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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 […]

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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. […]

Lone Wolf And Cub Set For English Language Remake

Lone Wolf and Cub is about the become a movie again. This time, in English. And this time, they're calling it a remake. Variety reports that Steven Paul's SP Pictures will produce Lone Wolf and Cub: Final Conflict, a remake of the 1993 film Kozure Okami: Sono Chisaki Te Ni. Both projects are based on […]

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

Adi Tantimedh writes: [*Warning: Spoilers below!] The wait is over. 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 […]

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 & 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

[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

Fans breathed a sigh of relief when Warner Bros shut down production on an Americanized big screen version of Akira, but that was short-lived as the studio began work on Bleach instead. And now other film companies are jumping on the Japanese manga bandwagon. Deadline reports Kamala Films have acquired the rights to 1970s Kazuo […]