From ITP AlumniBlender comes an article titled "Character facelifts," manga style, which looks at how DC Comics and other publishing companies are trying to create manga versions of their properties.
Matt Thorn ponders why all manga characters look Caucasian in "The Face of the Other."
OregonLive.com looks at the works of Yoshihiro Tatsumi in "Yoshihiro Tatsumi's Good-Bye."
A round-up of new acquisitions announced during this weekend's NYCC:
According the English news page of German publisher The Wild Side's official website, the publisher has acquired the German language rights to "two Global Boy's Love titles by Tina Anderson: Only Words (art by Caroline Monaco and Roulette (art by Laura Carboni). Roulette is currently runs in DramaQueen's yaoi anthology RUSH, while Only Words is published by Iris Print.
Also mentioned is that The Wild Side is in the process of acquiring the rights to the new Dany and Dany manga, Anima, from Yaoi Press.
A round-up of various new reports on the this year's NYCC (updated constantly):
ICv2 Graphic Novel Conference:
Currently 4 serialization have been revealed:
Hit Shuppansha's adult/loli manga magazine Comic Shoujo Tengoku will be succeeded by a new loli manga magazine titled Comic ino.. The first issue of Comic ino. will be released on April 18th.
Comic Shoujo Tengoku was published monthly for 5 years - from March 18th, 2003 to March 18th, 2008.