Asia appears in 657 issues.
A form of martial arts created in Japan.
A war on the Korean Peninsula from 1950 to 1953 that ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty, and split the peninsula into the nations of North Korea and South Korea. More than two million died in the war, including 34,000 Americans.
A Hindu pilgrimage to bath in a sacred river.
Chinese martial arts.
A love interest is a theme or subsidiary plot character who provides a romantic storyline to the central character.
Genre in Japanese anime and manga which features girls with magical powers. It has become popular with Western television shows and comic books as well.
Popular game that has it's origins in China.
Marriage is a social union or legal contract between people (usually between a man and a woman, and in other cases same sex couples) that creates kinship.
A term used to describe various methods of combat ranging from self defense, to competition, to war, to physical fitness.
A large and often humanoid shaped robot. They are usually piloted by humans manually or remotely as objects of war.
The traditional Japanese art of stealth, camouflage, and sabotage, developed in feudal times for espionage and now practiced as a martial art.
Tezuka reused characters as if they were actors in what he called his Star System. These characters would appear in different manga as different roles.
A conflict between the United States and the Philippines from 1899-1902. The Philippines becomes an unincorporated territory as a result.
Comics are not exempt from politics. Explicity or implicity politics permeates the ninth art, whether fictious or with great reality content.
This concept relates to comics with a Post-Apocalyptic setting which is usually depicted as a large desert wasteland with very few standing buildings or landmarks. It represents what the world would look like in the author's mind many years after the fall of modern society.
The belief that each racial group possesses inherent characteristics, abilities, or qualities, and to thereby distinguish one race as inferior or superior to another race or races.
Comic Books Stories that are set in the real world.
A reboot is a retelling or new envisioning of a story. It is similar to a remake (the term used for movies).
The act of getting even with someone.
A mechanical construct capable of performing tasks by itself.
Romance comics is a comics genre portraying romantic love and its potential problems like jealousy, rivalry, betrayal, and heartache. Romance normally features dramatic stories about the romantic relationships of older teens and young adults.
1904-1905 war between Russian and Japanese Empires.
A hero is not a hero without a real sacrifice.
A genre in comics (especially with pirates and the navies). Usually takes place in oceans and seas, sometimes on lakes and rivers too.
A sword bearing warrior of ancient Japan.
Futuristic genre of fiction.
The most intimate act of any animals (including humans) is often present in Comic Books. According to Freud, along with aggression, sex is what drives every action. Humanity, like every other being on the planet has an ever present urge to reproduce.
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