In 2010, Canadian customs officers discovered manga images on vacationing U.S. citizen Ryan Matheson's laptop and found them offensive enough to throw him in jail. Matheson contended those images were mainstream drawings from art books, but he was accused of possessing child pornography and spent days in jail before making bail
I'll come clean with you guys: I've always found Pokémon to be a little bit creepy. First off, there's the concept of forced animal fighting, and the fact those creatures are kept in little red-and-white balls. Then, there are the
If you've ever thought, "I like The Simpsons well enough, but I wish it had more psychic superpowers and people's arms being shot off," artists Ryan Humphrey and James Harvey have the mash-up comic for you: Bartkira.
After seeing Humphrey's initial draw
Anime News Network and Adam Warren have confirmed the passing of Toren Smith, the Canadian writer and editor who was perhaps more responsible than any other single individual for bringing Japanese comics to generations of English-speaking readers. As the founder of translation outfit Studio Proteus, Smith worked on the first English versions of such classic manga as Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Astro Boy, Appleseed, Blade of the Immortal and Lone Wolf and Cub. It's been said that Hayao Miyazaki p
It looks like Viz has solidified its Pokémon plans for 2013 as three new all-ages volumes continuing established pocket monster narratives are set to arrive along the course of this spring and summer. First up is Momota Inoue's manga adaptation of the recently localized Pokémon The Movie: Kyurem V
An Israeli ambassador to Japan was disturbed to discover that manga publisher East Press had produced a comic book adaptation of Mein Kampf, the 1945 autobiography-cum-manifesto of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. Part of a series of adap
Lately, you may have noticed that the staff here at ComicsAlliance has been getting into the work of legendary manga creator Shotaro Ishinomori, creator of Kamen Rider, Cyborg 009, Skull Man and the pretty amazingly named Robot Detective. Sadly, Ishinomori died in 1998, but today would've b