Viz Comic To Put Jimmy Savile On The Cover Of Their Christmas Issue

Viz Comic, one of the best selling comics in Britain, is to celebrate Christmas by putting the late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, now revealed by the media as a serial child abuser, on their cover portrayed by regular Viz media character Roger Mellie, The Man On The Telly. Now then, now then,

Tuesday Runaround – Helping Tony DeZuniga

As it's in the Philippines, it's out of the reach of HERO and the like. But Tony DeZuniga is in need of your help. His wife writes; It's really tough since Tony doesn't have insurance here. The medication is very expensive and hospital bill is paid cash 90% Our daily bill is around $1,500 even […]

Ken Sasaki, New President And CEO Of Viz Media

In two days, Ken Sasaki will be appointed the new President and CEO of Viz Media, America's biggest manga publisher, succeeding Hidemi Fukuhara, who will becoming Vice Chairman of the company. Sasaki has been with the company since 2008 and has been promoted from Senior Vice President and General Manager, where he led the recent […]

Viz Comic Gives You A Digital Sample

Viz is Britain's best selling comic, selling to adults, from the top shelf of many a newsstand. It's a heady mix of social satire and sexual parodies of classic children's comics, with a series of Onion-like parodies of modern newspapers and the kind of feature stories they run, with little journalistic merit. It's also very […]

One Piece Goes Ahead-Of-Day-And-Date-Digital

It is the best selling comic book in the world, each volume selling millions in their first week on sale in Japan. And today volume 59 of One Piece is released digitally in English at the same time as the print version is published in the USA. And so is volume 60, but only digitally. […]

Unveiling The Cover To Viz Comic's The Cleveland Steamer (VIDEO)

Viz Comic has been going for thirty years, with comic strips satirising every aspect of British life, playing off the styles of children's comics from the creators' respective childhoods. Every year they release compilation annuals of some of the year's best work, each collection given a euphemistic title. This year's volume entitled The Cleveland Steamer […]

Never Mind The Bollocks – An Etymology Of A Swear Word

Time to put the spoiler hat on for anyone who hasn't read the final issue of Brightest Day. And who hasn't been spoiled reading Comics Alliance, Newsarama and the like. And so who hasn't realised that the final few pages see the return of yet another Vertigo character to the DC Universe that bore them, […]

Tuesday Runaround – Comics On The Brain And Viz On The iPad

HackWatch: Heroes actress Brea Grant dressing as Cassie Hack from Hack/Slash for Hallowe'en. GeekWatch: Jonathan Ross evangelises the joys of geekdom in The Sun and reveals an upcoming Pokemon cosplay costume. And it's all to promote the charity money-raising Geek Calendar. Hmm. A feel another post coming on. PromotionWatch: In a rare flurry of corporate […]

Numbercrunching: Viz Comic #200

The longest running adult comic book in Britain, Viz Comic has just hit issue 200. A true milestone for this bi-monthly/ten times a year magazine. A mixture between classic children's comics but through the adolescent/adult mix, social satire and a keen appreciation for worldplay, Viz is the natural successor to the likes of Oz – […]