Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
blade of the immortal
When he started the series in 1993, Blade of the Immortal creator Hiroaki Samura only intended for the fan-favorite manga to run for five volumes. Nineteen years and nearly 30 volumes later, his story of a deathless warrior on a quest to kill 1,000 guilty men has transformed from a simple but intriguing premise to arguably one of the greatest and most popular mangas in recent memory, which is why fans of the series will be sad to learn that it will finally come to a close at the end of 2012.
Known for it
"I have wanted a to be banned forever, so this is very much a dream come true," joked comics writer Joe Keatinge earlier this week, upon learning that Image Comics' Glory #23 will be censored in Germany -- kind of. More accurately, the December 2011 edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' Previews, the catalogue from which retail