Manga’s very bad month continues as it was revealed today that DC is shutting down its manga line, CMX. Rather than make any official announcement, DC released a statement to people who asked about the closure: Over the course of the last six years, CMX has brought a diverse list of titles to America and […]
By the time the New York Times gets around to spotting a trend, that usually means it’s something your grandma loves. IN this case, the recent manga implosion gives this New York Times spotlight on manga something of a more urgent undertone. The story focuses on budget cuts in the Queens library system, where the kids — of widely diverse ethnicities — have embraced the manga:
While Heroes is floating into that great TVLand in the broadcast spectrum — and become the target of a lawsuit by Jazan Wild over who thought of a carnival first — NBC is not abandoning the world of superheroes, as we reported yesterday. In keeping up with the times, they are swapping out a complicated, sci-fi tinged multi-character soap opera in the Lost manner, with a single character drama about a dad who wants to make things right. The synopsis sounds pretty lame:
Are the Con Wars East over, or at least moving into a new, less militarized phase? The Beatand his Wizard army has announced a MAJOR pullback from hostilities, moving the 2010 Big Apple Con, which has been scheduled directly opposite and 20 blocks north of the New York Comic-con on October 7-10, to October 1-3, a week earlier.