Friday, July 29, 2011

Black Jack by Ayami Kojima

Hey there. It's been a long time. I haven't had much time to post as I was super busy with a big annual project for TFcon, the Canadian Transformers convention. 8 pages of full color comic book art. You can check that out here if you're interested.

I'll be doing my best to make up for the lost time here and post some of the cool news that has come out recently when I get a chance. Until then, here is a cool image I stumbled upon. It's artwork of Osamu Tezuka's Black Jack illustrated by Ayami Kojima, who is well known for her work with the video game series Castlevania (Akumajo Dracula in Japan) for Konami.


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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Black Jack Returns to Manga

That's right, Osamu Tezuka's famous doctor character will soon be drawn again in manga form. Hitoshi Iwaaki, the creator of Parasyte, will write a new Black Jack series to be drawn by Masaaki Nakayama, artist on PS -Rashōmon-.

Weekly Shonen Champion magazine will be running this new version of Black Jack as it did with Tezuka's original back in 1973. It will begin in Japan on September 8th and run under the title "Black Jack - Aoki Mirai".

Source: Anime News Network - Hachima Kiko

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