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Twenty years ago this spring, the Archie comics spinoff movie “Josie and the Pussycats” was released in theaters. To this day, “Josie and the Pussycats” is the only big-screen release of characters from Archie Comics and one of the few comic book-related films that do not feature characters who wear capes. Here’s a look at other Archie Comics adaptations:
They’re the first thing in a movie, and they’re packed with information, but we rarely know much about them. Opening credit sequences can give us a sense of tone, subject and themes.
A graphic novel for children that was a spin-off of the “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from library and store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.”
“Waffles + Mochi,” a food-themed series for children of all ages that began streaming Tuesday, comes from Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions – one of the first products of a big slate of programs for Netflix.
Theaters reopening did not set the box office on fire. Theatrical grosses stayed relatively muted despite major new releases like Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon” and Lionsgate’s Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley action flick “Chaos Walking.”
Jessica Kirson will take her comedy she honed on the streets of New York to the stage in Spokane. Kirson also chats about her new television pilot and film about about female comics, "Hysterical."
San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.
Walt Disney Co. veteran Alan Bergman has been named chairman of Disney Studios, the company said Monday. Bergman will be succeeding Alan Horn, who will remain chief creative officer. Horn and Bergman have been operating as co-chairs since May 2019.
The iconic comic book hero Captain America first hit newsstands 80 years ago this month, in a book with the cover date of March 1941. Cap has starred in movies and serials, served as leader of the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers – and was frozen in a giant block of ice for a couple of decades. Here’s a look at the (fictional) life and times of Captain America, Steve Rogers.
LOS ANGELES — And how the bidders loved him!
Rudolph and his still-shiny nose are getting a new home, and it's bound to be a lot nicer than the Island of Misfit Toys.
Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Many TV shows for all ages tell stories of vampires, ghosts, witches, zombies and more, offering the perfect outlet to dive into a visual spookfest.
Seventy years ago Friday, the “Peanuts” comic strip by then-obscure St. Paul, Minnesota, cartoonist Charles M. Schulz made its debut in just seven newspapers around the world.
“Family Guy” voice actor Mike Henry said Friday he is stepping down from the role of Cleveland Brown on the Fox animated series.
Stephan Pastis chucked a nine-year career practicing law in California to draw a pun-filled comic strip starring a pig, a rat and a goat and, more recently, to launch a series of successful “illustrated middle-grade” children’s books. Here’s a look at the master of daily comic strip puns:
The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias, but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic.
Warner Bros. and DC Comics are releasing films featuring their two most popular big-screen characters of the moment (Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn), Valiant Comics is finally seeing one of its heroes hit the big screen (Bloodshot), and Venom hopes to best its previous movie’s $856 million worldwide haul in a sequel that looks to be a lot bloodier.
2020 is Harley Quinn’s year. And in the wake of her breakup with the Joker, she’s back and better than ever with a brand-new girl gang in the brilliant, breakneck “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.”
Sometimes the lessons you learn when you’re just a kid don’t truly resonate until you’re much older. For generations, the first time many experience a newspaper is when they discover the simple joys of comics page somewhere around the time that they’re learning to read and tie their shoes.
Perhaps author Malcolm Gladwell is spot on with his assertion that 10,000 hours are required to master a skill. Mike Judge wouldn’t argue with Gladwell. If the iconic animator had his way, Judge never would have let MTV air his crudely drawn but hilarious series “Beavis and Butthead.”