Manga Series Black Jack To Be Adapted Into A Live Action Us TV Show

Deadline reports that a live action television series adaptation of Black Jack is currently in the works after Entertainment One recently acquired the worldwide rights to the popular Japanese manga. ...

eOne Picks Up Manga ‘Black Jack’ For TV Series

Exclusive: Black Jack is coming to a TV near you. Entertainment One has acquired the worldwide rights to a television series based on the popular Japanese manga. The La/Toronto-based indie studio, ...

Manga on Stage: A Tribute to Osamu Tezuka

Manga on Stage: A Tribute to Osamu Tezuka Hugo Glendinning ‘TeZuKa,’ inspired by Japanese cartoonist Osamu Tezuka, is on tour in Asia and Europe this year. Streams of black ink drip down scroll-like screens, dancers mimic the strokes of a ...

Comic Book Release List – Week of 12-7-2011

The following is a list of all comic books, graphic novels and special items that will be available this week and shipped to comic book stores who have placed orders for them. 12 Gauge Comics ...

The Spectacular Trailer For Animated Film Buddha: The Great Departure Is Here!

Best known for creating Astro Boy, Kimba The White Lion, Phoenix and Black Jack, Osamu Tezuka was the father of Japanese manga and anime. His other work Buddha was loosely based on the life story of ...

World Cinema: Osamu Tezuka

In his latest World Cinema column, Nick looks back at the work of legendary Japanese animator, Osamu Tezuka, creator of Astro Boy… When we think of Japanese animation, we normally think of two ...

This Week in Comics – 1/17/10

This week I seem to be out to prove that I’m not a pessimist, because I’m picking things that I actually want to read. In fact, I don’t make fun of a single book this week. What the hell is wrong with ...

This Week in Comics: 11/18/2009

Comic books. They’re lovely, aren’t they? The interaction of words and pictures, the way they’re considered sub-literate so reading them is borderline rebellious. Welcome to This Week in Comics, ...

A Japanese superhero whose backside fires bullets. Cool

Are we ready for Astro Boy? He's a cute little robot with rocket boots, spiky black hair and – winningly – the ability to shoot bullets out of his backside. January sees the UK release of the animated ...

Manga Friday: Doctors & Lawyers

This week, I have two fat books about the unlikely adventures of (on one hand) a scarred, secretive, arrogant doctor and (on the other) a self-doubting lawyer who defends the innocent. And since I ...