Tuesday, May 11, 2004
JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED UPDATE
Nicholle Tom is reprising her voice role as Supergirl for the upcoming Justice League Unlimited animiated series on Cartoon Network.
Supergirl is prominently featured in the fourth episode of Justice League Unlimited, along with Green Arrow and The Question. According to producer Bruce Timm, she will be appearing at least twice in the series.
Justice League Unlimited is scheduled to launch on Aug. 7.
In other Justice League news:
* For The Continuum's coverage of the Warner Bros. Animation panel at the recent WonderCon, CLICK HERE.
* Look for more on Justice League soon here in The Continuum.
TEEN TITANS UPDATE
Three weeks into its launch as a Monday-Friday strip, Cartoon Network's Teen Titans (6:30 p.m.) continues to propel kids 6-11 and kids 2-11 delivery and ratings by double-digit increases, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The series also serves as anchor to the network's newest weekday franchise, Miguzi (5-7 p.m.), which also has earned consistent double-digit gains with all key demos since its April 19 debut.
Following are highlights vs. the same time period last year"
* Kids 6-11 delivery (621,000) increased by 28 percent and ratings (2.6) by 30 percent.
* Kids 2-11 delivery (1,091,000) jumped by 57 percent and ratings (2.8) by 65 percent
* Boys 6-11 delivery spiked by 33 percent and ratings by 35 percent.
* Boys 2-11 delivery jumped by 75 percent and ratings by 83 percent.
For covers and four- or five-page previews of upcoming titles, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Witchblade #75, The Walking Dead #7 and Kane Vol. 2 from Image Comics and Doom Patrol #1 from DC Comics.
SHARK-MAN IN A1
Ronald Shusset, producer/writer who has worked on such films as Alien, Total Recall and Minority Report, is teaming with artist Steve Pugh on Shark-Man.
Shark-Man will debut in A1 #0, in July from Atomeka Press.
Here's how Shark-Man is described:
"When they stand in judgment, what separates the hero from the madman? Maybe it's not just their actions that should define how we perceive them but also their dreams.
Alan Gaskill is a brilliant man. Driven by forces from his childhood, he single-mindedly set out to create a utopia, a city that would stand as a testament to all man could be and should be. Nothing could stop him, with a determination that would make his father proud, he became the architect for the greatest city of all time.
"New Venice City, the most beautiful city ever built, a combination of New York City and Venice, Italy. The size of Manhattan this man-made island is anchored off the coast of California. There are no cars in New Venice: gondolas and jet-skis run up and down giant canals running throughout it larger and more numerous than those in its namesake, with giant towers that reach from the ocean floor to the clouds above. A great wall surrounds the city, protecting it from the elements. Elements both natural and man made.
When a man sets out on a journey or undertaking such as this, he must always be careful of those who join his quest. He must be weary of their motives. For if they see in his dream something for them, something that shares its path to a fork in the road, and then follow that other path when they reach it, dreams can be come nightmares. When the quest is all consuming, and the man is only too happy to have those wishing to seemingly lighten his load, he can unwittingly make a deal with the Devil.
"Alan Gaskill has realized this all too late. His city is on the edge of financial disaster and there are elements abroad that wish to see his city become something quite different. Now Alan must put his efforts into saving his dream. To do that he must become that which he never thought he would ever have to. He must become his city's protector, fighting on two battlefields, the jungle of the boardroom and the very streets of his Eden.
"He has lived his entire life for this city, Alan will not see it die. The Shark-Man will see to that."
The story in A1 #0 prepares for the Shark-Man series that will run in the first series of A1 later this year. A1 #0 will also have features from Alan Moore, Steve Parkhouse, Dave Gibbons, Ted McKeever and Steve Dillon. The 48-page book will cost $4.99.
MOONSTONE BOOKS FOR SEPTEMBER
Moonstone Books has released its solicitation information for September.
For a rundown, with cover images, CLICK HERE.
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The movie will air on Sunday, July 4 at 8:15 p.m.; Wednesday, July 7 at 2:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 15 at 9 p.m.; Monday, July 19 at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, July 20 at 4:45 a.m.; Friday, July 23 at 8:30 a.m.; Tuesday, July 27 at 6 p.m.; and Saturday, July 31 at 1 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Wednesday, May 5, including Hugh Jackman talking about a third X-Men movie, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, May 4, including Marvel movie news and more from WonderCon, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, May 3, including Justice League news and more from WonderCon, CLICK HERE.
* For Sunday, May 2, including Spider-Man 2 news from WonderCon, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, May 1, including news from WonderCon, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, April 30, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, April 29, including Marvel, DC and Image first looks, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, April 28, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, April 27, including Angel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, April 26, including Spider-Man 2 news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, April 24, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, April 23, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, April 22, including Image Comics' solicitations for July, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, April 21, including DC Comics first looks, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, April 20, including Marvel Comics' solicitations for July, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, April 19, including TV news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, April 17, including TV news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, April 16, including TV news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, April 15, including Marvel Comics news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, April 14, including DC Comics news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, April 13, including Teen Titans animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, April 12, including DC Comics' solicitations for July, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, April 10, including X-Men movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, April 9, including Dark Horse solicitations for July, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, April 8, including Image news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, April 7, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, April 6, including The Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, April 5, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
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