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Sunday, November 28, 2004

Comics in the News Week of 11/21/04

Here’s a roundup of comics news covered this week in mainstream outlets across the world.

Book of Mormon Retold: LDS Comic Book Shows Some Character
November 26, 2004
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Salt Lake Tribune takes a look at the new comic “The Golden Plates” and talks to publisher Mimi Cruz and creator Mike Allred.
Read the full story from The Salt Lake Tribune.

‘Titanic’ Director to Create Movie Based on Graphic Novels
November 25, 2004
New York, New York
James Cameron, director of “Titanic,” is in preproduction now on “Battle Angel,” a 3-D movie set in the 26th century and based on a series of graphic novels by Japanese artist Kishiro.
Read the full story from ABC News.

Bishops Evangelize Cuba with Comic Books on the Saints
November 24, 2004
Havana, Cuba
Catholic bishops in Cuba are evangelizing using comic books based on the lives of Cuban saints.
Read the full story from Catholic World News.

British Superheroes Return with DC Comics and IPC Deal
November 22, 2004
London, United Kingdom
British comic book characters from the 50s and 60s will be back in action soon after a deal between IPC Media and DC Comics. The deal gives DC the rights to produce and publish new comics based on IPC’s library of characters.
Read the full story from Media Bulletin.

Comic Books of the West Head East
November 22, 2004
New York, New York
The New York Times reports on Gotham Studios Asia, publisher of the Indian Spider-Man adaptation, and talks about the company’s upcoming projects and general challenges.
Read the full story from The New York Times.

Eugene Couple Make Living Dreaming Up Plots, Characters, for Comic Books
November 21, 2004
Eugene, Oregon
Husband and wife team Michael and Janet Gilbert are profiled in this article. Both work for Egmont Comic Creations out of Denmark on Disney characters and Michael works on other projects as well, such as drawing for Radioactive Man of The Simpsons fame. This is a nice look into the Gilberts’ lives.
Read the full story from The Register-Guard.


  • At 7:34 AM, November 29, 2004, Anonymous Anonymous said… not sure you mean "the book of moron" there, erin...!

    -neil kleid

  • At 12:15 PM, November 29, 2004, Blogger Erin M. Schadt said…

    Oh shit. And can you believe I make my living as an editor? This is so embarrassing. Larry Young pointed this out to me as well. I'm glad others are looking out for me. I must have been thinking of myself as I wrote the headline. *sigh*

  • At 1:32 PM, November 29, 2004, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    glad to be a second set of eyes.


  • At 1:34 PM, November 29, 2004, Blogger Dupree said…

    funny, I accidently read book of moron. I had to reread it to realize it was book of mormon. Easy mistake.

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