My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Naruto 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 (Volumes 1-3) – May 2011 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Naruto 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 (Volumes 1-3) YEAR: May 2011 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Masashi Kishimoto Since 1999, “Naruto” created by Masashi Kishimoto (“Karakuri”) has been one of the most popular manga, anime and video game series in Japan and has easily become a favorite best selling anime/manga series among fans all over the world. Currently in Japan and also the United States, “Naruto” […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: All You Need is Kill Omnibus – November 2014 (Viz Media)

TITLE: All You Need is Kill Omnibus YEAR: November 2014 COMPANY: Viz Media Writer: Hiroshi Sakurazaka Artist: Takeshi Obata Storyboards: Ryosuke Takeuchi Original Illustrations: Yoshitoshi ABe In 2004, Hiroshi Sakurazaka and Yoshitoshi ABe would create the Japanese military science fiction light novel “Oru Yu Nido Izu Kiru”. The light novel earned critical praise and the light novel would receive a live film adaptation titled “Edge of Tomorrow” directed by Doug […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Assassination Classroom vol. 1 – December 2014 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Assassination Classroom vol. 1 YEAR: December 2014 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Yusei Matsui In 2012, mangaka Yusei Matsui created the manga series “Assassination Classroom” (Ansatsu Kyoshitsu). Matsui, who was known for the manga series “Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro” and also was a former assistant of mangaka, Yoshio Sawai, would eventually create one of the best selling manga series in the past few years. Serialized […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 23 – July 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 23 YEAR: September 2017 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Naoshi Komi As the final volume of “Nisekoi” is near, “Nisekoi” volume 23 features Raku finally discovering that he may be in love with Chitoge…but also with Onodera! Meanwhile, as readers await to find out which girl Raku will pick, this latest volume shows how the Seishiro Tsugumi and Haru Onodera’s crush […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: I’ll Give It My All…Tomorrow vol. 1 – May 2010 (Viz Media)

TITLE: I’ll Give It My All…Tomorrow volume 1 RELEASE: May 2010 (U.S. Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Shunju Aono Once in a while, I get the opportunity to read a manga that comes out of nowhere and just surprises the hell out of me. A storyline that relies on no supernatural storyline, nor the characters being the top of their class, very rich or very beautiful or […]

Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 24 – November 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 24 YEAR: November 2017 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Naoshi Komi As the final volume of “Nisekoi” is almost here, “Nisekoi” volume 24 features Raku finally needing to make a decision of who he truly loves…Chitoge or Kosaki?  And what happens when Kosaki finds out the truth that Chitoge is also in love with Raku? Meanwhile, will Ruri Miyamoto finally discover […]