Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever HamishDownie.com, 2017 Writer: Hamish Downie This review is the third of our critiques of independent publishers, following upon Free Comicbook Day. This time, we look at a bishoojo manga out of Osaka in Japan, but, curiously, written by an Australian filmmaker. The writer of “Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever” is Hamish Downie.
Super Ready Battle Armour #1-4 Team SRBA, 2016 Writer: Bradley Adan New South Wales is very far from Japan. But Australian creators Bradley Adan and Michael Milhan have immersed themselves in the type of manga genre called akuma shonen, and delivered a story which is clearly a cousin to a title such as “Tokyo Ghoul“.
Hotel: Since 2079 Kodansha, 2004/2006 Author: Boichi (Mujik Park) In 2004, South Korean Manhwa artist Mujik Park wrote and illustrated a sci-fi manhwa titled “Hotel: Since 2076” under the nom de plume “Boichi.” The manhwa told the story of an artificially intelligent tower tasked with preserving DNA samples of life on Earth, as the planet
One Punch Man Self-Published/Shueisha/Viz Media, 2009-present Author: One “One-Punch Man” originally started in 2009 as a shonen parody webcomic by an author working under the pseudonym “One.” The webcomic employs a crude amateurish art style that fits in perfectly with the tone of the story. The plot revolves around a mysterious hero named “Saitama” and