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Jake T. Forbes freelance writer and erstwhile manga editor who has covered, created and curated tales of the fantastic for the past ten years. His ongoing original graphic novel series, Return to Labyrinth, has been a sleeper hit in the manga/YA graphic novel scene, with the latest volume landing at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller list. In 2003, he managed the editorial side of Tokyopop's "manga revolution," the transition to serialized graphic novels published the Japanese way that spurred the "manga boom" that has been a publishing phenomenon ever since. As Senior Editor at Tokyopop and Editorial Director at GoComi, and as a freelancer for VIZ Media, DC Comics' CMX imprint and Marvel Comics, Jake has edited or adapted over 400 volumes of comics from Japan, Korea and France including Fullmetal Alchemst, Fruits Basket and Chobits.