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  • Why you Should Read Haikyu!!

    Why you Should Read Haikyu!!0

    With the state of the world being what it is right now, why not escape with a good, long serial manga about friendship and trying your best? If you’ve spent any time around anime fans in the last few years, you’ve probably already heard of Haikyu!!, the anime and manga about a high schooler who

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  • Comics Culture: Visiting a Comic Book Store in Russia

    Comics Culture: Visiting a Comic Book Store in Russia0

    Back in the Before Times when people could still go outside and interact with each other in close proximity, I went to Russia to visit my relatives, whom I haven’t seen in several years. From December 2018 to early January 2019, I stayed at my aunt and cousin’s apartment in the southwest end of Moscow,

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  • Kaylee Rowena on The Scent of May Rain

    Kaylee Rowena on The Scent of May Rain0

    The Scent of May Rain is a new graphic novella from Weekend Warrior comics, written by Mark O. Stack and Rae Epstein and drawn by Kaylee Rowena. The story follows the existence of a golem woman for a hundred years, exploring her changing sense of identity and purpose in society through her relationships with the

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  • Tokyopop (Gay) Manga Review: Still Sick and Don’t Call Me Daddy

    Tokyopop (Gay) Manga Review: Still Sick and Don’t Call Me Daddy0

    For the month of April, Tokyopop is making a number of its first volumes free to read digitally. I took the opportunity to read Still Sick by Akashi and Don’t Call Me Daddy by Gorou Kanbe. These two manga fascinated me, particularly in conjunction with each other, as depictions of homophobia and queer desire in

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