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  1. The Moog

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    Ya, it's great.
    I'd say it's a must have if you enjoyed Nonnonba as there are also autobiographical elements and this one fills in gaps from Nonnonba.
     
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    ^^ Cool - and yeah, Nonnonba was great.

    I did notice flicking through Showa 1926 - 1939, that Nezumi Otoko makes an appearance . . . .
     
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    Picked these up at the bookstore, loved the imagery! The stories were brutal too. I cheated and read the third one in the store while my kid did her homework.
     
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    ^^ Yeah, i read the first one and liked it. I was saving the second one, but now i know the third is out i can start reading it . . . .
    Thanks for the heads-up :)
     
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    Recently read this: Black Blizzard.
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    Pretty spectacular and charming read. It was The Fugitive before The Fugitive.
    Brilliant story, and the fact that the artist wrote/drew it in a MONTH in his 20s, back in the 1950s!!!
    Mind blowing.

    Looking for more one-offs like this.
    Might check out GoGo Monster...
     
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    It's great! Do it! :D
     
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    Black Blizzard by The Moog Image Dump, on Flickr

    Have you read Drifting Life? Its a great book. He talks about drawing Black Blizzard in this one.
    I really liked Black Blizzard too.

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    A Drifting Life by The Moog Image Dump, on Flickr

    Also, if you want a great one-off, i can highly recommend this one . . . .

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    Doing Time - Kazuichi Hanawa by The Moog Image Dump, on Flickr

    This is an interesting little one-off too . . . . .

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    Disappearance Diary by The Moog Image Dump, on Flickr
     
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    Yeah, I need to check out A Drifting Life, and those others as well. Can't go wrong with your recommendations, Moog!
    I also REALLY want to watch the animated-documentary film about his life, Tatsumi.

     
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    ^^ Yeah, i just bought that on DVD in Fopp last weekend for £5.
    I haven't watched it yet.

    All the reviews i've seen say it's an excellent documentary!
     
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    Any good...sites... for...scanned... manga?

    Looking for some more works by Yusaku Hanakuma and the like...

    I just finished reading Comics Underground Japan, and almost done with AX Vol. 1 and I'm craving more!!
     
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    Both mangahere.com and mangapark.com have been good to me!
     
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    Wow, I really need to pick up a copy of that Mysterious Underground book. The quality looks great, and would love to read some of Osamu's alternative stuff.
     
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    Earlier this year i decided to start reading Jojo's Bizarre Adventure while taking the train to work.

    I'm currently towards the end of the 5th series Vento Aureo. If you are even remotely interested in crazy fighting manga this one tops the list for me. It's really refreshing in terms of it not being the standard 'train hard to get stronger' fighting series, the fights are more a battle of wits.

    Anyone else here into Jojo's?
     
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    Loved the fighting game on Dreamcast. Always interested in the manga, and tempted to pick up the new game releasing on the PS3 even though I'm so out of the loop on it.
    But love the style and crazy characters!
     
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    PS3 game looks amazing, can't wait for the english release. An easy introduction would be the stardust crusaders anime coming out later this year. The stands don't come in until this part which starts in volume 13, so it's a decent read before the manga becomes the same Jojo's from the Dreamcast game.
     
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    Cheers for the heads-up! - I did'nt even know there was an English translation available in book form . . . . i will have to check it out.
    I saw this cover years ago and i've been interested to read some of Hirohiko Araki's work ever since. :)

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    Does anyone know where I can find old Tetsujin 28 manga translated in english, or if such thing exist?
     
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    ^^ The only scanlation link i found for 'Tetsujin 28' has been taken down due to copyright. I cant find it anywhere else.

    I did find this list of downloads which includes 'Giant Robo'. I tested the first set and they are good quality png's.
    All the links still seem to be working as far as i can tell . . . .

    http://www.mediafire.com/happyscans
     
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    Nice find, Moog!
    Been getting into a lot of old Tetsujin 28/Gigantor.
    These are great quality indeed!
    Thank you so much!!!
     
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    Posted about Jojo a while ago. One of my favorite Manga series besides Berserk. Favorite Jojo is Jotaro, favorite sidekick is from Part 4, Okuyasa. Part 4 is actually my favorite Jojo series.
     
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    This is really interesting. The daughter of legendary manga artist Osamu Tezuka (Astroboy, Black Jack, just to name a couple) was going through an old desk of her father's that had been locked since he passed away. Inside she discovered a trove of before unseen sketches of the artist and drawings for characters we haven't even seen before. Pretty damn amazing stuff. I am happy this was opened before the desk ended up somewhere else.

    Unearthed cache of Osamu Tezuka artwork

     
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    Thanks, Moog for recommending this title, really enjoyed it so far, and I can't wait to plow through this new chapter tonight :D

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