Exploring Relationship in a Gothic Setting in Nagabe’s The Girl from the Other Side, Siúil a Rún
It’s been a whirlwind year for manga fans.
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Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection Cartoonist: Junji Ito Translator: Jocelyne Allen English Adaptation: Nick Mamatas Touch-up Artist and Letterer: James Dashiell Junji Ito’s original body of work often turns its human characters inside out to show how monstrous we truly are. In Uzumaki, he turns an obsession to spiral shapes into a metaphor on how […]
Tis the season for creepy comics, and horror master Junji Ito is as disturbing as ever.
Beck creator Harold Sakuishi made a very rare US appearance at NYCC and we got a chance to talk to him.
by Erica Friedman The panel was moderated by Ben Applegate, Editor at Kodansha, with guests David Lopez (All-New Wolverine), Alex de Campi (Archie vs Predator, Twisted Romance), Genevieve Valentine (Catwoman) Brenden Fletcher (Motorcrush, Batgirl) and Alejandro Arbona (Editor of Ghost in the Shell: GNN) Applegate started with a discussion of the new deluxe edition of Ghost in the Shell, published in Japanese style, with box, art prints, and all of Shirow’s color […]
By Erica Friedman Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊 Kōkaku Kidōtai), the 1989 comic by Masamune Shirow, adapted into the genre-defining anime directed Mamoru Oshii, is arguably the franchise best known for shaping our ideas of a networked virtual society. Kodansha USA, which published a successful Attack on Titan comic anthology in 2015, is launching an official […]
by Erica Friedman Manga has gone mainstream and these days its common to see manga sections on library shelves and in classrooms. The ALA has been on board with graphic novels for a decade and published guides to manga like Understanding Manga and Anime, CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices have been positioned […]
This high school pitcher struck out his childhood friend to advance to the state championships. Instead of celebrating with his teammates, he did this: (via @b757fo_jim) pic.twitter.com/LIu2OqOLLQ — ESPN (@espn) June 11, 2018 The enormous success of Check Please, Ngozi Ukazu’s boy’s love hockey dramedy, is but the tip of a very large iceberg of […]