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Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

Kazuo Koike, the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub (along with artist Goseki Kojima) and one of the most prolific creators of manga, has died His official Twitter account and various news outlets reported that Koike, 82, was hospitalized for pneumonia and passed away on Wednesday.Koike is the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub and[...]


Paul Pope Covered Lone Wolf And Cub Criterion Blu-Ray Box Set Wandering To The UK

Paul Pope Covered Lone Wolf And Cub Criterion Blu-Ray Box Set Wandering To The UK

The Criterion Collection have produced 2K restorations of the original 6 live action films to be released on March 27th 2017 in the UK (amazon link), which seem to have been previously released in the states.Here's Paul Pope's art for the box set:The films, based on (writer) Kazuo Koike and (artist) Goseki Kojima's manga of the same name about Ogami[...]


New Lone Wolf And Cub: A Classic Continues &#8211 Look It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

New Lone Wolf And Cub: A Classic Continues – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

A new conflict begins.New Lone Wolf and Cub is not a nostalgic cash-in but an equally impassioned project by original series creator and writer Kazuo Koike The original series ended back in 1976 It was first translated into English in the 1980s Dark Horse published the final, 28th volume of the manga series back on[...]

Lone Wolf &#038 Cub Creator Kazuo Koikes Tip To Writers

Lone Wolf & Cub Creator Kazuo Koike's Tip To Writers

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool:At NYCC, Lone Wolf & Cub creator Kazuo Koike offered a pro-tip for writers and aspiring writers who struggle to write their stories:Create the villain first.For Koike, once a writer has a well-defined villain with motives and the antagonism he or she might wreck, it gives something for the heroes[...]

Kazuo Koike To Write Even More Lone Wolf &#038 Cub&#8230 Lots More

Kazuo Koike To Write Even More Lone Wolf & Cub… Lots More

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool: During a roundtable interview with other manga masters to highlight Wikia’s Masters of Animanga project, Lone Wolf & Cub creator Kazuo Koike revealed that he was far from done with the series and is writing even more sequels.This is probably not news to manga readers in Japan, but the New[...]

Lone Wolf &#038 Cub Will Continue In New Sequel LOOK IT MOVES NYCC SPECIAL Series

Lone Wolf & Cub Will Continue In New Sequel LOOK! IT MOVES NYCC SPECIAL Series

Dark Horse officially confirmed that they are currently translating the sequel to classic Samurai manga series Lone Wolf & Cub for release in 2014.New Lone Wolf & Cub, or Shin Kozure Okami, is written by original series creator Kazuo Koike and drawn by Hideki Mori.  The artist of the original series Goseki Kojima having passed[...]


No Manga Is Safe: Justin Lin Attached to Big Screen Adaptation Of Lone Wolf and Cub

No Manga Is Safe: Justin Lin Attached to Big Screen Adaptation Of Lone Wolf and Cub

Deadline reports Kamala Films have acquired the rights to 1970s Kazuo Koike-created Lone Wolf and Cub, and hired screenwriters David and Janet Peoples to adapt, and eventually Justin Lin to directThe iconic manga centers around Ogami Itto, a top executioner working for the shogun in feudal Japan, whose rivals murder his wife and frame[...]