Monday, August 28

American fiction franchises adopt manga influences

By Wilma Jandoc

It seems like everything's going for that Japanese look these days.

Three well-known series of American fiction get this treatment with Harlequin Romance's Ginger Blossom manga line; graphic novels drawn in Japanese-manga style that bring to life teen detective Nancy Drew, celebrating 75 years of the 18-year-old's exploits; and a "Star Trek" series by various artists and writers that follows the crew of the original USS Enterprise.

All three translate well into manga form, though not without a few flaws.

Full Article is here

I have to admit, Star Trek manga idea did not jive very well with me. It is just strange to combine these 2 concepts together. Really, really strange.

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