If you happen to live near London, then you may have a chance to attend a special manga class held by Art of Osamu Tezuka writer, Helen McCarthy. McCarthy will be teaching a 20-week course beginning next month on October 6 entitled “Manga – History, Context and Culture”. According to ANN, the course will include “information on manga creator Ippei Okamoto, GeGeGe no Kitarō creator Shigeru Mizuki, kamishibai — a story-telling form that includes the display of paper illustrations — and other topics before discussing Osamu Tezuka, “the God of manga.” Classes will be held in the Art History department of the Workers’ Educational Association adult learning
facility at the school’s London branch.
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