Tag: WWII

Tuskegee Airmen Graphic Novel

On NPR, Stephanie Stokes interviews Marcus Williams about the new comic he’s collaborating on with Greg Burnham, Tuskegee Heirs. “It was 70 years ago, during World War 2, that the legendary aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen took to the skies and became the first African-American pilots to […]

“Goodbye to Japan’s Manga King”

At The Daily Beast, Jake Adelstein writes about comic creator and folklore scholar Shigeru Mizuki, the astounding breadth of Mizuki’s work and Mizuki’s challenge to revisionist history. “Mizuki rose to fame through his popular comics, but starting in the seventies, he created a variety of controversial works which […]

RIP, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

Actor, producer and musician Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. has died. Zimbalist starred in the tv series FBI and 77 Sunset Strip. He had roles in Airport 1975 (1974) and Wait Until Dark  (1967). He had recurring roles in Remington Steele and Babylyon 5.  Zimbalist was the voice of Alfred […]