News briefs for October 7, 2009


» An “Iron Giant” reunion on is slated for October 23rd where animators and directors of the classic “Iron Giant” film will gather to discuss the movie and the art of animation. Tickets are required to attend.

» The New York Times has a piece on how Pixar created a 3-D version of Toy Story 1 and 2. (h/t:

Comic Con

» Heidi MacDonald reports that 4-day membership passes to San Diego Comic-con is already sold out two months after this years event.


» Tom Richmond has posted a write-up of his attendance at the Bernt Toast Gang Show


» Scott Nickel has more interviews: Benita Epstein and Guy Gilchrist

» Tom Racine interviews graphic novelist Phil Foglio.


» Danielle Corsetto’s Girls with Slingshots hit the five year mark.