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Comics A.M. | ‘Hi Score Girl’ to return following copyright dispute
Nearly two years after charges of copyright violations led to the suspension of "Hi Score Girl," the romantic comedy manga is about to resume publication.
Comics A.M. | ‘One Piece’ is nowhere close to ending
After 18 years of "One Piece," its latest editor estimates creator Eiichiro Oda is "maybe" 70 percent finished with the saga of the Straw Hat Pirates.
Comics A.M. | Arizona legislature passes bill censoring electronic speech
Legal | The Arizona legislature passed a sweeping bill last week that would make it a crime to communicate via electronic means speech that is intended to “annoy,” “offend,” “harass” …
Interview: Kurt Hassler on Yen Plus online, and more!
Yen Press editorial director Kurt Hassler unveiled the online version of Yen Plus magazine at Comic-Con last month, and it has given people plenty of fodder for discussion. The magazine …
FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Hassler On Digital
In part two of our chat on the state of manga, Yen Press' Kurt Hassler discusses the reasoning behind moving the publisher's "Yen Plus" magazine online and gives an in depth rundown on their upcoming titles.
Hassler defends Twilight lettering
Kurt Hassler pretty much invented the notion of selling comics to girls when he was the head buyer at Borders, so it’s not surprising that he has continued that trend …
FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Hassler on “Twilight”
With the comic version of Stephanie Meyers' vampire saga a sales hit, we spoke with Yen's Kurt Hassler about the state of manga, challenges of pleasing Twihards and the book's lettering debate.