§ The Oklahoma Cartoonists Collection (OCC) recently has added 1,000 newly donated comics related materials, including works by noted Oklahomans Kate Worley (Roger Rabbit, Wonder Woman), Sam Cobean (New Yorker cartoons), Doug Marlette (Tulsa World editorial cartoonist), Al McWilliams (Blazing Combat), John Romita (Spider-Man), and Al Capp (Lil Abner comic strip parody of Dick Tracy).

Most of the materials were the donations of Jon Suter, a former librarian at East Central University in Ada who is credited as being among the earliest major collectors of comic books and strips in Oklahoma and by Michael Vance, a Tulsa writer of comic strips and books.

§ According to GamersHell.com:
The U.S. will be the first country to experience Manga Fighter
OnNet USA and OnNet Korea today announced they have reached a licensing agreement for Manga Fighter to be released in the US in the second half of 2007. Manga Fighter is a Massively Multiplayer Online Shooting game (third person shooter) with a twist. Players will join other combatants in a 3D manga-style world and will have the choice of multiple modes of combat and character customization. The game style allows for fast and intense combat, but with a fresh manga-style look.

§ Interesting story on real life robots on the battlefield Via Kottke.


  1. Oh, I getcha, I’m hip, I dig. I’d forgot those even existed. I had a good run of them at some point, though I could never figure out why they chose to swap out Eddie Valiant for the Steve Rogers lookalike.