Tag: astro boy

Showing results 1-27 of 27

Comics A.M. - Two GNs Among Inaugural Kirkus Prize Finalists

Comics A.M. - Two GNs Among Inaugural Kirkus Prize Finalists

"Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" and "El Deafo" among nominees! "Astro Boy" prequel is in the works! DC Thomson to collect classic kids' comics!

When Words Collide - 12/14/2009

When Words Collide - 12/14/2009

Looking back at what is one of the best comics of the last decade, Timothy explores manga, allegory, and war in the sophisticated retelling of the classic Astro Boy story "Greatest Robot on Earth," "Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka."

Exploring Robot Crime in

Exploring Robot Crime in "Pluto"

VIZ editor Andy Nakatani spoke with CBR News about Naoki Urasawa's popular "Pluto," a manga series that sprung from a plotline in Osamu Tezuka's "Astro Boy" universe to tell a gripping story of murder in a robot-filled world.

Spider-Man 4, Smallville, Astro Boy: Oct 23rd Comic Reel

Spider-Man 4, Smallville, Astro Boy: Oct 23rd Comic Reel

Kurt Connors returns in "Spider-Man 4", but is the Lizard far behind? Steph Song talks Roulette in "Smallville," while the JSA episode expands to two parts. "Astro Boy" reviews and more.

Astro Boy: The CBR Review

Astro Boy: The CBR Review

While somewhat lacking in story, "Astro Boy," which opens Friday, is a beautifully animated update of Japan's favorite robot boy featuring great actions scenes, a sense of style, and pop-culture free laughs.

Lobo, Torso, Tin Tin: Oct 22nd Comic Reel

Lobo, Torso, Tin Tin: Oct 22nd Comic Reel

From Lex Luthor to "Lobo" for Clancy Brown? "Torso" maybe back on track? Nick Frost talks about being directed by a computer on the first "Tin Tin" film. All this, plus an "Astro Boy" press round up and more.

Director David Bowers talks

Director David Bowers talks "Astro Boy"

David Bowers, director of "Astro Boy," which opens Friday, discusses the film, visiting Hong Kong, Nicholas Cage's fated role in the film, working with a classic property, and the various forms of animation.

Green Lantern, TMNT, Astro Boy: Oct 21st Comic Reel

Green Lantern, TMNT, Astro Boy: Oct 21st Comic Reel

"Green Lantern" most likely settling into New Orleans? Nickelodeon takes control of the Ninja Turtles. "Astro Boy" interviews start here. Also, Willem Defoe talks "John Carter" and more.

Spawn, Scott Pilgrim, Heroes: Oct 14th Comic Reel

Spawn, Scott Pilgrim, Heroes: Oct 14th Comic Reel

Is 2010 the year "Spawn" makes contact? "Scott Pilgrim" director explains the "Winstead Effect." Characters added and deleted on "Heroes." All this plus "Astro Boy" stills and more.

Exclusive Images From Astro Boy

Exclusive Images From Astro Boy

Based on the manga of Osamu Tezuka, "Astro Boy" arrives in theaters October 23rd. CBR News has been provided with three exclusive images from the film, a modern telling of the character's origins.

Thor, Green Lantern, Cla$$war: Oct 5th Comic Reel

Thor, Green Lantern, Cla$$war: Oct 5th Comic Reel

A Skarsgård joins "Thor!" "Green Lantern" shoot is "four or five" months away! "Cla$$war" to be made into a film! All this, plus "Iron Man 2," "Predators" casting and "Astro Boy" clips.

Rains Talks “Astro Boy: The Video Game”

Rains Talks “Astro Boy: The Video Game”

Arriving alongside the new movie, "Astro Boy: The Video Game" seeks to provide a fun experience for Astro fans. CBR speaks with High Voltage's Cameron Rains about how the game draws inspiration from Astro's rich history.

X-Men, The Losers, Priest: September 18th Comic Reel

X-Men, The Losers, Priest: September 18th Comic Reel

"X-Men: First Class" to hit the attendance line? A great photo of "The Losers." "Priest" cast grows. All this, plus a "Green Lantern" casting sheet and more.

CBR TV: Kristen Bell & Freddie Highmore

CBR TV: Kristen Bell & Freddie Highmore

The stars of “Astro Boy,” Kristen Bell and Freddie Highmore talk to CBR TV about the new animated feature film based on the classic Japanese manga and anime created by Osamu Tezuka.

Kick-Ass, Iron Man 2, Cowboys & Aliens: September 2nd Comic Reel

Kick-Ass, Iron Man 2, Cowboys & Aliens: September 2nd Comic Reel

"Kick-Ass" gets its release date and an animated sequence. "Iron Man 2" in 3-D? "Cowboys & Aliens" gets Iron Men? All this plus Lex Luthor speaks, new Astro Boy stills, and more.

Green Lantern, Wanted 2, Astro Boy: August 26th Comic Reel

Green Lantern, Wanted 2, Astro Boy: August 26th Comic Reel

"Green Lantern" faces production problems! "Wanted 2" finds a way to return with Jolie. "Astro Boy" posters both local and abroad. All this plus Batman 3 in IMAX, "Heroes" and more.

CCI: Summit Entertainment Panel

CCI: Summit Entertainment Panel

"Astro Boy" and "Sorority Row" were just some of the offerings from Summit Entertainment but it was the cast of Twilight that fans camped outside for over a day to see.

The Losers, G.I. Joe, Kick-Ass: August 5th Comic Reel

The Losers, G.I. Joe, Kick-Ass: August 5th Comic Reel

The first location photos of "The Losers" emerge! "G.I. Joe" enters the home stretch with talk of sequel! Cast and director of "Kick-Ass" speak out! All this plus "Astro Boy" interviewed and more.

G.I. Joe, Astro Boy, Wonder Woman: August 3rd Comic Reel

G.I. Joe, Astro Boy, Wonder Woman: August 3rd Comic Reel

The G.I. Joe press machine in high gear with director Stephen Sommers speaking out! Meanwhile, "Astro Boy" director gets a positive reaction at Comic-Con and another seeks to bring light to man's world.

CCI: Astro Boy

CCI: Astro Boy

The cast and crew of the CG-animated "Astro Boy" appeared at Comic-Con International in San Diego last Thursday to thrill fans with clips from the film, and CBR News was there.

Iron Man 2, Green Hornet, Astro Boy: July 29th Comic Reel

Iron Man 2, Green Hornet, Astro Boy: July 29th Comic Reel

"Iron Man 2" Interview Roundup! A possible Kato sighting! Astro Boy stills! All this, plus a crazy "Batman 3" rumor, "Red" finds a director, Larry Hama on "G.I. Joe," and more in the Comic Reel.

Iron Man 2, G.I. Joe, Astro Boy: July 17th Comic Reel

Iron Man 2, G.I. Joe, Astro Boy: July 17th Comic Reel

Clear photos of "Iron Man 2" cast arrive while Cobra tries to rise in another "G. I. Joe" trailer and "Astro Boy" powers up for launch. All this plus another look at "Watchmen: the Director's Cut," and more in the Comic Reel.

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Astro Boy: The Video Game

D3publisher announced plans to bring Summit Entertainment and Imagi Studios’ "Astro Boy" to Wii, Nintendo DS, Playstation2 and PSP this Fall. The game will ship worldwide to coincide with October release of the movie.

NYCC: 10 Years Later: IDW Expands Past Its Horror Roots

NYCC: 10 Years Later: IDW Expands Past Its Horror Roots

In a celebration of its first decade as a publisher, Chris Ryall’s IDW shows how far it’s come with a massive slate of announcements across nearly every genre in comics.UPDATED WITH IMAGE GALLERY

PRESS RELEASE: IDW to publish Astro Boy Comics

PRESS RELEASE: Astro Boy hits US theaters this October

PRESS RELEASE: "Astro Boy" feature film partnership announced

Archives: All | Comic Books | TV/Film | Video Games | Web Comics

FirstPreviousNextLast