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Kickstarter Launches For Osamu Tezuka's 'Under The Air'
Over the past few years, the folks at Digital Manga has been steadily making an effort to collect some of Osamu Tezuka's more obscure work, and now they're back with their latest. Launching this week on Kickstarter, Digital Manga's latest campaign aims to reprint Under the Air, with s…
How Urasawa's 'Pluto' Reinvents Tezuka's 'Astro Boy'
Without the massive popularity of Osamu Tezuka's trademark creation Astro Boy, the manga and anime industries might look very different today. By taking the hot topic of the time --- nuclear power --- and marrying it with a heroic child character and the influence of the Walt Disney cartoons th…
12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Astro Boy
Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in comics in our continuing video series. You think you know comi…
'Astro Boy Reboot' Poster Reveals Characters And Designs
The great thing about having a long-running franchise about robots is that when it comes time for the inevitable reboot, you can just go ahead and put the word "Reboot" right there in the title and come away with something that is both accurate and thematically appropriate. That, at least,…
Udon Unveils New Hardcovers Of Osamu Tezuka Character Designs
To say that we could all learn a few things from Osamu Tezuka is underselling it quite a bit. In a 40-year career that saw him become one of the world's most prolific and beloved comics creators --- not to mention one that was so influential that he earned the nickname "The God of Manga&qu…
DMP Just Put A Whole Bunch Of Tezuka Manga On Comixology
On the off chance that your birthday party for manga legend Osamu Tezuka has lasted two weeks with no sign of stopping and you're looking for a way to finally cap it off, then I have some good news. This week saw the digital debut of a whole bunch of Tezuka's manga on Comixlology. Released…
The God Of Manga: A Birthday Tribute To Osamu Tezuka
There are a lot of comic book creators who could be considered "the greats." They're the ones who helped to shape genres, whose stories resonate decades after they were published, or who produced staggering amounts of high-quality work that inspired fans and creators alike. Among thos…
Fantastic Five: Best Draculas in Comics
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified in a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authorit…
DMP Kickstarts Osamu Tezuka's Animal Sci-Fi Saga 'Wonder 3'
Earlier this year, DMP started a series of Kickstarter campaigns designed to bring some of legendary creator Osamu Tezuka's stories back into print in America, including classics like Unico and more obscure titles like Storm Fairy. Today, it launched its latest project, Wonder 3, a book that mi…

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