unable to recognize the dark side of any situation, they always seem to come out on top (with the help of their impromptu peppy

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Digital ComicsIDW PublishingiTunes

Press Release (San Diego, December 1, 2008)  IDW Publishing and iVerse Media are proud to announce the immediate availability of Ghost Whisperer: The Haunted #1 in the iTunes App Store.  This five-issue comic book miniseries, licensed from CBS Consumer Products, is based on the hit CBS series starring Jennifer Love Hewitt as Melinda Gordon, the medium who helps ghosts cross over.  “Ghost Whisperer: The Haunted” is written by Carrie Smith and Becca Smith, who are both writers on the CBS series, and features art by Elena Casagrande.

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Image ComicsPress Release

Press Release 26 November 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – This February, after over a year in the making,  Image Comics will debut JERSEY GODS, the superhero epic by THE GRAY AREA writer Glen Brunswick and DOCTOR WHO artist Dan McDaid. “JERSEY GODS represents a lifetime spent dreaming of superheroes,” said Brunswick. “Ever since I was young, the seeds of what would become JERSEY GODS were kicking around. JERSEY GODS is to me what SAVAGE DRAGON is for Erik Larsen or INVINCIBLE is for Robert Kirkman – it’s the superhero series I want to tell without an end; one I hope will

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Image ComicsPress Release

Press Release 25 November 2008 (Berkeley, CA)  – This February, the world’s most popular monster hunter confronts the past he fought so hard to forget in Image Comics Shadowline’s JOHNNY MONSTER! “Even the best action movie only works because it has heart and JOHNNY MONSTER has it in droves,” Shadowline Publisher Jim Valentino said. “While loaded with enough giant monster showdowns to make any fan happy, the core of the book is writer Joshua Williamson and artist J.C. Grande fleshing out what may be my new favorite character of the year! The whole Shadowline team hopes to see JOHNNY MONSTER

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cartoonDCDVDInterviewsWarner Bros.Wonder Woman

After her successful co-directorial debut on “Superman Doomsday,” Lauren Montgomery takes full command of the helm for “Wonder Woman,” the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 films. Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new film on March 3, 2009, distributed by Warner Home Video. The animated original movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009. Montgomery has directed an origin story for “Wonder Woman” that remains true to the title character’s various incarnations while setting

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Image ComicsPress Release

Press Release 20 November 2008 (Berkeley, CA) -  This February, after exploring the worlds of TELLOS, DOCTOR WHO, GREEN ARROW and JLA/JSA, artist Kelly Yates kicks off his very own ongoing sci-fi adventure series, AMBER ATOMS! “AMBER ATOMS comes from a deep rooted love of space faring sci-fi adventures, like STAR WARS and its own inspiration, the 1930s Flash Gordon serials,” said Yates. “Each issue fires off at as fast a clip as possible, with cliffhangers at every turn while still maintaining my favorite part of the book – Amber herself. A good sci-fi story is held together by the

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Arcana StudiosMoviesPress Release

Press Release LOS ANGELES, November 19, 2008  – Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has closed a deal for the film rights to produce the graphic novel GEARHEAD which Hurd will produce.  GEARHEAD was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published by Arcana Comics.

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AnimationDCDVDMoviesVideoWonder Woman

Press Release BURBANK, CA, (November 17, 2008) – Embark on a journey of untold beauty, grace and strength as Princess Diana uses her remarkable gifts and evolves into Wonder Woman, the world’s most renowned female super hero.  Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new animated original movie Wonder Woman on March 3, 2009, distributed by Warner Home Video.  Wonder Woman will be available as a Single Disc DVD for $19.98 (SRP), 2 Disc Special Edition DVD for $29.98 (SRP) and Blu-ray Disc for $34.99 (SRP).  Order due date for all versions is January

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AnimationcartoonPress ReleaseStar WarsTelevision

Press Release When Separatist forces mistake Jar Jar Binks for a Jedi Knight, humor and action come together in a new episode of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS. “Bombad Jedi” premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, Nov. 21, on Cartoon Network.

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Astro BoyIDW Publishing

Press Release Los Angeles (November 14, 2008) – Imagi Studios announced today that it has signed worldwide licensing agreements with IDW Publishing, American Greetings, Penguin Group (USA) Inc., Jazwares Inc., and D3Publisher for Astro Boy, its upcoming CG-animated film based on the adventures of the superhero icon. The studio’s agreement with American Greetings also extends to future Imagi films. Astro Boy, slated for domestic release on October 23, 2009, is being distributed worldwide by Summit Entertainment except for Imagi’s reserved territories of Japan, Hong Kong and China.

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AnimationStar WarsTelevision

What is R2-D2 made of?  Audiences will find out, both literally and figuratively, in “Duel of the Droids,” an all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, premiering at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, Nov. 14, on Cartoon Network.

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