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‘AKIRA’ Creator Katsuhiro Otomo to Return to Long-Form Manga

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The great mangaka Katsuhiro Otomo is recognized around the world for his enormous influence on comic books and anime, a legacy cemented in his seminal work, AKIRA -- a 2,000-page opus that remains Otomo's only long-form manga. That is set to change, however, when Otom

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Link Ink: More Comics-On Tees, Katsuhiro Otomo’s New Series and the ‘Portal’ Gun Replica

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Threads: The next Comics-On Tees line from Threadless will include creations by Jeffrey Brown, Jeff Lemire, Anders Nilsen and Paul Hornschemeier. Brown's design is now online, but fans will have to wait until C2E2 in April for the line's full reveal.

Movies: Kamala Films, writers David and Janet Peopls a

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Link Ink: New ‘Avengers’ Movie Image, Batman in Toronto and ‘Garfield’ Cupcakes

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Movie: Empire's latest issue contains a new image of Hawkeye, Captain America and Black Widow from The Avengers.

Opinion: Tom Spurgeon examines five reasons the comic book industry is in trouble (othe

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Link Ink: ‘Akira’ Movie Still Not Dead, Sitting in the Bat-Signal and ‘Spacekisser’

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Movies: If you were bummed when you heard Warner Bros. was shutting down the live action Akira movie, don't worry, it could still totally be ruined by Hollywood happen!

Conventions: If you dig Grant Morrison, you may want to keep track of the mysterious MorrisonCon, which is apparently coming in the fall of 2012.

Toys: After years o

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‘White Akira’ Pours One for America’s Dreaded Live Action Movie [Art]

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Responding to Acting Auditions' plot synopsis for the live action Akira film on the way from Warner Bros., Curious Old Library's Chris Schweizer has illustrated his tongue-in-cheek excitement for a film that seems desperate to deviate from Katsuhiro Otomo's manga source material as much as possible. Known as "White Akira" among detr

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‘Akira’ Movie Update: Kaneda the Bartender and Actual Japanese Person Offered Role

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As predicted by George Takei in April, Warner Bros. Pictures seems intent on making its live-action adaptation of AKIRA -- the seminal manga and anime by Katsuhiro Otomo -- as pointless as possible. Takei and other AKIRA fans' pronounced unhappiness with the studio and producer Leonardo DiCaprio's plans to cast the film with no

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Link Ink: Shredder Looks Pretty in Pink, New ThunderCats Figures and Fighting Animal Robots

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Threads: Mondo shines a neon light on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's greatest foe.

Movies: Twilight/Snow White and the Huntsman star Kristen Stewart has supposedly been offered the role of Kei in the live action Akira film from Warner Bros.

Creators: Boom! has announced the artists working on its new Peanuts

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Warner Bros. Officially Greenlights White ‘Akira’ As More White ‘Akira’ Films Propagate [Video]

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Warner Bros. has officially "greenlit" production of AKIRA, the studio's long-in-development live-action adaptation of the classic manga and anime created by Katsuhiro Otomo. The studio announced in July that it had hired U

$1,000 ‘AKIRA’ Jacket The Last Piece Of Clothing You Will Ever Need [Fashion]

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Does it still count as cosplay if you spend nearly $1,000 on an official replica, or is that just looking really damn good? In any event, the object in question is one of the greatest accoutrements in all of science fiction and comics: the iconic red "capsule" jacket worn by Kaneda in AKIRA. The jacket and an alternate black version

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Link Ink: Maria Hill Reports For Movie Duty On ‘The Avengers,’ Lightsaber Candle Sticks And Pajama Jean Grey

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Movies: Actress Cobie Smulders reports for duty as Maria Hill on The Avengers set.

TV: AMC's The Walking Dead is coming to Netflix. For serious.

Events: Toys "R" Us will host a Batman: Arkham City event on

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