Mahou Shonen Breakfast Club Webcomic Controversy and “Do You Have to be Japanese to Draw Manga?”

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Featured, News | 15 comments

A Twitter recap of a discussion about the discontinued Mahou Shonen Breakfast Club webcomic, culture, comics, appropriation and how it affects global comics creators who are influenced by Japanese manga.

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VIDEO: Yusuke Murata Draws One-Punch Man at International Manga Festa 2014

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

Manga artist Yusuke Murata (Eyeshield 21, One Punch Man) did a quick sketch of Saitama from One Punch Man at International Manga Festa 2014 in Tokyo. See a quick 5 minute video of him in action.

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Interview: Dan Vado Talks About Moving APE to San Jose

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Events, Interviews, News | 1 comment

Slave Labor Graphics publisher Dan Vado talks about taking over the Alternative Press Expo (APE) in 2015, and moving the indie comics show to San Jose.

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Tezuka Fans Talk Back About Digital Manga Kickstarter Campaign

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Featured, News | 1 comment

Manga fans are balking at Digital Manga Kickstarter campaign to publish over 31 volumes of manga by Osamu Tezuka. Is it too ambitious to succeed?

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Coming Soon: New Tezuka Manga Kickstarter from Digital Manga

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Featured, News | 1 comment

Digital Manga Publishing recently announced a new Kickstarter campaign to publish over 31 volumes of manga from six series by Osamu Tezuka, including Three-Eyed One and Alabaster.

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NYCC 2014: How To Write Believable Female Characters in Comics

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Featured, News | 2 comments

It all started with a simple question asked at NY Comic-Con 2014: “How do you create believable female comics characters?” The responses from comics pros and fans was… fascinating to say the least.

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