Originally posted by KatanaJon@Jun 14 2005, 11:19 PM
I have heard of this, but do you mean in their actual series, or just in stand ( no pun intended) alone pictures?Not only video games were inspired to but many manga out today are types of Jojo tributes. For instance, the popular shojo team CLAMP (X/1999, Cardcaptor Sakura, xxxHOLiC) has drawn Jotaro w/ Star Platinum in the background of a bunch of their pictures.
They've been walking in crowd scenes in some of their manga and in the stand alone pics both.
Don't worry about Joseph getting enough action in series 3 Cap'n Carter, he kicks ass in the later volumes. My favorite fight was when he fought with Nena and then had that little gnome thing grow out of his arm because of her stands power and then when he and Jotaro fought with Dio at the end.
Yeah, the spine bends thing and the skimpy clothes that the Ultamite Lifeforms did kinda weirded me out too. I think that Araki (much like Togashi Yoshihiro) though he isn't gay, does a lot of gay and yaoi resembling aspects in his mangas, sometimes drawing some of the toughest charachters in compromising poses and costumes (Also much like Togashi, who has Drawn Yusuke, Hiei, Kurama and Kuwabara in Yu Yu in a kinda Bishonen style before) This can be evidenced by some of the pics with charachters lips being bright colored and such. He even did a yaoi type one shot not to long after the Jolyne Kujo Story was done (right before SBR came out)In mid-2003, after the end of JoJo Part 6, Araki did a brief one shot story for ULTRA JUMP magazine set in America, in San Jose's Winchester Mystery House. I haven't seen anything but a single ad for this series and I'm not sure of the details, but since the poster was advertised as an "okama pin-up", it may have involved gay or cross-dressing characters.