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Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Returns With First Books in Five Years

Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Returns With First Books in Five Years

Tokyopop to release manga tie-ins to Disney properties! Local Comic Shop Day returns in November! 10 comics about mother-child relationships!

Comics A.M. - Mom Fights to Sell "Supermanny" Comic to Benefit Disabled Son

Comics A.M. - Mom Fights to Sell "Supermanny" Comic to Benefit Disabled Son

Trademark issues may trip up fundraising plans. British artist Shirley Bellwood passes away. Earthquakes delay next installment of "Yona of the Dawn."

Comics A.M. - New "Cardcaptor Sakura" Manga to Launch in June

Comics A.M. - New "Cardcaptor Sakura" Manga to Launch in June

CLAMP revisits hit shoujo manga! "The Sandman: Overture" among Hugo nominees! Interviews with Simon Hanselmann and Robb Armstrong! More!

Comics A.M. -- Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins PEN Literary Award

Comics A.M. -- Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins PEN Literary Award

"Black Panther" writer honored for his memoir! Ryan North talks "Squirrel Girl"! What's the best way to buy your digital manga? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa Buys 51% Stake in Yen Press

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa Buys 51% Stake in Yen Press

Japanese publisher buys controlling interest in U.S. manga imprint! Cartoonist William Hamilton passes away. Plus much more!

"Attack on Titan" Debuts Same-Day Digital Release in English

"Attack on Titan" Debuts Same-Day Digital Release in English

New chapters of Hajime Isayama's hit manga, and 16 other Kodansha titles, will debut on comiXology and Kindle the same day they're released in Japan.

Manga Series "Death Note" Feature Adaptation Eyed by Netflix

Manga Series "Death Note" Feature Adaptation Eyed by Netflix

Netflix is in top bidding for an adaptation film based on the Manga series "Death Note," which has also cast its lead as "Paper Towns" Nat Wolff.

Comics A.M. - New York City Considers Restricting Costumed Characters

Comics A.M. - New York City Considers Restricting Costumed Characters

NYC legislation would crack down on Times Square performers! Cartoonist Larry Katzman passes away. Japanese fans recommend manga, anime!

Ohio Middle-School Student Suspended Over "Death Note" Booklet

Ohio Middle-School Student Suspended Over "Death Note" Booklet

School officials are reassuring parents there's no danger to students following the discovery of a "Death Note"-inspired list.

Comics A.M. - Japan Plans to Build National Manga Museum

Comics A.M. - Japan Plans to Build National Manga Museum

Japan's "Manga National Museum" will focus on manga, anime and games! Veteran artist Augie Scotto dies at 88. "Sikh Captain America" takes on Trump!

These Manga-Inspired Chairs Are All About the Speed Lines

These Manga-Inspired Chairs Are All About the Speed Lines

A Japanese design studio has created a series of 50 chairs, each representing a different visual element from manga.

Comics A.M. - Suspect Arrested in Attempted "Magic" Card Robbery

Comics A.M. - Suspect Arrested in Attempted "Magic" Card Robbery

21-year-old charged with aggravated robbery! What's behind the rise of U.S. manga sales? AfterShock hires Mike Zagari! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Manga Sales in North America Gain Momentum

Comics A.M. - Manga Sales in North America Gain Momentum

Manga sales rose 13% in first eight months of 2015! World Book Day chief defends kids dressing as Disney or comic characters! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Tokyo Ghoul" Bites Into Bookstore Sales Chart

Comics A.M. - "Tokyo Ghoul" Bites Into Bookstore Sales Chart

"Tokyo Ghoul" leads February bookstore sales! A look at Dark Horse's manga line! Ex-"Charlie Hebdo" cartoonist files libel lawsuit! Plus more!

Titan to Bring "Sherlock" Manga to U.S. and U.K.

Titan to Bring "Sherlock" Manga to U.S. and U.K.

The manga adaptation of BBC's "Sherlock: A Study in Pink" will at last by published in English by Titan Comics.

Comics A.M. - "Vinland Saga" Could End U.S. Release With Vol. 7

Comics A.M. - "Vinland Saga" Could End U.S. Release With Vol. 7

Kodansha Comics might stop publishing "Vinland Saga" in U.S.! Neil Gaiman talks "Sandman"! Cheyenne, Wyoming, is getting its own comics convention!

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!

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