MADRID11.COM REPORT: A U.S. based producer of Manga comics prepares a special comic for WYD
Madrid, 25 March 2011.- Manga comic books have experienced a growth in popularity in recent years. Jonathan
Lin and Manga Hero, a manga comic producer based in San Rafael, California have produced two Biblical themed Manga comics in the U.S. This August Manga Hero will bring a special edition comic to Madrid for World Youth Day.
The Manga comic entitled “Habemus Papam” was written by Gabrielle Gniewek, a student at John Paul the Great University (JP Catholic) in San Diego, California. JP Catholic was founded in 2006 and is dedicated to finding ways to bring Christ into popular culture using new forms of mass media. Students at JP Catholic train in emerging media.
Jonathan Lin shared with WYD why Manga Hero decided to produce a comic for WYD.