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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
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged adaptation, copy-editing, editing, lettering, manga, publishing 9 Comments
No More Single-Issue Comics For Me. Ever.
Ever since the New 52 came around, I’ve been collecting floppies for the first time since I was little. Just a few titles, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Batwoman. Before that, I was just collecting trade paperbacks when it came to mainstream … Continue reading
Posted in comics, Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged advertising, Batgirl, Batwoman, comics, floppies, manga, single-issue comics, trade paperbacks, Wonder Woman 11 Comments
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
Posted in manga, opinion Tagged Black Jack, Buddha, manga, MW, Nanairo Inko, Ode to Kirihito, Osamu Tezuka, Princess Knight, publishing, Rainbow Parakeet, Rose of Versailles, Solanin, X 11 Comments
Discussion: Should I Switch To Digital Mid-Series?
I am preparing for a trip to Panama and Nicaragua later this week and, to prep, I decided to stock up on some digital manga. …Which leads me to a small conundrum. All the manga apps on my iPad have … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged apps, collecting, digital, iPad, manga 6 Comments
Discussion: Which Tezuka Manga is Your Favorite?
Yesterday was the 23rd anniversary of Osamu Tezuka’s death. To commemorate the man who had (and still has!) such an impact on manga publishing, I thought it would be good to talk about his manga and our favorites. Personally, I … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged Black Jack, manga, Ode to Kirihito, Osamu Tezuka, Princess Knight, Rainbow Parakeet 15 Comments
MMF: Usamaru Furuya’s Genkaku Picasso & Why It’s Currently the Only Shounen Manga on My Shelves
Forgive me for talking about probably the most reviewed, most popular and most accessible Usamaru Furuya manga in the English. I’m sure the other participants in this month’s manga moveable feast have chatted your ear off about Genkaku Picasso, so … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion, reviews Tagged Bakuman, Cross Game, Experiments in Manga, Fushigi Yugi, Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden, Genkaku Picasso, Gin Tama, manga, Manga Moveable Feast, MMF, One Piece, Please Save My Earth, Ranma 1/2, Saki Hiwatari, shounen, Usamaru Furuya, Yuu Watase 4 Comments
Discussion: Why Not Manga?
This is a multi-faceted question that could apply to a whole bunch of people (I hope. And I hope they find this question on this blog) I’ve always felt like anime is more popular than manga, but for reasons I … Continue reading
Posted in comics, Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged anime, interests, manga, reading 19 Comments