Frederik Schodt explains to Maureen Furniss a few aspects of the Japanese culture behind manga and its huge success.
Michael Goldman probes the life and times of Marvel's exuberant creator of such titles as Spider Man, The X-Men, The Incredible Hulk and many more.
UCLA Greek literature professor Dr. John Rundin conducts a lively review of Disney's feature adaptation of the traditional Greek fairy tale.
Mark Kausler reviews Serious Business: The Art and Commerce of Animation in America From Betty Boop to Toy Story, and has some serious problems.
Heather Kenyon introduces this issue with a focus on two hot topics in the comics world plus introduces two new features of the magazine.
MainBrain's Tom Mason (Dinosaurs For Hire), Steve Rude (Nexus) and Randy and Jean-Marc Lofficier (The Garage) describe their experiences in the world of development.
Mark Langer chronicles the evolution of one of the most enduring characters in animation history, the sailor man who got his start in comic strips.
Professor Paul Driessen relates his experience at the animation school of Kassel University in Germany.
Independent recruiter Pamela Thompson investigates where the industry's top recruiters look for their next hires.
Alice Carter leads us through a day in the life of the groundbreaking collaborative educational program, the ACME Virtual Training Network.