Author Archive for Sadie Mattox

Awkward Silence, vols. 1-3

Awkward Silence vol. 1

Artistically talented but painfully shy Satoru has a crush on baseball star Keigo. Satoru spends his afternoons watching and drawing his handsome crush, even though he can’t get up the nerve to approach him. One day, Keigo surprises Satoru by…

Danza

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In Danza, Creator Nasume Ono (Not Simple) presents an uneven collection of short stories surrounding the bonds of human relationships through parenthood, friendship, brotherhood, and, in the most touching story, cross-cultural family by marriage. The first story is pat and…

Top 5 Enthusiastic Bakers

Baking can be a lot of fun and everyone likes cookies. For these enthusiastic bakers, baking isn’t just a hobby, it’s a passion, a superpower or a way of life! 5. Najika Kazami from Kitchen Princess Najika is committed to making…

Romancing the List

There’s nothing like a good romance to get the heart rate up. These titles pack in drama, love, and plenty of steamy kisses! Teen Titles Boys over Flowers by Yoko Kamio Viz Media, 2003 37 vol. This long running romance…

Top 5: Star-crossed Lovers

February is the month of love. Sometimes love comes easily, sometimes, the one you love is on a mission to kill you. Star-crossed and miserable, these top 5 lovers bounce between the one they love and the reason they can’t have them.…

In Memoriam: Mike Pandel

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Mike Pandel (aka Triforce Mike) was a comic salesman of the highest power at the highest power, coolest shop – A Comic Shop – in Orlando. He’s in a bunch of their weekly videos (hilarious but also mostly NSFW), The…

Funny Titles

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Dramatic titles tend to get a lot of attention. I understand that. Dramatic titles can feel more important. However, everyone loves a good laugh and most can agree that it’s harder to be witty than wistful. So here’s a list…

Top 5 Crossdressers

Comics have been playing with gender identity and gender roles for a long time. These top 5 crossdressers change their appearance to achieve goals or to reveal their true selves. 5. Seiko (from Love*Com by Aya Nakahara) This comedy about…

Top 5 Sibling Bonds

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Siblings are great, aren’t they? Brothers and sisters are the ones who punch you in the face while defending you to their friends.  The siblings on this list share a special bond that, in some cases, borders on obsession. 5.…

Top 5: Talking Animals

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Thanksgiving is over. Even if that turkey could talk, he isn’t anymore. Thankfully, the animals on the Top 5 List of Talking Animals never shut up! 5. Bandit, Tinker, and Pirate from WE3 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly Morrison’s…

Top 5: Paranormal Investigators

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Who’s keeping you safe this Halloween? The Top 5 Paranormal Investigators! 5. Subaru Sumeragi (Tokyo Babylon and X/1999 by CLAMP ) Subaru is a regular guy who just happens to be an incredibly strong onmyoji, or Japanese diviner. He uses…

Gravitation

Based on the manga of the same name, Gravitation is part-silly boy’s love and part romantic tragedy. Shuichi Shindo hopes to be a famous singer and fashions his band, Bad Luck, after the top band, Nittle Grasper. In a fit…