Author Archives: Steven Huynh

FIghting Censorship: The CBLDF and the CLLDF

The issue of censorship has been brought up numerous times in the blogs. However, I would like to draw attention to two organizations dedicated to fighting attempts at censorship. These two organizations are the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund (CBLDF) … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Portrayels in Manga: Yaoi and Yuri

I know there have already been several posts here discussing LGBTQ portrayals in comics, but there hasn’t been one looking at portrayals specifically relating to manga (not that I could find anyway). Since it’s such a fascinating topic, and because … Continue reading

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The God of Manga: Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka was a prolific Japanese cartoonist, both a manga artist and animator, and formally a medical doctor. Anyone who has heard his name mentioned has likely heard him described with titles such as “God of Manga” or “Father of … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Superhero Movies Boost Comic Sales?

Superhero movies have been a popular part of our culture, going back to the first Superman movie by Richard Donner in 1978, and even as far back as 1941 when the Adventures of Captain Marvel movie serials came out. Since … Continue reading

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