Disney comics to return to the American market via IDW

Uncle Scrooge #1

News came today that Disney has licensed out its traditional line of comics to publisher IDW, who’ll be releasing new Disney books over the upcoming year under the imprint “Disney Comics.” The books include: “Uncle Scrooge” (in April), “Donald Duck” (May), “Mickey Mouse” (June), and long-runner “Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories” (September). WDC&S will retain … Read more

Animation winners of the 2014 primetime Emmy Awards

Bob's Burgers

This year’s primetime Emmys were awarded last Monday night. As a followup to my post on the nominees, here’s a look at which ones have won (winners are in blue). The full list of Emmy winners is available here (plus the Emmys’ main site for the technical categories). Outstanding Animated Program “Archer” “Bob’s Burgers” “Futurama” “South Park” … Read more

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for July 2014

Comic book shop display

Here’s what’s of interest from various comic companies for July. IDW Full solicitations are available here. Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #2 (of 6), $4 Comic strip compilations Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse: “Outwits the Phantom Blot,” vol. 5, on sale July 5, $35 Charlie Brown: POW! A Peanuts collection, on sale July 1, $10 … Read more

The 2014 Oscar animation nominees

MacBook Air on a table

This year’s Academy Award nominees have been announced. As usual, I’ll note which ones should win and (in my opinion) are likely to win, plus thoughts on the Oscar nominees. A full list of nominees in all Oscar categories are available here. The ceremony will air on Sunday, March 2 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM … Read more