If you plan on attending this year's San Diego Comic-Con, AKA Comic-Con International, you'll have the opportunity to meet the team behind the Pokémon Adventures manga series. Viz Media recently announced plans to bring writer Hidenori Kusaka and artist Satoshi Yamamoto to the con, making it their very first North American professional appearance. Hit the jump for more.
The only thing that makes me feel okay about missing San Diego Comic-Con for the sixth consecutive year is reminding myself how insane and exhausting it is. Thankfully we didn't have to be there to get a bunch of cool news from the con, and you can see what else went down this week in the recap after the jump.
Every year ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, the Will Eisner Comic Industry nominees are announced and this year promises to be a big one for manga publishers, as titles from Vertical Inc., Viz Media and Fantagraphics are on the nominee shortlist for an award. Hit the jump for the titles that the comics industry at large will vote on this year.
Tsuneo Goda, the creator of beloved NHK mascot, Domo-kun, received Comic-Con's Inkpot Award during his panel in San Diego this afternoon. He also presented some of the very first sketches of his character—hit the jump to check them out!
Are Resident Evil 6 details on the way? Hit the jump to hear what we know about this rumor.
With San Diego Comic-Con 2011 heating up, it's no surprise we're already getting some fresh Street Fighter x Tekken vids. One of the latest shows Final Fight's lovely—ahem, lady—Poison in action. Yeah… about that lady part. More after the jump.
Both Gantz and Gantz II: Perfect Answer have been making the rounds, most recently via a New York Asian Film Festival/Japan Cuts screening. Next up is a screening in San Diego during Comic-Con 2011, courtesy of New People. Hit the jump for more info.