Posted by Milton Griepp on March 18, 2019 @ 6:21 pm CT
At one time, there was a sharp divide between U.S. companies primarily focused on localizing Japanese content and those also publishing manga-style works by creators from other countries (see the VIZ-Tokyopop differences of the aughts). With VIZ now crossing that line, the company is indicating that it is embracing rather than distancing itself from new works by non-Japanese creators influenced by manga.
The company is beginning portfolio reviews at events, and will begin accepting online submissions later this year, according to the announcement.
Week of June 18, 2019
June 16, 2019
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the big horror film hit of the year so far (Jordan Peele’s Us) , the animated Wonder Park , the second season of the award-winning Killing Eve, a brilliant performance by Benedict Cumberbatch as a dissipated aristo in Patrick Melrose, and the debut of the English language dub of the final season of the Sailor Moon anime series.
Co-Founder & CEO of Comixology
June 18, 2019
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has announced that David Steinberger, co-founder and CEO of Comixology, has been named to the Board of Directors of the CBLDF.