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The Manga Bible

Postby Prince Nai » Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:52 pm

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Postby jon_jinn » Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:10 pm

wow. this looks pretty interesting. i'm curious to see how it actually turns out...
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Postby uc pseudonym » Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:29 pm

Ah, yes, I've read of this. At first glance, I much prefer them to self-describe the work with words like "edgy" and "provocative" than something like "values-enforcing" or anything to do with comedy.

I can't give a full opinion until I've read the actual volumes, of course.
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Postby Tenshi no Ai » Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:34 pm

As far as the art's concerned on the page spread in the download section, it looks like the artist is trying too hard to make it "mangay" when it's almost overdone and moreso like a cartoony comic-style (focusing on the characters' mouthes, that is). Still interesting, and I guess it's yet another group that's doing a manga Bible, because I remember an American company doing one too (and looking the the prices being in Euros, it's most definitely not the same one^^)
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Postby LittleTokyo91 » Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:52 am

That looks very interesting. I never thought of a bible as a manga. Pretty cool.
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