Grotesque Anatomy
Wednesday, August 18, 2004
  In Book One, Mega-Corporation Tokyopop Crushes Puny Company Named 'Marvel'
This looks pretty interesting, and not only because it demonstrates Tokyopop's continued desire to expand into original content.  Perhaps I'm a cynical bastard, but the idea of megacorporations financing wars as profitable entertainment sounds like an intriguing and not-too-far-removed extrapolation of current geopolitics.

Plus, the art by Rising Stars of Manga winner Shane Granger looks pretty good.  Reminds me of a cross between Akimi Yoshida and Katsuhiro Otomo:

Psy-Comm


For more info on Psy-Comm, check out CBR's Jonah Weiland's interview with series creators Tony Salvaggio and Jason Henderson.
 
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