The Tokyo Olympic Committee Is Planning A Manga Parade For 2020

We still remember that crazy moment at the Olympics in Rio when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe transformed into Mario to announce that the 2020 games would take place in Tokyo. Well, it turns out his choice to be Mario wasn’t completely random after all. According to the Japan Times, former Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori,… Read More The Tokyo Olympic Committee Is Planning A Manga Parade For 2020

Mister Miracle spirals out of control in his dazzling new comic

The team behind The Sheriff Of Babylon work their winning charm on Mister Miracle There’s a real temptation to just tell people to read Mitch Gerads and Tom King’s Mister Miracle #1 (DC) and leave it at that. This team is a solid one with a lot of skill, and after their work on The Sheriff Of Babylon… Read More Mister Miracle spirals out of control in his dazzling new comic

Marvel is working on a Lagos-set Venomverse comic with sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor can now add comic book writer to her esteemed resume. The Nigerian-American science fiction writer and 2016 Quartz Africa Innovator announced on Twitter that she’ll be penning an eight-page comic for Marvel’s forthcoming Venomverse anthology, which is slated to come out in September 2017. Set in Lagos, the comic will feature a girl… Read More Marvel is working on a Lagos-set Venomverse comic with sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor

Gosho Aoyama’s “Detective Conan” Manga Reaches Its 1,000th Chapter This Week

In the latest 37th/38th combined issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday released today in Japan, 54-year-old manga artist Gosho Aoyama’s representative mystery manga series Meitantei Conan/Detective Conan (or Case Closed in some countries) reaches its memorial 1,000th chapter. It also becomes the first title to run for more than 1,000 chapters in the 58-year-old manga… Read More Gosho Aoyama’s “Detective Conan” Manga Reaches Its 1,000th Chapter This Week

Game Of Thrones Characters Get Cameos In Attack On Titan Manga

Hajime Isayama is a noted Game of Thrones fan. Chapter 96 of the Attack on Titan manga arrives this week, and it contains some pretty cool Game of Thrones cameos. The author, Hajime Isayama, is known for being a Game of Thrones fan; last year, he did a 60-hour binge-watch of the hugely popular show.… Read More Game Of Thrones Characters Get Cameos In Attack On Titan Manga

Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV

Netflix Inc on Monday said it has bought comics publisher Millarworld, bringing on board renowned comic book writer Mark Millar and a host of character franchises it can mine for TV shows and movies. It is the first acquisition by Netflix, the 20-year-old streaming-video pioneer that is building a library of original series and films… Read More Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV

With a comic book reading app, TBS Planet aims to make graphic novels mainstream

Have graphic novels and comic books come of age in India? In this digital age of Snapchat and Instagram stories, the interest in reading books offline seems to be dipping. But can comic book apps engage and hook readers and help them enjoy the best of both worlds? Bengaluru-based Thought Bubble Studios (TBS) aspires to… Read More With a comic book reading app, TBS Planet aims to make graphic novels mainstream

Manga Artist Yusuke Murata Draws Spider-Man For Movie Poster

Yusuke Murata is a Japanese manga artist known for drawing the digital manga remake of One’s One-Punch Man, and for the football manga Eyeshield 21. But his latest illustration is American superhero comic icon Spider-Man, for a movie poster promoting Spider-Man: Homecoming in Japan. The poster comes from Japan’s official Spider-Man movie twitter account, and… Read More Manga Artist Yusuke Murata Draws Spider-Man For Movie Poster

Watch Preview Video for “Attack on Titan” Manga 23rd Volume!

As with its previous volumes, Kodansha has posted a 50-second PV for the upcoming 23rd volume of Hajime Isayama’s mega hit manga series Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan on its official YouTube channel. The latest volume is set to be released in two editions on August 9 in Japan. The 2,268 yen limited edition comes… Read More Watch Preview Video for “Attack on Titan” Manga 23rd Volume!

GET COMICAL

Tickle your funny bone with a festival that celebrates comics and more, says MALLIKA SARNA   What started as a fun-filled weekend is now back as a month-long celebration. Comic Con India organises pop culture events in five cities across the country which feature comics, merchandise, international guests, gaming and cosplay.  For the past two years,… Read More GET COMICAL

Hitman (The Video Game) Gets a Comic Adaption and Origin in October

The Hitman video game franchise goes back to 2000 and with two different film adaptions, so the odds are at least even that you’ve heard of it. If not, it’s a game about Agent 47 (or just “47”), an elite hitman who’s been cloned from the enhanced DNA of five master criminals. The comic will… Read More Hitman (The Video Game) Gets a Comic Adaption and Origin in October