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 […]

Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 cover by Stan Sakai and Tom Luth

Usagi Yojimbo the Hidden #1 Review: Historical Context Mired by Tone Problems

A pair of riders make their way into the city while being pursued by a larger group. Unfortunately, the pair are tracked down and killed. Inspector Ishida and Usagi Yojimbo investigate the murder later. The inspector believes this is related to the arrival of a religious group called “Kirishitans” that have spread throughout the land. […]

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Deadpool is the Latest Manga Realization Figure From Bandai

Deadpool will become the latest release in the Bandai Manga Realization line of figures. Coming out in July, the figure will feature tons of articulation and a wise variety of accessories. Those will include three different pairs of eyes, interchangeable hands, katanas, and two pistols.  The figure is available for preorder now. A Japanese take […]

Too Old To Die Young: Amazon Taps Billy Baldwin For New Crime Series

Writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn (Neon Demon, Drive) took to Instagram to announce actor Billy Baldwin (Backdraft, Dirt Sexy Money) has joined the cast of the upcoming Amazon original crime drama series, Too Old to Die Young. Written by series director Refn and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld), Baldwin will star alongside Miles Teller (Whiplash, Thank […]

Titan To Publish New Samurai Tale From Di Giorgio And Genet

This March, Titan Comics will be releasing Samurai: The Isle with No Name from Jean-François Di Giorgio and Frédéric Genêt. This new series picks up right after the previous Samurai stories and follows Takeo on a new adventure. The first issue will be released with covers by Genêt and Kabuki creator David Mack. SAMURAI #1 WRITER: […]

Preview The Art Of Jean-Francois Di Giorgio’s Samurai From Titan Comics

Titan Comics will be publishing a series previously published by Marvel Comics this September. Written by Jean-François Di Giorgio, with art by Frédéric Genet, the Samurai collected edition tells the story of one Samurai’s quest for answers in a brutal world. Set in feudal Japan, the story follows Takeo, who has finally achieved his dream of […]