Tag Archives: San Diego Comic Con 2009

Marvelman/Miracleman Rights Finally Cleared Up

The rights to the long out of print and on-nigh legendary (that’s probably grammatically incorrect but bear with me) comic Marvelman (including the run by Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman) finally have an owner. Marvel Comics announced during the San Diego ComicCon that they now hold the rights, definitely, they mean it. This means that the book can finally come back into print, and, hopefully, Neil Gaiman can finish the last arc of the series.

iFanboy did a run-down of the series on the their second-to-last installment of their video podcast (NSFW due to graphic images from Moore & Gaiman’s run on the comic).

“Halo Legends” Announced at Comic-Con

Microsoft announced it’s new anime project, Halo Legends, at the San Diego Comic Con today. The project, a direct-to-video series of anime shorts in the vein of Batman: Gotham Knight, and the Animatrix. The studios attached to the project include Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell, Black Lagoon), Studio 4°C (Tekkonkinkreet, Spriggan), BONES (Fullmetal Alchemist, Wolf’s Rain), Casio Entertainment, & Toei (Harlock ’78, Sailor Moon, Galaxy Express 999) – with Toei’s installment being non-canon, the rest being within canon. Continue reading →