Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Sun, 23 Apr 2000 12:37:55 -0700

>> ><< Dude, it's a manga _ADAPTATION_, not a film book of the anime series.
>> > Plenty of creative license were taken to speed up the pace (you gotta
>> > admit, structurally, Wing's pacing on TV was slow and unorganized).
>> > If you think this is bad, wait until you see the manga adaptation
>>of V Gundam
>> > or Gundam X. >>
>> >
>> >I understand that. But man, when people take creative liberties,
>>they sure as
>> >hell take them.
>I suspect the comic would hold up better in one of those massive
>Japanese phonebook mangas. These flimsy 20 page brochures that pass
>for comics in America are a bad way to read manga.

Very true... this first issue from Mixx was all but chapter 1 of the
first volume from the Japanese manga.

>The Dragonball comics are non-flipped as well as the english edition
>Five Star Stories. I think it has to do with the original artist
>complaining loudly about not flipping the books. Also I think Diamond
>(the monopolistic comic distributor) doesn't like flipped books?

I guess it's just like sub vs. dub...


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