Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike has Passed Away

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

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 its sequel series New Lone Wolf and Cub, Crying Freeman, Samurai Executioner, Path of the Assassin, Crying Freeman, Lady Snowblood, Mad Bull 34 and many[...]

Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 cover by Stan Sakai and Tom Luth

Usagi Yojimbo the Hidden #1 Review: Historical Context Mired by Tone Problems

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A pair of riders make their way into the city while being pursued by a larger group. Unfortunately, the pair are tracked down and killed. Inspector Ishida and Usagi Yojimbo investigate the murder later. The inspector believes this is related to the arrival of a religious group called "Kirishitans" that have spread throughout […]

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Deadpool is the Latest Manga Realization Figure From Bandai

Those will include three different pairs of eyes, interchangeable hands, katanas, and two pistols.  The figure is available for preorder now.A Japanese take on the strangest superhero in the Marvel Universe, as envisioned by the legendary Takayuki Takeya, an expert on transforming popular characters into samurai and ninja Includes two pairs of hands, a pair[...]

Too Old To Die Young: Amazon Taps Billy Baldwin For New Crime Series

Written by series director Refn and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld), Baldwin will star alongside Miles Teller (Whiplash, Thank You for Your Service) in a series that explores the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles by following killers’ existential journeys in becoming samurai.Here's a look at Refn's Instagram post:Aside from Teller's Martin, a police officer[...]

Titan To Publish New Samurai Tale From Di Giorgio And Genet

This March, Titan Comics will be releasing Samurai: The Isle with No Name from Jean-François Di Giorgio and Frédéric Genêt This new series picks up right after the previous Samurai stories and follows Takeo on a new adventure The first issue will be released with covers by Genêt and Kabuki creator David Mack.SAMURAI #1 WRITER: Jean-François Di[...]

Preview The Art Of Jean-Francois Di Giorgio's Samurai From Titan Comics

Written by Jean-François Di Giorgio, with art by Frédéric Genet, the Samurai collected edition tells the story of one Samurai's quest for answers in a brutal world Set in feudal Japan, the story follows Takeo, who has finally achieved his dream of becoming a Samurai While, imperial Japan is in turmoil, General Akuma, one of[...]