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New Katsuhiro Otomo Manga – The Mood Is Already Of War Sequel

My apologies for the slower pace of blog updates recently – I’ve been working long hours on Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man : Far From Home film and have had little time to catch up on stuff. Anyway, the manga community on twitter Japan ( and subsequently across the globe ) has been abuzz with news of Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo’s long awaited new manga, a sequel to his 1982 work Kibun Wa Mou Senso – The Mood Is Already Of War ( read my review here ). Otomo is once again collaborating with nov...
Tags: Comics, Japan, Book Reviews, Illustration, Drawing, Anime, Manga, Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo, Action Comics, Manga/comics, Otomo Katsuhiro, Otomo, Kibun Wa Mou Senso, The Mood Is Already Of War, Yahagi Toshikiko


Virtual YouTuber Saber?

During April Fools, a fan animator collaborated with a Saber fan Twitter user (@Saber_Says) to create a virtual youtuber version of Saber / セイバー from the Fate series. The animation is smoothly cute and along with the British English voice acting. But, it's unfortunately a April Fools prank and isn't officially licensed. Although, the fake channel did grow 14,000+ subscribers. Here's the introductory video.
Tags: Anime


Coo Coo Comics #44 - Frank Frazetta art

Coo Coo Comics v1 #44, 1949 - Three Frank Frazetta tales grace this issue, all impressively drawn for the funny animal genre. While his illustrations demonstrate high levels of craftsmanship, "Wishful Willy" rises above due to its larger size. Frazetta shows greater sensitivity in the drawing, while using an open panel to expand the background sky (see interior page below). Other artists in this [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Frank Frazetta, Ted Ignacio, Frazetta, Coo Coo Comics


Frontline Combat v2 #12 - Wally Wood, Alex Toth reprints

Frontline Combat v2 #12, 1998 - Packed full of war stories from the 1950s, this series reprints the classic EC comics in their entirety (except for the advertisements). This edition just happens to have early artwork by Wally Wood and Alex Toth, reprinted from Frontline Combat #12. Other artists in this issue include Harvey Kurztman. - - - - - - - - - - Home / Toth / Wood / Frontline Combat > [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, War, EC, Wood, 1990s, Toth, Ted Ignacio, Wally Wood, Alex Toth, Wally Wood Alex Toth, MiscPub, Harvey Kurztman Home Toth Wood Frontline Combat


Conceptual artist Charles Gaines wins Edward MacDowell Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Conceptual artist Charles Gaines is this year’s winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal, an honor previously given to Robert Frost and Toni Morrison among others. On Sunday, the MacDowell artist colony praised Gaines as a “renowned and celebrated” artist and as an educator who has helped “generations of students.” MacDowell Colony […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Nation, Toni Morrison, Gaines, Robert Frost, MacDowell, Charles Gaines, MacDowell Colony, Edward MacDowell Medal


Nintendo’s Mobile Earnings Grow to $85 Million

According to the data gathered by mobile app analytics experts at Sensor Tower, Nintendo’s mobile game revenue has grown to $85 million in the first quarter of 2019. The top worldwide earners on the App Store and Google Play include Fire Emblem Heroes, Dragalia Lost, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and Super Mario Run. A rundown […]
Tags: Google, Business, Games, Sales, Smartphones, Nintendo, Anime, Casuals


Sequel Tenkuu Shinpan Manga Announced

Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket has announced the gory action manga Tenkuu Shinpan (High-rise Invasion) will be getting a sequel. The original manga by Tsuina Miura and Takahiro Ouba launched on DeNA’s Manga Box in 2013 and concluded on the 28th of March of this year. The story synopsis of the original Tenkuu Shinpan by Seven Seas Entertainment, responsible […]
Tags: Anime, Announcements, Manga, Dena, Guro, Continuations, Kodansha, Kodansha s Magazine Pocket, Tsuina Miura, Takahiro Ouba, Tenkuu Shinpan


Kumail Nanjiani & Dave Bautista in Trailer for Uber Comedy 'Stuber'

"Official police business." 20th Century Fox has debuted the first official trailer for action comedy Stuber, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival back in March. This is yet another new high profile Hollywood buddy comedy starring Dave Bautista, along with My Spy which also had a trailer last week. Dave Bautista stars as a detective who suddenly recruits his Uber driver into an unexpected night of adventure. Kumail Nanjiani also stars, with a cast including Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, B...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, Fox, Sxsw, Magoo, Karen Gillan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, To Watch, Kumail Nanjiani Dave Bautista


Misogyny at Microsoft, Farscape, and the New Airpods: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s April 2019—and perhaps the month that will later be known as the dawn of the Age of Fungus. A concerning report in the New York Times this weekend detailed how multiple strains of Candida auris, a drug-resistant species of pathogenic fungus, have quietly spread across the globe. The Centers for Disease Control…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Science Fiction, Astronomy, Space, Japan, New York, Science, Technology, Movies, Microsoft, Labor, Climate Change, Drugs


Stuber Trailer: Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista Star in Action-Comedy

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Stuber Trailer: Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista Star in Action-Comedy 20th Century Fox has released the first official trailer for Stuber, the new action comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista! Check out the Stuber trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { va...
Tags: Movies, Fox, Bautista, Stuber, Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon, Movie News, Mira Sorvino, Michael Dowse, Dave Bautista Star, Stu Kumail Nanjiani, Karen Gillan Stuber


Quick Note To tfA-t

I noticed that to this post and this one, tfA-t made some remarks.  I sent a note to his posted email address, which of course bounced.  So I have no way to communicate with him.  I don’t concur that he has a “right” to make comments except on his own blog (which probably doesn’t exist).  The First Amendment says no such thing about a right to post comments.  But the note I sent says this. I want to moderate your comments, I really do.  But I’m having sort of a problem.  I need to know more. ...
Tags: Military, Humor


‘Stuber’ Trailer: Dave Bautista Isn’t the Easy Uber Passenger Kumail Nanjiani Was Hoping For

You’ve probably had a couple annoying Uber rides here and there. But it’s probably nothing like the experience Kumail Nanjiani has in the upcoming action comedy Stuber. Stuber follows an Uber driver (Kumail Nanjiani) who inadvertently ends up involved with deadly criminals, shootouts, and a fight for his life. That’s because a cop (Dave Bautista) is using him as transportation to track down a killer. Stuber Trailer Dave Bautista has already shown that he has impressive comedy chops with...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Movie Trailers, 20th Century Fox, Southwest, Karen Gillan, Bautista, Stuber, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Action/Adventure, Betty Gilpin, Tripper Clancy, Meredith Borders, Natalie Morales Parks


Best new shows and movies to stream: Sabrina, A Quiet Place, and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: Sabrina gets deeper into witchcraft, a family struggles to evade an army of monsters, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: Sabrina, A Quiet Place, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming, Sabrina, Movies & TV


Mecha Gear Coming to Splatoon 2

CoroCoro Comic has revealed the winning art design for a Splatoon 2 contest, which will be added to the game in the form of gear DLC via serial code. The winning art design and its re-imagining by Nintendo and the official Splatoon mangaka: A PV of the mecha gear in video form: The May issue […]
Tags: Games, Nintendo, Anime, Dlc, Splatoon, PV, CoroCoro Comic


New rule petition seeks to ensure “amateur digital mode transparency”

About a week ago, the FCC announced that it is accepting comments on a Petition for Rule Making (RM-11831) that seeks to change the rules to require that all digital transmissions use techniques “whose technical characteristics have been documented publicly.” Filed by Ron Kolarik, K0IDT, the petition expresses concerns that some currently used digital modes are not readily and freely able to be decoded, and it asks the FCC to require all digital codes to use protocols that “can be monitored in ...
Tags: Fcc, Regulations, Encryption, Radio, Rules, ADCS, Enforcement, ACDS, Ron Kolarik, Janis Carson, Dan White W5DNT


‘Hellboy’ R-Rated Sizzle Reel Reveals Blood, Gore, Profanity and Lobster Johnson

Hellboy arrives next weekend, and we’re not so sure the movie has the goods to get audiences into theater in the way that Lionsgate is hoping. Sure, the presence of David Harbour as Hellboy might be appealing to a certain sect of Stranger Things fans, but otherwise, this looks far less stylish and impressive than what director Guillermo del Toro already did with the Dark Horse comic book property. If you need anymore convincing that the audience awareness for Hellboy a boost, Lionsgate has debu...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Guillermo Del Toro, Hellboy, Remakes, Ian Mcshane, Thomas Haden, Mike Mignola, Lionsgate Films, Comic Book/Superhero, Nimue, Red Band Movie Trailer, David Harbour, Neil-Marshall, Sasha Lane, Ben Daimio


Capsule Wardrobe: Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan has a gorgeous sense of personal style. Here's how to get her elegant vibe yourself.
Tags: Celebs, College, Celebrity Fashion, Gemma Chan, Fashion Tips, Classic Style


Kimi Omou Koi Sukumizu Sex Absolutely Relentless

The 2nd episode for Kimi Omou Koi has put significant emphasis on the beloved attire that is the sukumizu, providing countless angles of the main girl (who can be seen wearing sukumizu) as she has sex in various riveting positions, truly a treasure trove for hardcore sukumizu lovers. Omake:
Tags: Anime, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, Ero-anime, Sukumizu, Kimi Omou Koi, Kimi Omou Koi Sukumizu


$3,000 to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent

Red Carpet Home Cinema offers Hollywood’s latest movies, but it’s not cheap for customers to rent films still in the theaters.
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Fred, Rosen, High Net Worth Individuals, Screening Room, Fellman, Dan (1943-, Red Carpet Home Cinema


Mac mini 2018 Bluetooth Connectivity Workaround

Suffering Bluetooth connectivity woes on your 2018 Mac mini? Apparently, you’re not alone. a cursory search online will show that are suffering from the same issue. Below is a video from Neil Spencer Bruce where he details his experience and another workaround to this frustrating problem. For me, it was in the form of having frequent disconnects when attempting to pair my wireless AirPods to my Mac mini. While I’m unsure what the specific problem is, I did some research online and discovere...
Tags: Apple, Comics, News, Mac, Mac Mini, Anker USB, Mac Mini 2018, Bluetooth problems, Neil Spencer Bruce


Kingdom Hearts III & Final Fantasy IX Figures Accurately Sculpted

Square Enix has revealed designs for posable figures of both Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy IX characters courtesy of Bring Arts. The new figures feature pirate costume Sora, Kairi and Axel from Kingdom Hearts III and Zidane and Garnet from Final Fantasy IX, who are sold as a pair. Each of the figures comes […]
Tags: Games, Anime, Square Enix, Garnet, Zidane, Kingdom Hearts, Axel, Anime Figures, Image Gallery, Final Fantasy IX, Sora Kairi


Kit Harington Is Goofy and Beardless in a Decent ‘Saturday Night Live’

Everyone is so used to Kit Harington as Jon Snow that it was a little jarring to see him without a beard when he made his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live. But even more startling was his normal voice, which is surprisingly different from the way he speaks as Jon Snow. It was almost distracting, but then Kit Harington made you forget about it by doing some goofy characters. Plus, some of his Game of Thrones co-stars stopped by during the monologue. The result was a decent episode with a sma...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Snl, Aidy Bryant, Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Leslie Jones, Rose Leslie, Bachelorette Party, John Bradley, Saturday-Night-Live, Jason-sudeikis, TV Reviews


UK soap includes black family for 1st time in 60 years

LONDON (AP) — The long-running British TV soap “Coronation Street” is welcoming its first black family in its 59-year history. The soap opera is set to introduce the Baileys, a family with two sons. It will explore themes of racism and homophobia in sport, with a story line featuring one of the sons, a soccer […]
Tags: UK, London, Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation


Four ‘Batman’ Movies Are Coming Back to Theaters This Summer

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of Batman in comics. To celebrate the fact that The Dark Knight is now an octogenarian, Fathom Events is re-releasing four Batman movies back in theaters this summer, each for one night only. Director Tim Burton’s Batman and Batman Returns and Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever and Batman & Robin will blast back onto the big screen, allowing fans to experience them in all of their proper glory once again. No need to break out your Bat-m...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Tim Burton, Sequels, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Exhibition, Batman, Batman Forever, Batman Returns, Warner Brothers, Robin, Burton, Schumacher, Carrey


Sinemia faces consumer pushback and a class action suit over a battery of complaints

When Sinemia first came across our radar, the company was happily riding the wave of anti-MoviePass publicity. With its chief competition in the midst of what looked to be a historic collapse, Sinemia happily grabbed headlines as a what looked to be more stable alternative for movie ticket subscriptions. Last July, at the height of MoviePass’ meltdown, we asked Sinemia co-founder and CEO Rifat Oguz how he planned to avoid a similar fate. “By not providing unlimited tickets, but providing t...
Tags: TC, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Tech, Turkey, Pennsylvania, Reddit, Las Vegas, Delaware, Moviepass, Indiewire, Cinemacon, Matheson, Ted Farnsworth, Sinemia, Rifat Oguz


Maria Bunny Girl Ero-Figure All Tied Up

Artist Hisasi may soon be showered with praise as an ero-figurine based on one of his illustrations will soon be arriving into the hands of buyers, with the well-endowed bunny girl Maria running into a rather tight situation – the gorgeous woman can be taken advantage of come March 2020. Maria can be pre-ordered now.
Tags: Artists, Anime, Maria, Binding, Oppai, H, Ero-figures, Bunny Girl, Cast-off, Usamimi, Original Figures, Hisasi


‘Shazam!’ Solidifies a Superhero Turnaround at Warner Bros.

As the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office, “Shazam!” collected nearly $54 million. “Pet Sematary” was second, while “Dumbo” dragged its trunk behind.
Tags: Movies, News, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Levi, Zachary, Warner Brothers Pictures, Shazam! (Movie, Pet Sematary (Movie


Netflix Teases Possible New Beyoncé Special Coming This Month

The streaming service posted about 'Homecoming' on its social media channels
Tags: Music, Movies, News, Uncategorized, Netflix, Streaming, Onetime


Hugo Awards 2019: Initial Thoughts

The 2019 Hugo Award Finalists were announced earlier this week, so it's time for the requisite joyful praise and bitter recriminations. Best Novel has a reasonably balanced mixture of elements. 4 of 6 are part of a series... but two of those are the first in a series (which can often operate in a standalone way, though far too many do not), one of them seems to be a standalone novel set in the same universe, and one is the third in a series (and decidedly not standalone). 4 of the 6 are also p...
Tags: Science Fiction, Movies, Time, Bela Lugosi, Neal Stephenson, SFF, Becky Chambers, Naomi Novik, Hugo Awards, Campbell, Fritz Leiber, Heinlein, Dracula, Lon Chaney Jr, Mary Robinette Kowal, Lois McMaster Bujold



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