Shigeru Mizuki

28th Eisner Awards: The Complete Winners and Nominees
The 28th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards took place this Friday at San Diego Comic-Con, where the creators, editors and publishers of your favorite comics were honored for their accomplishments. While many will be nominated, only a select few will take home the top honors in one of comic's most respected awards. It was a particularly good night for publishers Drawn and Quaterly and Fantagraphics, with fan and critical favorites like Over the Garden Wall, Cliff Chiang and Bandette being recognized as well. Check out the complete list of winners and nominees below.
On the Other Hand, Hope: Remembering Shigeru Mizuki
The death of a master: rest in peace, Shigeru Mizuki. Mangaka, author and painter Shigeru Mizuki didn’t publish a single book until he was thirty-five. By this point he was a veteran of the Second World War, injured, unrecovered, in love with Papua New Guinea and its indigenous culture. He was also the younger brother of a convicted war criminal. He'd lived a bit.
27th Eisner Awards: Full List of Winners
The 27th Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards took place at the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego on Friday night, and it was a great night for diversity, for women in comics, for comics aimed at a younger audience, and for the future of the industry.
‘NonNonBa’ by Shigeru Mizuki Mixes Memoir and Fantasy into a Manga Classic [Review]
If Shigeru Mizuki's NonNonBa were just the childhood memoir of an extremely talented and influential first-generation manga artist, it would be something well worth reading. If it were just a family drama set in the transitional, pre-war years of Japan, when the old, traditional ways were being replaced by the new ways of a more modern, industrialized world, it would be well worth reading... Read