Friday, March 04, 2005

Creator profile: Len Yokoyama and Dennis Fujitake

The Honolulu Star-Bulletin profiles local writer Len Yokoyama and illustrator Dennis Fujitake, who hope their all-ages comic Lil' Keiki will make it big. Here's Yokoyama:

"I think it's a decent enough product, but I know it's tough for new independent titles to get picked up by Diamond nowadays. It's not cheap, either. ... The first issue has an initial 3,000-copy print run, a thousand more than most other independent titles usually run."