My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic vol. 26 – October 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic vol. 26 YEAR: October 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Shinobu Ohtaka The kingdom is headed to an all out war.    Hakuryu has been consumed by darkness and with his magi Judar, his first goal is to kill his evil mother Gyokoen and next, he has his eyes set on Lord Koen. Meanwhile, Alibaba and Aladdin travel to Rakusho, […]

Comic Book Spotlight: The Promised Neverland vol. 1 – December 2017

TITLE: The Promised Neverland vol. 1 YEAR: December 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Kaiu Shirai Art by Posuka Demizu From writer Kaiu Shirai and illustrator Posuka Demizu comes the Shonen manga, “The Promised Neverland” (known in Japan as “Yakusoku Neverland”). The manga revolves around an orphanage at Grace Field House and this is where Emma, an 11-year-old lives with her friend Norman and Ray along with three […]

Comic Book Spotlight: Death Note: Black Edition Volume 1 – December 2010 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Death Note: Black Edition Volume 1 YEAR: December 2010 (US Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Written by Tsugumi Ohba Art by Takeshi Obata “Death Note”, the series that has received critical acclaim worldwide, spawned a popular anime series, video games and live action films. Needless to say, the manga series has been quite popular among fans worldwide and with the 13-volume manga series released back in 2003 and ending in […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Astra: Lost in Space vol. 1 – December 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Astra: Lost in Space vol. 1 YEAR: December 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Kento Shinohara From Kentaro Shinohara comes the sci-fi action/comedy manga known as “Astra: Lost in Space” (known in Japan as “Kanata no Astra”). Shinohara’s last work “Sket Dance” was quite popular and ran from 2007 to 2013, earning the mangaka a “Shogakukan Manga Award” in 2010.  And now, Shinohara hopes to […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Shiver – December 2017 (Viz Signature)

TITLE: Shiver YEAR: December 2017 (US Release Date) COMPANY: Viz Signature Written and Art by Junji Ito For those not familiar with Junji Ito’s work, his work such as “Tomie”, “Umuzaki” and “Gyo” are horror manga that no doubt gives you the goose bumps. From creepy plots to hair-raising expressions of characters, Ito is appreciated by manga readers for his terrifying manga stories. And now a collection of short stories […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt vol. 5 – November 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt vol. 5 YEAR (USA RELEASE): October 2017 COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Yasuo Ohtagaki Original Concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino Over a year later, after the Federation and Zeon signed an armistice, the Nanyang Alliance is challenging the peace, considering they have stolen Zeon’s Reuse P Device technology and are now utilizing the technology to become the new invincible force. As […]