Jonathan Callan

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REVIEW - "Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow" DVD

Tue, September 23rd, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

Marvel/Lionsgate's latest direct-to-DVD animated feature sees Tony Stark raising the children of his deceased teammates. The movie exceeds others in Marvel's DVD line, but still leaves much to be desired.

"Dresden Codak" Digs Deep Into Life & Death, Pt II

Mon, September 15th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

We continue with "Dresden Codak" creator Aaron Diaz and his heavily scientific and philosophical webcomic, including its popular D&D-inspired "Dungeons & Discourse," as well as Diaz's influences and reading list.

"Dresden Codak" Digs Deep Into Life & Death

Fri, September 5th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

"Dresden Codak" creator Aaron Diaz talks to CBR about the heavily scientific and philosophical webcomic, elaborating on its presently running, epic storyline "Hob," about a post-singularity robot and the future of A.I.

PvP’s 10th Anniversary with Scott Kurtz, Part II

Thu, August 14th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News continues our chat with "PvP" creator Scott Kurtz, touching this time on his remarks about TOKYOPOP, the future of "PvP: The Series," how he got started in webcomics, and what advice he has for up-and-comers.

Celebrating PvP's 10th Anniversary with Scott Kurtz, Part 1

Mon, August 11th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

Scott Kurtz celebrates the tenth anniversary of his hit webcomic, "PvP," by talking to CBR News about "Moonlighting," weddings, losing your virginity and outgrowing imaginary childhood friends.

REVIEW - Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

Wed, June 25th, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

CBR reviews "The Beast with a Billion Backs," the long-awaited second of four all- new feature-length "Futurama" adventures. On sale now, the film tackles one of the future's most sensitive topics... polygamy? SPOILERS

Blockbuster Brian Reed, Part II

Thu, June 19th, 2008 | Category: Video Games

Writer Brian Reed talks to CBR News about his work on the video Spider-Man video games "Web of Shadows" and "Friend or Foe," gives fans an update on his Image book "The Circle," and discusses his philosophy of game design.

Blockbuster Brian Reed, Part I

Wed, June 18th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Ms. Marvel" writer Brian Reed talks to CBR about his new miniseries, "Secret Invasion: Spider-Man - Brand New Day" and "Secret Invasion: Front Line," his future plans at Marvel, and he writes comics on X-Box Live.

WW Philly: Garth Ennis Q&A

Mon, June 2nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In CBR's final WW Philly report, we cover the Garth Ennis Q&A session held on Sunday, where Garth discussed his new "Battlefields" series, what made DC drop "The Boys" and whether he'll ever return to "The Punisher."

WW Philly: Top Cow Panel

Sun, June 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The Top Cow panel at Wizard World Philly was a treat for fans of the publisher, with Ron Marz, Nelson Blake and other Cow luminaries sharing news about new series, "Pilot Season," not to mention Top Cow's first all-ages title.

WW Philly: Dynamite Entertainment

Sat, May 31st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

This morning's Dynamite panel at WW Philly featured news about new "The Boys" merchandise, more "Battlestar Galactica," a new "Blackbeard" series from the creators of "The Blair Witch Project" and more.

WW Philly: DC Nation

Fri, May 30th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

J.G. Jones, Jimmy Palmiotti and Shane Davis were in attendance as Ian Sattler treated the Philadelphia crowd to teasers about upcoming DCU projects before changing up the presentation to a fan-driven Q&A session.

WW Philly: "Final Crisis" Director's Commentary

Fri, May 30th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Final Crisis" artist J.G. Jones and Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler sat with fans and provided a running director's cut style commentary to an extensive slide show of images from the series' first issue.

Tycho talks New "Penny Arcade" Game

Tue, May 27th, 2008 | Category: Video Games

CBR News recently spoke with "Penny Arcade" co-creator and writer Tycho about the release of "On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness," the first video game based on the popular webcomic.

NYCC: Stan Lee and Virgin Comics

Wed, April 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

At NYCC, Stan Lee and Virgin Comics CEO Sharad Devarajan announced a partnership between the publisher and comic book legend. Stan also shared his thoughts on "One More Day" and other Marvel events.

NYCC: Battlestar Galactica Panel

Mon, April 21st, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

Fans of the hit Sci Fi television series were able to interact with several Cylonian cast members from "Battlestar Galactica" during a Q and A session at the NYCC this past Saturday afternoon. CBR News was there.

NYCC: The Venture Bros. Panel

Mon, April 21st, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

Fans that managed to get into the overstuffed, turning people away at the door NYCC Venture Bros. panel were not at all disappointed with the presentation. CBR News was there to bring you a full report.

NYCC: The Top Cow Panel

Sun, April 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The Top Cow panel at the NYCC was full of news, new title announcements, a tease about a new Darkness video game and a massive amount of preview art. CBR News was there and now you can feel like you were, too!

Killing Time with Kristofer Straub, Part II

Mon, March 3rd, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

Web-comics creator Kristofer Straub continues his conversation with CBR News about his critically acclaimed series "Starslip Crisis" and "Checkerboard Nightmare" his work on "PvP: The Series," and more.

Killing Time with Kristofer Straub, Part 1

Thu, February 28th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

Web comics creator Kristofer Straub sits down with CBR News to discuss his critically acclaimed series, "Starslip Crisis," its influences and his growth as an artist.