[Groop] Groo Hardcover Question

Steve Hubbell usagigoya at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 17 10:21:34 PDT 2005

Are you talking the size of the "Lone Wolf and Cub" manga trade paperbacks, 
or the size of "Blade of the Immortal" (as well as "Louder than Words" and 
"Usagi Yojimbo") trade paperbacks?

>From: Azamin <azamin7 at pd.jaring.my>
>To: groop at groo.com
>Subject: Re: [Groop] Groo Hardcover Question
>Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 01:08:28 +0800
>They make it small so that it will be portable.. easy to read while in the 
>train...  so that it is easier to put in their pockets.... or to hold it...
>Bodhikt at aol.com wrote:
>>In a message dated 6/10/2005 10:06:43 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
>>sac at foolarchy.com writes:
>>     >>I'd say,
>>     easily 80% of Manga TPBs are that smallish size. <<
>>But... the original, Japanese editions are also that smallish size, so the 
>>artists draw to that scale. And few manga artists make their panels as 
>>detailed as Sergio does. Maybe a collection of Sergio's marginals would 
>>"work" in the smaller TPBs.....
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