Animation and comics

The Christian Siriano collection is modeled at Christian's home as part of New York Fashion Week, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Westport, Conn. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
September 17, 2020 - 5:34 pm
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Christian Siriano, who turned his atelier into a mask-making machine, took to his Connecticut backyard Thursday for a cozy fashion show complete with picnic baskets for his small in-person crowd, masks on the faces of his models and a dip in his pool for pregnant muse Coco...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, photo, a customer picks up a takeaway bag with food from a robot at No Brand Burger in Seoul, South Korea. These robotic services, with not a single face-to-face interaction, have been seen as a selling point amid the coronavirus pandemic and its restrictions. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 15, 2020 - 6:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A burger shop in the South Korean capital is a bit different from typical fast food restaurants: Its key staff are robots. From order to pick-up, customers don’t need a single face-to-face interaction. All they need to do is to click the menu they want on a kiosk...
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September 01, 2020 - 5:38 pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — South Florida DJ and music producer Erick Morillo was found dead at his home Tuesday morning, weeks after being charged with sexual battery, authorities said. Miami Beach police officers found the 49-year-old Morillo's body after responding to a 911 call, police spokesman...
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This Aug. 19, 2020, image shows Aaron Cuffee of Red Planet Books & Comics in Albuquerque, N.M., as he discusses the potential that could come from Marvel Comics' effort to assemble a gallery of Native artists and scribes for "Marvel Voices: Indigenous Voices #1." The anthology will revisit some of Marvel's Native characters. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
August 29, 2020 - 11:12 am
Past portrayals of Native American or Indigenous comic book superheroes would often follow the same checklist — mystical powers, an ability to talk to animals and a costume of either a headdress or a loincloth. “Poor research was done. They were just going off of TV and film,” said artist Jeffrey...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017, file photo, John Ridley, executive producer of "Guerrilla," poses at a "For Your Consideration" event for the Showtime series at the Writers Guild of America in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ridley will write the new Batman comic series with plans of the Dark Knight being a person of color. The Oscar-winning screenwriter and DC publisher Jim Lee announced plans for Ridley to write the miniseries during the DC FanDome virtual panel on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 23, 2020 - 7:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Ridley will write the new Batman comic series with plans of the Dark Knight being a person of color. The Oscar-winning screenwriter and DC publisher Jim Lee announced plans for Ridley to write the miniseries during a DC FanDome virtual panel on Saturday. The four-issue comic...
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August 19, 2020 - 8:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast for Netflix’s new “Pinocchio” film has been chosen. The streaming service announced Wednesday that newcomer Gregory Mann will assume the title role along with Ewan McGregor as Cricket and David Bradley as Geppetto. Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro will direct the stop-...
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This image released by Disney Channel shows the character Luz Noceda in a scene from the animated series "The Owl House." The series created by Dana Terrace features the bisexual lead character, voiced by actor Sarah-Nicole Robles. (Disney Channel via AP)
August 17, 2020 - 7:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of Disney Channel's “The Owl House” is lauding the company for featuring a LGBTQ teenager on the animated series. “Representation matters!" tweeted Dana Terrace, also an executive producer for the series. “Always fight to make what YOU want to see!” The 14-year-old...
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This image released by Fox shows Marge Simpson, a character on the animated television series "The Simpsons." In the clip, posted by the animated series, matriarch Marge chided a Trump campaign attorney over a tweet comparing her and Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden's pick for his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.. (FOX via AP)
August 14, 2020 - 4:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marge Simpson has advice for a lawyer with the Trump campaign: Do not name call. In a clip posted Friday by Fox’s animated series “The Simpsons," matriarch Marge chided the attorney over a tweet comparing her voice to that of the Democratic vice presidential contender, Sen...
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This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of "Mulan." The film is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4. Customers will have to pay an additional $29.99 on top of the cost of the monthly subscription to rent “Mulan.” (Disney Enterprises, Inc. via AP)
August 04, 2020 - 6:05 pm
“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4. But this is no “Hamilton”: Customers will have to pay an additional $29.99 on top of the cost of...
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This image released by Disney Plus shows a scene from "Star Wars: The Mandalorian." The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Disney Plus via AP)
July 28, 2020 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH THIS ONE “The Mandalorian” — maybe thanks to Baby Yoda — snagged a surprising 15 nominations, mostly technical nods for things like production design, costumes, stunts, makeup...
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