Astro Boy Print By Laurent Durieux

Today, Bottleneck Gallery is teaming up with ISH and Laurent Durieux to pay homage to a manga legend, Astro Boy! Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy character has been a seminal science fiction staple in Japan (and worldwide!) since the early 1950s. Astro, an incredible android built by a grief stricken Dr. Tenma to visually look likeContinue reading “Astro Boy Print By Laurent Durieux”

DC Collectibles Limited Jiro Kuwata Batman Statue

Jiro Kuwata is a superhero legend in Japan. He’s the artist behind the country’s first costumed superhero 8 Man created in the 1960s. 8 Man remained a cultural touchstone in Japan, but after Kawata’s run he moved on to another major work: DC Comic’s Batman. Known as Bat-Manga, Kuwata’s crisp artwork and stories of theContinue reading “DC Collectibles Limited Jiro Kuwata Batman Statue”

Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga Book Volume 1

In the 1960s, at the height of the Batman TV series’ popularity, a shonen manga magazine in Japan serialized fifty-three chapters of original comics starring The Dark Knight, all written and illustrated by Managaka Jiro Kuwata. Now, DC Entertainment is proud to publish the complete Batman Manga adventures in English for the first time inContinue reading “Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga Book Volume 1”

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