C2E2: Marvel Unveils Team Behind Upcoming Ultraman Comics

Today, during the Marvel panel at C2E2, Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski unveiled details regarding Marvel’s Ultraman comics based on Tsuburaya Productions iconic hero. Titled, The Rise of Ultraman, the series is scheduled to launch later in 2020, and it will revisit the original 1966 tokusatsu series. The book will be co-helmed by writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom, with art by Francesco Manna. In additional, promotional art for the series is illustrated by Ed McGuinness, and Matthew Wilson. Fans of Power Rangers should recognize Kyle Higgins for his incredible run on…

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Ultraman Galaxy the Official North American Website Launches

Today, author and Japanese film historian, August Ragone unveiled to the world Tsuburaya Productions’ new project Ultraman Galaxy. The project is Tsuburaya Productions’ official North American website dedicated to the Ultra Series. The site is produced by Starlight Runner Entertainment, a New York-based production company that specializes in expanding entertainment properties and brands into multi-platform campaigns. The company’s various clients include names like Disney, Sony, Sesame Workshop, Hasbro and Mattel. Currently, Starlight Runner’s work with Tsuburaya Productions and The Licensing Group is to assist in return the Ultra Series to…

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International Based ‘Ultraman’ Reboot in the Works

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that an Ultraman “reboot” is in the works for the international market. The project will be produced by Tsuburaya Productions and US based Starlight Runner Entertainment. Starlight Runner Entertainment will be working with The Licensing Group to release the series “across multiple platforms, with story-driven licensing and merchandising programs for the U.S. and international markets.” The project is stated to be produced as a series that will be released on a streaming platform.   For those who are not aware, Ultraman is a long running tokusatsu series that was created by Eiji Tsuburaya. The original series was released…

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