The coolest news this morning: First Second are publishing Bastien Vivès, Mickaël Sanlaville, and Michael Balak’s Lastman for English language readers. The series is currently on its fourth volume in France, and is inspired by gaming and Japanese comics, specifically shounen manga, following Adrian Velba, a happy 12-year old enrolled in Battle School under Master Jansen, and looking forward to participating in the annual largest martial arts tournament sponsored by the king and queen. However, disaster strikes as a few hours to the close of nominations, his partner pulls out, sick, and Adrian, requiring a partner in order to register finds help offered from an unlikely source.
New book, Other Way, will have it at Ripe in 2 weeks! Printing it with Caroline Paquita, Pegacorn Press. Man i love drawing airplanes and anything that moves fast.
The enigmatic, nostalgic, disturbing - Akino Kondoh
White: My goals when I am recording is for my ringtones to sound really raw.
The Edge: Really now? I just want people to feel like they’re in space or some other bullshit thing I like when they get calls on their cellular phone. I dunno, I’m just dicking around at this point.
Page: Bollocks, eh. I remember back in the day when we made music to be put on compilations. tea cups and scones. bah.
-excerpt from the original script for “It Might Get Loud” (2008)