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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Terra Formars Vol. 19 – October 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Terra Formars Vol. 19 YEAR: October 2017 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Yu Sasuga Art by Ken-Ichi Tachibana The Terra Formars are on Earth and they are experimenting on humans and now the humans are going to fight back by infiltrating their facility somewhere in the East China Sea. Recruited by the government is Joichi Hongo, Akari Hazamaru, Kyo Hyuga and Kanako Sanjo, their goal, to find, […]

Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 – 1994 (Viz Select Comics)

TITLE: Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Viz Select Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi Translation by Gerard Jones and Mari Morimoto Editors: Satoru Fujii & Annette Roman Executive Editor: Seiji Hirobuchi Publisher: Keizo Inoue Back in 1977, mangaka (manga artist) Rumiko Takahashi created a short story called “Those Selfish Aliens” and after that short story was nominated for Shogakukan’s “Best New comic […]

Maison Ikkoku – Issue #2 – 1993 (Viz Comics)

TITLE: Maison Ikkoku Issue #2 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: Viz Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi English Adaptation by Gerard Jones For many fans of Rumiko Takahashi, many know of her work from series such as “Ranma 1/2”, “Inuyasha”, “Urusei Yatsura” and possibly her most recent work, “Rin-ne”. But there was one series that dealt with no supernatural powers, it focused on human relationships among those who lived in an […]

Boruto – Naruto Next Generations – vol. 1 – April 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Boruto – Naruto Next Generations – vol. 1 RELEASE DATE: April 2017 COMPANY: Viz Media Created and Supervised by Masashi Kishimoto Story by Ukyo Kodachi Art by Mikio Ikemoto The popular manga series “Naruto” has been going strong since its debut in Shueisha back in 1999 via “Weekly Shonen Jump” magazine. The manga by Masashi Kishimoto is about a young ninja named Naruto Uzamaki, a ninja of the Konoha […]