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ShiftyLook Closes – But Udon To Keep Their Comics Going If They Can

Tekno. Virgin. Radical. Now ShiftyLook can join the band of people with plenty of money trying to take a punt in the comics industry – until they suddenly can’t anymore. Namco/Bandai’s funded webcomics in an attempt to revive faded video …

Welcome To Galaga

Namco/Bandai digital comics publisher ShiftyLook have launced their  new strip, announced at NYCC, based on the game Galaga, from Ryan North, Christopher Hastings and Anthony Clark. Sequel to Galaxian, Galaga was a Space-Invaders style arcade game from the early eighties, …

ShiftyLook Moves Into Cartoons – Bravoman, Jim Zub, Scott Kurtz And More

ShiftyLook, the NAMCO/Bandai company that recreates classic games from their back catalogue as webcomics, in order to recreate them has brands has announced two new projects, at their panel at San Diego Comic Con. But rather than new webcomics, they …

San Diego PR Runaround – ShiftyLook To Toddland To Scott Pilgrim

From my inbox to your eyes… ShiftyLook: NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. (TYO: 7832), announced today a fun-filled weekend of special events to occur during the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con (held from July 12 …

Legend Of The Valkyrie By Jimmy Palmiotti And Justin Gray From ShiftyLook With New Time Crisis Art And Marv Wolfman Details From MCM London Expo

Stephen LAcey writes from London MCM Expo for Bleeding Cool, with more details an visuals about yesterday’s announcements; The big announcement from yesterday’s Shiftylook panel at the MCM Expo was that Marv Wolfman would be writing a webcomic for shiftylook.com …

ShiftyLook Comes To London. With A Few Friends.

BleedingCool has been following how ShiftyLook has been investing in the comics industry of late. How it has employed studios to create webcomics using known creator names to revive forgotten or unknown gaming brands from the Namco Bandai stable. And …

BC Mag #0: ShiftyLook

Bleeding Cool Magazine Article By Rich Johnston The comic industry has been looking for new funding models for quite some time. Advertising seems to have dropped off, customers are increasingly worried about skyrocketing prices, and piracy is on the rise. …

ShiftyLook Lines Up Webcomic Stars For Dig Dug

Bleeding Cool has been following ShiftyLook, the publisher created by Namco Bandai, to recreate arcade classics as webcomics, with an eye to revitalising their brands. The latest, announced on their podcast, is the game Dig Dug, being reinterpreted by a …

C2E2: ShiftyLook Launches Two New Webcomics With Jimmy Palmiotti And Jim Zubkavich

We’re pretty obsessed with ShiftyLook over here at Bleeding Cool. At the C2E2 panel that’s just concluded in Chicago, this Japanese company looking to translate less well known video games into comics, with an eye to reviving the games as …

ShiftyLook Launches New Web Comic, Scar, Based On Genpei Tōma Den

Bleeding Cool has been running a number of articles on ShiftyLook, the company set up by NAMCO Bandai to turn some of their older games into comic books with decent name talent, and then relaunch the games on the back …

What Is This ShiftyLook Thing And Why Should I Care?

Peter S. Svensson reports for Bleeding Cool. Eventually. Rob Pereyda is the craziest editor-in-chief in the industry, and you’re only now just hearing of him. ShiftyLook is his brainchild, a web comics venture that produces series based on (or incredibly …