Tag Archives: Humor

A Distant Neighborhood (Ponent Mon Ltd.)

Rating: 5/5 – What If You Could Do It All Again? by ComicSpectrum Reviewer Al Sparrow It’s a question most of us have asked ourselves at one point in our lives: If you could go back and live your life … Continue reading

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Tokyo ESP Vol. 1 (Vertical)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Just Don’t Call Them the X-Men! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Rinka Urushiba is a struggling high-school girl trying to make her way through life in the poorer sections of Tokyo with her father, a retired policeman. … Continue reading

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Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 5/5 – Two Manga Masters Unite to Create a Masterpiece. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Caveat Emptor: It is statistically impossible for me not to like this book, so keep that in mind as you read this review. I’ll … Continue reading

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Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A Solidly Comedic Monster-Themed Manga by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. I’ve written elsewhere about how Monster Musume blew me away, delivering a laugh-out-loud story while giving the monster fan in me something to smile about. Because of … Continue reading

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Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Love and Loki Come Together in a Charming Tale by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. I came across this one kind of by accident. It seems flavor-of-the-month these days to have a manga title with a run-on sentence, … Continue reading

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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – The Anarchy Sisters Return in New Adventures…on Paper! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. While Studio Gainax is deservedly famous for shows like Evangelion, it’s when they go off the rails and give us fun stuff like FLCL … Continue reading

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Maria, the Virgin Witch Vol. 1 (Kodansha)

Rating: 4/5 – What Would You Sacrifice to Keep the Peace? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Maria has a problem. She wants to keep her small village protected from the war between the English and French armies during the Hundred … Continue reading

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