True Chubbo is a comic strip that my wife and I started many years ago when we were first dating, and has miraculously evolved into a something. I’m not sure what that something is or what it represents, but it’s grown right along with us. To put it simply, True Chubbo is a collaborative semi-fictionalized [...]
Since Ray posted those Tadanori Yokoo cartoons, I’m going to tell my brief, moderately interesting Yokoo story:
Kiss Kiss Kiss (1964) Kachi Kachi Kachi Yama (1965) and Tokuten Eizou Anthology No. 1 (1964)
Drawn from The Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror by Mel Gordon.
My comic short story Blind Date 2 appears in the forthcoming Mome Vol. 20 anthology. I drew it late last year. It’s the second Blind Date episode I’ve adapted. The first one appeared in an earlier volume of Mome and was later reprinted in The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D. collection.
Written by Koike Kazuo, author of Crying Freeman, Mad Bull is standard buddy cop fare, but with a disturbing mix of humor, drama, sex and violence. This episode is completely engrossing because it manages to encapsulate such a wide range of emotions, all layered underneath the forward momentum of the plot.