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‘My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic’ and ‘Super Best Friends Forever’ Creator Lauren Faust Will Direct An Animated Movie About Medusa

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Ever since Lauren Faust, the artist and animator who developed My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic for television and ended up creating one of the biggest crossover hits in the last five years of pop culture, I've been wondering what her next big project would be. For a while, I was hoping that Super Best Friends Forever -- her take on Supergirl, Batgirl and Wonder Girl for Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation's DC Nation block -- was going to be expanded into a full series (and I still do), but it looks like she's taken on another big project that'll keep her busy for a while.

Accorrding to The Wrap, Faust has signed on to direct Medusa for Sony Pictures Animation, doing a comedic take on the Greek mythological figure.

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Best Art Ever (This Week): Howl’s Moving Castle, Hellboy, Buck Rogers, Ms. Marvel, Star Wars and More

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We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic book storytelling, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great pinups, fan art and other illustrations on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we’ve created Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our regular travels across the Web. Some of it’s new, some of it’s old, some of it’s created by working professionals, some of it’s created by future stars, some of it’s created by talented fans, and some of it’s endearingly silly. All of it’s awesome.

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Link Ink: Faust On ‘Super Best Friends Forever,’ Viz’s Digital Manga Sale And DC In ‘LittleBigPlanet’

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Click through for a Thursday full of links.

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‘Powerpuff Girls’ Creator Craig McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Gets Stunning Title Sequence, Infectious Theme Song

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We've been looking forward to Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken's new animated series Wander Over Yonder since it was first announced early last year. The show, McCracken's first since Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends concluded in 2009, follows the space-faring adventures of an uncommonly cheerful alien called Wander and his distinctly downbeat sidekick Sylvia as they travel the universe fighting the forces of hatred -- embodied by the villainous Lord Hater. 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer voices the title role.

This week the Disney Channel released an early look at the Wander Over Yonder title sequence. Featuring a kind of crazy original theme song by Two Man Gentleman Band (whose Andy Bean also composes the series' music), the intro is a frenzy of textured, otherworldly imagery and gradient-heavy color, signifying an ambitious step up from McCracken's typically flatter palette and rendering style.

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‘Super Best Friends Forever’: Batgirl, Supergirl and Wonder Girl’s Invisible Jet Road Trip

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This weekend, we finally got a look at the DC Nation project that I've been most excited about, Lauren Faust's Super Best Friends Forever. In the debut short, Faust -- whose previous credits include Powerpuff Girls, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic -- brings

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‘Super Best Friends Forever’: Your Exclusive First Look at the DC Nation Show [Video]

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You've already seen concept art from Super Best Friends Forever, the new animated series of shorts from Cartoon Network's Saturday morning DC Nation block by Lauren Faust, creator of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, but would you like to see a clip from this weekend's first episode? Of course you would! Click through for an exclusive sneak peek, as well as three more images from this Saturday's debut of Super Best Friends Forever.Faust has described Super Best Friends Forever as "taking a teenage experience but putting a super-hero spin on it," and this clip demonstrates exactly what she means as Supergirl begs Wonder Girl to us

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‘Super Best Friends Forever’: Art from the Supergirl, Batgirl & Wonder Girl DC Nation Short

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For me, the announcement of Cartoon Network's "DC Nation" shorts was one of the best pieces of TV news in recent memory. As much as it focused on the big names like Superman and Batman, one of the best things about shows like Justice League Unlimited was getting to see a spotlight on some of the more obscure characters, and a series of shorts built on that same idea, including a return of the animated Teen Titans, is pretty exciting.

But

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‘My Little Pony’ Concept Art Shows Off The Backgrounds of Equestria and Raises Money For Japan

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Back in December, we threw the spotlight onto a set of amazing backgrounds created for the Masters of the Universe cartoon, proving that while they're often literally overshadowed by other aspects of animation, there's an incredible amount of detail work that goes into backgrounds that always makes them worth a look. That's why I was pretty excited when I ran across a set of incredible pieces of concept art from the Int

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