Devil Creator Torajiro Kishi, Viz's Kit Fox & Leyla Aker Interviewed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Comic Book Resources posted an interview with manga creator Torajirou Kishi (Maka Maka, Colorful) on February 4. The interview covered Kishi's new Western-style comic title Devil, which is a collaboration between the North American publisher Dark Horse Comics and the Japanese animation Studio Madhouse.
In the interview, Kishi discussed the challenge of creating a full-color, western-style comic, his opinions on the differences between manga and comics, what western-style comics he has read, the plot of Devil, and the theme of human evolution in the new comic.
Electric Playground posted a video interview with manga editor Kit Fox. In the interview, Fox described the plot of Kiminori Wakasugi's Detroit Metal City heavy-metal comedy manga and what makes it unique.
Publishers Weekly posted another interview with Viz Media's editorial manager Leyla Aker regarding Viz's Signature line of manga. Aker outlined the history of Viz's Signature line and its SigIKKI website, the sales of its Signature manga, and Aker's history as an editor.