this episode we have our cool returning guest Kimono JoeÂ on to help tackle one of the most polarized discussions in geek culture worldwide comic industry
JAPANESE MANGA Vs WESTERN COMICSâ€¦â€¦..FIGHT!!
Inspiration from many current emails / blogs and entertainment events made us want to discuss, analyze and debate the core aspects of this argument from both sides of the field.
To do this properly (In the tyro sense of things mind you) we break our discussion down into the following elements
How we got into comics / manga â€“ our current experience
A brief summary of the birth modern comic / manga (post 1930â€™s)
Comic / Manga Character Analysis
Comic / Manga Writing / Storytelling Analysis
Differences between the Comic / Manga Business Model
Thoughts on Comic / Manga Illustration / Animation Quality
Here are some of the interesting documentary titles about comics and manga which come directly from the professional industry.
Sadly the mentioned comic docs are still in post-production but from what you see on their project pages they both look VERY illuminating and interesting
SHOUT-OUT TO KATMICÂ FROM ANIME VICE FOR HIS COOL CvM BLOGS â€“ CHECK THEM OUT TOO
C vs. M: TO KILL OR NOT TO KILL
C vs. M: TO CHANGE OR NOT TO CHANGE WRITERS
C vs. M: COSTUMES NECESSARY OR NOT?
C vs. M: THE POWER OF MEMORY
C vs. M: LONG FIGHTS OR SHORT FIGHTS
*THE VICE PIT:Â COMICS VS MANGA VLOG
CHECK OUT THESE WEBSITES RELATED TO THIS DISCUSSION
And because just that much podcasting took over 2 HOURS we have decided to split this episode into two parts as we still got plenty of listener email / hot topics and Joeâ€™s EPIC COMIC RECOMMENDATION LIST
TO BE CONTINUEDâ€¦â€¦