Books & Comics

Just as The Korea Society opens a new exhibit on 70’s and 80’s toys from Korea with the Taekwondo-style butt-kicking giant robot Taekwon V as its centerpiece today, there’s news that the animated feature film will be made into a live-action/CG film to be released in August, 2009 (Test CG footage looks awesome! read on). […]

Continue reading about Toys from 70’s/80’s Korea Exhibit Opening today, plus Robot Taekwon V live-action/CG movie

Summer of ’07 is turning out to be quite the party for Harry Potter fans — as I write this, the 5th movie, Order of the Phoenix, opened today just a few minutes before  across theaters nationwide, and now it’s only a week more until the 7th and final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is unleashed and […]

Continue reading about “Harry Potter Place” returns to NYC with midnight book 7 release, youngsters practice staying up late

Shaun Tan’s “The Arrival,” Sherman Alexie’s “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” Adrian Tomine’s “Shortcomings”

Continue reading about New York Times Sunday Book Review: As Always, “So Many Books, So Little Time”

Doha’s webcomic manhwa gets the K-Drama TV treatment with MC Mong and a prime-time slot.

Continue reading about The Great Catsby: Hit Korean Internet Comic Drama-tized into TV form debuts in 4 days