Viz announces NEW Urasawa in English – MASTER KEATON

Viz announces NEW Urasawa in English – MASTER KEATONhttp://ift.tt/1kvHFH6 Tweet Naoki Urasawa is probably the greatest living genre cartoonist. Sorry ya’ll but it’s all true. Combining dense, suspenseful plotlines with thrilling, heart stopping artwork that never sacrifices character, he’s just the master. He’s even won an Eisner Award.Works in English, all published by Viz include […]

Jen Sorensen wins the Herblock Prize

Jen Sorensen wins the Herblock Prizehttp://ift.tt/1kvHCLF Tweet Jen Sorenson has become the first woman to win the Herblock Prize, awarded each year to an editorial cartoonist “to encourage editorial cartooning as an essential tool for preserving the rights of the American people through freedom of speech and the right of expression.” Along with the praise, […]

Moyoco Anno is coming to TCAF with INSUFFICIENT DIRECTION

Moyoco Anno is coming to TCAF with INSUFFICIENT DIRECTIONhttp://ift.tt/1jPhjgC Tweet Josei Manga superstar Moyoco Anno is comif to this year’s TCAF. WOOT! It’s her second US convention—she appeared at New York Comic Con in 2012—and the fact she’s back for more is pretty exciting. (Melinda Beasi interviewed her for the Beat here.) Deb Aoki has […]

Steve McQueen and John Ridley may be feuding, but you can still buy Ridley’s The American Way

Steve McQueen and John Ridley may be feuding, but you can still buy Ridley’s The American Wayhttp://ift.tt/1iawQdr Tweet The Wrap has all the background on that beef between director Steve McQueen and screenwriter John Ridley, who both won Oscars for 12 Years a Slave the other night but somehow managed to forget to thank one […]

Viz announces NEW Urasawa in English – MASTER KEATON

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Naoki Urasawa is probably the greatest living genre cartoonist. Sorry ya’ll but it’s all true. Combining dense, suspenseful plotlines with thrilling, heart stopping artwork that never sacrifices character, he’s just the master. He’s even won an Eisner Award.Works in English, all published by Viz include MONSTER, PLUTO and 20th CENTURY BOYS. And now, MASTER KEATON, an early (pre-Monster) work from 1988 about a heroic insurance investigator who goes around using his archaeological skills to solve mysteries. SOLD. The series was co-written by Hokusei Katsushika and Takashi Nagasaki.

Jen Sorensen wins the Herblock Prize

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Jen Sorenson has become the first woman to win the Herblock Prize, awarded each year to an editorial cartoonist “to encourage editorial cartooning as an essential tool for preserving the rights of the American people through freedom of speech and the right of expression.” Along with the praise, it offers a $15,000 prize. Sorenson’s Slowpoke […]

Agents of SHIELD gets a second chance tonight with Paxton, potential excitement

Agents of SHIELD gets a second chance tonight with Paxton, potential excitementhttp://ift.tt/1aX3O83 Tweet Agents of SHIELD—or as we call it here, that’s So Coulson—is returning from an Olympics break tonight, and it’s kind of do or die, and the producers know it. Launched with tremendous fanfare the program has managed to present a dull bunch […]

Moyoco Anno is coming to TCAF with INSUFFICIENT DIRECTION

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Josei Manga superstar Moyoco Anno is comif to this year’s TCAF. WOOT! It’s her second US convention—she appeared at New York Comic Con in 2012—and the fact she’s back for more is pretty exciting. (Melinda Beasi interviewed her for the Beat here.) Deb Aoki has all the reasons you should be aware of Anno’s amazing […]