Sunday, May 16, 2010

I know as creators you want to keep moving forward, but I have to ask: will you ever return to the Utopiates? Or if you're not planning to do so, have you ever considered opening the idea to other creators, like David Petersen is doing with Mouseguard?

I've always intended to return to Utopiates when the time is right. A lot of it depend on the publisher, though, Bloodfire Studios. As for inviting other creators to contribute to the Utopiates setting, ABSOLUTELY. From day one I wanted Utopiates to be an "open" univerve in which other could play in. I even proposed to Bloodfire the idea of a "Utopiates: Urban Legends" book which would allow for exactly this.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Question: when will the next book be out?

Damn...with all the delays on the first book (thank's to our censor happy pals in China) I'm sort of paranoid at this point about making any promises.

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In the TR world, how well accepted are American born Asians in the U.S.? Are they at all, or are there internment camps like they did with Japanese in America during WWII?

Nope. No internment camps. For all our troules, the America of 2030 has moved past this sort of thing. Are there hate crimes? Sure. They will always be stupid people who do this sort of thing, but widespread state instituded racism against Asians? No.

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Assuming it was up to you, which would you rather see, a Titanium Rain movie or TV (mini?) series? Also is it true that the book is "banned" in China? (I think I heard that rumor but can't find a weblink.

As far as seeing Titanium Rain translated into a film or TV mini-series, I'm open to either. That said, I'm not writing this story in the hopes that some day it'll be told in another medium. As an author and artist, sequential story telling is the medium I've chosen to work in. A graphic novel is EXACTLY how I want readers to experience Titanium Rain. The story is written to take full advantage of the medium's strengths, and really couldn't be told any other way without losing some of the magic

That said, if anyone was to make Titanium Rain in to a film, my dream would be for it to be animated by Production IG and directed by Mamoru Oshii.


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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Ask me anything, especially about Titanium Rain

How has the feedback been on the TitaniumN Rain Hard Cover?

The feedback has been amazing. Extreamly positive. We've had people from all over the world contact us to say how much they are enjoying the book.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Ask me anything about Titanium Rain. All questions will be answered.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

We have placed a TR order @ local Borders; next plan to do same at local Barnes & Noble. Any other suggestions?,, and your local comic book stores. All these places are great for ordering. And Instock Trades and Amazon both have it at a discount.

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Ask me anything, especially regarding Titanium Rain

Monday, May 10, 2010

Under Construction

Well, you'll be seeing some changes here at ... Now Loading. Mainly I think it's time for a redesign... and possibly a name change. I've got another blog elsewhere with a much cooler name and I'm thinking of using that from now on.

So, please bare with me while things get shuffled.