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The business journal Anime Busience has scored another coup with its cover art for its spring 2014 issue, landing a gorgeous image of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy drawn by none other than Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo.
The magazine's two previous issues have featured a Space Battleship Yamato cover by by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and an Akira cover by Evangelion character designer Yushiyuki Sadamoto.
Check out Otomo's full cover image after the jump!
Toys: The protagonists of Adventure Time and Regular Show are getting decked out in SDCC attire for their Comic-Con exclusive action figures from Toys 'R' Us.
Theme Parks: Dubai is set to get its own Marvel Adventure theme park by the end of 2013.
Gaming: HeroClix Online has announced new Captain America f
You've no doubt heard Martin Mull's often cited observation that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. I wonder what Mull would think of dancing about manga? That's just what Belg
Movies: Fans may not know what Bane has in store for Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, but Tom Hardy seems to have cheerfully "broken" at least one crew member while working on the film.
Digital: Counter to
Imagine a volume reprinting the notebook pages on which Captain America and Fantastic Four creator Jack Kirby first scribbled and sketched the concepts that would become his most famous works, including dialogue, back-story, character designs and more, all in the King's own hand. Some
If you thought Ryan Heshka's "Strange Powers" exhibit took a unique approach to depicting superheroes, just wait until you see Astro Boy bursting out of a masked man's head in a series of paintings by Australian artist Meggs. Throughout his work, Meggs shows what Marvel and DC's Amalgam Comics might have looked like if their int