Comic Wire

Mon, May 21st, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Beau Yarbrough, Columnist

'BATMAN BEYOND,' 'X-MEN: EVOLUTION' WIN DAYTIME EMMYS

Fans of the "Batman Beyond" and "X-Men: Evolution" cartoons have always maintained the shows were a cut above the rest. And now the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has backed them up, awarding the cartoons Daytime Emmy Awards at a ceremony last week.

"Batman Beyond" cartoon landed two Emmy awards, one for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program, the other for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition.

"X-Men: Evolution" took home one award, for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing - Special Class.

LEA HERNANDEZ URL SWIPED

Don't go to Lea Hernandez' Web site. At least, don't go to her regular URL, the one you've seen in the Comic Wire time and time again.

Lea doesn't live there any more.

"Some dirtbag grabbed divalea.com during a period of time when I was attempting to move it from Network Solutions to Domain Discover," Hernandez said in a statement released late Sunday night. "The scuzzbucket in question took the domain, name recognition, reputation I have painstakingly built for two-plus years and it now points to a porn site. For the time being, DivaLea.com can be found at: www.sillyprincess.com/lea

"PLEASE change any links on your site accordingly, until the requisite arses are kicked to fix this. I have contacted an excellent copyright attorney, and expect to have this resolved speedily.

"It's distressing in the extreme to know the URL on my books, Web indexes, and graphic novels will lead people the tack and sleaze. Please help me to make sure this happens as little as possible and pass this along, release and repeat it as much as possible AND CHANGE YOUR LINKS."

COMIC BRIEF PARADISO

Here's what's news and press releases in CBR's Comic Brief:

  • Mandrake, Mishkin, and Image give us "Creeps" in October

  • The Ballad of Utopia to be collected, on-line preview

  • James Kochalka's work displayed at Bedeteca of Lisbon

  • Whisper to a Scream, Steven Grant's new graphic novel gets an artist

  • Tusk Entertainment launches in August

And last time in the Comic Wire:

  • Marvel Bids Farewell to the Comics Code Authority, Reveals the Origin of Wolverine

  • Ostrander Wraps Up Loose End in Final "Martian Manhunter"

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