Recently the new comic book series “Blood Red Dragon” starring YOSHIKI as the main character was introduced at Comic Con, where the heads of this comic project – Stan Lee, Todd McFarlane and YOSHIKI – held a panel. An exclusive limited edition of the preview issue #0 including a small music chip could be purchased at the convention as well.
Those who didn’t have the chance to be there can preorder the issue at various comic book store, for example Forbidden Planet.
Here are some more things to read and look at until being able to hold the comic in your own hands:
• Interview with Todd McFarlane
• Pictures of the Comic Con Pannel
• Video Interview with Stan, Todd and YOSHIKI
• The Cover Art
• The Blood Red Dragon
Posted: July 31st, 2011
Posted: July 27th, 2011
As reported by several japanese news websites, Taiji passed away today.
He had been in the hospital’s intensive care station since July 14th after trying to commit suicide, according to some newspapers he was unconscious since then.
We are too shocked to find the right words right, but until there is an confirmation by his management we still have a bit of hope left.
Our deepest sympathies to his family and friends.
Source: Kyodo News
Posted: July 17th, 2011
Posted: July 10th, 2011
Stan Lee, Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment and YOSHIKI will release the debut issue of the comic book series “Blood Red Dragon” at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 21, 2011.
The first part of the “Blood Red Dragon”, in which the central character is based on YOSHIKI, will combine the skills of Stan Lee, McFarlane (Emmy-winning producer/director) and YOSHIKI together with the comic book writer Jon Goff.
“Working with the one-and-only Stan Lee has been an incredible experience for me. He is truly a genius and one of the best storytellers living today. I’m excited with the results of our efforts and look forward to the response from readers and music lovers around the world.” said YOSHIKI.
A panel discussion will take place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel in the Indigo room on Thursday, July 21st from 1pm-2pm, followed by press interviews from 2-3:30pm.
Posted: July 5th, 2011