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Brace Yourselves, "Human Centipede" Has Inspired a Manga

Brace Yourselves, "Human Centipede" Has Inspired a Manga

"Human Centipede 3" may have been the "Final Sequence" on film, but now the infamous horror franchise has inspired a manga.

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" is the King of Manga Sales, Again

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" is the King of Manga Sales, Again

"One Piece" dominates Japan's 2015 sales chart! Manga writer Jinpachi Mori passes away. The pros and cons of ditching print for digital! Plus much more!

"GeGeGe No Kitaro" Creator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At Age 93

"GeGeGe No Kitaro" Creator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At Age 93

The beloved artist is known for his supernatural manga "GeGeGe No Kitaro" and his semi-autobiographical war story "Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths."

Comics A.M. - Michael Gross, Designer of "Ghostbusters" Logo, Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Michael Gross, Designer of "Ghostbusters" Logo, Passes Away

The artist, designer and film producer was 70. Two more men arrested in Japan for uploading manga. "Charlie Hebdo" responds to Paris attacks. Plus much more.

Comics A.M. - Three Arrested For Illegally Uploading "One Piece"

Comics A.M. - Three Arrested For Illegally Uploading "One Piece"

Japanese police charge three with copyright violations! Japan considers changes to copyright laws! Stan Lee talks "Amazing Fantastic Incredible"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Sandman: Overture" is Amazon's Best Comic of 2015

Comics A.M. - "Sandman: Overture" is Amazon's Best Comic of 2015

Amazon's editors name best comics and graphic novels of the year! Ben Towle talks "Oyster War"! War-themed manga regains popularity in Japan! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Cosplayers Run Afoul of UK Gun Laws at MCM Comic Con

Comics A.M. - Cosplayers Run Afoul of UK Gun Laws at MCM Comic Con

Some cosplayers had to hand in their fake guns! Observer/Jonathan Cape/Comica contest winners announced! Nakaba Suzuki talks "The Seven Deadly Sins"!

Comics A.M. - Inside DC Comics' Diversity Efforts

Comics A.M. - Inside DC Comics' Diversity Efforts

A look at the changes at DC Comics! Grand Rapids Comic Con warns about shady travel deals! Manga's big presence at New York Comic Con! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Tintin" Original Art Fetches $1.2 Million At Auction

Comics A.M. - "Tintin" Original Art Fetches $1.2 Million At Auction

Herge illustration for "The Blue Lotus" sells for $1.2 million. "Animal Crackers" creator Roger Bollen passes away. How to fight "con crud." "Tokyo Ghoul" makes a splash.

"Death Note" Creators Reveal First Color Art For "Platinum End"

"Death Note" Creators Reveal First Color Art For "Platinum End"

"Jump SQ" magazine has debuted color art by Takeshi Obata from his upcoming collaboration with his "Death Note" and "Bakuman" co-creator Tsugumi Ohba.

Comics A.M. - Japan's Kadokawa Expands Its Digital Reach

Comics A.M. - Japan's Kadokawa Expands Its Digital Reach

Kadokawa to relaunch BookWalker e-book platform! Tim Seeley talks "Batman: Eternal" and "Grayson"! "Zippy" creator Bill Griffith on "Invisible Ink"! Plus more!

"Death Note" Creators Reunite For New Manga "Platinum End"

"Death Note" Creators Reunite For New Manga "Platinum End"

Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, who created "Death Note" and "Bakuman," will launch "Platinum End" in November.

Comics A.M. - Artist Jay Scott Pike Passes Away At 91

Comics A.M. - Artist Jay Scott Pike Passes Away At 91

Jay Scott Pike drew "Jann of the Jungle," created DC's Dolphin. How long must you wait for the trade? Why don't we talk more about manga? Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Reigns In Bookstores Once Again

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Reigns In Bookstores Once Again

"Killing Joke's" deluxe edition tops bookstore sales for second month! Japan Manga Alliance forms to fight piracy in Thailand! An interview with Kelly Sue DeConnick!

"Attack On Titan" Publisher Kodansha Comics Debuts On comiXology

"Attack On Titan" Publisher Kodansha Comics Debuts On comiXology

ComiXology has announced a deal with the U.S. imprint of Japanese publisher Kodansha Ltd. to bring its manga titles to the digital platform.

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Reports $1.8 Million Loss

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Reports $1.8 Million Loss

After a profitable 2014, Wizard World says it lost $1.8 million in second quarter of 2015! Dark Horse licenses manga "Fate/Zero"! Archie exhibit heads home!

Comics A.M. - Japan's Comiket 88 Attracts 550,000

Comics A.M. - Japan's Comiket 88 Attracts 550,000

About 550,000 pour into Tokyo Big Sight for Comiket! Rhode Island Comic Con stumbles with press policy! What's the future hold for Vertigo, post-"Fables"?

Comics A.M. - Trade Deal Could Pose Threat To Fan Comics

Comics A.M. - Trade Deal Could Pose Threat To Fan Comics

How will Trans-Pacific Partnership affect doujinshi? Jailed Iranian cartoonist receives 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award! Kieron Gillen on "WicDiv"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Russian Translators Call For "Patriotic" Sound Effects

Comics A.M. - Russian Translators Call For "Patriotic" Sound Effects

How about “Khurt-Khurt!” instead of "Gulp!"? A look at the atomic bomb as a theme in manga! Paul Cornell talks "This Damned Band"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Kodansha Launches "Magazine Pocket" Manga App

Comics A.M. - Kodansha Launches "Magazine Pocket" Manga App

Free app includes exclusive spinoffs of "Fairy Tail" and "Ace of Diamond"! LINE Webtoon and Cold Stone Creamery partner for pop-up shop! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Spider-Man Toy Inventor Disappointed By Ruling

Comics A.M. - Spider-Man Toy Inventor Disappointed By Ruling

Inventor who sued Marvel addresses Supreme Court ruling! How manga publishers courted women! A look at "The League of Regrettable Superheroes"! More!

Comics A.M. - "Sherlock" Manga Releases Bilingual Edition

Comics A.M. - "Sherlock" Manga Releases Bilingual Edition

New edition of “A Study in Pink” intended for students of English! Special Edition: NYC reports 40% rise in attendance! Five great untranslated manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - ReedPOP Expands to Austria With Vienna Comic Con

Comics A.M. - ReedPOP Expands to Austria With Vienna Comic Con

Vienna Comic Con to kick off in November! Cartoonist Alison Bechdel on becoming “suddenly mainstream"! The joys and challenges of translating manga!

Comics A.M. - A Look At Banned Manga, From "Death Note" To "Ultraman"

Comics A.M. - A Look At Banned Manga, From "Death Note" To "Ultraman"

A rundown of some manga titles banned around the world! How one retailer markets children's and all-ages comics! The problem with DC’s new Super Hero Girls line!

President Obama Thanks Japan For Giving Us Manga and Anime

President Obama Thanks Japan For Giving Us Manga and Anime

Welcoming the Japanese prime minister to the White House, President Obama offered America's thanks for karaoke, karate, anime, manga and emojis.

Comics A.M. - Ron Richards Leaves Image Comics

Comics A.M. - Ron Richards Leaves Image Comics

Richards was hired in 2013 as director of business development. Japanese teacher charged with illegally uploading manga. A look back at Dell Comics. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Artist Stands By Controversial "Gun Culture" Cartoon

Comics A.M. - Artist Stands By Controversial "Gun Culture" Cartoon

Milt Priggee says his goal was to make readers think critically about gun culture. A look at the North American manga industry. Daniel Clowes talks "Eightball."

Comics A.M. - "Inu x Boku SS" Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Has Died

Comics A.M. - "Inu x Boku SS" Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Has Died

The 31-year-old manga artist started her career at age 15. Jennifer de Guzman leaves Image Comics! Dallas Middaugh joins Crunchyroll! A look at recolored reprints!

Reflecting On The End Of "Blade Of The Immortal"

Reflecting On The End Of "Blade Of The Immortal"

With the conclusion of Hiroaki Samura’s samurai tale, Dark Horse editor Philip Simon discusses how the manga, and the manga market, changed in the past 20 years.

Comics A.M. - Mile High To Hold Auction For Family Of Teen Driver

Comics A.M. - Mile High To Hold Auction For Family Of Teen Driver

Store to help with burial costs of teen killed when car crashed into building. Tokyo man charged with pirating manga! Interviews with Ted Adams and Gail Simone!

Dark Horse to Release "Planetes" Omnibus, and You Should Definitely Read It

Dark Horse to Release "Planetes" Omnibus, and You Should Definitely Read It

This December, Dark Horse will release Makoto Yukimura's fantastic sci-fi manga "Planetes" as an omnibus, returning the acclaimed series to print.

Comics A.M. - Parent To Appeal School District's "Palomar" Ruling

Comics A.M. - Parent To Appeal School District's "Palomar" Ruling

New Mexico parent insists Gilbert Hernandez book doesn't belong in high school library! Manga that borrow from U.S. and European culture! Plus more!

Lianne Sentar on Marketing to the "Female Gaze"

Lianne Sentar on Marketing to the "Female Gaze"

The co-founder of Chromatic Press talks with ROBOT 6 about OEL manga, fandom and the growth of the digital magazine "Sparkler Monthly."

Comics A.M. - SDCC Parking Moves To Lottery System

Comics A.M. - SDCC Parking Moves To Lottery System

Change affects convention center and six nearby lots! A look at Dark Horse's manga line! Chip Zdarsky talks "Howard the Duck" and more1

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Drives Manga Sales Turnaround

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Drives Manga Sales Turnaround

Manga market in North America sees second year of growth! Black Mask Studios launches YouTube channel! Why is eBay deleting Marvel digital code listings?

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Viz Media executive talks sales, manga market! "Barney & Clyde" creators explain their "not-Muhammad" strip! A report from ComicsPRO meeting! Plus more!

Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Father of the Gekiga Style of Manga, Dead at Age 79

Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Father of the Gekiga Style of Manga, Dead at Age 79

Beloved for his revolutionary work in manga, including the autobiographical A Drifting Life, Tatsumi passed away on Friday, March 6th.

Comics A.M. - Do Kids Still Actually Read Comic Strips?

Comics A.M. - Do Kids Still Actually Read Comic Strips?

"Big Nate" creator says yes, just not in newspapers! Jeremy Holt on the origin of "Southern Dog"! Viz acquires "Bloody Mary" and "Honey So Sweet"!

Comics A.M. - CBLDF Responds To "Palomar" Library Challenge

Comics A.M. - CBLDF Responds To "Palomar" Library Challenge

CBLDF questions reporting, district policy in New Mexico case! A look at manga sales trends in Japan and U.S.! Mark Waid on "Star Wars: Princess Leia"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Koran Gets Manga Adaptation In Japan

Comics A.M. - The Koran Gets Manga Adaptation In Japan

East Press releases Koran manga adaptation! Ecuadorian cartoonist, paper ordered to apologize for making fun of politician's stutter! Garry Trudeau honored!

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