These artists make better Akira casting decisions than Hollywood.
When comic artist James Harvey called on his friends to reinterpret Akira (a seminal cyberpunk comic/anime, one of Kanye West’s favorites) with Simpsons characters, he did not image how many submissions he’d get. The result is one of the largest crowd-sourced comics projects Tumblr has ever seen. 768 artists are now reinterpreting over 2,000 pages of this comic, each of them drawing up to 6 pages.
Sweet Tumblr geekdom, you are a wide and zealous place.
18. Watch the whole wild project unfold on the #Bartkira tag on Tumblr.
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