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Chaika, The Coffin Princess Vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Rating: 3.5/5 – By Any Means Necessary – Decrease the Peace by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. One of the worst things that could happen to a sword-for-hire is, of course, a long stretch of peace in the kingdom. In the … Continue reading

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Satoshi Kon’s Opus (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – A Manga Creator Trapped in a World He Made. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. In the world of comic book criticism, writers who like to sound smarter than they are often refer to “world-building” by creators, as … Continue reading

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From the New World Vol. 1 (Vertical)

Rating: 5/5 – This is Everything I’ve Ever Wanted in a Manga From the New World, like many manga, existed first in light novel format, and was then turned into an anime. For this manga adaptation, they’ve brought in “rookie … Continue reading

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Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows Vol. 1 (Seven Seas Entertainment)

Rating: 2/5 – There Are Better Fanservice Options Out There. Right off the bat, let me own up to a little bit of bias…I love pretty much anything the video game company Natsume brings to our shores. I’m a Harvest … Continue reading

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A Centaur’s Life v1 (Seven Seas Entertainment)

Rating: 3/5 – Everything You’ve Never Wanted to Know About Centaur “naughty bits”. Parents, you can call me out on the crude blurb above. I can take the hit, but I put it there for your benefit. Because when you … Continue reading

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Sickness Unto Death Vol. 1 (Vertical)

Rating: 3/5 – Who Put Their Kierkegaard in My Manga? The next time you hear someone dismiss manga as little more than boys fighting and panty shots, keep a copy of this book around. Sickness Unto Death is an examination … Continue reading

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