Odds and Ends for a Monday night

Our very own Miss Jen W is interviewed as a Cybill‘s judge — it’s all so very cool. And, let me tell you, having know Miss J since high school, her great wit and charm comes across wonderfully. She is,…

Why We Like Manga

Via Mangablog, I discovered today a very nicely done post about why manga has taken off, and perhaps more sadly, why U.S. comics are not catching on. The author works in a comics store, and so has a lot of…

Adventures in Mangaland: Two Genders in One!

Is it just me, or have manga creators recently discovered hermaphrodites? (OK, so I know it’s probably just me, and that this has been around for a while, but whatever — I’m noticing it now.) There have always been differently…

NFNT February 2007 Update!

Check out the update In No Flying, No Tights: Nightcrawler The Devil Inside Hot Gimmick Volumes 2-3 Justice Volume 1 I Never Liked You Northwest Passage DVD Volume 1 The Clouds Above Three Strikes The Tomb The Summer of Love…

ALA, GGNFT, and other acronyms as well

I’ll admit it, I’m still basking in the satisfaction of having served on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens Committee in it’s inaugural year, and through all of the decisions on procedure, title discussions, and piles of graphic novels to…