Jane Upson looks at manga series based around the subject of bullying.
A brief beginner’s guide to manga, from Jane Upson.
Action Lab’s charming, Eisner-nominated all-ages series is a much needed parody of the gender roles played in fairy tales and high fantasy fiction. It’s also very, very funny.
Japanese fur suit mascots: A strange amalgam of hometown pride and cost-saving measures Press Release: The adoration of mythical creatures and popular anime characters is nothing new in Japan, but kigurumi, roughly translated as “fur suit mascots,” is a growing pastime that is also a marketing tool. An oversized daikon radish, a skiing egg, a […]
2010, Slave Labor Graphics Story, Art: Shari Chankhamma Some buggers get all the luck, eh? Or at least they do in The Sisters’ Luck, a graphic novel by Thai artist Shari Chankhamma (The Clarence Principle) in which luck is a visible energy that individuals unconsciously exchange and attract. Enter twin sisters Umbra and Untumbra, who […]
The London MCM Expo has just announced a number of comic book creators that will be attending the Comic Village region of its 29-30th May 2010 show. From the press release: Stars returning to Excel this May include Ben Templesmith, Svetlana Chmakova, Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen, while we’ll also be seeing a host of […]