Comic-Con News: The Namco Bandai-backed ShiftyLook announced its first two Web animated series as well as three new Webcomics at the "ShiftyLook" panel on Saturday. The first animated series announced was Bravoman: Cartoon of Unequaled Excellence, which adapts the first ShiftyLook Webcomic to the animated medium. Scott Kurtz (of PvP Online fame) is directing the second ShiftyLook animation project, Mappy: The Beat, which is written by Kurtz and Kris Straub. The protagonist of Mappy is a beat cop whose job is keeping tabs on deadbeat, washed-up video game characters.
And Three New Webcomics
Posted by ICv2 on July 15, 2012 @ 4:50 pm CT
DVD Round-Up: 'Major Crimes,' 'The Last Kingdom,' 'Beauty & the Beast,' 'Haruhi Suzumiya,' & 'Speed Racer'
Week of May 30, 2017
May 28, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases are slim,but there are a few items of real interest including the latest season of the best police procedural on American TV, a gritty medieval historical drama that should appeal to fans of Game of Thrones , new editions of two anime classics that have been selling for big bucks online, plus a reduced price edition of the complete Beauty and Beast live-action TV series.
May 28, 2017
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales didn’t measure up to box office analysts' expectations ($80-85 million), but it did earn $62 million from Friday through Sunday, and easily topped a weak Memorial Day weekend that was 15% below the same frame last year.
ICv2 Stars: 3.5 (out of 5)
May 30, 2017
Here's a review of Japanese Notebooks: A Journey to the Empire of Signs HC , published by Chronicle Books.