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Fans of G.M. Berrow, Celestia, and Discord will be delighted to know that, according to the Hachette Book Group’s kids section of their website, you can expect two more books by Berrow in 2015, though so far we only have titles and who the books will be about. On April 7th will be the release of My Little Pony: Princess Celestia and the Summer of Royal Waves. On July 7th will be the release of My Little Pony: Discord and the Ponyville Players Dramarama.

IDW Solicitations for February 2015

Friendship is Magic #28 cover by Sara Richard

Friendship is Magic #28 cover by Sara Richard

February’s solicitations for IDW are available thanks to PREVIEWSworld. What does the above cover have to do with the main series?  What is the next future team up in Friends Forever? Check the link or after the break.

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Kapow! Shazam! Blamo! Who doesn’t enjoy the graphic storytelling and immersive speech-bubble dialogue of comics? Fans of all ages can enjoy a comic book or two, so that’s why we’re bringing our own superhero pastel pony comic artists to BABSCon!

 

Heather Breckel and Tony Fleecs are part of the amazing team that make the several My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic IDW Comic series a reality. Heather Breckel is the colorist for issues 1-20 of the hit My Little Pony Comic series, as well as a number of issues for the My Little Pony: Micro-Series and Friends Forever Series. Her coloring talent extends to comic series like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Monster High, and Scooby Doo. Tony Fleecs is a Los Angeles comic writer and illustrator, well-known for drawing for the MLP:FiM, MLP Micro-Series, and Friends Forever series, as well as his own works, In My Lifetime and Tell Them Johnny Wadd is Here.

 

BABSCon invites you to come meet, talk, and draw upon the knowledge of these two talented artists, as they share their experience illustrating the My Little Pony comics and their careers as artists. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to color your world with Tony Fleecs and Heather Breckel!

 

Don’t forget! Tony and Heather join John de Lancie, Cathy Weseluck and more of the talented people who bring ponies to our lives a BABSCon 2015. Register today at https://registration.babscon.com and stay tuned for more artistic events and guests here at BABSCon! Hurry and you can grab 10% off with code DHN10IDW

 

The Bay Area Brony Spectacular (BABSCon) is the first convention devoted to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic in the San Francisco Bay Area. In our first year, we became the second-largest MLP con anywhere, and we’re back for our second year April 3–5, 2015 at the SFO Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, CA. Email info@babscon.com for more information!
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Friendship is Magic #25 Extended Preview

Friendship is Magic #25 cover by Andy Price

Friendship is Magic #25 cover by Andy Price

issuu has an extended preview of Friendship is Magic #25, due to be released this Wednesday. You can check it out by following the link or checking after the break.

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Friendship is Magic Season 5 Teaser

The My Little Pony Official Youtube channel has put up this teaser for season 5. While nothing really new has been shown, we can confirm one thing: season 5 is coming Spring 2015.

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In this weeks edition of In Case You Missed It, it was announced earlier last week that Hasbro was planning on purchasing DreamWorks Animation and was currently in talks with the company.  The merger would have created a new family entertainment company possibly dubbed DreamWorks-Hasbro (DreamHasbro or just DreamBro would have been better), with DreamWorks CEO Jeffery Katzenberg as the new fearless leader.  This information was leaked by the press on Wednesday, and by Friday the deal was dead.

Various random sources across the internet cite the various reasons as to why the deal died.  Most agree that Hasbro may have been spooked by the stock fluctuations that occurred after the information was leaked.  Upon announcement of the deal, DreamWorks’ stock went up 14%, while Hasbro’s stock dropped 6% (or 300 million dollars).  In short, their investors were not too keen on adopting the Lord of the Onions franchise.  There was also the deal itself, as Hasbro had offered the studio 2.3 billion dollars for the company, but DreamWorks stuck with a price tag of 3 billion.  On top of the 3 billion price tag was also the $35 per share on DreamWorks’ stock.  While their stock jumped 14% after the announcement of the merger, it was only worth $25.52 per share.

And there are of course the various other theories, such as Hasbro’s dealings with Disney and or the fact that Mr.Katzenberg would be head of this new company, while its Brian Goldner’s Hasbro discussing buying the studio.  We are not journalists but humble data gathers, thus you get to figure it out.

The tl;dr version was Hasbro offered to buy DreamWorks, but the deal was not sweet enough.

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