Comics News Archives: Page 2

This is page 2 of the comics news archives.

Midway and Cartoon Network Sign Games Deal (March 2, 2005): Midway Games Inc.

Garfield Helps Kids at (March 1, 2005): Today Schwab Learning, a nonprofit program of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation dedicated to helping families of children with learning and attention problems, has announced a partnership with cartoonist Jim Davis, creator of comic icon Garfield.

Hot Stuff Comic Goes Mobile (March 1, 2005): FunMail and Classic Media are heating up wireless phones' screens nationwide with a launch of Hot Stuff, a comic magazine character.

ShoPro and Viz to Merge (February 26, 2005): ShoPro Entertainment Inc.

Ringo Starr Becomes Super Hero (February 23, 2005): Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment has forged a joint venture partnership with Ringo Starr to create and launch an original entertainment franchise.

Marvel Signs Mass Market Book Deals (February 11, 2005): Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

Nick Cassavetes to Direct Iron Man (December 3, 2004): New Line Cinema and Marvel Studios, a division of Marvel Enterprises, have signed Nick Cassavetes (The Notebook, John Q) to direct the big screen adaptation of Iron Man, based on the Marvel Super Hero.

POW!, iBooks and Komikwerks Launch Online Comics Service (August 27, 2004): POW! Entertainment, Inc.

Marvel Comics to Publish Superhero Novels (June 11, 2004): Marvel Comics, a comic book publisher and a division of Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

RIOT Media Targets Tween Market (April 16, 2004): RIOT Media, a new company that will develop, produce and market multi-platform entertainment programming and media products for tween boys, has launched with RIOT, its flagship branded property.

AOL and DC Comics Launch Online Batman Comic Strip (October 10, 2003): The Dark Knight Detective, the citizens of Gotham City and AOL members will soon have a new nemesis -- Sin Tzu -- who will make his cyberspace debut this Fall in the a new original online Batman comic strip created for America Online by DC Comics.

Gemstone to Publish Comic Price Review (March 21, 2003): Gemstone Publishing has announced plans to publish Overstreet's Comic Price Review, a specialty publication that will provide pricing information regarding sales of high-grade comic books and collectibles graded in the 9.

Reader's Digest and Universal Press Syndicate Announce Syndication Deal (November 22, 2002): Reader's Digest magazine and Universal Press Syndicate have announced an agreement to syndicate editorial content from the magazine to U.

Uclick Launches Customized Comics Page Service (October 23, 2002): For daily comic fanatics who want it their way and are willing to pay for it, Kansas City-based Internet comics provider uclick has launched mycomicspage.

Vivendi Licenses Marvel Superheroes For Online Games (September 27, 2002): Vivendi Universal Publishing (VU Publishing) and Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

DreamWorks Developing Film Based on Comic Strip (August 23, 2002): Jim Carrey and Garry Shandling will team for the first time in DreamWorks Pictures' animated comedy Over the Hedge, based on the comic strip by Michael Fry and T Lewis.

U.S. Shonen Jump Anime Magazine Previewed At Comic-Con (August 9, 2002): Viz Communications, Inc.

Japan's Leading Anime Magazine Makes English Debut (July 5, 2002): A.

Daredevil Comic Headed for the Big Screen (May 29, 2002): Twentieth Century Fox announced that it will release the Fox/New Regency production Daredevil on February 14, 2003.

Universal Begins Principal Photography On The Hulk (April 5, 2002): Universal Pictures has begun principal photography on The Hulk, a feature film based upon one of Marvel Comics' most popular superhero series and directed by filmmaker Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) from a screenplay by James Schamus.