Tag Archives: manga

Saturday Runaround – The Longest Comic And The Naughtiest Dog

AIRBOY’S FRED KIDA DIES, 93 Fred Kida, an active comic artist for almost 50 years , has died at the age of 93. Mark Evanier writes, Another worthy contender for the title of Oldest Comic Book Artist was Fred Kida, who …

Tuesday Morning Runaround – Attack On 2.75 Million Print Run

Off to hospital today folks for tests and things. Wish me luck. TITANIC DAZE Hajime Isayama‘s Attack On Titan is going to print 2.75 million for volume 13 of the popular manga. At great cost to the Garrison and the …

No Matter What, Don’t Miss Sakura-Con

By Ian Melton There is a point when people tell you what convention they are going to that you either agree with them, “that’s a great choice”, or just nod your head and say “why are you wasting your money …

Late Night Swipe File: Sex Criminals And Distance Between The Two

Sex Criminals is the smash hit sex comedy from Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, published by Image Comics. In which a couple meet, who both have the power to stop time after they’ve orgasmed, which gives them the opportunity to …

Insufficient Direction: Chronicle of an Otaku Marriage – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, I’ve actually waited years to write this column. Moyoco Anno is one of my favourite creators of Josei manga, comics aimed at a 20something female readership that enjoys a huge market in Japan but is still underexploited …

Cosplay Triumphs Over Winter At Japan Chibi Weekend In Madrid – Plus Photogallery

By José Luis del Río I once again attended the Japan Chibi Weekend that occurs every February in Madrid and there were quite a considerable numberof people at this year’s event as well as having a larger venue this time. …

Japan Chibi Weekend Madrid Is Coming – Plus Photogallery Of The Last Show

By José Luis del Río Fortich Japan Chibi Weekend is an international event focusing on Japanese and Korean culture held in Madrid.  Fans can enjoy video games, anime, manga or singing your favorite music as karaoke. There are also cosplay …

What To Do With A Cosplay Costume You Don’t Want Anymore…

The cosplay industry is growing in leaps and bounds. We’re seeing TV shows, Calendars and even on-line tutorials on how to make your own costumes. But what do you do when you’ve got a costume you don’t want anymore? You …

Hentai Happy Hour – Hot and Steamy by Hiroshi Itaba

By Cameron Hatheway Welcome to the third installment of the long overdue Hentai Happy Hour! Yes, this column has been on hiatus, so allow me to apologize to the two hentai fans out there that have been patiently waiting for …

Fukushima, The Manga Created By One Who Worked There

Kazuto Takita was a worker at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 when the earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear disaster. But it seems he was also a budding manga creator. And now he has turned his experiences …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Gets A Second Manga Volume, But No English Translation In Sight

With a number of people comparing the look of Dream by JH Williams III in yesterday’s Sandman Overture to the actor Benedict Cumberbatch, it’s worth noting there is a comic out with a character who looks exactly like Benedict. Because …

Wikia’s The Masters of Animanga – Look It Moves NYCC Special by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes; One of the events at NYCC 2013 that was a big deal but went under-reported was the Masters of Animanga panel to commemorate the successful conclusion of their fan-driven collaboration with several manga and anime masters The …

Look! It Moves! – Catching up with Gen Manga at NYCC

An Interview by Adi Tantimedh for Bleeding Cool: Gen Manga are the only publisher in West that brings out indie and underground manga from Japan. We catch up with editor Robert McGuire on how they’re doing.

Otakon 2013 Montage By Beat Down Boogie

Otakon 2013 took place last weekend and the fine folks over at Beat Down Boogie put together not one, but two video montages and posted a huge gallery of still photos of all the cosplay folks who attended. The big news from …

Tuesday Runaround – Charles Soule Is Up To Something…

A private triptych Avengers commission by Sean Gordon Murphy. Charles Soule is up to something… an eighth book a month? Project I’ve been working on for a year or more was just greenlit. Amazing property – an honor to work …

Udon On Comixology, Hints At Gurren Lagann License

Peter S. Svensson writes for Bleeding Cool: The Udon Panel was early. The panelists were all there at the dais, well before their appointed times. This is probably the only time that Udon would ever be early, and the panelists …

Seven Seas Entertainment Adds 13 Graphic Novels to ComiXology

Digital Comic And Manga Fans just got a whole new batch of stories to read thanks to Seven Seas Entertainment and comiXology. This morning in the midst of Comic-Con International 2013 Seven Seas Entertainment, publisher of New York Times bestselling …

Moyoco Anno’s Biographical Comic About Her Marriage To Hideaki Anno Gets A US Publisher

Vertical Ink announces; So our newest license acquisition is Moyoco Anno’s bio-manga “Insufficient Direction.” Here Moyoco details her budding romance and eventual marriage with renowned director Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion). It’s a funny, touching and insightful look into the …