Less than a week into the New Year and our monitor screen is already covered in sticky notes. Stand by for Operation Clean Up!
If you are one of the fans who want a look at its eagerly anticipated Todd McFarlane Productions’ The Simpsons Series 2 Action Figure Assortment then simply click here. As we told you, it isn’t just a few jpegs. The site has complete details on the figures, including their specifications and a number of high-quality, full-color photographs of the finished pieces, as well as photos of the packaging. The site also includes QuickTime VR movies of the figures and handy list of available retailers.
Everybody seems to be weighing in on Dave Sim’s new comic book project, Glamourpuss. You can see previews here. Keep in mind, it’s about a light year and a half away from Cerebus, Dave describes it as a parody of the fashion industry plus an homage to the classic “soap opera” comics strips of the 50s, like On Stage. It’s set to debut in April.
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ABC is preparing Lost fans for the series return on Jan. 31 with its own "Lost in 8:15." (815 is the Oceanic Flight number the shipwrecked cast was on.) Done in the style of the 7 Minute Sopranos, look for the extended trailer here. And if you are really nostalgic for that Sopranos piece, it still lingers on the net here.
The National Film Registry’s list of the 25 new films they are adding to their fault is here and it seems like when we did the rundown, there was one important title we missed. Walt Disney’s classic Three Little Pigs cartoon from 1933 is on the list, notable for a lot of reasons not the least of which is that very few cartoons shorts if any ever get the honor!
If you to know more about Robert Kirkman’s reasons for leaving Ultimate X-Men go here and check out his excellent site while you’re at it. By the way, #93 is his last issue on the title.
Coming in a couple of days ComicMix Radio will cover the week’s new comics and DVD releases, plus we start our new series where some of your favorite creators reveal their favorite characters – and the answers aren’t what you think they will be!