Mega Man Mastermix #1 cover by Hitoshi Ariga

Mega Man Mastermix #1 Review: Fun Homage to the Classic Franchise

Dr. Light is a scientist who has perfected the art of creating service robots to help run the infrastructure of the world. Among these robots are Rock and Roll, a pair of robots resembling young children who live with him and help with his day-to-day life. One day, almost every robot in the world goes […]

Middle-Eastern Artists

New Udon Art Book, Epilogue, Showcases Middle-Eastern Artists

A new art book from Udon Entertainment aims to celebrate and raise awareness of talent from the Middle East. Called Epilogue: Illustration and Concept Art of the Middle East, the book showcases original works drawing from international inspiration as well as local culture. The book is set to come out this month, while Donald Trump […]

Mega man Reprints

Udon’s Hitoshi Ariga Mega Man Reprints Will Be An 80-Page Quarterly Series, In Color

Udon has revealed some more details about their upcoming series of Mega Man reprints launching in January, as first revealed in their January solicitations. Mega Man Mastermix will be a quarterly series, with each issue featuring reprints of Hitoshi Ariga‘s classic Mega Man comics with colors added for the first time by Josh Perez. The […]

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Megaman Back In Comics In Color With Mastermix #1 In Udon January 2018 Solicits

Megaman returns to comics with Udon’s Megaman Mastermix #1‘ s reprint. This time, it’s in full color by original writer/artist Hitoshi Ariga. This will be the first time the character has seen print in the US since the hiatus from Archie Comics, the previous Megaman publisher. It will be out January 24th, 2018. Udon also returns to re-finish its first series, Street […]

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UDON To Reprint Original Street Fighter Comics In 99 Cent Reloaded Editions

Environmentally conscious UDON has embraced the concept of recycling, announcing a re-release of their original Street Fighter series as Street Fighter Reloaded. What’s old is new again. There comes a time in the life cycle of every object of entertainment when it goes from being obsolete to retro. We first witnessed this concept in the […]

From Strip To Script – Street Fighter: Legends

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Street Fighter’s one of those endeavors where my enthusiasm’s always exceeded my talent, but ah well. I’ve been a fan […]

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 game IP launched big, recruited talent, had a large presence at comic conventions, but that […]

Swipe File: Burn The Orphanage And The Art Of Udon

On the left, a page from the Art Of Udon by Jeff Cruz, celebrating the work of comics game designers and those inspired by them at Udon. And on the right, a panel from Burn The Orphanage #1 by Sina Grace which shipped this week from Image Comics. Which has its own video game inspiration, […]

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 knew it. Many jokes were cracked. They were going to give out things! Many things! […]

Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con

My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he’d just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we would! Mark Smylie, for those of you who are not aware, is the founder of […]

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 loosely inspired by) vintage and new videogames. Namco Bandai, the Japanese mega corporation which produces […]

Udon Step Up Over Late Books

Udon Entertainment are one of a number of publishers who have a history of playing fast and loose with schedules for their books. Citing a mixture of translation issues, artistic delays, approval processes, customs issues, technical issues and attention to detail. But they’ve decided to do something about it and are instigating the following procedures. […]

Preview: Udon Entertainment’s Random Veus by Jeff Cruz

Udon Entertainment used to work on books like Street Fighter for Devil’s Due, before leaving the publisher and publishing the comics themselves such as Rival Schools and their own Darkstalkers, and then… they stopped. Moving back into design and development. Well now they’re back. Launching a series of oversized original graphic novels this summer, starting […]