• Sex, Cyborgs, and ’70s Style in Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection

    Sex, Cyborgs, and ’70s Style in Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection0

    Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection Go Nagai (writer/artist), Zak Davisson (translator), Bambi Eloriaga-Amago and Roland Amago (lettering/retouch) Seven Seas Entertainment August 28, 2018 Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection is a chunky hardcover that reprints Go Nagai’s influential 1970s manga series in its entirety. Cutie Honey was one of the taproots of the magical girl genre,

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  • Journey Across the Seven Seas: Classic Roundup

    Journey Across the Seven Seas: Classic Roundup0

    So what’s on the map for Seven Seas today? A whole lot of blast from the past. You’ve seen some of the reboots, now take a moment to catch up with the originals:

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  • 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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