finalist best ‘concept’ 2008
ASME cover awards, first place 2008: best concept cover of the year:
Wired spared no expense in their effort for authenticity for the November 2007 issue on the influence of Japanese comics in America. The magazine sent its art director to Japan to seek out the hottest manga artist to provide an illustration. Yoichiro Ono produced a striking image for the cover, the background of which was tinted with a special ink to provide a genuine newsprint look to the final product.
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