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Manga Spotlight of the Day: Doraemon – Gadget Cat from the Future Vol. 1 – February 2002 (Shogakukan English Comics)

TITLE: Doraemon – Gadget Cat from the Future Vol. 1 YEAR: February 2002 COMPANY: Shogakukan English Comics Story & Art by Fujiko F. Fujio It was back in 1969 when Fujiko F. Fujio created the popular manga series “Doraemon”. One of the best-selling manga in the world, “Doraemon” has sold over 100 million copies as of 2015. Fujiko F. Fujio is actually a duo of two Japanese manga artists: Hiroshi […]

Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #11 – May 1994 (Warrior Publications Periodical)

TITLE: Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #11 YEAR: May 1994 COMPANY: Warrior Publications Periodical Editor: Frank Kurtz Senior Editor: Steve Darnall Publisher: Steve Harris Assistant Publisher: Marc Camron   Back in May 1994, the comic book industry and fans were mourning the death of Jack Kirby, readers were starting to see a change in the comic industry with the Image dump of new creatives they hired and got rid off.  […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #35 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #35 YEAR: February 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who love old 1940’s and ’50s films, especially those that had the college atmosphere, will no doubt enjoy “Fantastic Four” issue #35. Comic books no doubt had to be the shining spot in America, while anti-war sentiment was growing during the […]

Comic Book Spotlight: Azumanga Daioh: The Omnibus – November 20, 2007 (ADV Manga)

TITLE: Azumanga Daioh: The Omnibus YEAR: November 2007 (US Release) COMPANY: ADV Manga Written and Art by Kiyohiko Azuma Back in 1999, mangaka Kiyohiko Azuma would create a four-panel comic strip (yonkoma) known as “Azumanga Daioh”.    A series that would earn its place as one of the fan favorites worldwide for its slice of life and delightful storyline may it be through the manga or anime series, ADV Manga will […]

Comic Book Spotlight: Bleach Vol. 71 – October 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Bleach vol. 71 YEAR: October 2017 (USA Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Tite Kubo In this latest volume, the battle between Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi and Pernida Parnkgjas continues. Meanwhile, Captain Shunsui Kyoraku takes on Lille Barro. Find out what happens in Tite Kubo’s action-packed volume 71 of “Bleach”! What is “Bleach?” For those who are not so familiar with “Bleach”, “Bleach” has a strong fan following […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Issue #50 – March 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Issue #50 YEAR: March 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Ron Marz Penciler: Darryl Banks Inker: Romeo Tanghal Colorist: Steve Mattsson Letterer: Albert Deguzman Asst. Editor: Eddie Berganza Editor: Kevin Dooley With issue #49 featuring Hal Jordan going crazy and taking many of the rings of various Green Lanterns in order to become powerful and recreate his city, needless to say, the drive for more power has made […]