Category Archives: Manga
Patrick Macias is in town for a bit — still jet-lagged — and is giving a talk, “Otaku Power: Trivia, Desire, and Transformation,” at Temple University this Friday (March 13, 18:30). More details here.
Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow covers the new Bat-Manga collection, an anthology of Batman manga produced in the sixties, edited by Chip Kidd.
Well, the title says it all: Marxy and Macias, together again, this time for a new NÃ©ojaponisme podcast covering the topic of “Cool Japan.” I’m just waiting for the them to take their shtick on the road.
Next up for Naoki Urasawa (Monster, 20th Century Boys), a new manga series called Billy Bat in which he supposedly brings back a “lost American Hero” from the forties. The new series will appear in Kodansha’s Morning comics magazine, starting … Continue reading
A bit of craziness at this weekend’s Comike it seems. Police arrested a 20-year-old unemployed man from central Japan on Friday morning for allegedly threatening online to throw a grenade at the ongoing Comic Market (Comike) dÅjinshi convention. Hiroyuki Kageyama, … Continue reading
After 21 years in print, publisher Shogakukan’s Young Sunday comics magazine is calling it quits. Anime News Network has details on what will happen to all of its manga titles — most of them are heading to Big Comic Spirits.
Some good news for fans of the works of Junko Mizuno. Publisher Last Gasp and Patrick Macias’ jaPRESS are translating the Fancy Gigolo Pelu manga. It should be out in spring of next year.