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Word out of San Diego last night was the Oni Press titles Courtney Crumrin and The Damned have both been acquired by Dreamworks Pictures to be turned into movies. Lisa Gitter, Steven V. Scavelli and Joe Nozemack will co-produce the two projects for DreamWorks, while Peter Schwerin will exec produce. Alisa Tager brought in the projects to shingle Parkes/MacDonald, which is based at DreamWorks.
DC Comics has acquired the rights to take the online Heroes comics, that gave readers a deeper glimpse into the characters from the hit NBC series, and collect them in a hardcover collection. I’ve already downloaded the 43 Adobe PDF files from the Heroes website, and these are pretty good reads. But because these are online, graphic heavy, and you have to remember to go to the website each week to get the latest installment, I think a bound edition of the issues is a great idea. In addition to the online strip by artists including Michael Turner, Marcus To,…
With the success of Heroes, and his work on Spider-Man, Batman, Superman and other comic heroes, Tim Sale is going to be a pretty busy guy at this year’s comic-con. Active Images let us know he will primarily be at his table at the Naked Fat Rave (booth #4601), selling a brand new “Blue” Sketchbook and a color “Jungle Girl” print, t-shirts and more. Take the Jump to see the full size image of Jungle Girl.
The cast for the Watchmen movie has been announced. Some of the names may be familiar to some and surprises to others. Jackie Earle Haley Rorschach Billy Crudup Dr. Manhattan Malin Akerman Laurie Juspeczyk (the Silk Spectre) Matthew Goode Adrian Veidt (Ozymandias) Patrick Wilson Nite-Owl Jeffrey Dean Morgan The Comedian Shooting will start this fall in Vancouver, and will be directed by Zach Snyder. If you are at the Warner Bros. Panel on Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con, don’t be surprised if the cast and director make an appearance. via Hollywood Reporter
What does a Harley-Davidson, the Nintendo Wii, and comics have in common? Arcana Comics and its booth at the San Diego Comic-Con. Take the jump for the signing schedule the company will hold at the Aarcana/Zenescope/SDE booth (#2514). Thursday, July 26th 2007 1:00 – 2:00 PM: Matt Rice (artist) – Helen Killer Chris Moreno (artist) – Sidekick, Dracula vs. King Arthur Jiba Molei (writer) – Hip Hop Chronicles 2:30 – 3:30 PM: John Leekley (writer) – Amerikan Freak 4:00 – 5:00 PM: David Wohl (writer) – The Darkness, Witchblade 4:00 – 6:00 PM: Camilla D’Errico (Artist) -Avril Lavigne
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers its schedule for the San Diego Comic-Con, and more importantly the line up for The Image Comics Show Panel hosted by Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan. In addition to being the source of Image’s announcements, we are featuring a line up of our fan-favorite creators talking up their plans for major upcoming issues. Join Mike Oeming (MICE TEMPLAR), Robert Kirkman (WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE, WOLF-MAN), Erik Larsen (SAVAGE DRAGON, Image Publisher), Jay Fotos (DEATH DEALER), Matt Fraction (CASANOVA), Phil Noto (TO BE ANNOUNCED) and BRAND NEW guests Joseph Michael Linsner & Eva Hopkins (DAWN, DARK…
Atlantis Studios has announced its schedule of appearances and signings for the San Diego Comic-con taking place this week. Additionally, the company will be showcasing new works including Invisible Scarlet O’Neil, Cyber Angels, Third Army, Blood Sentence, and Princess Reborn, and more. “This is a time of extraordinary growth for our studio,” said owner James Watson in a prepared statement, “We’ve had a great opportunity work for some of the most innovative creators in film and publishing. We felt that our convention presence should reflect that. We wanted to create a schedule that would move their properties front and center!”…
Top Cow has announced Seth Green will appear at the San Diego Comic-Con promoting the Freshmen II Fundamentals of Fear Trade paperback. There attendees will also be able to get an exclusive Freese College Beavers t-shirt and mini-lithograph. While the t-shirt my be an exclusive to the con, a variation of it has been solicited for October. Green and writer Hugh Sterbakov will appear at the Top Cow Panel on Friday at 5:30 PM in Room 1AB and will sign at the Top cow booth on Saturday from 2 – 4 PM. via Top Cow
Marvel has a lot going on at this week’s Comic-Con in San Diego. The list is so long they sent it in three different parts! Take the jump for part three, listing the events the company has scheduled. THURSDAY, JULY 26 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Iron Man Video Game Demo* Sega will be unveiling their new game inspired by the highly anticipated new Iron Man movie. Come to the stage to catch a 15-20 minute exhibition of the next generation game! Demos will also be available throughout the day at the Marvel booth.
Marvel has a lot going on at this weeks Comic-Con in San Diego. The list is so long they sent it in three different parts! Take the jump for part one, listing all of the panels the company has scheduled. THURSDAY, JULY 26 Paramount Pictures Panel; 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Hall H Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Nickelodeon Movies reveal their bold new visions for adventure films. Be here for a one-of-a-kind presentation put together just for the fans at Comic-Con as they get a look at such highly anticipated movies as “Beowulf,” “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” “Stardust,” “Hot Rod,”…
Marvel has a lot going on at this week’s Comic-Con in San Diego. The list is so long they sent it in three different parts! Take the jump for part two, listing the signings the company has scheduled. If you want to get something signed by your favorite Marvel creator, this is the list to get.
It’s a big week for comic fans as Comic-con International: San Diego kicks off on Wednesday. There will be lots of signings by creator at individual as well as company owned booths. Top Cow Productions has sent its signing and programming schedule for the week ahead. Wednesday, July 25th 2007 6pm-9pm Stjepan Sejic (First Born, Witchblade) 6pm-9pm Michael Broussard (Unholy Union, The Darkness) 6pm-9pm Eric Basaldua (The Darkness Level 3, Hunter-Killer) 6pm-9pm Rick Basaldua (The Darkness Level 3)
If you are heading out to the Comic-Con in San Diego, take a quick look at the signing schedule at the Dark Horse Booth (#2615). There are certainly reasons to get in line including Sergio Aragones, Will Vinton, Matt Wagner, Jeff Smith, Ron Marz, and Joss Whedon to name a few. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 (Preview Night): 6:00 – 7:00 Sergio Aragones: Celebrating 25 years of Groo! 7:00 – 8:30 The Artist Within: Greg Preston (Special Book Release Reception Expect Special Guests!)