Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tiger & Bunny Comic Anthology 2-in-1 Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 5/5 – For this price, you can’t go wrong whether you’re a Tiger & Bunny fan or not. For the longest time, Tiger and Bunny has been a hard-sell for me. It has everything I ought to like about … Continue reading

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Sacred Blacksmith v2 (Seven Seas Entertainment)

Rating: 4.5/5 – The Knight finds her Blade. I enjoyed the anime of The Sacred Blacksmith, so I was already looking forward to the manga release, even if I pretty much knew most of the story going in. Kotaro Yamada … Continue reading

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Dorohedoro Vol. 10 (Viz)

Rating: 5/5 – The Volume We’ve Been Waiting For – Though We Might Regret It. In any manga series there’s a “Come to God” moment – the protagonist and the big-bad meet and scuffle for the first time, the high … Continue reading

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Judge Vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Rating: 2/5 – Fool Me Once, Shame on You, Fool me Twice… After the lackluster and uninspired ending of the previous offering from Yoshiki Tonogai (Doubt), I prepped myself for either a bold new direction or more of the same … Continue reading

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Magi Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 4/5 – Aladdin and Alibaba – together again for the first time? When you see the puckishly cute waif on the cover of Magi, it’s a pretty good indication of what you’re going to be in for when you … Continue reading

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Midnight Secretary Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 4/5 – A Solid Shojo Vampire Love Story Kaya Satozuka could possibly be one of the most complex shojo characters I’ve ever read. She prides herself on being the consummate secretary, which had me wondering why she wasn’t setting … Continue reading

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