• Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch March

    Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch March0

    Welcome to the March Izneo Pubwatch! We at WWAC have been diving into the latest in European graphic novels translated into English, and I can’t wait to share my latest finds with you. There are also some exciting offers from Izneo this month that you might enjoy. As always, if you haven’t had time yet,

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  • Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch February

    Across the Ocean: Izneo Pubwatch February0

    Welcome to the February Izneo Pubwatch! We at WWAC have been diving into the latest in European graphic novels translated into English, and I can’t wait to share with you my latest finds. There are also some exciting offers from Izneo this month that you might enjoy. As always, if you haven’t had time yet,

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  • Found in Translation: Anthea Bell

    Found in Translation: Anthea Bell0

    My brother is eleven years older than I am. When I was born, he took it upon himself to raise me, from diaper changes, to teaching me the names of important dinosaurs. He fostered in me the greatest gift a sibling could give: the love of reading. While his X-Men collection is why I’m the

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  • Found in Translation: An Interview with Jocelyne Allen

    Found in Translation: An Interview with Jocelyne Allen0

    One of the unique challenges of the manga publishing industry is the challenge of taking a product in the Japanese language and translating it for English-speaking audiences. Translating isn’t just converting one word of vocabulary to another. A good translation starts with a firm foundation of both languages and their idiosyncrasies, and then uses strong

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  • The Complete The Killer: The Craft of Pasting Ethics Over Action

    The Complete The Killer: The Craft of Pasting Ethics Over Action0

    The Complete The Killer Matz and Luc Jacamon, translated by Matz and Edward Gauvin, with lettering by Marshall Dillon (Chapters 1-10) and Deron Bennett (Chapters 11-13) Archaia for BOOM! Studios The Complete The Killer (RRP $39.99) is unbelievably long. Unreasonably, as a PDF—my internet’s not great, but even so—it took a full hour to load

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  • Hipster Manga: Angel Heart

    Hipster Manga: Angel Heart0

    Although it’s only half the name of the series, “heart” is literally at the center of the long-running manga Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. (Literally-literally, not figuratively-literally.) It’s both a story of a transplanted heart and the code name of a young assassin aptly named Glass Heart. After a particularly gut-wrenching kill, Glass Heart decides

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