Animation And Comics

Pepe croaks: Cartoonist kills off frog turned hate symbol

May 9, 2017

The "chill frog-dude" cartoon who transformed from a benign internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol has been killed off by his creator

Pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol

May 8, 2017

The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol

Cartoonist laureate says world has changed, accepts gay work

Apr 6, 2017

Vermont's new cartoonist laureate has made a career out of illustrating the complexities of same-sex relationships and says the world has changed around her and is now much more accepting of her work

Television pilot 'Scalped' to begin filming in New Mexico

Apr 4, 2017

A television pilot adapted from the comic book series "Scalped" will begin filming this month in New Mexico

Review: Dazzling 'Ghost in the Shell' is lost in translation

Mar 30, 2017

Film Review: Rupert Sanders' remake of Mamoru Oshii's 1995 influential anime classic, from the original Japanese manga comics is a dazzling dystopia

Review: In 'The Boss Baby,' it's clear who wears the diapers

Mar 30, 2017

Film Review: The casting of Alec Baldwin as snarling, soulless title character in 'The Boss Baby' is funny indeed but seems somewhat outsized in this sweet film, overpowering its understated humor and terrific, realistic animation

Vermont picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd cartoonist laureate

Mar 29, 2017

An illustrator whose memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a Tony Award-winning musical has been selected as Vermont's cartoonist laureate

With monster trucks and Comic-Con, Saudis defy killjoy image

Mar 29, 2017

Monster trucks, hip hop dancing and Game of Thrones all have one surprising thing in common now: Saudi Arabia

'Beauty and the Beast' aims to enchant a new generation

Mar 15, 2017

In 1991, Disney struck gold with "Beauty and the Beast," the first animated feature to ever be nominated for a best picture Oscar and now, over a quarter century later, Disney has a new live-action take on the fairy tale ready to enchant a new generation

'Ghostbusters,' Kevin Hart win big at Kids' Choice Awards

Mar 12, 2017

Kevin Hart and the bad bunny he plays in "The Secret Life of Pets" were both winners at the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday night

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