“The Art of NAOKI URASAWA” runs at Japan House Los Angeles (6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. 90028) from January 23 to March 28, 2019 Legendary manga artist Naoki Urasawa will drop by Japan House January 23 for a rare book signing and sold out talk to kick off “The Art of NAOKI URASAWA.” Frederick […]
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FIBD #45 is just a memory now but it seems to be a pleasant one for most people who attended. The hanging out and eating wonderful three hour dinners was just fine, as usual, but the show had none of the mortifying faux pas of the past few years and serious things were taken seriously. […]
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.