Day: August 29, 2014

Ghost in the Shell Arise: Sleepless Eye cover, 2013, Fujisaki Junichi, Ooyama Takumi

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (6) [Trigger warning: rape culture]

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

September All Age Comics/Books

Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure Fred (A) & (W) TOON-Books Release Date 9/9 Philemon Adventures were originally a french fantasy comic strip that appeared regularly in the magazine Pilote. Never before translated into English, this is the first introduction of the comic to English speaking audiences. The original strips were serialized…