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Attack On Titan Creator Declares Hes in the Final 5% Stretch

Attack On Titan Creator Declares He's in the Final 5% Stretch

The final two volumes of Lone Wolf and Cub were devoted to a single, final duel between Ogami Itto and Yagyu Retsudo that never let up It was possibly the longest fight scene in the history of comics It also achieved a sense of epic, tragic grandeur that novels and cinema often strive for More[...]

Why is HBO Max Hiding Its Criterion Movie Selection

Why is HBO Max Hiding Its Criterion Movie Selection?

It has all original six Lone Wolf and Cub movies, the two Lady Snowblood movies The Sixties Godzilla movies are here This is just a small selection of what’s on HBO Max To go through what’s here would give you a significant education in Film, give you a fuller picture of the sheer scope of[...]


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[...]

Se7en Screenwriter Signs On To Justin Lins Lone Wolf And Cub Movie At Paramount

Se7en Screenwriter Signs On To Justin Lin's 'Lone Wolf And Cub' Movie At Paramount

The long-in-development Lone Wolf and Cub movie is finally making some progress First announced as under development by Justin Lin back in 2012, the movie has been picked up by Paramount, and a screenwriter is now attached According to a report from THR, Se7en screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker has signed on to write the script.Of[...]

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

Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic Lone Wolf and Cub films elevated chanbara to bloody, new heights The shogun's executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo Wakayama), takes to wandering the countryside as an assassin-along with his infant son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa) and an infinitely weaponised perambulator-helping those he encounters while seeking vengeance for[...]


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

The first volume of the official sequel to Lone Wolf and Cub has finally come out in English.The original series is something you probably know by now: a samurai wanders feudal Japan with his young son earning his keep as an assassin-for-hire while waging war against the Yagyu clan, the real power behind the Shoganate[...]

When Kazuo Koike Broke Into Prayer On The CBR Boat

When Kazuo Koike Broke Into Prayer On The CBR Boat

Jonah Weiland is the owner and big cheese of Comic Book Resources. He used to be my boss when I wrote the Lying In The Gutters column for that site. And for the past few years at San Digeo Comic Con, CBR has turned up with a massive boat next to the convention center, so […]

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 […]

Pop Culture Hounding SDCC With Kazuo Koike Corey Taylor JR And The 315 With Added Orbiting Pods

Pop Culture Hounding SDCC With Kazuo Koike, Corey Taylor, JR And The 315, With Added Orbiting Pods

[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podpress_trac/web/2212/0/PCHPodcastEpisode49.mp3] By Chris Thompson I've just returned from the madness that is San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), and that can only mean one thing … interviews! Now I must warn you – most of this stuff is raw and unedited – but there's some great discussions which really capture the vibe of the convention and surrounding […]

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[...]