Archives for “Manga”

I've already linked it, but I enjoyed David Welsh's round-up of the happenings in manga in 2007. I think David hits on a number of ...


http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/wri/533365969.html Viz is looking for a Senior Editor for their magazine line, including Shonen Jump and Shojo Beat. Reporting directly to Marc Weidenbaum, who's a cool ...


So the last entry had my visit to the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka, Japan. One of the coolest features of the museum is ...


Hi there, and welcome back to the ongoing chronicles of my 2007 Trip to Japan! You can check out previous entries by clicking "Japan" under ...


I was just cleaning out my feed-reader again, and I came across more links and stories of note. I've tried to add a little more ...


Thanks to everyone for the compliments on this photo-journal. The response has been pretty phenomenal, and I hope the Japanese government sees fit to throw ...


So due to the Christmas rush, I never really got to report back from The Beguiling's signing with Svetlana Chmakova, creator of Dramacon, and Faith ...


If you head over to Xtra.ca, the website of Canada's twice-monthly free gay newspaper, you can see my second article for the paper, a primer ...


Studio Ghibli, the animation studio behind classic animated films including Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, has been amongst the ...


When last we left Harajuku, we were standing outside of the Peanuts theme store with our Gothloli friend: The Peanuts store is pretty damned awesome, what ...


Hey everybody! I just got back from the reason for my little sojourn to New York, a rare in-store appearance of manga-ka Takehiko Inoue, author ...


Hi there folks, the following comics and graphic novels are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada, on Wednesday November ...


I've long-credited Grant Morrison's Invisibles with changing not only my outlook on comics, but my life. There were a few more steps along the way, ...


Impressions of Odaiba: An artificial island set in the Tokyo Bay, Odaiba, to me, felt like a very calculated escape from the rigours and density ...


Hey there! Welcome back to my little travelogue of Japan. If you've missed the previous entries, they're now all indexed under the Japan 2007 tag. ...


Though the official release date isn't until today, The Best American Comics 2007 can already be found on store shelves everywhere, be they 'comic', 'book', ...


I've been waiting for this for a few months now, and this week we came so close I could taste it. Luckily, close only counts ...


From Dirk Deppey at Journalista: [Commentary] Christopher Butcher declares that scanlations are wrong and even the mildest of snark is unacceptable in a Comics Journal blog. ...


I’m actually typing up this entry on the plane ride home from Japan. I have mixed feelings about leaving… I’ve never really been convinced I ...


Over at SFGate.com (the online home of the San Francisco Chronicle), columnist Jeff Yang compares and contrasts the new graphic novel collection of Taiyo Matsumoto's ...


When last we talked, we had just left the Tokyu Hands store in Ikebukuro. A short walk away from there is the Sunshine 60 mall, ...


For Day 2 in Japan, we decided to take it easy--only a few train stops away from our home of Saitama (seen above, in the ...


Did you know there's a typhoon coming? And that a typhoon is actually a hurricane? And that on our way home from Ikebukuro, the trains ...


I'm in Japan. Above you can see Saitama just north of Tokyo, where we're staying for much of our trip. It's very hot and very ...


So I was reading Journalista yesterday and Dirk made a comment that kind of set me off about manga... Not because anything he said was ...