Tag Archives: publishing

Debate: Does the “Artist Tax” Negate Pirating?

Recently, my best friend came to visit me for a week and -as is tradition whenever we see each other- we marathoned a show together. This time we settled on watching Princess Jellyfish, one of my favorite anime, despite the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Manga Editing Scenario

You’ll have to forgive me for this post, it may seem a little off-balance because it’s part-rant, part-nostalgia for me. I also point fingers, but please be aware that more than one company is guilty, and most of the time … Continue reading

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MMF: Do Manga Editors Dream of Tezuka Sheep?

It’s very common on manga blogs to talk about the series you dream of seeing printed in English. Nearly every manga blogger does it. It’s an easy feature to write up and readers seem to love getting exposed to unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Discussion: How Do You Feel About Kickstarter Manga?

Well folks, despite the closure of Bandai Entertainment and the downsizing of Media Blasters, there is some good news for manga in the early weeks of 2012! Yesterday, Digital Manga Publishing announced a new Kickstarter campaign to finance the publication … Continue reading

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I Miss Tokyopop, Sort Of

This post, in its original incarnation was a stupid rant about how I can’t find more work in the manga industry right now. I thought about publishing it today and decided against it because it was just me whining. Then … Continue reading

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Life of a (Rookie) Editor: Learn By Doing

“Learn by doing” is the motto of my alma mater, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. You’ve probably never heard of the place, but that’s alright. Cal Poly, as everyone calls it, is a very practical school. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Discussion: Manga on Free Comic Book Day

In case you didn’t know, Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday. Free Comic Book Day is one of those fun quasi-holidays that I look forward to every year just because I like comics and  scoring free samples of comics I … Continue reading

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