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Felix the Cat returns to comics from Mike Federali, Tracy Yardley, and Source Point Press

Felix the Cat is coming back to comics! Don’t miss your favorite feline and his magic bag of tricks in his newest adventure from Source Point Press and DreamWorks Animation, Felix the Cat #1 is written by Mike Federali and drawn by Tracy Yardley and will be available in stores and online in 2022.

Kitty Kat, Roc Bottom, Inky, Winky and all your classic favorites have gathered for Felix the Cat day, a celebration of everyone’s favorite feline, but the festivities are interrupted when Xilef the Extraordinary tries to steal Felix’s Magic Bag! Can Felix win Xilef’s three challenges, or will he have to say goodbye to Baggie for good?

Felix the Cat became an overnight sensation after his first public appearance in the 1919 short film “Feline Follies. After playing in every silent movie house in the world, Felix made the transition to print, appearing in over 250 newspapers in 70 different languages and reaching every corner of the globe. As his popularity grew, thousands of dolls, toys, games, songs and millions of comic books were produced featuring Felix the Cat.

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Artists Chris and Justin Copeland are Special Guests of AfroComicCon

Chris and Justin Copeland

AfroComicCon has announced artists Chris and Justin Copeland will be among the Special Guests for the virtual convention!

Born and raised on the North Side of Chicago, Chris and Justin Copeland spent a lot of time indoors drawing and imagining worlds outside of poverty and violence. Brought up at a time when graffiti and underground hip hop began to surface as inspiration in every medium, the brothers took to both quickly, as they scanned the rooftop masterpieces on the “L” trains through Chicago. 

Film directing was always the goal for the Copelands, but it seemed unattainable given their life situation. However, after watching the 1989 Batman film and receiving a box full of comics (as well as the making of the Batman film book), the duo turned their attention toward drawing and comic books. The comic industry, while very difficult to break into, offered the Copelands the chance to attend comic conventions and meet artists from all over the world and to expand their horizons. It also gave them a medium to hone their drawing and filmmaking skills.

After years of conventions and networking, a few up-and-coming animation industry artists encouraged them to pursue animation as a career, which they took to immediately. Chris was quickly hired at Warner Brothers, and Justin at Marvel Animation. After years of successfully navigating around the industry and learning storytelling, Justin made his directorial debut on Batman: Hush at WB, while at the same time, Chris debuted as a director on Kipo at Dreamworks. SkyBound came calling soon after with an offer to work on Robert Kirkman’s Invincible animated tv show for Amazon.

After a year working with Skybound, Chris and Justin are now at Dreamworks Animation overseeing development of two TV series and a feature animated movie. As brothers and co-collaborators, they look forward to continuing to work together and push the boundaries of storytelling.


AfroComicCon​‘s 1st virtual convention will be held on October 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual event started in 2017 by the ​Oakland Technology & Education Center (OTEC), ​will be held virtually and free through a portal on the organization’s website. Sponsored by the NNPA, the ​Oakland A’s, and Pixar Entertainment, AfroComicCon promises to be a day full of exciting panels, screenings, entertainment, gaming, cosplay and special guests. The 12-hour event is currently slated to be live-streamed across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. You can register now.

SDCC 2019: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Heads to SDCC for the Honor of Grayskull!

For the honor of Grayskull! DreamWorks Animation is bringing its critically acclaimed Netflix original series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to San Diego Comic-Con 2019 with a host of activities, including a jam-packed panel featuring executive producer Noelle Stevenson, Aimee Carrero (Adora/She-Ra), Karen Fukuhara (Glimmer), Marcus Scribner (Bow), and Lauren Ash (Scorpia) on Friday, July 19.

SHE-RA PANEL AND EVENT DETAILS

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Her Universe Fashion Show presented by She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
Doors open at 5:15 PM
Show at 6:00 PM
Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power will be joining Her Universe and Hot Topic as a presenting sponsor for this year’s highly anticipated, 6th annual Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, July 18th at 6PM in the Harbor Ballroom at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. Celebrated as one of the must-see events at SDCC, fandom meets fashion as “geek couture” once again hits the runway in this thrilling competition where 24 fashion designers compete for the opportunity to design a fashion collection with leading Fangirl Fashion brand, Her Universe, for Hot Topic. At this interactive show, hosted by actress and Her Universe Founder Ashley Eckstein, the audience will choose one of the winners. Inspired by DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, the theme for this year’s show is the “Power of Fashion.” Her Universe, will also debut new She-Ra designs that will be available at Her Universe booth #1321 and Comic-Con fans will be the first to be able to purchase these limited edition looks!

FRIDAY, JULY 19

DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
10:15 – 11:15 AM
Room 6BCF at San Diego Convention Center

Join the Rebellion as executive producer Noelle Stevenson, Aimee Carrero (Adora/She-Ra), Karen Fukuhara (Glimmer), Marcus Scribner (Bow), and Lauren Ash (Scorpia) offer a peek inside the highly anticipated third season set to debut August 2 on Netflix. The panel will be moderated by Entertainment Weekly Senior Editor Patrick Gomez.

Signing: DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Mattel Booth #3029 at San Diego Convention Center

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power signing with Noelle Stevenson, Aimee Carrero (Adora/She-Ra), Marcus Scribner (Bow), Lauren Ash (Scorpia), and Merit Leighton (Frosta).

SHE-RA AROUND THE CON

Mattel
Booth #3029
Retail Booth #2945 at San Diego Convention Center

This year at SDCC, Mattel will have a host of fun activities that include the unveiling of an all-new doll collection inspired by She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Throughout the weekend, fans will be able to pose as She-Ra in an interactive photo-op, view the full 2019 She-Ra doll line and collect She-Ra and the Princesses of Power giveaways including crowns, swords, pins, posters and more. Additionally, Mattel’s convention exclusive, the She-Ra vs. Shadow Weaver 2-pack doll set, which includes a free poster from Scholastic, will be on sale at retail booth #2945.

Her Universe
Booth #1321 at San Diego Convention Center

Her Universe will debut new She-Ra designs at the Her Universe booth, where Comic-Con fans will be the first to be able to purchase these limited edition looks!

Han Cholo
Booth #1720 at San Diego Convention Center

Han Cholo is bringing amazing DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power items to San Diego Comic Con. The limited edition enamel pins will include a 2-part set featuring She-Ra and Catra, as well as Glimmer and Bow pins. Be sure to stop by booth #1720 and get these fun collectibles while supplies last! 

NYCC 2018: DreamWorks Unveils She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Full Season 1 Trailer

Today, during a packed panel at New York Comic Con, DreamWorks Animation Television debuted the full trailer for the highly anticipated Netflix original series She-Ra and The Princesses of Power with panelists executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes), Aimee Carrero (voice of Adora/She-Ra), Karen Fukuhara (voice of Glimmer), Marcus Scribner (voice of Bow) and moderator Krutika Malikarjuna, Features Editor for TV Guide. Fans were treated to an expanded first look at the series, including clips highlighting several characters from season one including  Adora/She-Ra, Glimmer, Bow, Entrapta, Mermista, and Perfuma among many others. The audience also got a first look inside the evil Horde with clips introducing Hordak and Shadow Weaver.

Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor) stars as Adora/She-Ra, Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad) as Glimmer, AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs) as Catra, Marcus Scribner (black-ish) as Bow, Reshma Shetty (Royal Pains) as Angella, Lorraine Toussaint (Orange is the New Black) as Shadow Weaver, Keston John (The Good Place) as Hordak, Lauren Ash (Superstore) as Scorpia, Christine Woods (Hello Ladies) as Entrapta, Genesis Rodriguez (Time After Time) as Perfuma, Jordan Fisher (Grease Live!) as Seahawk, Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Mermista, Merit Leighton (Katie and Alexa) as Frosta, Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) as Castaspella, and Krystal Joy Brown (Motown: The Musical) as Netossa.

Inspired by the popular ‘80s animated series, DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power tells the epic story of an orphan named Adora, who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde when she discovers a magic sword that transforms her into the mythical warrior princess She-Ra. Along the way, she finds a new family in the Rebellion as she unites a group of magical princesses in the ultimate fight against evil.

In addition to the panels, DreamWorks is currently offering an immersive fan experience inspired by the imaginative world of the highly-anticipated series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power at Booth # 502. The activation includes a larger-than-life She-Ra statue, as well as interactive photo opportunities that will transport guests straight to Etheria, the Whispering Woods and Hordak’s lair. Reservations are required to attend the fan experience. Please look out for more information on New York Comic Con’s social channels.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Gets a Teaser Trailer

Dreamworks Animation has released the first teaser trailer for the new She-Ra cartoon, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

The new animated series is executive produced by Noelle Stevenson and Chuck Austin and centers around Adora, a young girl who discovers a magical sword that transforms her into the mythical warrior pricess She-Ra.

The series premieres on Netflix on November 16.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Gets an Art Book

Dark Horse Books has announced preorders are now available for The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, a beautifully designed hardcover book featuring exclusive commentary and never-before-seen art from the creation of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The book goes on sale March 5, 2019, and the film arrives in theaters on March 1, 2019.

This brilliantly illustrated full-color book celebrates the astonishing film, showcasing the surprising new tale of Toothless and Hiccup through hundreds of pieces of original art.  The book includes commentary by director Dean DeBlois and the many talented artists who worked on the film.

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World HC goes on sale March 5, 2019, and is available now for pre-order at Amazon and your local comic shop. This 184-page volume retails for $39.99.

SDCC 2018: Voltron Legendary Defender is Holding a Panel and Signing

DreamWorks Animation Television will present an explosive Voltron Legendary Defender panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, debuting the premiere episode of the highly-anticipated seventh season of the critically-acclaimed Netflix original series.

Join executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, story editor Josh Hamilton, Rhys Darby (voice of Coran), Bex Taylor-Klaus (voice of Pidge) and Jeremy Shada (voice of Lance) in 6BCF for a special screening and a sneak peek as the paladins of Voltron begin a perilous journey home. The panel will take place on Friday, July 20, and will be moderated by Kyle Anderson, Associate Editor of Nerdist.

On Saturday morning, Joaquim, Lauren, Josh, Bex and Rhys will be signing an SDCC-exclusive poster created by the Voltron crew. Limited tickets will be made available in advance in the Autograph Area.

PANEL DETAILS

DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix Original Series

Friday, July 20, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

6BCF at San Diego Convention Center

Join Rhys Darby, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Jeremy Shada, executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, and story editor Josh Hamilton as they provide a first-look at the highly-anticipated seventh season of the Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender. All attendees will receive a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive poster created by the crew.

SIGNING DETAILS

Limited Voltron Legendary Defender Signing (Ticketed)

Saturday, July 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Autograph Area at San Diego Convention Center

A limited DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender signing with Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery, Rhys Darby, and Bex Taylor-Klaus will take place on Saturday in the Autograph Area at the San Diego Convention Center. Drawing for Line Tickets to be held Saturday at 9:00 am in the Autograph Area.

NYCC 2015: How to Train Your Dragon Comes to Dark Horse

You’ve seen them on the big screen. You’ve ridden with them on television. In 2016, the dragons are coming to comics.

At New York Comic Con 2015, DreamWorks Animation and Dark Horse Comics announced a comprehensive original graphic novel program to expand the incredible mythology of How to Train Your Dragon, the Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning film series.

Releasing in 2016, How to Train Your Dragon: The Serpent’s Heir begins mere hours after the events of How to Train Your Dragon 2 as Hiccup and Toothless are thrust into their new roles as chief and alpha. The graphic novels mark an exciting expansion in the Dragons universe, with the first look into what happens to the riders following the conclusion of the second film.

Co-written by Dean DeBlois, writer/director of the How to Train Your Dragon films, and Richard Hamilton, writer on Dragons: Race to the Edge, the How to Train Your Dragon graphic novels are an essential piece of the puzzle for all fans of Hiccup, Toothless, and the dragon riders of Berk.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Serpent’s Heir will be available in 2016.

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