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New Titles From Archaia Celebrate Jim Henson’s Legacy At San Diego Comic Con

By Michele Brittany I grew up watching The Muppets Show, Dark Crystal and my personal favorite, Labyrinth, so I have a fondness for Jim Henson’s genius when it came to puppetry. In reality, he was a creative maverick in so …

First Look: Jim Henson’s Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow

In 1968, Jim Henson planned a Thanksgiving Special, an hour long TV show, with humans and muppets, celebrating the season. He wrote about using the colours of autumn, of filming in the New England countryside, with the muppet character emerging …

Gone Amazon Fishing – DC Mad Libs, Neil Gaiman, Walking Dead And Jim Henson

It wasn’t that long since we did a spot of Amazon fishing. But there’s always plenty of fish in the sea… DC gets a DC Comics Super Hero Mad Libs, published by Price Stern Sloan. DC Comics Superhero Mad Libs features …

Free Comic Book Day Mouse Guard Hardcover In Full – For Free

The FCBD 2014 Mouse Guard 56 page hardcover from Archaia was allocated, as you may have noticed. eBay certainly has, its a twelve dollar book. But now, courtesy of Bleeding Cool, you can read the whole thing for free, below, including …

Chatting With Admiral Ackbar – Tim Rose Talks Puppeteering on Return Of The Jedi

By José Luis del Río Fortich I had the opportunity to chat with Tim Rose, at the CIFIMAD in Madrid, about his career and his job in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Maybe, you don’t remember his name or …

Doozers Series Headed To Hulu – Here’s The Trailer

A new spin-off from Fraggle Rock. There aren’t any of those lovely Doozer puppets, I’m afraid, as it’s all CG.

Frank Oz Pays Tribute To Jim Henson, Isn’t Convinced That Other Folk Can Perform Their Characters

Frank Oz on the “affectionate anarchy” of The Muppets.

Book Trailer For Brian Jay Jones’ Biography Of Jim Henson

Here’s another Bleeding Cool Film hidden story, not appearing on the front page but coming via the @BCoolFilm Twitter feed. It’s a book trailer for a new biography of Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones. Apparently, Neil Patrick Harris has already …

Video: Red Fraggle And Mokey Fraggle Reunited At Dragoncon

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Fraggle Rock.

Trailer For That Puppet Game Show From The Jim Henson Company

Could the BBC and The Jim Henson Company’s That Puppet Game Show be, or at least become, this generation’s Muppet Show? It would certainly be nice.

Video: Miss Piggy, Oscar The Grouch And Gobo Fraggle Announce The Jim Henson Gallery

The Jim Henson Gallery is to house a new, permanent exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. I’ll see you there.

All Of Amazon’s Original Pilots Are Online – Including The Onion, Alpha House With Bill Murray And More

So far, Zombieland has garnered the most column inches but as I look at the roster of available shows, its a couple of the others that seem to twinkle the most.

BC Mag #2: Henson Now And Then

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly For Jim Henson fans, 2013 will be their Rainbow Connection, as all three of Henson’s most treasured worlds will be returning. The Muppets will be up-ending Europe for their new feature film, the …

JIm Henson’s Doozers – Fraggle Rock Spinoff For 2014 Seen In The Wild

By “in the wild” we mean in the land of the silly creatures.

Today Is Both Jim Henson And Steve Whitmire’s Birthdays

Some videos to celebrate.

Video: Fraggles Infest The New Ben Folds Five Promo

Also featuring Rob Corddry and.. a surprise guest singer, right at the end.

Looks Like The Muppets Are Headed To The Stage

Tonight, The Muppets are performing two shows at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, and man-oh-man, I wish I could be there (and, interestingly, it’s a show apparently not appropriate for kids under the age of 12). But I don’t think …

A Sesame Street Feature Film Is Coming. Here’s How To Do It Right

Another of Jim Henson‘s great contributions to TV is Sesame Street, his partnership with (what was then) The Children’s Television Workshop. A quite brilliant and ingenious show, it mixes a live-action neighbourhood, peopled with both humans and Muppets, with a …