• My First Comic: It All Began With Manga

    My First Comic: It All Began With Manga0

    I’ve had three first “comics,” including the first sequential art I recall reading, my first American graphic novels, and the first floppy issues I collected as part of a weekly dedication to a local comics shop. Each inaugurated a new type of “comic” into my life and a new awareness of the comics community.

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  • Cooking and Camaraderie: How Delicious in Dungeon Encourages Accessible Fantasy

    Cooking and Camaraderie: How Delicious in Dungeon Encourages Accessible Fantasy0

    Delightful and delectable as the food concocted in the series itself, Delicious in Dungeon is the introduction to fantasy we need in this current world of bleak media. As the series’ fifth volume receives its English release this May, the growing collection of titles featuring accessible, fantastical worlds to welcome new readers and participants alike

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  • I Am a Hero Omnibus 6: An Indictment of the “Troubled Young Man”

    I Am a Hero Omnibus 6: An Indictment of the “Troubled Young Man”0

    I Am a Hero, Omnibus 6 Kengo Hanazawa (Art and Story), Kumar Sivasubramanian (Translation), Philip R. Simon (English adaptation), Steve Dutro (Lettering) Dark Horse Manga 17 May 2018 In I am a Hero, Omnibus 6, Kengo Hanazawa takes a break from the somewhat unreliable, yet, ultimately decent Hideo, a 35-year-old manga assistant plagued by indecision,

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  • Women of Mangaka: Yuu Watase

    Women of Mangaka: Yuu Watase0

    During the 1990s, a time of relatively few shojo manga series (or manga series in general, really) being translated to English, one of the cornerstones that everyone at least knew of was Fushigi Yuugi, an anime based on the manga by Yuu Watase. For lots of girls of that age, the protagonist, high school girl

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  • The Comic Book History of Comics #3: Disney, Manga, and Piracy

    The Comic Book History of Comics #3: Disney, Manga, and Piracy0

    The Comic Book History of Comics #2 Fred Van Lente (Writer and Letters), Ryan Dunlavey (Artist), Adam Guzowski (Colours) IDW Publishing 21 February, 2018 The third issue of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey’s The Comic Book History of Comics moves away from the US and UK to focus on Japan and the rise of

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  • Hire This Woman: Bianca Xunise

    Hire This Woman: Bianca Xunise0

    Hire This Woman was a long-running series of interviews at ComicsAlliance overseen by Janelle Asselin. We’re happy to announce that from here on out, with Asselin’s blessing, we’ll be taking over the “Hire This Woman” mantle. Using the questions from the original series we’ll be interviewing our favourite creators who identify as anything other than

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