Want to convert regular photos into something resembling comic book art, but don't want to Google a Photoshop tutorial? Thanks to Supersoftware's Manga-Camera app on iOS, you can now instantly convert iPhone snapshots into black and white wonders adorned with a variety of backgrounds and sound effect staples from the manga tradition. Inspired by Crunchyroll, I spent a few minutes experimenting with the app. It seemed to work best on inani
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.
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Fans of BBC's Sherlock series (myself included), the modern day update on Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless tales of the adventures of the brilliant Sherlock Holmes, have been eagerly anticipating the show's return after the event's of last season's finale. But with the
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If you're a regular ComicsAlliance reader, chances are you know a thing or two about manga, but what if you're an advisor to the president some day and you have to catch them up on Japanese comics in eight minutes in order to, I don't know, stop a volcano from erupting? Well good news! Manga expert and co-author of the stellar The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga Helen McCarthy has done the work for you as part of a history
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Over the past few years there's been a lot of dicussion about what you can do with the "infinite canvas" of digital comics that you just cannot do with traditional paper and ink. It's worth remembering, however, that there are things you can do with those traditional tools that you can't do with anything else -- and in an amazing comic posted to his Twitter account, Eyeshield 21 artist Yusuke Murata has done 'em all.
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