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Captain Harlock #1 is An Introduction for Nostalgic and New Readers
Leiji Matsumoto's series was syndicated worldwide and gained an especially large cult following in France under its French title Captain Albator The quintessential space pirate captain who commands the only invincible ship in the galaxy that's the only holdout against the alien colonizers of Earth has been an enduring fantasy of freedom and rebellion for[...]
Captain Harlock: Interview with New Artist Jerome Alquie
The series is a Western retelling of the original Captain Harlock series from the late 1970s and early 1980s, created with the approval of original creator Leiji Matsumoto We interviewed European artist Jerome Alquie about bringing the classic series to a new generation of readers. Captain Harlock #1 variant cover, ABLAZE Bonjour, Jerome. Congratulations on landing the gig of[...]
Space Pirate Captain Harlock: Ablaze Reveals Variant Covers for Comic
Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Leiji Matsumoto's classic space pirate hero, is getting a new official comic series not from Japan, but from US publisher ABLAZE this Summer The 1st issue launches in print and digital on June 9th ABLAZE is giving readers and fans another special sneak peek of cover reveals for Issue 2 A[...]
Manga and Anime Legend Leiji Matsumoto to Consult on New Project
At 81 years of age, Leiji Matsumoto is considered by many to be a living legend in the manga and anime fields His creations have spanned decades, and many of his characters and settings have influenced and inspired generations of illustrators and animators. //Credit: Toei Animation Anime News Network has confirmed that Matsumoto will be consulting on a[...]
balticon 52 cosplay
Based on the characters created by Leiji Matsumoto, the two pirates (granted, space pirates) fit in perfectly with the USS Constellation So sit back and enjoy! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ [...]