This week, Laika and Focus Features release their stop-motion animated feature The Boxtrolls in theaters nationwide, and it seems poised to stand alongside Laika’s previous films Coraline and ParaNorman in the ranks of offbeat, slightly spooky, perennial family favorites.
ComicsAlliance got the chance to speak with some of the film’s creative team at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Yesterday, we presented our interview with Laika CEO / lead animator Travis Knight, and today we follow up with our conversation with the film's co-directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable.
Graham Annable, perhaps best known in these parts from his Grickle and Hickee comicsand the Puzzle Agent video game series from Telltale Games, has just been officially announced as the co-director of Laika's next feature-length film, The Boxtrolls, alongside Anthony Stacci (Open Season). This will be Annable's first feature co-directing gig, after working as a story artist on LAIKA's Coraline and ParaNorman. The new film will be based on Alan Sn
Time travel has a mixed reputation in sci-fi. Sometimes it's used as part of cautionary tales, other times it's a force for pure awesome. Adventure Time #7 will touch on this discrepancy in all its algebraicness out August 22, and the consequences could be suitably mathematical. The issue's main story will be
Last summer Graham Annable fans poured some time over he and Telltale Games' Puzzle Agent, a quirky clickable puzzle game that set the FBI's sole agent from the Puzzle Research Division into the icy heart of Scoggins, Minn. to solv
Following an unresolved close encounter with gnome-kind, fans of Nelson Tethers: Puzzle Agent have been yearning to return to Scoggins, Min and get to the bottom of the town's, well, puzzles. This summer, roughly a year from its initial Puzzle Agent offering, Telltale Game
If you thought you'd seen the last of Grickle creator Graham Annable's comic commentary on your favorite TV shows after Lost wrapped earlier this year, then think again. After catching the first four episodes of AMC's The Walking Dead, the cart
Just in time for Halloween, ComicsAlliance favorite Graham Annable returns with a spooky new animated episode of Grickle. Titled "Performance," Annable's short puts a distinctively twisted, er, twist on that most awkward of events: the school talent show. Followi
Pokémon can evolve into scary realistic things when put into the hands of the right artists, and a cabal of creators including Meredith Gran of "Octopus Pie" and Aaron Diaz of "Dresden Codak" has unleashed a Tumblr account full of original creature entries imagining themselves as Water, Poison and Dark types with cartoonist-appropriate abilities.
The Pokémon self-portraits outline their evolutionary stages in th
I confess that I've been at least a little addicted to Graham Annable (AKA Grickle) and Telltale Games' "Nelson Tethers: Puzzle Agent" this past week. The game's fun puzzles, hilarious storyline and Gricklefied aesthetic
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