Comic Riffs: star wars


Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

THE POWER & PITFALLS OF GEEK MEMORY: From DC to Star Wars, what a week it was for ‘Nostalgia Factories’

From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, star wars, craig thompson, craig yoe, george herriman, bill watterson, joe simon, jack kirby, george lucas, grant morrison, jim lee, geoff johns, dan didio, new 52

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/06/2010

ANIMATION OF THE DAY: When Star Wars gets a new director's cut

How To Get Picked as Comic Riffs's Animation of the Day (perhaps applicable to today only): Step 1: Work in charmingly lo-tech paper-cut animation (a la early-season "South Park"). Step 2: Indulge your whimsical fandom of the Star Wars...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation | Tags:  Eric Power, Jeremy Messersmith, Paper animation, Star Wars

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/22/2010

Disney's animated 'Prep and Landing' wins 4 creative Emmy Awards

Disney's "Prep and Landing" was animation's big winner at Saturday's Creative Arts Emmys. The ABC holiday special was named Outstanding Animated Program and also won three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Animation: background key designer William M....

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Animation | Tags:  Prep and Landing, Robot Chicken, Star Wars, The Simpsons