By: Nicole D’Andria Take a trip back in time to Japan with 47 Furious Tails. This limited series may be about anthropomorphic animals, but it’s based on true events involving Ronin and samurai. I spoke with the creator about his comic book series. Creator/writer W.S. Quinton wrote 47 Furious Tails with illustrations by Alexia Veldhuisen. The story is 12 issues long and shows a historical event using character that are portrayed as animals. In the first issue the lord of Ako, Asano Naganori, is readying up for a journey…Read More
BLUEfin Announces Samurai Meisho Manga Realization Spider-Man Figure!
Distinctive Collectible Figure Incorporates Japanese Samurai Aesthetic For New Release Of Legendary Superhero Web Crawler BLUEfin , the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, proudly announces the newest addition to the hit Meisho Realization figure series from Tamashii Nations as the company reimagines famous superheroes starting with the release of the Samurai Spider-Man later this year. Scheduled to debut to retailers in late-Summer/Fall, the highly detailed, 7-inch figure pays homage to the Samurai aesthetic and artfully takes Spidey back to feudal-era Japan, casting him in distinctive, web-like black…Read More
Darby Pop Unsheaths Third New Series: The 7th Sword
The 7th Sword, Darby Pop’s Third New Series An Unwilling Warrior versus an Unstoppable Enemy John Raffo the screenwriter who over the last twenty years has worked on a variety of credited and uncredited projects including Dragon, The Bruce Lee Story, The Relic, and The Interpreter. His original screenplay Renko Vega and the Jennifer Nine appeared on the 2011 Black List. Along with artist Nelson Blake II, comes Darby Pop Publishing’s The 7th Sword which will make its debut this April! “I’ve always loved the mid-century habit of retelling of Japanese Samurai stories as…Read More