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Link Ink: Dark Horse Digital Hits 70,000 Downloads, Keanu Opts Out of ‘Akira’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ Board Game

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Digital Comics: Just three weeks into its digital initiative, Dark Horse Comics has hit 70,000 comic downloads.

Movies: Keanu Reeves has passed on a live action Akira role. Fankind thanks you, Keanu.

Viralness: Warner Bros.

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Link Ink: Figure of the Day Launches, Keanu in Talks for ‘Akira?’ and ‘Generator Rex’ Headed for Videogamery

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Deals:

Figure of the Day has launched, offering Groupon-like daily deals on action figures and toys. I may have to restrain myself...

Political Cartoons: The University of New Mexico's The Daily Lobo ap

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George Takei Petitions Against Hollywood’s Alleged ‘Whitewashing’ of ‘AKIRA’

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Legendary Star Trek actor and social activist George Takei has spoken out against Warner Bros. Pictures' alleged plans to cast a live-action version of the classic Japanese animated film, AKIRA, with Caucasian leads rather than Asian actors. In response to the publication of a purported "short list" of actor

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Link Ink: Comedy Heroes Get Covered, Kanye’s ‘Akira’ Cycle and More Marvel Polybaggery

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Art: Old Red Jalopy imagines five famed comedians as comic book super heroes -- comics as comics, if you will.

Culture: Writer/comedian/MC and Community star Donald Glover lays out his ten favorite n

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The Animated Oscars: What If the Academy Truly Honored Cartoons?

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From Moviefone: There's still a weird, ignorant stigma that animation is just kids' stuff, but oftentimes, it is just as captivating, impressive and entertaining as any live-action movie. You want proof? Check out what we named as the best movie of 2010.

This year, three movies will compete for the Academy

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Link Ink: Don’t Call it a Reboot, Seven Soldiers of Animation and Multiple Vegetas

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Movies: In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Executive producer Avi Arad says that The Amazing Spider-Man isn't necessarily a cinematic reboot. Zuh, fwah?! It's totally a reboot, though.

‘Art of Akira’ Showcases Largest Collection of ‘Akira’ Production Art [Exclusive]

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Most ComicsAlliance readers are no doubt familiar with Akira, the landmark animated science fiction film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, based on his manga. Its accolades are legion, and Akira has been canonized in

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Link Ink: A Shirt That Shoots, Generation Tetsuo? and Pokemon Design

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Threads: ThinkGeek's Electronic Spy Camera Shirt isn't quite a life model decoy, but it's easy to imagine lower-ranking SHIELD agents rocking these.

Conventions: Wizard continues its convention buying streak with the purchase of Winnipeg and New Orleans shows.

Animation: Yep,

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Cause and Effect Compressed Into Single Comic Panels

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While some comics can properly utilize a little decompression to convey their respective intended meanings, there's definitely a time and a place for a faster pace. With that in mind, Wizzywig Comics blogger Ed Piskor h

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Live-Action ‘Akira’ Adaptation Scores New Screenwriter, Studio Is ‘Really Enthusiastic About It’

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A live-action "Akira" film is on the way courtesy of director Albert Hughes ("From Hell," "The Book of Eli") and newly hired screenwriter Albert Torres. According to producer Andrew Lanzar, the first film will cover the first three of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Akira" manga volumes, with a hopeful sequel set to cover the next three volumes

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