Breaking the comic book glass ceiling

| Mar 18, 2017

Breaking the comic book glass ceiling

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Four years ago, Chinese-American writer Marjorie Liu had a simple but persistent idea: create an epic fantasy comic book series about a classic Japanese kaijū (strange beast) movie monster that has a connection to a girl. She knew it should take place entirely in Asia, ...

Ultraman: Ultracool at 50

Jul 16, 2016

Ultraman: Ultracool at 50

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Ultraman has been defending humanity against monsters and aliens for half a century. We examine the superhero's enduring legacy.

The gorgeous world of Japanese gore

Oct 29, 2015

The gorgeous world of Japanese gore

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Zerai Naoi makes his living by keeping gore hounds fed on a shoestring budget. If you want to sample his work, it helps to have a strong stomach. The special effects artist began his career in high school and has crafted rotten body parts and ...