If you had to guess what six comic book artists would do first on a trip to Tokyo, you might feel there were just too many choices to narrow it down. It's a big city with a lot of history and a huge number of tourist destinations, from the culture to the food. But then you'd probably remember that you're talking about people in comics, and then you'd realize that of course the first thing they're going to do is go shopping for manga.
That, at least, is the impression that I got from watching a video from Felix Comic Art, a company dealing in original pages, that took six of its artists on a trip to Tokyo last month and documented the entire thing in a fun little ten-minute travelogue.
It won't quite hit the scale of Tokyo Disney, but a new mini theme park dedicated to all things Gundam will surely be the mech-iest place on Earth when it opens up on April 19. According to Sankei News, Bandai's Gundam Front miniature theme park will open at Diver City Tokyo this spring and come complete with all the giant robot trimmings, including the full-scale Mobile Suit Gundam RX-78 statue that's been towering above various locations over the past few years...
Fresh Ink! Online: Blair Butler and Murs review last week's comics, which include Catwoman, Batman, Daredevil, Green Lantern Corps., Northlanders, A Game of Thrones, Near Death, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ultimate Comics: X-Men...
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