The 900-plus page manga biography is drawn by one of Tezuka’s former assistants, Toshio Ban.
Details on a new animated feature from the beloved creator of “The Snowman” and “When the Wind Blows.”
It’s the second high-profile feature directing gig for Patrick Osborne this year.
How a two-hundred-year-old opera made the transition to an online motion comic for contemporary audiences.
Hurry up and wait, benders! Bryan Konietzo’s debut graphic novel series arrives in 2017.
Patrick Osborne, armed with an Oscar, brings Noelle Stevenson’s comic to the screen.
Benjamin Renner will take ‘The Big Bad Fox’ from the page to the screen.
The Oscar-nominated short is also getting a graphic novel series.
Historian R.C. Harvey sets out to rescue great cartoonists of old from obscurity.
London-based Golden Wolf created this slick animated trailer to promote Horse’s upcoming graphic novel release of “VANDROID.”
Poor Garfield. In his heyday, he was amongst the most beloved characters on the funny pages, his plush likenesses fastened to car windows and his sarcastic barbs adorning office walls around the globe. Then, somewhere along the line, he underwent a pop-cultural re-evaluation. Jim Davis’ strip is now something of a pariah: just look at how “The Simpsons” paired it with “Love Is” as the kind of strip that Milhouse reads. What a comedown for a character once hip enough to be quoted in “Two Tribes” by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. But yet, the orange cat has been saved from cultural oblivion by a peculiar trend: the remixed “Garfield” strip.
Animator and director Stephan Franck (“Iron Giant,” “Despicable Me”), who was recently nominated at the Annie Awards for his work on “The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow,” premiered a collected paperback version of his adventure comic Silver at the Emerald City Comic Convention last month.
Next month, IDW, the publishing company that partnered with Cartoon Network last year for the comic book revivals of “The Powerpuff Girls” and “Samurai Jack,” will be adding “Dexter’s Laboratory” to their library of monthly titles.
Patrick Oliphant (b. 1935) is one of the Old Masters of editorial cartooning. He began his career in his native Australia, then came to the US in 1964, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1967, the first of many awards and accolades. The Gerald Peters Gallery in New York is presenting “Patrick Oliphant: A Survey,” which includes 34 mostly new works ranging from charcoal and ink drawings, paintings in watercolor and oil, and bronze sculpture.
Ad Reinhardt (1913-1967) was an artist’s artist, renowned among critics and curators, but hard for the general public to warm up to. His most famous fine art works are his Black Paintings, from the 1960s, which at first glance appear to be solid black, but on closer inspection turn out to be blocks of black and almost-black shades. Important, but challenging.
Cartoon Network has pulled a controversial “Powerpuff Girls” comic book variant cover that was intended to ship next month from IDW PUblishing.
Indie publisher ANTIBOOKCLUB has announced that they will publish the first printed work of indie animation filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt.
It was announced a few months ago that IDW would release a new Samurai Jack comic book, one that would pick up where the cult animated …
The notoriously reclusive Bill Watterson, creator of “Calvin and Hobbes,” speaks about why there will never be an animated version of his classic comic strip.
Fantagraphics has made available a 26-page PDF preview (download here) of their forthcoming Virgil ‘VIP’ Partch retrospective book that …