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Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike has Passed Away

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

Kazuo Koike, the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub (along with artist Goseki Kojima) and one of the most prolific creators of manga, has died. His official Twitter account and various news outlets reported that Koike, 82, was hospitalized for pneumonia and passed away on Wednesday. Koike is the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub […]




New Lone Wolf And Cub: A Classic Continues – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: [*Warning: Spoilers below!] The wait is over. The first volume of the official sequel to Lone Wolf and Cub has finally come out in English. The original series is something you probably know by now: a samurai wanders feudal Japan with his young son earning his keep as an assassin-for-hire while waging […]

Lone Wolf & Cub Creator Kazuo Koike’s Tip To Writers

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: At NYCC, Lone Wolf & Cub creator Kazuo Koike offered a pro-tip for writers and aspiring writers who struggle to write their stories: Create the villain first. For Koike, once a writer has a well-defined villain with motives and the antagonism he or she might wreck, it gives something […]

Kazuo Koike To Write Even More Lone Wolf & Cub… Lots More

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool:  During a roundtable interview with other manga masters to highlight Wikia’s Masters of Animanga project, Lone Wolf & Cub creator Kazuo Koike revealed that he was far from done with the series and is writing even more sequels. This is probably not news to manga readers in Japan, but […]

Lone Wolf & Cub Will Continue In New Sequel LOOK! IT MOVES NYCC SPECIAL Series

Dark Horse officially confirmed that they are currently translating the sequel to classic Samurai manga series Lone Wolf & Cub for release in 2014. New Lone Wolf & Cub, or Shin Kozure Okami, is written by original series creator Kazuo Koike and drawn by Hideki Mori.  The artist of the original series Goseki Kojima having […]

Pop Culture Hounding SDCC With Kazuo Koike, Corey Taylor, JR And The 315, With Added Orbiting Pods

[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podpress_trac/web/2212/0/PCHPodcastEpisode49.mp3] By Chris Thompson I’ve just returned from the madness that is San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), and that can only mean one thing … interviews! Now I must warn you – most of this stuff is raw and unedited – but there’s some great discussions which really capture the vibe of the convention and surrounding […]

No Manga Is Safe: Justin Lin Attached to Big Screen Adaptation Of Lone Wolf and Cub

Fans breathed a sigh of relief when Warner Bros shut down production on an Americanized big screen version of Akira, but that was short-lived as the studio began work on Bleach instead. And now other film companies are jumping on the Japanese manga bandwagon. Deadline reports Kamala Films have acquired the rights to 1970s Kazuo […]