The People Behind Japan's Hottest Cultural Exports
The Business of Adapting Japanese Comics for the U.S. Market
March 13, 2008; Thursday, 6pm-7:30pm
Smith Memorial Studnet Union room 101
Learn about manga straight from North America's premier independent comics producer.
Dark Horse Comics manga editor Carl Horn will explain how Japanese comics are selected and adapted for English-speaking markets, show how the business works and offer a vision of what the future holds. Founded by PSU alumni Mike Richardson, Dark Horse is a leading publisher of Japanese manga in translation and the producer of smash hit movies The Mask and Hellboy. An unprecedented selection of Dark Horse manga will be on display and available for purchase. Attend for chances to win free manga. Cosplay welcome: Prizes for best costumes! Don't miss this up-close and personal encounter with Oregon's own master of manga!
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