Comics Have a Strong Year

Comic books have been doing amazing business at the movies, and they’re also doing well at the newsstands too. And oddly enough, actual paper comics are still selling better than digital editions, much like actual paper books still haven’t been totally eliminated by Kindle.

The late Steve Jobs becomes a manga hero

The former messiah of Apple, Steve Jobs, has been resurrected as a manga hero in Japan.

Ghost in the Shell: Arise trailer jacks in

I.G. Productions has released a trailer for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell mini-series.

Captain Harlock trailer fights back

Toei Animation has released the first English language trailer for its upcoming space opera.

Rurouni Kenshin teaser slashes the face

Warner Bros has released the first teaser for its upcoming Japanese-language, sword-fighting action flick Rurouni Kenshin, based on the manga of the same name.

Warner Bros. to adapt Bleach

Though perhaps not has well known as Akira, Bleach maintains a loyal following with a respectable number of devoted fans in both Japan and the US.

Akira remake loses director

It just keeps looking worse for the American attempt at Akira.

Teen arrested for leaking manga comics online

A fourteen-year-old has been arrested in Japan for allegedly leaking manga titles onto YouTube before their release.