Titan Comics has announced the upcoming release of Samurai #1 by Jean-Francois Di Giorgio and Frederic Genet that picks up where the previous Samurai volumes left off. This is an all new Takeo adventure, and Major Spoilers has your first look at the first issue, after the jump!
Samurai, the series by Jean-Francois Di Giorgio and Frederic Genet, get an all-new story arc kicks off in March.
We’ve seen a Samurai Stormtrooper and a Samurai Darth Vader, and now we are totally ready for a Boba Fett Ronin action figure.
Press Release This September, Titan Comics are thrilled to announce their publication of Samurai Omnibus by Jean-François Di Giorgio and Frédéric Genet. Set in feudal Japan, the omnibus – which collects Samurai vol. 1-4 – tells the epic story of one Samurai’s quest for answers in a brutal world. This omnibus will be followed by the publication of all-new Samurai material, never before released in the English language.
Racists are right about at least one thing (how’s that for a controversial opening statement): Other cultures are weird. The part that they miss out on is that weird can still be incredibly fascinating and cool. 47 Ronin is a story that doesn’t entirely make sense to Western sensibilities and yet exposes the underlying humanity that transcends culture. And if you aren’t interested in that, it’s got them samurai swords. Lots of ‘em.
Cartoons are awesome, and a big part of cartoons is that show open. Superman flies around, cheetara beats up some mutants and Ash tries to catch some pokemans, all while some rockin’ music plays. This is not a list of ‘the greatest animated shows’ just the greatest opening sequences! What follows is a list of animated show intros, each more awesome than the last.
Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai is an extremely influential piece. It has spawned hundreds of other works. Some, like the Magnificent Seven are practically the same movie, transposed to a different time and place. Others like Oceans Eleven and the Three Amigos are send-ups or riffs on its structure. So when I first heard that an anime series had been made based on Seven Samurai my head filled with questions. How faithful would this be? How can you take an two-hour-long film and stretch it over twenty-something episodes? These were all intriguing questions. Of course as you can see from the