The original ‘Pokemon’ manga was titled Pocket Monsters. Ash Ketchum’s adventures were serialized in the Japanese childrens magazine Koro Koro in 1995 and collected in book form. The artwork was by Kosaku Anakubo. Instead of Pikachu, Pippi (Clefairy) was the monster hero.
Cartoonist, illustrator, storyteller, born in Nelson, B.C. in May 1950, has contributed to Chronicle, Weirdom, and Visions fanzines. John illustrated ‘Ronald and the Dragon’ by Lawrie Peters in 1975. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org