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More Live Action ‘Akira’ Storyboards Surface Care Of Chris Weston [Art]


Though Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli) walked away from directing the Warner Bros.-helmed live action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira manga and anime, it seems that considerable storyboarding work was done under his leadership...

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Storyboards Surface From Delayed Live Action ‘Akira’ Movie [Art]


The unkillable live action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira manga and animated feature is currently getting a script rewrite after having its budget cut, but that doesn't mean fans can't catch a glimpse of an earlier draft of the film that would've transformed rival Japanese teenage motorcycle gang members Shōtarō Kaneda and Tetsuo Shima into white, tavern-owning American siblings...

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Link Ink: Marvel Post-it Note Art, More Hero Initiative Donations and Nintendominos


Office Supplies: As part of its promotions for The Avengers movie, Marvel has released pixel art templates of each of the film's heroes that fans can assemble using Post-it notes.

Donations: The Hero Initiative has received $2,871 in Avengers movie related donations (up from around $1,000 last week)...

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Link Ink: Marc Webb Tweets, Lego Atomic Robo and the Gundam MMO


Movies: The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb has a new Twitter account, which he's so far used to tease images of Peter Parker chillin' on a street light.

Creators: Alex Pappademas examines the increasingly complicated legacy of Stan Lee in light of the release of The Avengers movie...

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Link Ink: Becoming Spider-Man, John Romita Jr.’s Record and Lego ‘Akira’


Infographics: Vulture's series of summer movie infographics includes an... interesting... breakdown of ways to become the hero of The Amazing Spider-Man.

Charity: On May 4, John Romita Jr. will attempt to will attempt to break his own Guinness World Record for most continuous cartooning to raise money for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada...

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Good for Health: ‘AKIRA’ Bike Rides Across Japan for Autism Charity [Video]


Shinji Tejima spent several years and the equivalent of about $120,000 American dollars to create a flawless replica of the iconic red motorcycle seen in AKIRA, the landmark 1980s manga and anime written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo...

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


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...

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


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...

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


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 (other than digital piracy)...

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


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...

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