Challengers, vol. 1-4

Out drinking one night with his best friend, young businessman Mitsugu runs into a naive college freshman, Tomoe. He is blindsided when he realizes that he is falling for Tomoe, but the boy is not a very emotional person, so…

Mocking comics…

James Lileks, the mad genius behind two of my favorite coffee table books, The Gallery of Regrettable Food and Interior Descecrators, is now providing snide commentary on bad comics. Yay! Rediscovered via Journalista

Mangaland moment of the week

Reading Demon Flowers by Mizuki Hakase (who’s Demon Ororon is creepy, emotional, romantic, and incredibly stylish art-wise): “Ushitora beats me at whatever we do. Chess. Cooking. Cross-dressing.” Bwa ha ha! This is why mangaland is so much oddball fun.

I Hate You More Than Anyone, vol. 1

As the eldest of six kids and a tomboy to boot, Kazuha has trouble feeling like a “real girl” sometimes. Her little brother’s preschool teacher, however, has always treated her like a girl and because of that she has a…

Earthlight, vol. 1

Damon’s the new kid on the block, or moon in this case. His family has moved to the Earthlight Lunar Colony so that his father could take over as Chief Administrator and his mother could become the teacher at the…

Gon, vol. 1

Tanaka’s feisty little T-Rex is back. DC Comics had released Gon in the 90s, but the title never quite took off. Now they’re re-releasing it, in the proper order and unflipped, for a new generation of comics readers. If you…

I loved Geek Prom

My favorite things from San Diego Comic-Con: 1. Watching Neil Gaiman blush many different shades of red at the Eisner Awards, and then get kissed soundly by co-presenter Jonathan Ross. What a lot of people are missing, aside from the…