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Some good writing in my feed this morning, as three different folks (in two different articles) took time out of their days to talk about ...


I just wanted to make a short, small blog post, in favour of Raina Telgemeier's new graphic novel DRAMA. I had been given an Advance ...


On Tuesday April 26th, Walt Disney Studios released AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES VOLUME 1 and VOLUME 2, 2 DVD's compiling the first 13 episodes of ...


Rescued from the previous iteration of this very website is the following review of Iou Kuroda's Sexy Voice And Robo. When David Welsh contacted me ...


The fine folks at SLG Publishing (known back-in-the-day as Slave Labor Graphics) are having a pretty solid sale right now—40% off their whole web store ...


"It’s a little funny that I was asked to share what I’m reading this week, I feel like I’ve read fewer comics in the past ...


2:20pm: Man do I not have time for this. I should be doing TCAF stuff, but unfortunately I can't just quit my day job at ...


Little Nothings Volume 2: The Prisoner Syndrome By Lewis Trondheim 128 Pages, softcover, $14.95 Published by NBM Publishing I haven't yet gotten around to publishing my Best-Graphic-Novels-of-2008 List, but ...


A Drifting Life By Yoshihiro Tatsumi 856 Pages, Softcover, $29.99/$39.99 Published by Drawn & Quarterly I have no doubt that much will be written about this book when it ...


So for Christmas I decided to treat myself a to a complete reading of Naoki Urasawa's Monster, an 18 volume manga series translated and published ...


Just gotta take a second to disagree with Jog on his review (link) of the new Viz release solanin, by Isio Asano. It's a well-written ...


Urgh: So, I forgot when I started writing this review that I said I'd only recommend stuff that would actually be in stores for you ...


Black Jack Volume 1 By Osamu Tezuka $16.95, 288 pages, Paperback ISBN: 978-1934287-27-9 Published by Vertical Inc. Reviewed by Christopher Butcher When I was younger, I wrote diatribes about how Japan’s ...


Welcome to the inaugural installment of the Tuesday Review. My new review column will feature a work that will be in stores the next day ...


Project Superpowers #0-#3 By Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Doug Kaluba, Stephen Sadowski, Carlos Paul, Andy Smith, and Various #0: $1.00, #1-3: $2.99 each, FCBD: Free Published by Dynamite ...


I think it's important to point out that in the first issue of PiQ, the magazine calls its readership the following names: nerds, dorks, geeks, ...


Tokyo Is My Garden By Benoit Peeters and Frederik Boilet, with Jiro Taniguchi $18.99, 152 pages Published by Fanfare/Ponent Mon http://www.ponentmon.com/new_pages/english/princ.html Brigid at Mangablog called me out regarding my appreciation ...


I just re-read Frederik Peeters, Frederic Boilet, and Jiro Taniguchi's Tokyo Is My Garden from Fanfare/Ponent-Mon. It's really good, surprisingly good even. I've heard less ...


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 READ SOME COMIC BOOKS THIS WEEK. HERE IS WHAT I THOUGHT OF THEM. All Flash Comics #1: It's so... awkward... and self-congratulatory. Ick. I want ...


WHOOPS! Got a bit negative for a second there, didn't I? I forgot my promise not to engage all of this. Sorry about that, didn't ...


(Warning: Rambly) An Appreciation of Questionable Content Do you know what I did Saturday? If you do, that's actually a little creepy. But I'll tell you anyway: ...


The nice thing about being assigned books to review is that you get to experience titles you might normally have never picked up, or even ...


Casanova #3 By Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba $1.99, 16 pages, Two Colours Published by Image Comics Reviewed by Christopher Butcher PREVIOUSLY IN CASANOVA   Casanova Quinn—a bon vivant in two ...


Casanova #2 By Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba $1.99, 16+ pages, Two Colours Reviewed by Christopher Butcher PREVIOUSLY IN CASANOVA    We met Casanova Quinn in the act of stealing ...