Games Workshop Grants Exclusive on Major License
February 25, 2001
Alliance Game Distributors and Diamond Comic Distributors have announced that they will jointly have the exclusive right to distribute Game Workshop's new table-top war game based on the film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Ri ngs trilogy.
DVD and VHS Street Date July 3, 2001
February 18, 2001
Pioneer has tentatively announced July 3 as the street date for the video versions of the remastered film. Pioneer will be releasing four different Akira skus, including two ultra-cool DVD editions.
Dark Horse, Platinum Working Deals
February 17, 2001
The European comic syndicate Strip Art Features (SAF) is working with Dark Horse in order to get SAF properties exposure in the U.S.
Million Dollar Restoration!
February 6, 2001
Pioneer Entertainment is spending over a million dollars to restore and digitally master Katsuhiro Otomo's anime masterpiece Akira.
2001 Movies with Merchandising Potential
May 1, 2001
Here's a list of what appear to be, at this moment, the best merchandising opportunities among 2001 movie releases.
Old School Material, Format Finds Fans
April 30, 2001
Two new Dark Horse manga trade paperback series are showing surprising strength in formats closer to their Japanese counterparts than to their first American editions.
March 23, 2001
Dark Horse Comics has quietly reduced its staff by about ten percent over the last sixty days.
World According to Griepp--August, 2000
August 14, 2000
Japanese properties are booming--with a major impact on U.S. pop culture.
Can Tie-ins Rebound from a Down Year?
February 8, 2001
Whatever the labor situation in Hollywood, it should be an interesting year in the theatres where an unusually heavy diet of sequels and remakes will be enlivened (we hope) by some great directors.
Back on Fox Weekday Line-up
January 23, 2001
The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot animated series based on the Dark Horse Comic by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow is returning to the Fox Kids weekday lineup starting on Monday, January, 29 th at 3:30 pm where it will be followed by Action Man and Digimon.