George Lucas On The Disney Sale In His Own Words (Video)

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TweetNot one, but two videos have popped up with George Lucas talking about sending his intellectual properties and sundry companies over to Disney.

Dark Horse React to Disney’s Acquisition of Lucasfilm

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TweetNewsarama have published a statement from Dark Horse President Mike Richardson regarding Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm. This move obviously raises questions about Dark Horse, who currently own the rights to the Star Wars franchise. It’s nothing definitive, by any terms, but it does suggest that something may have to change as a result of Disney’s […]

Disney Buy Lucasfilm; Announce New Star Wars Film

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TweetThis may be delirium setting in, but it seems that Disney have acquired Lucasfilm today for the princely sum of $4.05 billion. This means Disney now effectively own properties including Star Wars, Indiana Jones…. Willow, and several others. And what are they going to do with this? According to reports, their first move was to […]

Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion

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Tweet Details are still emerging, but Disney chairman Bob Iger has just announced Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. It was a cash-and-stock deal that has probably left George Lucas an ultra-kabillionaire. (That’s $500 million more than they paid for Marvel, for those keeping score.) Disney and George Lucas’s Star Wars universe have had […]

Toledo Free Press Ponders the Future of Comic Shops

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TweetJim Beard of the Toledo Free Press takes a look at the disconnect between superhero movie box office receipts and meager comic sales, today.  He also gets an eclectic set of odd quotes.

Preview: GANG BANG BONG #3

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Tweet Adding to what is going to be an exceptional surplus of releases for next month’s BCGF is the third installment of the unconventional and visually dazzling GANG BANG BONG, a bilingual comic anthology completely removed from any confining narrative structure; rather, editors Ines Estrada and Ginette Lapalme explore new mediums of visual storytelling through […]

Monkeybrain Pledge all November Profits to The Hero Initiative

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Tweet   Chris Roberson, co-founder of the digital publisher Monkeybrain Comics, has put out an open letter today explaining that for the whole of November, all profits made by the company will be donated directly to The Hero Initative. Along with Allison Baker, Roberson set up the company earlier this year as a way to […]

What’s With these Digital Comics Executives on Kickstarter?

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TweetIt has come to my attention we now having dueling Kickstarter projects from highly placed employees at both Comixology and iVerse.

The Missing Scene From the Last Episode of Doctor Who

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TweetWhen the last episode on Doctor Who aired a few weeks ago, companions Amy and Rory left the Doctor (and the show)… but nobody bothered to explain to Rory’s father, a re-occurring character, where they’d gone to.  It turns out that scene was written, but not filmed.  The BBC has released the animated storyboards for […]

Stephen King’s Webcomic

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TweetYou may recall Stephen King likes to write a comic every now and again.  Well, he’s at it again.  Or rather one of his works is being adapted on his website.  “Little Green God of Agony” is being updated M-W-F (a traditional webcomics schedule, as it were). Little Green God of Agony is an adaption […]

Preview: Tom Hart’s heartbreak, RL Book 2

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TweetIt’s often said that there are few life experiences more painful than when a parent loses a child. Cartoonist and educator, Tom Hart, has taken that pain – a grief no one should ever have to endure  – and created a comic that everyone should read with it.