Thursday, October 23, 2014

Big Hero 6 is coming: The producer

Hiro Hamada is the driving force in Disney's new animated feature, Big Hero 6, and producer Roy Conli reveals the Disney method over at


Jim McLauchlin

photo: courtesy Disney

Big Hero 6 is coming: The directors

The Robot above is Baymax, and Big Hero 6 directors Don Hall and Chris Williams tell you about the vision and the themes of the movie over at


Jim McLauchlin

photo: courtesy Disney

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The "mourning" after the death of Canary on Arrow

Writer and executive producer Marc Guggenheim said, "We start the year in a way we typically end a year." He's talking about the shocking death of Canary in the season premiere of Arrow on The CW network last night.

Go read the whole deal over at

Jim McLauchlin

photo: The CW / Cate Cameron

Preview The Flash TV show from CW

The CW network's new The Flash is off to a running start—bwah!—and you can get the inside scoop from the show's writers and producers over at

Enjoy, and take a good close look at these pics of Barry Allen's "evidence board" as he tries to find the Reverse-Flash, the man who killed his mother, leaving his fater falsely accused.

Jim McLauchlin

photos: Jim McLauchlin

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Arrow TV season 3 Preview

Arrow season 3 starts Wed. Oct. 8 on the CW Network, and Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim spills (some of) the beans over at

Give it a peek! More to come!

Jim McLauchlin

photo courtesy The CW / Cate Cameron

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Travelogues, graphically

There's travel writing, and then there's travel writing and drawing.

And so it comes to pass that Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (yes, Warren Buffett and the boys) has started "Graphic Journeys," travel stories done in easy-and-fun-to-read comic format. First outta the gate is a L.A.-to-San Diego trip by Yours Truly, ably aided and abetted by artist Tone Rodriguez, colorist Tom Ziuko, and letterer Troy Peteri.

You can read the whole sheebang HERE, and look for more at the mighty Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection blog!

Jim McLauchlin

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Behind-the-Curtain Economics of Comic Cons

Someone way more B.I.G than me once elucidated that "mo' money, mo' problems."

Well, they're happy problems to have, but when carpet runs you $40,000, that's a problem! Find out the behind-the-curtain economics of comic cons (and why cons are the new spinner racks) over at

Jim McLauchlin

photo: Zach Pennington