Posts Tagged ‘Matt Thorn’

SDCC 10: International Comics and Graphic Novels Panel

Posted by on August 10th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Tom Spurgeon moderates a panel with Moto Hagio (Japan: A Drunken Dream), Milo Manara (Italy: X-Men) and Kathryn and Stuart Immonen (Canada: Moving Pictures). Emile Bravo (France: My Mommy is in America and she Met Buffalo Bill) joins in.

The Moto Hagio Interview conducted by Matt Thorn (Part Four of Four)

Posted by on March 12th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The conclusion of the Hagio interview, in which she talks about layout, dramatic adaptations of her work, and comes to some realizations about the impact that her family life has on her work.
Part One, Part TwoPart Three.

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The Moto Hagio Interview conducted by Matt Thorn (Part One of Four)

Posted by on March 9th, 2010 at 1:40 PM
Due to yesterday's announcement, is reprinting the Moto Hagio interview from TCJ #269 in four parts.

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Journalista reputation-destroying extra: Four years’ work

Posted by on March 8th, 2010 at 11:50 AM




As you might be aware, I generally try to avoid product announcements in this blog -- with that going double for Fantagraphics products, what with the obvious "Dirk=company whore" connotations they bring. Nonetheless, I've spent the last four... long... years helping nurture this one into being, and pretty much demanded the right to be the one to break the news. And since Amazon just beat me to it, I might as well make the announcement here:


Panel from "The Willow Tree," ©2010 Moto Hagio/Shogakukan.


Fantagraphics has signed an agreement with Shogakukan to launch a full manga line edited and curated by Matt Thorn. For the record: Four years is a hell of a long time to keep a secret.